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Up The Property Ladder: Make Selling Your Home Even Easier!

There are few things in life more stressful than trying to sell your house. For a lot of people, the process of trying to do so is a long and frustrating one, filled with knockbacks, disappointment, and bureaucracy. Not only are you having to deal with the financial obligations of working with lawyers and other […]

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Is Capital Gains Tax On Property Good For New Zealand?

It’s been a hot topic of debate for many New Zealanders. Until now, property owners have been able to sell up without having to pay tax on the appreciated value. But there has been much talk by parties such as Labour to introduce Capital Gains Tax, which would mean those selling property would be taxed […]

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PropertyTalk

3 Rules To Find Your Perfect Home

When you are thinking of buying a property, there are likely to be a number of characteristics that you want to fulfill in that building. Most people have a fairly clear idea of what it is that they want from their home, and the clearer you are on that the more likely it is that […]

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Five plumbing items to check when buying a property

Buying a new home is the biggest investment most people ever make. It’s important to remember that you need to purchase based on what your head tells you, as well as what your heart has to say. There are plenty of house buyer guides online. But, what about one particular concern that is often overlooked? […]

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PropertyTalk

Five ways to make your home a healthier place to live

It may be good to have one of the latest kitchen designs in your home, or a great looking wet room. But, it’s not just the look of your home, that you need to concentrate on. It’s important that you take care of your own health, and that of everyone who lives in your home. […]

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3 Ways to Crowdfund Real Estate

In recent years, crowdfunding has become a popular way for businesses to raise money, from charities to tech startups. After the passage of the JOBS Act in 2012, companies have been able to market formerly private investments to individuals, allowing for the growth of crowdfunding as a way for startups and other small businesses to […]

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PropertyTalk

4 Things to Look for When Renting an Apartment

Renting an apartment, be it your first or your 12th, is going to be a tall order. There are plenty of things that you need to keep in mind and consider, and no matter how many times you’ve rented an apartment in the past, there are plenty of little things that you may have missed […]

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What kind of Marketing should my Realtor be doing?

Selling your home ushers in a new era of unease and anxiety for homeowners.  From the moment you decide to sell your house, everything changes.  Your house becomes just that—a house.  It doesn’t seem like your home any more.  You’ve taken down the pictures, given your home some updated curb appeal, decluttered the rooms, painted […]

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How to create a perfect guest room in your home

If you are having people to stay, you want them to feel as comfortable as possible. It’s worth spending some time and effort making changes to the room they will be staying in. You may not want to take on a large remodelling job, but there are certain things you can do which are less […]

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PropertyTalk

Why You Should Consider Split Level Additions In Your Home

Split level house plans, where a house or room is split into two or more distinct height levels, can be implemented in any number of ways, although some features remain common to all implementations. Almost any architectural style can be combined with split levelling to great effect. As well as the unique aesthetic opportunities offered […]

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