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August 22, 2018

Residential Tenancies Act decision pending... what will this mean?

The Victorian State Parliament will this week vote on changes to the Residential Tenancies Act 1997, and if passed will deliver significant changes for both landlords and tenants.

Our current Victorian rental laws are 20 years old and since the Victorian State Government announced a set of reforms back in 2017, there has been much commentary and feedback from within the real estate industry.

The Real Estate Institute of Victoria (REIV) has been outspoken against the proposed reforms by the Andrews...

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August 17, 2018

SPRING IS A GREAT TIME TO SELL ... WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:

Spring and summer are the most popular months to sell a home and we’re here to provide advice on how to shift your home from ‘living’ mode to ‘selling’ mode as the spring air starts to spread across our Murray River community.

Charles L King and Co (CLK) Director Gary Wood says if you’re thinking of selling, NOW is the time to start thinking about first impressions and the presentation or ‘wow’ factor of your home.

If you’re thinking of selling, our...

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August 08, 2018

Interest rates on hold ~ stability breeds confidence

On Tuesday the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) decided to keep the official cash rate on hold, which has remained on hold for two years.

This decision has created the longest ever streak without a change for the RBA, which last cut the rate to 1.5 per cent in August 2016.

November 2010 was the last official cash rate increase, which has helped create the stability we love to see in the real estate marketplace.

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August 01, 2018

What is the key to success in the real estate industry?

We love achieving fantastic sales results here at CLK and we often credit our success to the strong local market – Echuca Moama is a great place to live – and also the sound   processors and procedures we have in place, as well as all the latest industry technology and marketing we can access.

However, when we ask our clients why they enjoyed selling their home with our sales team they often remark on the service they were given and how...

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July 18, 2018

Is winter a good time to sell your home?

If you ask most real estate agents they would say that ‘anytime’ is a good time to sell you home! Some would say that the warmer, summer months are the best times to sell, however don’t discount selling in the cooler months.

 Winter usually slows down for our CLK team each year, however we’ve been buoyed this year by a prosperous autumn real estate market, particularly in our regional area, which has seen some outstanding results stretch deep into the winter...

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