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Risks of Missing the New Smoke Alarm Legislation Deadline

A little bit over three months or just 66 working days – that’s how long property managers and landlords have left to upgrade the smoke alarms in their rental properties before the 2022 legislation is here. From the first new lease or lease renewal next year, smoke alarms in Queensland rental properties must meet strict new requirements. Landlords will be risking their rental income as properties become illegal to rent out if smoke alarms are left non-compliant.
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Lifestyle

Where Do You Want to be in the Next Pandemic?

This is no longer a silly question.   The good news is that with our lower density than cities, our gorgeous natural assets of multiple beaches, national parks and quiet friendly neighbourhoods, there simply wasn’t anywhere better to be in lockdown, than Noosa.  
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Buying

Buying & Selling Noosa Real Estate in a Pandemic

Thinking about going on the market but afraid your property won't sell? Are there even buyers out there? Or are you thinking about postponing your purchase for 3-6 months hoping prices in Noosa will fall? Watch the video to learn more. 
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COVID-19

As a small local business with high client contact, our priority is the safety and wellbeing of our clients, tenants, colleagues and their families.  We remain open, but with reduced contact.  We will continue to show buyers through properties on a one-one-one basis, but no open homes will be scheduled after the 21st of March.
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Investment

There Will Be No Winners

If you own investment property in Queensland, it is important you have your say with regard to mooted changes to rental legislation. 
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Investment

Smoke Alarm Compliance

You may already be aware that new Smoke Alarm Legislation was introduced in Queensland effective 1st January 2017, with a planned 10 year roll-out depending on the type of property and use. 
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Buying

Buyers & Back-Up Contracts

Are you a frustrated buyer, arriving at open homes only to learn the property is already under contract?
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Selling

When is the Best Time to Sell?

It depends on the market trend (up or down), the time of year (it differs suburb to suburb), supply and demand, and your agent.
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Investment

The Great Divide

The media focus the past two weeks has been the growing 'great divide' between those who own property and those who don't. Two articles in The New Daily caught my eye
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Selling

ATO CGT Withholding Changes

Australian resident vendors selling real property will need to obtain a Clearance Certificate from the ATO to ensure they don't incur a 12.5% withholding tax
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Lifestyle

The Noosa Holiday Home is Back!

But far from sinking into oblivion, the holiday home - whether humble unit or waterfront mansion - is making a remarkable comeback.
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Selling

Mediation in Divorce

Was one of your New Year's Resolutions to leave your partner? Are you finding it daunting to go through the process or don't know where to start? Do you worry for the impact on children and/or the family business?
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