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Five great reasons to upsize your home

Your decision to upsize to a larger family home will be one of the most significant commitments of your life – and it’s essential to be clear on what you want and need. Check out the most common reasons why people decide to upsize. You might be surprised at some of them, but they can help be a springboard to clarify your own thinking.

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The ultimate downsizing checklist

Downsizing is incredibly liberating if you feel like you’re rattling around a large family home that once used to be full of noise and laughter but now sits mostly empty because the children have left the nest. While there’s a sadness to these situations, it can be an exciting time in which you’re able to create space in your life for new adventures.

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Seven hints that it's time to downsize

Your decision to downsize from the family home often starts with a nagging thought in the back of your mind. Perhaps your family home is starting to feel empty, or a little too big, and its maintenance may be becoming a real chore or cause for stress.

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Don't let the pandemic dampen your property ambitions

Buyers and sellers are asking how the pandemic and the lockdown in Canberra is having an impact on prices after a 12-month period in which time the median value cracked the 1-million-dollar mark.

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Why property investors should appreciate depreciation at tax time

At tax time it pays dividends if you’re an investor to spend a little time learning the financial arts of being a landlord. It can be a significant benefit to understand the principles of depreciation and capitalisation and write-offs.

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