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13

Aug

Buying and selling close to the festive season

Purchasing or selling a home is a fantastic way to kick-start the new year… But that’s not the only reason to engage in the property market during the festive season. There are many reasons buyers and sellers look to take action around this busy time of year. The key is to ensure you are equipped […]

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13

Aug

6 tips for easy entertaining this holiday season

You’ve just moved into your new home. Congratulations! The holiday season is the perfect time to show off your new pad to your friends and family. If you plan to host Christmas and/or New Year’s Eve celebrations, here are six tips to keep you and your guests happy, and your stunning new property clean and […]

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13

Aug

Eligibility for First Home Owners Grant as an investor

Investing in property is a fantastic step towards building and holding wealth. But, what does it mean for your First Home Owners Grant eligibility if you decide to buy a home for yourself later down the track? The answer to this question depends on where in Australia you live. In this article, we’ll cover NSW […]

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13

Aug

Finding the best suburb to buy an investment property

If building your wealth by investing in property is one of your 2019 goals, it’s time to research potential properties – and locations. In this article, we’ll share a few tips for selecting the perfect suburb to buy an investment property in. Remember, the location should really be your number one priority when exploring the […]

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13

Aug

Why you should consider a house and land package

Looking to buy a new property? Have you been scouring the market but just can’t find that perfect home or location? Well, there is an alternative option that’s worth considering: a house and land package. In this article, we’ll quickly cover some of the top benefits of opting for a house and land package over […]

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13

Aug

New year, new property?

The new year is a time for new beginnings. Many of us use the new year to set life, love, or career goals and feel inspired to make significant changes. If building a property – or at least saving for one – is on your list of new year’s resolutions, here are a few tips […]

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13

Aug

How much time should you allow to buy a home?

The property market has been in growth-mode for some time now, making it difficult for the average Aussie to imagine themselves buying a home any time soon. The good news is, with a little willpower and a lot of patience, owning a home is a realistic prospect. In this article, we’ll share a few requirements, […]

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13

Aug

Compromises and the importance of enjoying where you live

Your property needs will shift and change as you move through different stages of life. When purchasing a new home, it’s important to consider the pros and cons of various compromises, and how these benefits and disadvantages will evolve over time. Finding the right property and location for your household If you’re on the hunt […]

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13

Aug

Achieve Homes wins Professional Medium Builder of the Year

Achieve Homes are proud to have taken home two wins at the Housing Industry Association ACT/NSW Awards. These awards recognise the best in Australian housing and residential builders across the ACT and surrounding regions, and we are so honoured to have been recognised for all our hard work. We were the winners of the professional […]

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13

Aug

Preparing for an inspection: what you should know

Preparing your home for sale can be daunting. And, one of the vital aspects of the selling process is open house inspections. In this article, we’ll share a few tips you can follow to prepare your home for an inspection to ensure your property leaves a fantastic impression on potential buyers. Let’s get started. The […]

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13

Aug

How regular maintenance can extend the life of your home

Homes are subject to normal, everyday wear and tear. However, taking some preventative measures to regularly maintain your property can help prolong its life and boost its value. If you’re a new homeowner, use the tips in this article to help preserve your property, and enjoy a comfortable living environment for many years to come. […]

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13

Aug

When is the right time to consider refinancing your home?

Refinancing your home loan can be a strategic move that gives you more financial freedom. However, before you jump in and kick-start the process, it’s vital to properly research the options and consider your unique circumstances. What is refinancing? Put simply, refinancing takes existing debt – such as your home loan, personal loans, and credit […]

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13

Aug

Accommodating a growing family

Expecting a new addition to the family? Congratulations! Welcoming a new baby is an incredibly exciting time, and we’re sure you are overjoyed. The thing is, in addition to all the anticipation, you may have some worries on your mind – maternity leave, financial stresses, and maybe a hefty mortgage, to name just a few. […]

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13

Aug

Taking the first steps to downsize your home

Downsizing your home can be an emotional process. It’s a significant – and symbolic – change that brings up feelings of loss or sadness. But, it’s important to view downsizing in a positive light, to take the opportunity to build the lifestyle you’ve always dreamed of having. In this article, we’ll share a few tips […]

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13

Aug

Why Ginninderry is such a unique suburb

Close to city life but rooted in nature, Ginninderry is a unique location. The area begins near north-western suburbs Holt and Macgregor, stretching across the ACT/NSW border to part of the Yass Valley with the Murrumbidgee River on one side and Ginninderra Creek on the other. If you are considering moving to a newer suburb, […]

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13

Aug

Bathroom colour palettes we’re loving right now

So, you’re in the process of building your dream home and are starting to think about colour schemes. Should you go bold and bright? Pattern-crazy? Or all out stark white minimalistic? Choosing a colour palette can be daunting, least of all because you are deciding how your home is going to look for the foreseeable […]

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13

Aug

Welcome winter with these warm styling tips

You may be dreading the colder months but fear not, the right styling can change the whole atmosphere of your home and get you through the cool change. These winter styling tips will transform your home into a warm and cosy space that might just save you some dollars off your energy bill too.   […]

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13

Aug

Understanding your borrowing power

A lot of terms get thrown at you when you’re buying a house. You’ve probably heard of borrowing power while looking into home loans, but what exactly is it? Sadly, it’s not a superpower you magically gain when you find your dream home. Borrowing power is an assessment used by banks and lenders to determine […]

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13

Aug

Smart Homes: The Homes of the Future

It started with Siri on your phone, but now smart technology has taken over the home. While it may sound a little Space Odyssey/HAL 9000, smart homes are the way of the future. The main aim of smart technology is to make life a little easier. Think remotely controlling everything from your clocks and lights […]

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13

Aug

How Do You Find A Reliable Builder In Canberra?

Building a home in Canberra is a job for a professional and reliable builder. However, building a home isn’t just about the construction. It’s about creating something you truly desire and building your dream. Therefore, your research is crucial when it comes to finding a reliable builder. Following are some tips to consider when choosing […]

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13

Aug

Can I design my own house with a house and land package in Canberra?

What Is A House And Land Package? A house and land packages in Canberra is where a block of property is purchased from a developer or builder along with a house design for that specific block of property. From there, that specific home is built on that piece of land. Some developers may have already […]

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13

Aug

The apps you need for your home

Let’s face it: we’re in a tech-driven world. If there’s something you need, there’s probably an app or platform for it. Got a decorating dilemma? What feels like a mountain of a maintenance problems? We’ve saved you the trouble of reading countless reviews and trawling the App Store with a roundup of some of the […]

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13

Aug

Growing your own fruit and vegetables

Ever heard the phrase “we are only four days from anarchy”? It’s an extreme way to say that most grocery stores would be empty in four days if traditional supply chains were shut down. Before you start scrambling to create your own doomsday bunker, consider growing your own fruit and vegetables. Being self-sufficient doesn’t require […]

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13

Aug

Should You Build A New House or Buy An Existing Home In Canberra?

We all need a place to call home in Canberra. When the time comes to get a suitable place to live, there is usually a big decision to be made. This decision involves whether to build a new home or to buy an existing property. On face value, this may seem like an easy decision. […]

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13

Aug

How To Find The Best Home and Interior Designers In Canberra

If you are looking to spice up or improve the look of a specific room in your house or even the entire house altogether, you need to hire a professional home designer to get the job done right. Your home is a huge investment and making it a suitable, appealing and comfortable space for living […]

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13

Aug

House and Land Packages – How they Work

House and land packages are a popular investment in Australia. However, the financing options and restrictions can be confusing at first. How Does It Work? The Australian and state governments gradually release land to developers as the population of the country increases. Developers buy large areas of land and subdivide it into multiple housing lots, […]

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13

Aug

Advantages To Building Your Own Home In Canberra

Owning a home is the dream of many people not just in Canberra, but right across Australia. One of the main obstacles is finding the perfect place. This is not always easy, which is why some people decide to build their own home. Following are some of the advantages that are associated with that decision. […]

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13

Aug

What To Look For With Home Designers In Canberra?

Most Canberra residents who get the choice between purchasing an existing house and designing one from scratch will usually go with the latter option. More often than not, this makes perfect sense. When a home is designed from the foundation up, the owner can choose exactly how they want it to look. From the fittings […]

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13

Aug

How To Find The Best House and Land Packages In Canberra

If you are a real estate investor or an aspiring homeowner, you’re probably looking for the best ways you can achieve the dream of owning a home. You have probably heard about house and land packages in Canberra, but are not really sure of what they entail. The following guide will introduce to various types […]

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13

Aug

ACT Stamp Duty changes

Stamp duty is part and parcel of buying property in Australia, but did you know it has just undergone a big change in the ACT? Here’s what you need to know. What is stamp duty? Let’s start with what exactly it is. If you’re new to the investment market or buying your first home, stamp […]

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13

Aug

How to master the mid-century look

Have you been coveting a Don Draper-esque house since Mad Men first aired? There’s a fine line between a house befitting a suave 60s marketing exec and one out of The Brady Bunch. If you strike the right balance though, you’ll hit the eternally popular mid-century styling. Encompassing from roughly the 1930s to late 1960s, […]

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13

Aug

Achieve Homes wins at Master Builders ACT Building Excellence Awards

Master Builders ACT Building Excellence Awards The annual Master Builders ACT Building Excellence Awards were held last Friday, and we are excited to reveal we took home the award for ‘Custom Home under $350,000’. Our team are extremely passionate about creating dream homes for our clients. A big congratulations is in order for each and […]

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