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The Good News On The Current Property Market

Real estate news has been recently characterised by rising interest rates, falling house prices and slowing market action. And while these are key markers of the bigger picture, people are neglecting to point out that there are benefits within the figures for some.

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How To Make Your Home More Eco-Friendly

An eco-friendly home can provide greater comfort, cut energy costs and be an attractive feature for future buyers -  along with being better for the planet.

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What’s The Melbourne Housing Market Doing Among Rising Interest Rates?

The Reserve Bank of Australia has announced further hikes to the official cash rate, with lenders already passing them on.

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Team Woodards Raise Over $159k For The Homeless

Our collective efforts this year will see not one, but two brand new soup vans hit the streets to support those in need.

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To Buy Established Or To Build Brand New?

Category: Buying, Landlords, Selling

To buy or to build? It’s the question most people in the housing market consider at some point, and a complicated one at that.  The pandemic shook up both the housing market, and construction industry drastically. We saw home values skyrocket, building material costs increase, and wait times stretch out.

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How Will A New Federal Government Affect The Property Market

All eyes have been on the real estate market lately, as changes are anticipated, following the recent hike in the official interest rate.  The RBA made the long awaited move to increase the rate to 0.35 per cent, an increase of 0.25 per cent in May, after two years of the lowest interest rates in history.    

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Preparing Your Home For A Winter Sale

While traditionally spring has been the peak selling season in real estate, today it is a year round affair.  Winter can be a great time to show your house when you take these tips on board.

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Interest Rates On The Rise And What It Means For House Prices

After an era of low interest rates that spanned more than 10 years, everything changed in May. That is when the Reserve Bank raised the official interest rate to 0.35 per cent, up 0.25 per cent.

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The 2022 Federal Budget & What It Means For Real Estate

The expansion of the First Home Guarantee (formerly the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme) to 35,000 places a year could lead to more buyer demand in Melbourne’s sub-$600,000 market and get tenants into their first home sooner.

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