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3/29/2020 2:03:00 AM

Leaky tap in the bathroom? Cracks in your kitchen tiles? Homeowners across the country have collectively ignored 80 million maintenance and repair jobs around their homes in the past year, worth a total of $40 billion.

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3/29/2020 1:38:43 AM

Australian states and territories will put a six month moratorium on evictions for both residential and commercial tenants during the coronavirus pandemic, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced tonight. 

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3/28/2020 10:00:00 PM

Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s recent ban of on-site auctions failed to halt real estate transaction activity this week but it did cause an unusual pattern in the auction clearance rate.

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3/28/2020 5:50:50 PM

This weekend the clearance rate in Melbourne was 84% while in Sydney it was 57%. Some might use this to explain the strength of Melbourne versus Sydney, but the reality is, it doesn’t mean much.

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3/28/2020 4:00:00 PM

Selling homes in the COVID-19 period calls for creativity. And with on-site auctions temporarily banned, an agent in Melbourne’s southwest opted for an unusual method to ink a deal.

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3/28/2020 2:00:00 PM

Cloudy private sale practices have been thrust into the spotlight after the auction market was axed amid the shutdown. Experts offer their advice on negotiating the less transparent method.

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3/28/2020 2:00:00 PM

A quirky Greensborough block featuring a dilapidated pool and rundown garden shed is getting plenty of interest from buyers after the vendors’ savvy ploy that could pay off handsomely.

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3/28/2020 12:00:00 PM

Buying a smaller place can be liberating – just be sure to match your new home with your new lifestyle.

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3/28/2020 11:00:00 AM

A home built from cedarwood and cypress logs in a central leafy pocket on the Gold Coast is attracting its share of interest.

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3/28/2020 7:00:00 AM

The real estate industry responds to tough new auction regulations with a positive day of virtual bidding. Lesson learned? Don’t forget to charge your phone!

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