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  • BATHROOM TRENDS

    From feature tubs to brass taps and lush greenery, combining the latest trends and timeless styling tips will transform your bathroom into a bathing sanctuary worthy of a day spa. Feature Tubs The freestanding bathtub has gained popularity in recent years, epitomising the changing nature of bathrooms as a space for … Read more

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  • THE EXTRA (AND OFTEN UNEXPECTED) COSTS OF INVESTING IN PROPERTY

    During the March quarter of this year, 93.9 percent of those who sold homes in Australia’s capital cities made a profit, according to CoreLogic’s most recent pain and gain report. A good portion of these lucky sellers were property investors who most likely received rental income on top of a hefty capital … Read more

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  • WHAT YOU NEED TO CONSIDER WHEN DOWNSIZING FOR RETIREMENT

    Retirement can sneak up on you. It’s not all fairways and fishing though – there are countless details that need sorting before you can put your feet up, from your super to work obligations. One detail that many Australians seem to gloss over is downsizing. Doing it right can free up cash … Read more

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  • THINKING OF A CHANGE: SHOULD YOU RENOVATE OR RELOCATE?

    Every year, over half a million Australians buy a new property, and last year over 8million of us did some form of renovations, Reserve Bank and Roy Morgan research shows. When your property’s no longer making the grade, you’ve got a decision to make. Are you going to relocate or renovate? RENOVATE: … Read more

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  • Summer is Coming… 3 great reno ideas.

    SUMMER RENOS: WHAT’S ON YOUR WISH LIST? Winter can feel like it goes on forever, particularly in the cooler parts of the country. Thankfully, we’re finally nearing the end of the chilly season. With spring and summer around the corner, now’s the perfect time to start getting your home ready … Read more

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  • ALTERNATIVE WAYS OF GETTING ON THE PROPERTY LADDER

    Buying your first home in Australia can be extremely challenging. Banks are tightening their purse strings, prices in most capital cities are still on the rise, and young Australians are finding it more and more difficult to take that first step up the property ladder. The Real Estate Institute of Australia’s … Read more

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  • WHAT DOES A FRONT DOOR TELL POTENTIAL BUYERS ABOUT YOUR HOME?

    Like it or not, buyers are going to judge a book by its cover. A 2016 Finder survey found that 47 per cent of Australian home buyers know whether they like a home or not as soon as they step inside. This means that when you’re selling your property, first impressions do matter … Read more

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  • What sells a home

    It is every home sellers dream to sell their home quickly and for the best possible price. But how can this outcome be achieved? At Ray White Forster Tuncurry, we find the most common mistake many sellers make when selling is they discover the true market value of their home … Read more

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  • A ‘win’ for buyers and for sellers

    The agent who is entitled to the highest selling fee is the agent who is capable of getting the highest selling price. But this does not mean that the buyer should be the loser. Our agents at Ray White Forster Tuncurry know that the only way to get the highest … Read more

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