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Tips for buying retirement property

Whether you’re retiring now or only some years hence, it’s good to think about the property you’re going to settle into, because it have a major impact on your quality…

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The landlord’s guide

They say being a landlord is no easy task. You basically have to maintain one property you don’t live in, while maintaining your own personal property. That’s the upkeep of…

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Buying a house in short space of time

Most of us don’t want to be owing money to anyone years down the line. Preferably, we’d all want our debts closed and sorted out as soon as possible. But…

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Get off my boundary: The fence regulations

Putting up a fence to keep the elements out will never been the worst idea in the history of mankind. In fact, it is our every right to put up…

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Safety first – making your complex safer

Unfortunately, break-ins and robberies are quite common these days and they happen when you least expect it. Many people move into gated communities and apartment complexes in order to feel…

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How to protect yourself against dodgy contractors

The renovation or remodeling of your home can be a financially and even emotionally stressful time for your family. Noise and building rubble will become your constant companion and inevitably,…

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Changing world of buying property

The way in which we are buying houses is changing. We all tend to go online to look for properties, deal directly with the owners and try to close the…

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Considering renovations

Buying our dream home is often the beginning. We think that by merely acquiring our home, the hard work is done – after the papers are signed, the bond acquired…

Four tips to make buying a home easier

Buying a house, particularly your first home, is a time consuming, stressful and expensive purchase. You need to be sure to get it right. Much research is required to ensure…

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Things we overlook when buying a house

When buying a new home, too many owners think that they are prepared with all the necessary details to make a good purchasing decision. But plenty of people will tell…