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Let’s buy that house!

2022-01-13T18:10:50+10:00January 12th, 2022|First home buyer|

I’ve been talking to a lot of people lately who want to buy a home but they’re paralysed from taking action because of property prices and uncertainty. Prices are outrageous in many instances. It is hard to save a deposit and to get finance to buy the home you want. It can be really scary and seem like an impossible task! But it’s not [...]

What lessons are you taking from 2021 into 2022?

2021-12-29T09:30:09+10:00December 29th, 2021|lifestyle|

We're almost ready to kiss 2021 goodbye and welcome 2022. A new year means a fresh start and I'm looking forward to it. There are lots of lessons I'll be taking from 2021 that I'm grateful for. The main three are: 1. The importance of excellent service. 2. The need for an engaged client base who you keep in contact with regularly. 3. The [...]

It’s all just a little bit insane at this time of year.

2022-01-13T17:43:00+10:00December 21st, 2021|Uncategorized|

Twas the week before Christmas and everyone was going crazy… running here, running there, doing this, doing that, buying everything, seeing everyone… it’s all just a little bit insane at this time of year. On Monday night I managed to sneak in an hour of downtime for myself and went to a meditation session. I didn’t really want to go. I was busy! But [...]

Remember to breathe

2021-12-15T07:48:44+10:00December 15th, 2021|lifestyle|

With all the Christmas celebrations in full swing, this time of year can be exhausting. We're racing to finish all those jobs at work so we can have a clean slate for the new year. We're trying to see everyone that we haven't seen for months - but for some reason, we need to catch up before Christmas. We're shopping for presents, planning meals, [...]

Presence for Christmas holidays

2021-12-10T13:15:26+10:00December 8th, 2021|lifestyle|

Presence. That’s my goal for the upcoming holiday period. I’ve got the presents sorted, but I really want to BE present this year. I have a business and a team that I love. I’m energised and excited by my work so it’s hard to turn off. I also have a family that I love. I have a fabulous husband, four sons who are growing [...]

Proof that persistence pays off

2021-12-10T13:13:55+10:00December 1st, 2021|Uncategorized|

So it finally happened... My client has been looking to buy a property since May. We arranged a preapproval in September when they got serious about looking. We reviewed the budget again in October to increase by $200k. 11 weeks later, the contract was signed. Relief all around. 60 hours on realestate.com.au 25 open homes 🏡 7 offers 3 auctions 15 minutes of bidding, negotiating, [...]

Preparations for Christmas & Summer Holidays

2021-12-01T10:53:53+10:00December 1st, 2021|lifestyle|

I don’t know about you but Christmas is always a bit of a crazy time for our family. The lead up is busy with shopping, end of year school and work stuff and catching up with friends. Then we have Christmas itself and then summer holidays are in full swing. It’s a time of year that I absolutely love but it can also be [...]

From first home buyer to property investor

2021-12-01T14:01:19+10:00November 24th, 2021|First home buyer, Property investor|

If you want to buy a home but you’re struggling to get your dream off the ground, it’s really important to stay focussed, keep your eye on your goal and turn down the volume on all the negatives. There are always ways to make things happen and sometimes you just need to think outside the box. The important thing is to get into the [...]

Christmas budgets

2021-12-01T13:34:27+10:00November 17th, 2021|Money management|

Have you written your Christmas budget yet? If you haven’t, now is the time to start! It’s such an easy time to overspend which then puts a whole dampener on it afterwards when you find yourself with a credit card balance you can’t pay off or struggling with cashflow for months to come. My tips: Write a list of Christmas gifts you need to [...]

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