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Home decorating fails

Nothing wrong with a run around your toilet, is there? IT can be hard not to get caught up in the latest home decorating fad. What all of a sudden seems like a must have item, features on every television renovation show and pops up in homewares and major chain …

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The renos that don’t add value

Swimming pools might be nice to have by Michael Matusik reckons they don’t really add value to the final sale price. RENOVATIONS can be a great way of adding value to your home, but property experts warn some projects just make your home nicer to live in, and won’t necessarily …

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Michelangelo’s home for sale

Michelangelo’s Tuscany home is for sale. Picture: TopTenRealEstateDeals. It may not be a work of art like the Sistine Chapel but Michelangelo’s former Tuscany home is still a work of art. In 1549 the artist bought a villa in Tuscany which he lived in periodically and which stayed in the …

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Where everyone wants to live

A home listed for sale in Point Cook, Victoria which is the most popular area in Australia with buyers. Picture: realestate.com.au GREATER Melbourne has the most popular suburbs in Australia for buyers, taking out all spots in the top ten list of house sales. Point Cook, about 21km from the …

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Bondi Rescue star sells in 48 hours

Bondi Rescue star Dean ‘Deano’ Gladstone’s Randwick home. BONDI RESCUE’S Dean ‘Deano’ Gladstone has sold his Randwick home for $2.1 million within 48 hours of it hitting the market. Gladstone and his wife Lilli bought the house in 2008 for $1.04 million and have lived in the home with their …

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Scarface mansion sells for $30m discount

Actor Al Pacino in the 1983 movie Scarface. DOES playing a starring role in a Hollywood movie help add value to property? Perhaps not, considering the opulent mansion which was the home to Al Pacino’s character Tony Montana in Scarface has just sold for almost $AUD31 million below its original …

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Bondi Rescue star is selling up

Bondi Rescue star Dean ‘Deano’ Gladstone’s Randwick home. BONDI RESCUE’S Dean ‘Deano’ Gladstone has listed his Randwick property with hopes of securing $1.8 million at auction. Gladstone and his wife Lilli bought the house in 2008 for $1.04 million and have lived in the home with their two children Lucy …

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More foreign owners forced to sell

ANOTHER seven foreign property owners have been ordered to sell up their Australian property assets. The Treasurer, Scott Morrison announced the latest forced sales as part of the government’s ongoing review of foreign property investment. Mr Morrison said while they recognised the benefits that foreign investment could give Australia, they …

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Property investors disappearing

Fewer investors borrowed money during September according to the latest ABS figures. Picture: Thinkstock. PROPERTY investors are dropping out of the market with new figures revealing they are at their lowest levels since earlier this year. The latest housing finance figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics have revealed an …

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It’s becoming cheaper to rent

The news isn’t good for landlords, rent growth rates are grinding to a halt. Picture: Thinkstock IT’S not the news property investors want to hear. Just as price growth begins to slow, rents are also on a slow down and going backwards in some capital cities. The latest CoreLogic RP …

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