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Sprucing up the Garden…Handy Tips

When it is time to sell, it is critical to have the gardens looking as good as possible – the outdoor area is one of the first impressions buyers have of your property, and if this is looking a little ordinary, or even worse – shabby, they may not even get out of the car.

Improving the appearance of the front of the home, even on a minimal budget, can make … Read the full post »

Do I Stay or Do I Go?

When you decide to sell your property, one of the things you might consider, is whether or not to move out whilst it is for sale and live elsewhere, or to remain living there throughout the campaign.

What is best?  Well, that depends on your own individual circumstances, and certainly many agents would recommend vacating the property and styling it before sale.

What are the benefits of vacating?

The demands of living … Read the full post »

Stay SAFE in Storm Season!

What a summer we’ve been having – bush fires, floods, and heavy rain events.  Here on the Sunshine Coast, we are right in the middle of our storm season and there’s plenty of reasons to ensure you are ‘storm prepared’ prior to the event to keep your family and property safe.

The following tips offer advice on what you should have in your emergency kit and how to stay safe before, during and … Read the full post »

Australia Day

This weekend we come together as a nation to celebrate Australia Day; the public holiday will be held on Monday.    There are many events being held across the Sunshine Coast to commemorate this day and bring us together as a community – from picnics, riding giant thongs in the surf and dunny races, through to backyard BBQs with family and friends, and maybe a game of cricket thrown in; there’s … Read the full post »

Downsizing? Things to Consider.

As Australia’s population ages with people living (and working) longer, there has been a shift from a portion of the demographic to move from the family home into something smaller – it might be a smaller home, an apartment/townhouse, or a villa at a retirement/over 50’s community.

The advantages include: minimising maintenance, access to equity locked in family home, freeing up responsibility – making it easier to ‘lock and leave’ the … Read the full post »

Federal First Home Buyers Scheme Launched

On January 1, 2020 the Federal Government launched a scheme to assist first home owners to enter the property market with a smaller deposit.

They will assist 10,000 borrowers eligible for the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme to buy a home with as little as a 5% deposit, as opposed to the normal 20%.  The government will provide a loan guarantee of up to 15% of the property’s value to individuals … Read the full post »

Is Your New Year’s Resolution to Renovate?

Happy New Year everyone. We hope you celebrated the way you wished, and the recovery was effortless! We are excited about what lies ahead in 2020, and in fact the next decade, and we are gearing up for another busy year listing and selling in and around Mount Coolum.

If RENOVATION is on the agenda for 2020 – there are many things to consider prior to undertaking any works, alongside budget … Read the full post »

Happy New Year

Next week we welcome in a new decade…how exciting.  We hope you celebrate in style with your loved ones, and that much collective merriment will be enjoyed.  New Year is such a joyous time; people are filled with hope and optimism for the year ahead, and although many resolutions get broken, many also last the distance!  Make sure yours do.

The team here at Wright Place had a wonderful Christmas, and … Read the full post »

Season’s Greetings

With only a few more sleeps until Santa makes a visit, the team here at Wright Place extended the warmest wishes to you and your loved ones over the festive season.  Wherever you happen to be celebrating the day – make sure it’s filled with joy, yummy food, laughter, and goodwill.

If you are travelling on the roads, please take your time, check your vehicle thoroughly, including tyres so you reach … Read the full post »

Christmas Tree Trends

When it comes to the festive season are you sick of the sight of an overstuffed, over-adorned home full of kitsch and outdated clutter? You’re not alone.

More and more people are seeking out minimalist versions of the traditional Christmas tree, and you might be surprised to learn it’s one of the top five searches on Google when it comes to home Christmas styling.

And it’s not just those with limited space … Read the full post »

Christmas Activities

December is here…so the countdown begins until the robust red fella pops into our homes with a sack full of goodies for those that behaved.  For many, Christmas is a well-earned break; a time to spend with family and friends and reflect on the year that was and the year ahead.  Some of you will be going away no doubt; but many of you will be staying home…and when you … Read the full post »

Consumer Beware!

When it comes time to choose an Agent to sell your property, there are various traditional ways of sourcing the Agent – from seeking referrals from trusted others who have used their services in your area, contacting them direct for an appraisal, and attending open homes in person to compare how competing Agents operate; these all generally work well, as you have personally done some research, that excludes vested interests.

However, … Read the full post »

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