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Gross rental yields are at a 2.5-year high

Monday 11 Mar 2019

While national rents increased by just 0.4% in the 12 months to the end of January 2019, the recent drop in house values has resulted in a jump in rental yields. With national dwelling values dropping by 5.6%, gross rental yields increased by over 4% in cities around Australia. This is the first gross rental yield increase of over 4% since May 2016.   The study, conducted by Core Logic, found that rental yields have increased in every Australian capital (excluding Hobart and Darwin) for the ....

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How to freshen up your home for the new year.

Wednesday 09 Jan 2019

As the new year fast approaches, many of us are at home for a break over the holidays. With this extra time at home, it's a perfect opportunity to refresh your home before 2019 starts. Here are some quick and easy ways to freshen up your home over your holiday break. The best part? If you're not having time off over the holidays, these changes can easily be made in your home over a weekend or an evening.   Move around your art and other wall decorations Do you have art and mirrors on your w ....

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