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How to safely buy a Sydney unit or house off the plan?

When considering an off-the-plan purchase, it is essential to understand the process involved. Off-the-plan purchases involve buying a property before ...
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8 Questions to Ask Your Sydney based Home Builder

Building inspections are a crucial component of the property buying and selling process. These assessments provide a comprehensive evaluation of ...
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6 Things to Avoid When Building a Home in Australia

In construction, adequate planning is essential to prevent numerous issues during project execution. It is imperative to allocate sufficient time ...
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10 Home maintenance tips for your Sydney house Tips for winter

As winter approaches in Sydney, it is essential to prepare your home for cooler temperatures and potential adverse weather conditions ...
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How to Termite Proof My House: Essential Tips from Sydney’s Building Inspection Experts

As a homeowner or prospective buyer in Sydney, one of the most crucial aspects of property maintenance is protecting your ...
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Childproofing Tips: Keeping Kids Safe After Home Inspection

Childproofing a home is a critical process for ensuring the safety of young children. Following a comprehensive home inspection, it ...
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6 Easy Ways to Lower Your Energy Bill

Understanding your energy usage is crucial for improving home energy efficiency. This process begins with assessing how much energy you ...
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Essential Home Maintenance Tips for Your Australian Home

Regular building inspections are essential for maintaining the safety, structural integrity, and value of properties. These inspections help property owners ...
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Choosing a Home Inspector in Australia: Key Factors

A home inspection is a crucial step in the process of buying or selling a home. It provides a comprehensive ...
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What’s Missing in a NSW Home Inspection?

A thorough building inspection is crucial for anyone looking to buy or sell a property in New South Wales (NSW) ...
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Can Your Sydney House Fail a Home Inspection?

A building inspection is a crucial step in the process of buying or selling a property in Sydney. It provides ...

Council to host real estate rubbish forum | Sunbury & Macedon Ranges

Oscar Parry Hume council will hold a forum for local real estate agents to provide them with information about rubbish ...

Lloyd Edge’s Consistent Award-Winning Streak Sets New Standards in Real Estate

Aus Property ProfessionalsIn the competitive landscape of Australian real estate, Lloyd Edge’s numerous accolades highlight a commitment to excellence that ...

Brett Henson: Sydney real estate agent found guilty of stealing taxi despite 'Muslim brotherhood' excuse

Watch: A Sydney real-estate executive has been found guilty of stealing a taxi after claiming he took the car because ...

'Woke madness:' Real estate agent facing five-year ban challenges compulsory Māori culture course

“She’s taken a principled stand in this case, a courageous stand, one that has consequences for her because of her ...

New York City Brokers Are Losing Their Minds. I Asked Some Why They’re So Angry.

Hundreds of real estate brokers were spilling off the sidewalk and into the street around New York City Hall. “There ...

Rebel Wilson's surprise connection to her real estate agent

Now it's 'Call me Keir' Starmer as new PM strikes chummy tone at No10 press conference - but hints at ...
I’m a Real Estate Agent: These 4 Arizona Cities Are Becoming Unaffordable

I’m a Real Estate Agent: These 4 Arizona Cities Are Becoming Unaffordable

Pgiam / Getty Images/iStockphotoThe housing market has been grueling for many would-be buyers, making the dream of homeownership very difficult ...
I’m a Real Estate Agent: Here Are the Top 10 Cities for Middle-Class Retirees To Buy a Home

I’m a Real Estate Agent: Here Are the Top 10 Cities for Middle-Class Retirees To Buy a Home

ProfessionalStudioImages / iStock.comLooking to retire on a middle class income? To be exact, that’s a number falling between $39,693 and ...
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Common Defects That Can Derail a Home Sale

When it comes to buying or selling a home, a building inspection is a crucial step in the process. A ...

Real estate agents face a reckoning

CLOSE X By Giulia Carbonaro US News Reporter Share ✓ Link copied to clipboard! The sweeping changes brought forward this ...
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Can Landscaping Impact Home Inspections?

Landscaping plays a crucial role in the overall appearance and functionality of a property. When it comes to home inspections, ...

Real estate agent's brutally honest ad

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Meet real estate agent for the rich and famous, Oren Alexander

The brokers count celebrities like Adam Neumann, Timbaland, Tommy Hilfiger and billionaire Ken Griffin among their clientele.Designer Tommy Hilfiger, Dee ...
Real estate agent’s brutally honest ad

Real estate agent’s brutally honest ad

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TV star agent’s home sold for $8m

TV star agent’s home sold for $8m

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TV star real estate agent Gavin Rubinstein sells home for $8 million

Star TV real estate agent Gavin Rubinstein has offloaded his luxury Eastern Suburbs home of two years for around $8m ...
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Winter Window Maintenance: Tips for Homeowners

Winter window maintenance is crucial for the overall well-being of your home. Windows are the primary source of heat loss ...

Real estate agents and advice (center city Toulouse)

#2 · First thing to understand is that the real estate agency business works considerably differently in France than it ...

Your Next Real Estate Agent Could Be AI. But Should It Be?

Table of Contents Experiment: Can AI really be your real estate agent? Conclusion 1: AI doesn’t have current market knowledge ...
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3 Reasons to Get a Property Inspection for a New Home

When purchasing a new home, it is crucial to have a building inspection conducted before finalizing the deal. A building ...
This 19-Year-Old Real Estate Agent Is Earning A 6-Figure Salary: ‘Age Has Nothing To Do With Your Level Of Success’

This 19-Year-Old Real Estate Agent Is Earning A 6-Figure Salary: ‘Age Has Nothing To Do With Your Level Of Success’

This 19-Year-Old Real Estate Agent Is Earning A 6-Figure Salary: ‘Age Has Nothing To Do With Your Level Of Success’ ...
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Should you buy a fixer upper or a renovated home in Sydney?

When it comes to buying a fixer upper, there are both pros and cons to consider. On the positive side, ...

VA Home Loans Will Now Cover Some Real Estate Agent Commission Fees

Editor's note: The original version of this article contained incorrect information. Veterans who obtain VA home loans now have the ...

70% of Real Estate Agents Oppose NAR Settlement Changes

Stark differences emerge between real estate agents and the public as both groups prepare for the biggest home-buying and -selling ...
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Don’t Skip These Critical Inspections When Buying a Home in Sydney

If you're in the market to purchase a property in Sydney, one of the most important steps is getting a ...

AI bot with 'IQ of 155' to advise real estate agents on ethics

A peak real estate agent body has enlisted an artificial intelligence (AI) bot it claims has “an IQ of 155” ...
I’m a Real Estate Agent: Here Are the 4 Arizona Cities Where You Should Avoid Buying a Home

I’m a Real Estate Agent: Here Are the 4 Arizona Cities Where You Should Avoid Buying a Home

constantgardener / Getty ImagesIt’s no surprise many Americans decide to relocate or spend their retirement in Arizona.The Grand Canyon State ...

Real Estate Agents Drop Their Beauty Routines

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Kurt Rappaport: Real estate agent to the stars

When Jay-Z and Beyoncé broke a California record by dropping $200 million on a Malibu mansion last year, a familiar ...

Real estate agent sparks outrage over 'small' request sent to a tenant

An Australian renter has shared the 'tone deaf' email they received from their real estate agent asking them to donate ...

From SA to Italy: Meet the Adelaide real estate agent selling a Renaissance palace

Palazzo Torinelli, Sizzano, Italy. Pic: Giordano and Partners South Australia is a long way from Italy. But with modern technology, ...

Top 5 Real Estate Agents in Thailand

Navigating the complex world of Thai realtors can be a challenge, particularly as a foreign investor. With so many options ...
I’m a Real Estate Agent: 4 Places I’d Buy a Vacation Home If I Had $1 Million

I’m a Real Estate Agent: 4 Places I’d Buy a Vacation Home If I Had $1 Million

FiledIMAGE / Getty Images/iStockphotoIt’s hard to imagine that most people haven’t, at one point or another, dreamed about the kind ...

Angry tenants slam real estate agent's fee-charging apps

Revealed: Prison officer filmed having sex with an inmate in his prison cell is a swinger who appeared on a ...

28 Things That’ll Basically Make Your Home Any Real Estate Agent’s Dream

1. A set of peel-and-stick tiles so you can finally update that backsplash that's been on your to-do list forever. As ...

Palm Beach Real Estate’s Busy Season Sees Strong Finish

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I’m a Real Estate Agent: Here’s the Best $5,000 You Can Spend on Your Home Right Now

I’m a Real Estate Agent: Here’s the Best $5,000 You Can Spend on Your Home Right Now

AJ_Watt / Getty ImagesIf you own your home and are thinking about selling it, you might want to spend some ...
Uproar over real estate agent’s ‘unfunny’ post

Uproar over real estate agent’s ‘unfunny’ post

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Why a real estate agent has sparked outrage over this Facebook post

Will Kate be back for Wimbledon? Officials are 'hopeful' princess will present trophies just weeks after she boosted the nation ...
I’m a Real Estate Agent: Here Are the Hidden Costs of a $1 Home

I’m a Real Estate Agent: Here Are the Hidden Costs of a $1 Home

gorodenkoff / iStock/Getty ImagesThe City of Baltimore has relaunched a $1 homes program that it successfully used decades ago to ...

Dallas’ No. 1 Luxury Real Estate Agent, Alex Perry, Launches New Podcast, Searching For Real-Life Success

Allie Beth Allman & Associates’ Alex Perry has spent the past several months in the studio preparing to launch a ...
Real estate agent's 'disgusting' post highlights dark problem in Australia

Real estate agent's 'disgusting' post highlights dark problem in Australia

Yahoo News AustraliaWoman's 'fake' parking ticket move on cars divides AussiesDozens of drivers returned to their cars to find the ...
I’m a Real Estate Agent: 10 Features Your First Condo Must Have To Boost Value

I’m a Real Estate Agent: 10 Features Your First Condo Must Have To Boost Value

imaginima / Getty ImagesMany people purchase a condo as their first property as a way to get their foot in ...

How To Find the Right Real Estate Agent, According to Rachel Cruze

Commitment to Our Readers GOBankingRates' editorial team is committed to bringing you unbiased reviews and information. We use data-driven methodologies ...

Australian real estate: Best homes for sale now

These are the best homes on the market right now. From rooftop party pads to sleek modern designs, have a ...
Real Estate Agents: Buy Real Estate in These 5 ZIP Codes To Be Rich in 10 Years

Real Estate Agents: Buy Real Estate in These 5 ZIP Codes To Be Rich in 10 Years

Jonathan Ross / Getty Images/iStockphotoThere are many major metros across the United States that Americans likely wish they had been ...
I’m a Real Estate Agent: Here Are 5 Renovations That Will Boost Your Home Value Over the Next 5 Years

I’m a Real Estate Agent: Here Are 5 Renovations That Will Boost Your Home Value Over the Next 5 Years

SolisImages / iStock.comWhen you begin your life in a new home, you’re likely focused on the memories you’ll be making ...
I’m a Real Estate Agent: These 6 Uncommon Renovations Can Pay Off

I’m a Real Estate Agent: These 6 Uncommon Renovations Can Pay Off

Stock photo and footage / Getty Images/iStockphotoHome renovations big and small can really pay off if you know what you’re ...
I’m a Real Estate Agent: 10 Bedroom Renovations That Will Add To Your Home’s Value

I’m a Real Estate Agent: 10 Bedroom Renovations That Will Add To Your Home’s Value

Rawpixel / Getty Images/iStockphotoWhen we think of renovations that increase home value, renovating the kitchen or the main bathroom comes ...
I’m a Real Estate Agent: Here Are the 8 Best Ways To Fund Your Renovations During Retirement

I’m a Real Estate Agent: Here Are the 8 Best Ways To Fund Your Renovations During Retirement

CHRISsadowski / Getty ImagesYou’ve decided you want to stay long-term in your current home, and perhaps even make it your ...

Where there is water there must be fall.Water must never pool. The importance of correct fall in wet areas in your house.

Correct fall in wet areas refers to the proper slope or gradient that is designed and constructed to ensure that ...

Real Estate Agent Says Serial Stalker Called Her 80 Times A Day

For years, women working as real estate agents in New York say a serial stalker tormented them with perverted phone ...

Slow housing market has real estate agents fleeing the field

(NewsNation) — Elevated mortgage rates, low inventory and high prices have Americans feeling historically pessimistic about the housing market. Now, ...
Comment from Ben Caballero: Just Named America’s No. 1 Real Estate Agent

Comment from Ben Caballero: Just Named America’s No. 1 Real Estate Agent

HomesUSA.comBen Caballero: Meet America’s No. 1 Real Estate AgentBen Caballero, CEO and founder of HomesUSA.com, was named today the No ...
Colibri Real Estate Unveils New Online Pre-Licensing Courses for Aspiring Real Estate Agents in New Jersey

Colibri Real Estate Unveils New Online Pre-Licensing Courses for Aspiring Real Estate Agents in New Jersey

ST. LOUIS, May 30, 2024--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Colibri Real Estate, the leading provider of real estate learning solutions nationwide, today announced the ...

Ever wanted to become a real estate agent? These are the top 10 real estate schools for 2024

Real estate is the ultimate work-hard, play-hard profession. Some of the most successful real estate agents can bring home hefty ...

Darwin’s rural gems outshine pricey southern competitors

Homes like this one at 71 Fisher Rd, Virginia, offer buyers affordable acreage close to a capital city. Picture: realestate.com.au ...

Florida Real Estate Agent Finds Eerie Dungeon Hidden Behind Closet In home

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Real estate agents exit as earnings fall

Real estate agents exit as earnings fall

The number of real estate salespeople has dropped year-on-year for the past couple of years. File photo. Photo: 123rf.com Extra ...
‘Respect’: 28yo reveals truth about buying first home

‘Respect’: 28yo reveals truth about buying first home

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Real estate agents are fleeing the field. Is that good for homebuyers?

Real estate agents are fleeing the field. Is that good for homebuyers?

When real estate broker April Strickland looks at her local housing market in Gainesville, Fla., she sees a mismatch. Industry ...

Who is Lauren Christy? Meet the Buying London real estate agent

This week, she took to Instagram to share a post about her friend and colleague. “Eternally grateful for the man ...

The Menu Method: Effective Coaching for Real Estate Agents

RE/MAX Ready’s Eric Rehling discusses real estate agent training and what is most effective ...

Real estate agent called out over error on promotional flyer

A real estate agent was accused of deliberately trying to deceive Aussies after a promotional flyer mistakenly claimed he had ...

Embracing AI and AR in the real estate industry: A look at the future

The integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Augmented Reality (AR) in real estate is not just a novelty; it's becoming ...
AREC 2024: 5000 agents converge for sellout industry event

AREC 2024: 5000 agents converge for sellout industry event

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Surprising Truth: Sydney Yard Fences Not on Surveyed Boundaries

When it comes to property ownership, boundaries play a crucial role in defining ownership rights and responsibilities. In Sydney, like ...
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The importance of keeping flashing in good condition on your house roof.

Maintaining the flashing on your house roof is crucial for the overall integrity and longevity of your home. Flashing is ...

Expert's grim warning about what it takes to buy a Sydney home

Sydney property has now become so expensive that a real estate expert warns there are only two ways for young ...
When open houses get weird

When open houses get weird

The Home You OwnWhen open houses get weirdFrom the gross to the dangerous, real estate agents dish on the ways ...
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Sick building syndrome

Sick Building Syndrome (SBS) is a term used to describe a condition in which individuals experience a range of symptoms ...
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Sydney Building Reports – essential when you are purchasing a Sydney property.

When it comes to buying or owning a property in Sydney, one cannot underestimate the importance of building inspections. These ...

Melbourne rent crisis: More rentals available for second straight month as vacancy rate lifts

Victoria’s rental vacancy rate has increased for two consecutive months. Victoria’s rental vacancy rate has risen for two consecutive months, ...

What to know about real estate wellness—the fastest-growing market in the $5.6 trillion global wellness industry

While other elements in the race for longevity revolve around more familiar trends such as nutrition, spa treatments, and high-end ...

Nick ‘Honey Badger’ Cummins trades riverfront entertainer for ‘country life’

Nick Cummins aka the Honey Badger has sold his beachside home Nick ‘Honey Badger’ Cummins and his partner Alexandra George ...
Neverending storm: Brisbane remains a renter’s nightmare

Neverending storm: Brisbane remains a renter’s nightmare

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Real estate prices “already rising around site of new airport”

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Truth behind Albo’s ‘ruthless’ eviction

Landlord Albo v his tenant. OPINION Plenty of people have rushed to Anthony Albanese’s defence amid claims he is ‘ruthlessly’ ...

Film editor’s Watsons Bay fisherman’s cottage up for auction

5 Pacific St, Watsons Bay is on a large 441sqm block. Last traded in 1977, a famous film editor’s fisherman’s ...

135-year-old grand Victorian home ‘The Caledonian’ was once state’s only female-run pub

Exterior of ‘The Caledonian’ at 361 Coventry St, South Melbourne A 135-year-old inner-city property once home to one of Victoria’s ...

Mt Macedon: Camelot estate established by opera singer and Consul-General hits the market

847 Mt Macedon Rd, Mt Macedon, is named Camelot. A historic Mt Macedon estate featuring thousands of daffodils, a croquet ...

Tudor-style home on Anzac Highway, Kurralta Park to face wrecking ball

One of Anzac Highway’s last true character homes could face the wrecking ball with its impending sale likely to see ...

Qld’s fastest growing property hotspots revealed

The Sunshine Coast has topped the list of Queensland’s fastest growing regions over the past 20 years, according to new ...

Exclusive: Highly anticipated Ascot racecourse retirement village reaches next milestone

Residents will be able to relax on the roof terrace and overlook the Brisbane CBD. One of Australia’s first vertical ...

Another big sale in Bellevue Hill: ‘Anything half decent is flying off the handle’

24 Bulkara Rd, Bellevue Hill sold this week. There’s been another big sale in Bellevue Hill, prompting one top agent ...

Private investors set sights on Sydney offices

According to Savills, private investors were responsible for over half of office transactions in Q1 2024, more than 2.5 times ...

Knight Frank debuts new capital markets team

Chet Al has been appointed partner, head of investment sales, SA, Ryan Mills has joined as partner, SA institutional sales, ...

Buxton names new head of operations

To be based out of the Buxton corporate office, Singh herself said the brand’s “esteemed reputation and commitment to fostering ...

Qld agency rebrands in partnership with global network

In detailing their decision to partner with RE/MAX, Ryan Fisher stated that it “came down to building on their success ...

Does the budget do enough to tackle the nation’s housing woes?

REIA: “Homes for Australians is just about allocating money to build homes for a sector already under strain and that ...

Valor enters Dutch last mile logistics market with Amsterdam …

Lauren Mills Follow Prior to joining IPE in June 2022, Lauren worked as editor, real-time analysis at the Wall Street ...

Ex-Patrizia directors start European value-add real estate …

Former Patrizia directors Paul Hampton, Charles-Nicolas Tarrière and Kevin Muscat have teamed up to create a European value-add real estate ...
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Picture shows what’s wrong with Australia

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Which warranties are available for new build home and unit buyers in NSW Australia?

Buying a new build home or unit can be an exciting experience. It's a chance to own a brand new ...
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What are regulation side, front, rear boundary fence heights in NSW Australia?

Boundary fences play a crucial role in defining property lines and providing privacy and security for homeowners in NSW Australia ...

Innovative Home Buying Platforms

Keypr Aims to Revolutionize the Canadian Real Estate MarketKalina N — May 13, 2024 — Business References: newswire Share on ...
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What are the different wall and ceiling plastering styles from lath and plaster, fibrous plaster to gyprock in Australian houses over the last century?

Plastering has been an integral part of Australian homes for centuries, providing a smooth and durable finish to walls and ...
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How do i keep my 100+ year old Sydney property mould free, damp free and feeling dry and fresh?

Maintaining a 100+ year old property in Sydney comes with its own set of challenges. From the unique weather conditions ...
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What are the pros and cons of louvre windows in my Sydney house?

Louvre windows, also known as jalousie windows, are a popular choice for many Sydney houses. These windows consist of a ...
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What are signs of aged and faulty plumbing in my Sydney house?

Aged and faulty plumbing is a prevalent issue in many Sydney homes. With the city's older housing stock, it is ...
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How to look after stained glass in your Sydney house?

Stained glass windows have long been a cherished feature in Sydney homes, adding a touch of beauty and historical significance ...
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How to keep your house secure from burglars?

Home security is a crucial aspect of protecting your family and property. With the rise in crime rates, it has ...
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What is spalling in brick and concrete and how can i fix it?

Spalling is a term used to describe the deterioration and flaking of brick and concrete surfaces. It occurs when the ...
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Level Your Timber Floor in Sydney: A Step-by-Step Guide

Having a level timber floor is crucial for both the aesthetic appeal and functionality of your home. A level floor ...
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What are the pros and cons of a steel frame house compared to a timber frame house in Sydney Australia?

Choosing the right frame for a house is a crucial decision that homeowners must make. The frame of a house ...
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Ensuring Safe Structures: Building Inspection in Sydney

Building inspection plays a crucial role in ensuring the safety and quality of structures in Sydney. With the rapid growth ...

Can you negotiate price after building and pest inspection?

Can you negotiate the price after a building and pest inspection? Learn about the process and strategies to negotiate effectively ...

Who pays for building and pest inspection NSW?

Find out who pays for building and pest inspections in NSW and understand the responsibilities of buyers and sellers ...

How much does a pest control inspection cost?

Curious about the cost of a pest control inspection? Find out how much you can expect to pay for this ...

How much does inspection cost in Australia?

Find out the average cost of property inspections in Australia and what factors can influence the price ...
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What does a building inspection cover Australia?

Find out what a building inspection covers in Australia. Learn about the different areas and components that are inspected during ...

How much is a building inspection NSW?

Find out how much a building inspection costs in NSW and why it is an essential investment for property buyers ...
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What is the Australian standard for pre purchase inspection?

Learn about the Australian standard for pre purchase inspection and why it is important for property buyers. Find out what ...

How much is a building inspection in NSW?

Curious about the cost of a building inspection in NSW? This article breaks down the factors that influence the price ...

What should a building and pest inspection cover?

Find out what a building and pest inspection should cover to ensure comprehensive and accurate results. Learn about the key ...

Who pays for building and pest inspection NSW?

When it comes to building and pest inspections in NSW, there is often confusion about who is responsible for paying ...
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How to Prevent Mould in Your Bathroom: A Comprehensive Guide

Mould is a common problem in homes, especially in areas with high humidity, such as bathrooms. Besides being unsightly and ...
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How to Maintain Your Weatherboard House and Keep it Looking Brand New

Weatherboard houses are a staple in Australian architecture, popular for their charming, classic aesthetics. However, to keep its pristine appearance ...
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Troubleshooting a Sinking Concrete Veranda: Causes and Solutions for Homeowners

As a homeowner with an older property, you may face the frustrating issue of a subsiding concrete veranda. This problem ...
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Don’t Panic! How to Clear a Blocked Toilet Like Pro

Ah, the dreaded blocked toilet. It can strike at the most inconvenient times, leaving you feeling flustered and unsure of ...
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A Comprehensive Guide to Choosing the Best Kitchen Benchtop for Your Sydney Home

In the heart of every home lies the kitchen, where culinary magic happens, family gathers, and memories are made. One ...
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How to Get the Best from Your Builder, Tradie or Property Inspector: A Sydney Homeowner’s Guide

Congratulations! You're embarking on a home renovation project or taking the plunge into Sydney's dynamic property market. Whether you're dealing ...
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What are my options when i receive a building report?

As a prospective buyer of a new property, a pre purchase building inspection report can provide valuable insight into the ...
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Choosing the Best Windows for Your Home: A Comprehensive Guide

As a pre-purchase home inspection business based in Sydney, we understand the importance of finding the best windows for your ...
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Spotting Faulty Plumbing and Drainage: A Home Buyer’s Guide

As a prospective home buyer in Sydney, uncovering any underlying plumbing or drainage problems should be a top priority. Faulty ...
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Unveiling the Perfect Finish: Your Guide to Sydney’s Best Timber Floor Options

Timber floors elevate a space, imbuing it with warmth, character, and timeless elegance. But with an array of finishes available, ...
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Maintaining Your Slate Tiled Roof: A Guide for Sydney Homeowners

As a homeowner in Sydney, having a well-maintained roof is essential, not only for the aesthetic appeal of your property ...
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Tesselated Tile TLC: Caring for These Sydney Character Home Gems

Owning a home in Sydney often comes with the charm of historical features. One such feature is the iconic tesselated ...
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The Evolution of Bricks in Sydney Homes: A Building Inspector’s Perspective

As a building inspector based in Sydney, Australia, I've had the privilege of observing the architectural evolution of the city's ...
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Power Up Your Safety: Upgrade from Porcelain Fuses to Modern Circuit Breakers and Safety Switches in Sydney

For many Sydney homes, particularly those built before the 1960s, a familiar sight in the laundry or garage is the ...
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Protecting Your Home from Flooding: Essential Tips from Building Inspection Sydney Experts

Living in Australia, we're no strangers to severe weather events, including thunderstorms that can lead to flooding. When your home ...
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Native Low Maintenance Trees for Australian Gardens

When it comes to building a beautiful and sustainable garden in Australia, choosing the right native trees can make all ...
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The Importance of a Practical Completion Inspection (PCI) for Newly Built Homes in Sydney

When investing in a newly built home, it's crucial to ensure that the property meets all the necessary standards and ...
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Detecting and dealing with structural issues in your house.

Our Aussie homes are built to withstand the unique challenges of the continent's climate, from scorching summers to wild winds ...
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How Do I Get Rid of Rodents in My Roof Space?

The scratching, the scurrying, the tell-tale droppings – unwelcome signs that you've got uninvited guests in your roof cavity. Rodents, ...
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Colorbond or Timber Fence? Weighing the Pros and Cons for Your Australian Home

When it comes to fencing options for Australian homes, two popular choices stand out: Colorbond and timber fencing. Both materials ...
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Why is My Lawn Dying? Common Causes and Solutions for Australian Lawns

There's nothing quite as frustrating as a dying lawn. A lush, green carpet of grass is the pride and joy ...
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The Dangers of an Overheated Hot Water System – What Every Sydney Homeowner Needs to Know

As a homeowner in Sydney, Australia, you know the importance of having a reliable hot water system. However, did you ...
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What Are The Causes of Cracks in Bathroom Tiles?

Cracked bathroom tiles are a common problem faced by homeowners in Australia. The causes of these cracks can be varied, ...
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Why is my house too hot in summer and too cold in winter?

Maintaining an optimal indoor temperature is essential to providing a comfortable living environment throughout the year. This can be particularly ...
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A Guide on How to Fix Sash Windows in Your Sydney Home

Sash windows are a timeless feature of many homes, adding charm and character to any property. However, over time, they ...
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Cracked Concrete Driveways: A Common Sight in Sydney Homes

Cracked Concrete Driveways: A Common Sight in Sydney Homes As a homeowner in Sydney, Australia, you've likely encountered cracked concrete ...
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Don’t Get Soaked: Unveiling Common Plumbing Problems in Australian Homes

Our homes in Sydney are our sanctuaries, but hidden plumbing problems can turn that haven into a headache. Leaking taps, ...
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Why You Need An Independent Building Inspection Before Buying Property in Sydney

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Why you should’nt forego a building inspection in Sydney

Building inspection horror stories can be a nightmare for homeowners, especially in a city like Sydney, where property values are ...
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How to Choose the Right Building Inspector in Sydney

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Top 10 Reasons to Get a Building Inspection in Sydney

When buying a property in Sydney's hot real estate market, it can be tempting to want to speed through the ...
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How to Fix Loose Mortar Between Bricks: A Comprehensive Guide

Noticing loose mortar between your house bricks can be concerning. Loose or deteriorating mortar not only detracts from the appearance ...
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Roof Leaking or Condensation? A Comprehensive Guide

As a homeowner in Sydney, one of the most common concerns you may face is the integrity of your roof ...
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Effective Solutions for Lateral or Penetrating Damp: A Comprehensive Guide for Sydney Homeowners

Lateral or penetrating damp can be a nightmare for homeowners in Sydney, Australia. With its humid climate and periodic heavy ...
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The Perils of Large Trees Near Your Home: A Pre-Purchase Inspection Perspective

In the pursuit of a dream home, the allure of lush greenery can be irresistible. However, as enchanting as large ...
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The ongoing war against termites: Exposed Concrete Slabs and Ant Caps: Sydney’s First Line of Defence!

For Sydney homeowners, a constant battle rages beneath the surface – the fight against silent invaders: termites. These cellulose-loving insects ...
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The Importance of Clear Gutters: Unblocking and Preventing Blockages for Sydney Homes

For Sydney homeowners, a properly functioning roof gutter system is vital. It plays a critical role in protecting your property ...
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How to Fix an Uneven Floor in Your Sydney Home

We encounter uneven timber floors frequently in older homes. While not always a major cause for concern, uneven floors can ...
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Don’t Get Burnt by a Hot Roof: The Consequences of No Ceiling Insulation in Sydney

Looking to buy a house in Sydney? Congratulations! It's an exciting time, but also one that requires careful consideration. At ...
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How do i maintain my swimming pool?

Having a swimming pool in Sydney's sunny climate is a dream for many homeowners. However, maintaining a pool and ensuring ...
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How to Remove Mould – Treating Mould in Your Sydney Home

Mould is a persistent problem that plagues many homes in the Sydney region. The warm, humid climate creates ideal conditions ...
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Building Inspection Sydney: Your Essential Guide to a Healthy Home

For Sydney residents, buying a property is an exciting yet daunting process. While location, size, and aesthetics are crucial factors, ...
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What to Do If Your Waterproofing Membrane Fails? A Sydney Homeowner’s Guide

Waterproofing failure in your Sydney home can be a stressful discovery. Leaks, mould growth, and structural damage are just some ...
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Cracking in Concrete Slabs and Driveways: What’s Normal in Sydney Homes?

Concrete is one of the most durable and commonly used building materials for structures like home slabs, driveways, and footpaths ...
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A Guide to Sydney’s Distinctive House Styles Over the Years

Founded in 1788, Sydney has evolved enormously over the past 200+ years. This sprawling metropolis now encompasses diverse neighborhoods lined ...
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How Much Does a Building Inspection Cost in Sydney NSW?

Purchasing a property is one of the biggest investments you'll make in your lifetime. Conducting a professional pre-purchase building inspection ...
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Double Brick vs Brick Veneer: Key Differences for Sydney Houses

When buying a house in Sydney, one of the first things you’ll notice is the exterior wall structure. Sydney houses ...
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Asbestos in Sydney Houses Built Before 1988: What You Need to Know

Asbestos was commonly used as a building material in Australian homes built before the mid 1980s. If your Sydney home ...
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How To Fix a Leaning Retaining Wall in your Sydney house

Retaining walls are commonly used around Sydney properties to create level platforms, stabilize slopes and define boundaries. Over time, retaining ...
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Why Annual Termite Inspections are Essential for Sydney Homes

Termites are one of the most destructive pests in Australia, causing billions in damage each year. Sydney's warm, humid climate ...
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Average Lifespan of Key Housing Components in Sydney Houses

When buying or maintaining a home in Sydney, it's helpful to understand the typical lifespan of its major components. From ...
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Termite Risk Factors: Conditions Leading to Infestations in Sydney Homes

Termites are a major pest problem for homeowners in Sydney, with the destructive insects able to cause serious structural damage ...
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Understanding Underpinning: A Guide for Sydney Homebuyers

Underpinning is a vital process in building and construction, especially for older homes in Sydney. As a home ages, its ...
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The Importance of Subfloor Ventilation in your Sydney house

When inspecting a home in Sydney’s humid climate, the condition of the subfloor ventilation often goes overlooked. However, inadequate subfloor ...
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The Dangers of Covering Light Fixtures with Insulation

Adding insulation is one of the most effective ways to improve energy efficiency and comfort in your home. However, it’s ...
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The Hidden Importance of Weep Holes in Brick Houses

When inspecting a brick house, one of the most overlooked areas are the weep holes. As a subtle but critical ...
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Understanding Differential Settlement – Causes, Damage, and Repairs

Differential settlement occurs when one part of a building's foundation sinks or settles unevenly compared to the rest. This can ...
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Understanding Water Hammer in your Sydney house- Causes, Damage, and Repairs

Water hammer, also known as hydraulic shock, can cause loud banging noises in your home's plumbing system. This issue occurs ...
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The Risk of Buying Older Homes in Sydney Without an Electrical Inspection. Free electrical inspection offer.

Purchasing an older home in Sydney's Inner West comes with great character and charm, but also potential safety risks if ...
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Factors Affecting Structural Integrity Assessment in Pre Purchase Building Inspections

Purchasing a property is one of the biggest investments most people will make in their lifetime. Before committing to buy ...
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What Is a Dilapidation Report And Why Would You Need One?

A dilapidation report is an important document that provides a detailed assessment of the current condition of a property. Usually ...
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Lateral Damp: Causes and Solutions for This Hidden Home Moisture Problem

Lateral Damp: Causes and Solutions for This Hidden Home Moisture Problem While rising damp is a well-known issue in older ...
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Which Type of Roof is Best in Sydney? A Comparison of Tile and Colorbond Roofs

For homeowners in Sydney looking to install a new roof or replace their existing roof, two of the most popular ...
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Exploring the Effectiveness of Building Inspections in Sydney

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Use Your Building Inspection Report to Negotiate a Better Property Price

Use Your Building Inspection Report to Negotiate a Better Property Price

For most homebuyers in Australia, getting a professional pre-purchase building inspection is an essential part of the property due diligence ...
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How Old Footing and Brick Pier Methods Can Compromise Your Property

If you're looking to purchase a property in Sydney, it's important to understand how the age and construction methods of ...
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Why Do Cracks Appear in House Walls and Can They Be Repaired?

Why Do Cracks Appear in House Walls and Can They Be Repaired? Finding cracks in the walls of a home ...
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Asbestos Alert: What You Need to Know About This Hidden Hazard in Sydney Homes – Asbestos Removal in Sydney

Buying a home is an exciting time, but it's crucial to be aware of potential hidden dangers lurking beneath the ...
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How Sarking in Your Roof Benefits Your Sydney Home: More Than Just Insulation

As a savvy homeowner in Sydney, protecting your investment and ensuring its longevity is paramount. One often overlooked aspect of ...
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Why The soil should slope away from your house: A building inspectors tip for Sydney homes

Intro: Proper drainage around the house is a critical factor that building inspectors look for when assessing properties in Sydney ...
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Sydney building reports – A Guide to Pre Purchase Building and Pest Inspections in Sydney.

Purchasing property in Sydney is an exciting experience, but it also requires due diligence. One of the most important steps ...
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Conditions Conducive to Termite Attack in Australian Homes

Termites are a major pest problem in many parts of Australia, especially in warmer climates like Sydney. These wood-destroying insects ...
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Asbestos Removal Sydney – What To Do If You Find Asbestos In Your Home

Asbestos Removal Sydney - What To Do If You Find Asbestos In Your Home Asbestos was widely used in Australian ...
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How do I fix moisture in my house?

Excess moisture in your home can lead to mould, mildew, structural damage and create an unhealthy living environment. Understanding the ...
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Why Soil Against Your House Wall is a Concern for Sydney Homebuyers

Purchasing a home in Sydney is an exciting yet stressful time. As you view potential properties, one issue you must ...
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How Thermal Imaging Can Benefit Your Pre Purchase Building Inspection in Sydney

If you're looking to purchase a property in Sydney, getting a pre purchase building inspection is crucial to identify any ...
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The Benefits of Pre-Purchase Building Inspections in Sydney

Buying property in Sydney’s hot market can be stressful. Demand often exceeds supply, so buyers feel under pressure to purchase ...
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Building Inspection in Sydney in 2023

In the world of real estate, the saying "don't judge a book by its cover" holds true for buildings as ...
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Common Building Defects in Sydney: A Comprehensive Guide

Sydney's property market is known for its high demand and high prices. However, the quality of the buildings is often ...
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Building Inspection Sydney

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