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What type of property is best for me?

How to get a roof over your head without too much homework Buying any type of property can be an overwhelming experience as there are so many factors to consider. Do you want to own your own home to live in or do you want an investment property? And if you’ve already answered that one, you still need to decide what type of property suits your lifestyle. Do you want a four bedroom in the suburbs, a townhouse in the…

The 411 on the FHOG

All you need to know about the First Home Owners Grant A lot of people don’t know where to start when buying their own home, but never fear, BORIS. Property is here to help. We can give you all the information you need to know about buying your first home while ensuring you qualify for the First Home Owners Grant (FHOG). What is the FHOG? The FHOG is a government initiative aimed to assist homeowners in purchasing their first home.…

Getting More Bang For Your Buck

Five ways to prepare your home for a successful sale Selling your home can be a daunting experience, especially if you don’t know where to start. To alleviate some of the stress we’ve outlined the top five steps you should take to prepare your home for sale. Organise & Clean Living in your home not only creates memories it creates clutter. The first thing you need to do is de-clutter and re-organise. It’s time to get rid of those random…

Lock Up Your Boss 2018

Help raise funds for Lifeline Canberra Boris has been locked up to help raise much needed funds for Lifeline Canberra! Lifeline Canberra fights to save those in our communities who are battling depression and suicidal thoughts, and offers support to help people change their lives for the better. But doing that requires time and money. In fact, every potentially life-saving call we answer costs $26. Bail has been set at $1,500 but every dollar counts! Please click below to donate or…

Snapshot of the Australian and Canberra Property Market

State of the Real Estate Market Summary July 2018 (Source: Allhomes) I recently attended the Allhomes industry summit and Dr Nicola Powell gave an interesting and illuminating presentation on the market parameters across Australia, focussing specifically on Canberra. As a home owner or property investor, it’s important to stay ahead of the curves and trends of the Australian market. This presentation highlighted that the Australian market has received an 11% annual return since 2012, with Sydney (77.5%) and Melbourne (73.8%)…