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Embrace spring at these Mount Gambier restaurants

Embrace spring at these Mount Gambier restaurants

Mount Gambier is much more than beautiful countryside, historic architecture, and peaceful country living. The Limestone Coast city is also home to more than its share of quality dining venues. Whether you want a weekend treat, a pub meal, a quiet sandwich, or coffee and art, there is ...

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What are tenants looking for in Mount Gambier?

What are tenants looking for in Mount Gambier?

Mount Gambier and the Limestone Coast are undeniably beautiful places to live. For investors, though, the question is, &ldquo;Is Mount Gambier a good place to invest?&rdquo; It&rsquo;s a sensible question for any investor to ask before pouring money into an additional property. <p...

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How to hold a successful garage sale

How to hold a successful garage sale

Many of us love to shop for a bargain, and if you need to declutter your home, garage sales are a great way to make a little extra money. But how to hold a successful garage sale? If you&rsquo;ve been considering setting up a garage sale in your Limestone Coast home, here are our tips ...

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Boost your home's value with these 5 additions

Boost your home's value with these 5 additions

Have you been thinking about selling your Mount Gambier home? With an ever-changing property market, boosting the appeal of your home through small upgrades can make a big difference come sale time; and if you do them before you go to sell, you&rsquo;ll get the benefits as well. There ...

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5 easy upgrades for your patio this spring

5 easy upgrades for your patio this spring

Have you ever sat back and wondered &ldquo;how can I make my patio look better&rdquo;? It can certainly become one of those areas where things are stored, waiting to be put away, and if you have children, your patio invariably becomes a storage area for toys and bikes. With spring come...

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Time to secure a Mount Gambier investment property?

Time to secure a Mount Gambier investment property?

It's no secret that property prices in Mount Gambier and the Limestone Coast have been on the rise over the past few years. If you've been considering investing in a property in Mount Gambier, now is an excellent time to act.&nbsp; Why invest in property? To begin with, inves...

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Fun ways to get fit in Mount Gambier

Fun ways to get fit in Mount Gambier

If you're looking for ways to get fit and stay healthy, Mount Gambier has plenty of options. Whether you're into team sports, running, hiking, or cycling, there's something for everyone on and around the Limestone Coast. Feeling a bit stuck on how to get started? Here are some ideas to inspire...

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Grow some spring veggies and save money

Grow some spring veggies and save money

With the price of fruit and veggies rising at the supermarket, growing vegetables in Australia can not only help you save some money, but is also a great way to get the kids into the garden. Beneficially, you don&rsquo;t need to grow a large amount of produce to save money. If you hav...

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 Why Millennials are drawn to Mount Gambier

Why Millennials are drawn to Mount Gambier

Here's some news you may have been hearing about - migration from the capital cities to Australia's regional towns hit a five-year high in June, particularly for those aged between 24 and 40. If you'd like to re...

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10 easy ways to a more sustainable home

10 easy ways to a more sustainable home

Sustainable living is a way of living that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to do the same. It may seem strange, but there are some basic &ldquo;rules&rdquo; of living a sustainable lifestyle, including: Use resources efficien...

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A beginner's guide to buying an investment property

A beginner's guide to buying an investment property

Are you looking for a tried-and-tested way to build your wealth? Or are you looking for an income stream that will support you in the future? If so, becoming a property investor may be the right choice for you. With that being said, investing isn&rsquo;t always a straightforward proces...

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How to ensure a fast home sale

How to ensure a fast home sale

Selling your home can be a stressful process. You want to get the best price, but you don&rsquo;t always have months to spend waiting for a buyer. We have been helping Mount Gambier residents to sell their homes for many years. Here are some secrets to help you speed up the process.</p...

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Warm your home while saving money this winter

Warm your home while saving money this winter

It's no secret that winters in Mount Gambier can be cold. While you may be tempted to crank up the heating, doing so can quickly drive up your energy bills. Luckily, there are a few tricks to keep your home warm while saving money this winter. Let in that northern light If yo...

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7 great winter days out in Mount Gambier

7 great winter days out in Mount Gambier

If you're looking for some entertainment in Mount Gambier over the winter months, here are 7 suggestions that should keep you busy. From exploring the city's history to visiting our incredible caves, there's something for everyone. Herbert Vineyard Many years ago, Australians...

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Organise your kitchen for enjoyable, easy cooking

Organise your kitchen for enjoyable, easy cooking

Whether you're the most passionate cook or you're more into microwave cuisine, everyone has to spend time in the kitchen throughout the day. When life gets busy, you need things to be streamlined and simple. That&rsquo;s why it&rsquo;...

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5 winter weekend getaways around Mount Gambier

5 winter weekend getaways around Mount Gambier

If you're looking for a cosy winter getaway in South Australia, then look no further than Mount Gambier on the Limestone Coast. This vibrant city is well known for its unique and interesting limestone and volcanic landscapes, including a Blue Lake, caves and sinkholes. Wondering what m...

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Essential garden jobs for a spring home sale

Essential garden jobs for a spring home sale

Planning to sell your Mount Gambier house this spring? Don&rsquo;t forget about your garden. The work you do around your home can contribute to its value and the price people are willing to pay. You don&rsquo;t need to do a huge overhaul but there are some changes you can make as the w...

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5 easy winter craft projects for your home

5 easy winter craft projects for your home

If the winter weather has you cooped up inside for another weekend, why not make it enjoyable! Because whether you&rsquo;re a natural at crafting, or not (yet), we&rsquo;ve got a few ideas up our sleeves for some fun, easy winter DIY home projects you can get stuck into. It&rsquo;s up ...

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7 ways to maximise your investment property returns

7 ways to maximise your investment property returns

There&rsquo;s no denying investing in property in Mount Gambier and the Limestone Coast has the potential to improve your long-term wealth. After all, house prices in the region have jumped by _bla...

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Easy landscaping tricks to improve your investment property

Easy landscaping tricks to improve your investment property

In Mount Gambier, many rental properties are family homes. Being a regional centre means less apartment living and more multi-bedroom houses. This also means more backyards. Many property owners neglect landscaping when it comes to th...

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Preparing your home for a winter sale

Preparing your home for a winter sale

If you're ready to sell your home, you don&rsquo;t have to wait for spring to come around! Winter is actually a great time to sell for many homes, particularly if you are looking to buy a home in the spring and need to sell yours first. Top reasons to sell your house in winter <...

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12 ways to improve your home's entrance

12 ways to improve your home's entrance

A winning front entry will wow guests right from the get-go. It creates an important first impression of your home, and it&rsquo;s also essential to get this area of your home right if you are preparing for a home sale. So how do you ...

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Get cooking this autumn with Mount Gambier produce

Get cooking this autumn with Mount Gambier produce

Autumn is a fantastic time for local growers to harvest some of their expertly grown produce and offer it to the local community. Buying your produce while it&rsquo;s in season guarantees freshness and a bountiful supply. It&rsquo;s a...

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How to attract great tenants

How to attract great tenants

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5 reasons a property manager is essential right now

5 reasons a property manager is essential right now

In today&rsquo;s uncertain times, with Covid and regular regulation updates regarding rental properties, it can be daunting to own and manage an investment property. As well as managing the day-to-day upkeep and ...

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The best way to protect your property investments

The best way to protect your property investments

Click below to watch the video Following is the video transcript As an investment, property truly is &l...

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Making your home stand out in the market

Making your home stand out in the market

Did you know that Mount Gambier was identified as one of 20 regional centres to share in a government investment program for regional renewal? This means that right now is a great time to think about selling your...

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What does a property manager do?

What does a property manager do?

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7 ways to a more uplifting, organised family home

7 ways to a more uplifting, organised family home

Do you often find yourself wondering, &ldquo;How can I make my family more organised?&rdquo; You&rsquo;re not alone. Modern life is hectic and it&rsquo;s not easy to stay on top of everything. That&rsquo;s why we have put together a...

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Selling a rental property

Selling a rental property

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Fun activities for teens in Mount Gambier

Fun activities for teens in Mount Gambier

Keeping teens busy and active is not always easy, but thankfully there are some great places for them to get fit, learn and meet up with friends in Mount Gambier. Here are some ideas for April 2022 and general activities that you can ...

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Staying calm and positive through a sale

Staying calm and positive through a sale

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Getting into a seller's mindset in Mount Gambier

Getting into a seller's mindset in Mount Gambier

If you're planning on selling in 2022, you need to make your home look good to buyers, without spending money to the point of over capitalising.&nbsp; Here are some mindset shifts that will help make the transition easier: Stop thinking of your home as &lsquo;yours&rsq...

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Making a great first impression

Making a great first impression

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Why landlord insurance is critical through a pandemic

Why landlord insurance is critical through a pandemic

The cost of owning an investment property can build up and it's easy to feel concerned that you're not getting ahead financially. We are always motivated to help our clients maximise return on investment, but one expense we don&rsquo;t recommend avoiding is landlord&rsquo;s insurance. ...

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The importance of decluttering when selling your home

The importance of decluttering when selling your home

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Who's buying property in Mount Gambier?

Who's buying property in Mount Gambier?

If you want to sell your home in Mount Gambier, it helps to know who is buying.&nbsp;Our thriving regional centre is gaining traction as a highly desirable alternative to city living and the property market is healthy. So who is buying what in Mount Gambier?Firs...

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How to prepare for your sale

How to prepare for your sale

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Transform your Mount Gambier rental property

Transform your Mount Gambier rental property

Just because you are renting doesn't mean you can&rsquo;t make your place feel like home. There are many easy ways to upgrade your rental without spending too much or making permanent changes. Read on for easy tips to help transform your rental property into a space all of your own.<br /...

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Who is moving to Mount Gambier?

Who is moving to Mount Gambier?

Click below to watch the video Following is the video transcript Mount Gambier offers something for eve...

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Mount Gambier – what's in it for home buyers?

Mount Gambier – what's in it for home buyers?

Mount Gambier is one of South Australia&rsquo;s most popular destinations for tourists but is it a good place to buy a property? A good investment needs a host of positive points, and Mount Gambier has plenty, as we explain in this article.Why is Mount Gambier a good invest...

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Recent sales in Mount Gambier

Recent sales in Mount Gambier

Click below to watch the video Following is the video transcript Here in Mount Gambier the market has g...

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How to reduce your investment property tax bill

How to reduce your investment property tax bill

One of the benefits of investing in property in Australia is being able to write off some of the costs as tax deductions. However, many investors are confused about what they can and can&rsquo;t claim. As a result, they end up losing out financially.&nbsp;Here are some must-dos whe...

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Get your house ready for a spring sale

Get your house ready for a spring sale

It may still be summer, but if you want to sell your home towards the end of the year, now is the time to start preparing. By doing the groundwork now, you won&rsquo;t find yourself rushing around in September.&nbsp;Spring is generally regarded as the best time of year to sell home...

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Easy ways to update your kitchen without renovating

Easy ways to update your kitchen without renovating

Want to add value to your property without spending too much? One of the best strategies is to update your kitchen without renovating it completely.&nbsp; line-height: 1.38; margin-top: 0pt; marg...

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Where to get green time in Mount Gambier

Where to get green time in Mount Gambier

If we&rsquo;ve learned anything in the last two years, it&rsquo;s how important it is to manage stress and uncertainty, and one of the best ways of doing this is getting back to nature for some green time. So what is 'green time'?We all spend a lot of time ...

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Investing in property? Organise your finances first

Investing in property? Organise your finances first

Property investing is an effective strategy if you want to build your wealth and create a secure financial future. However, you need to do your research, choose the right property, and make sure your finances are in order before you borrow to invest.&nbsp; Read on for some tips to help...

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What is my Mount Gambier home worth?

What is my Mount Gambier home worth?

Many Australians made money in their sleep last year as house prices rose on a monthly basis.&nbsp; It&rsquo;s always nice to have an idea of what your home is worth, either because you are thinking of selling or because you want to leverage your equity to invest in an additional home ...

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Create an outdoor living room for summer

Create an outdoor living room for summer

This summer, make the most of South Australia&rsquo;s balmy nights by adding an outdoor living room. A few simple additions to your back garden can make it feel like you have an extra room in your home. Read on for some outdoor living room ideas and inspiration to match different budge...

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A day trip to Mount Gambier’s local beaches

A day trip to Mount Gambier’s local beaches

This summer, plan a day trip from our beautiful town for some sun, sand and relaxation. Here are our picks for the best beaches and fishing destinations within easy driving distance of Mount Gambier.&nbsp; Carpenter Rocks The pristine waters of Carpenter Rocks sur...

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Make your home more eco-friendly (and save money)

Make your home more eco-friendly (and save money)

Have you been thinking about being more eco-friendly in the new year? With more and more people turning towards eco-friendly and sustainable practises at home, it&rsquo;s become easier and budget-friendly to make your ho...

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10 common questions from first-time investors

10 common questions from first-time investors

Buying an investment property for the first time can be overwhelming &ndash; there&rsquo;s so much that seems like it should be straightforward, yet it isn&rsquo;t. An experienced property manager will be your best friend when it comes to purchasing your first investm...

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7 essentials for a successful home inspection

7 essentials for a successful home inspection

Once you have decided on your marketing strategy, had photographs taken and advertised your home far and wide, the next step is for buyers to come and take a look around, either in person or via a video walk-through.&nbsp; Hosting a home inspection can feel daunting if you haven&rsquo;...

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Enjoy a Limestone Coast feast this festive season

Enjoy a Limestone Coast feast this festive season

It&rsquo;s time to celebrate and we are so lucky here in Mount Gambier to be able to do so with the help of wonderful local wines and produce.&nbsp; This Christmas is all about keeping it local and spending time with the family and friends who are within an easy distance. If you&rsquo;...

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5 Limestone Coast beaches to discover this summer

5 Limestone Coast beaches to discover this summer

Grab your cossie, pack your sunscreen and head to the coast! Summer is here and it&rsquo;s time to enjoy some of the best beaches in South Australia, all within easy driving distance of Mount Gambier.&nbsp; The Limestone Coast spans around 200 kilometres and there is plenty to see and ...

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Selling a tenanted investment property in Mount Gambier

Selling a tenanted investment property in Mount Gambier

If you own an investment property and want to sell, you don&rsquo;t need to wait for your tenants to move out. In fact, many investors make the decision to sell their investment property while it's still tenanted because it means the rental income is still coming in during the sales process. H...

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Selling your Mount Gambier home in uncertain times

Selling your Mount Gambier home in uncertain times

Whether you&rsquo;re looking to buy or sell a home in Mount Gambier, recent home loan rule changes may have an impact on the final outcome. Here&rsquo;s an outline of what you need to know: Home loan regulations: what has changed? In October, the Australian Pruden...

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7 interior design trends for this summer

7 interior design trends for this summer

Summer is a great time to update your interiors after a long winter, with some fresh new colour and leafy additions. With the stress of the last two years slowly fading, here are some affordable and easy ideas to give your home a lift for the festive season.&nbsp; 1. Add some na...

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Just add water: 5 Mount Gambier swimming spots

Just add water: 5 Mount Gambier swimming spots

With summer on the way, it&rsquo;s time for Mount Gambier residents to dig out our swimsuits. Mount Gambier and its surrounds have no lack of stunning spots to have a splash in the warmer months. Whether it&rsquo;s a casual dip or an adventurous cave dive, the Limestone Coast has the swimming ...

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What to look for in an investment property

What to look for in an investment property

If you&rsquo;re thinking about buying an investment property, you&rsquo;ll no doubt have heard that Mount Gambier real estate is reaping excellent rewards right now, as more and more people choose regional towns over city living. However, finding the right investment property for your budget a...

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How we are selling homes in the current market

How we are selling homes in the current market

Are you looking to buy or sell property in Mount Gambier? It is absolutely possible to achieve the outcome you are hoping for, even in these tumultuous times.&nbsp; We want to take this moment to tell you about our strategies for selling Mount Gambier homes and why our team is a great ...

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Homemade gifts for the festive season

Homemade gifts for the festive season

Christmas is on the way and if you are anything like us, you will be thinking about ways to bring everyone gifts without breaking the bank. The good news is there are plenty of fun homemade Christmas presents you can create on a budget that will delight your recipients. Here are some f...

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Fresh South Australian produce to enjoy this summer

Fresh South Australian produce to enjoy this summer

If you love fresh produce, Mount Gambier is a wonderful place to eat through the seasons. We are privileged to have top quality suppliers of fresh fruit and veg as well as some great restaurants and cafes. With summer on the way, it&rsquo;s time to think about getting out and enjoying ...

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5 easy upcycling projects to try this spring

5 easy upcycling projects to try this spring

Looking for a fun project this spring? Why not try upcycling? It&rsquo;s a satisfying way to learn new skills, get creative and repurpose old items around the home.&nbsp; What is upcycling? Simply put, upcycling is taking old stuff and giving it a new lease of lif...

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How spending more on your investment property can pay off

How spending more on your investment property can pay off

Right now, Mount Gambier is a smart place to buy an investment property, thanks to interest from people who are seeking to live away from capital cities but want to try before they buy, as well as our many local property investors. We are seeing more people, both locally and from interstate, l...

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Move to More – why Mount Gambier real estate is on the up

Move to More – why Mount Gambier real estate is on the up

As a result of COVID, and the uncertainty and stress caused by urban lockdowns, many families and couples are now contemplating a move away from Australia&rsquo;s larger cities. The fact that people are increasingly able to work remotely rather than commute to an office is another contributing...

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What makes the buildings of Mount Gambier unique?

What makes the buildings of Mount Gambier unique?

Visitors to Mount Gambier often come for the natural scenery but end up being won over by the town&rsquo;s distinctive architecture and historic homes.&nbsp; Mount Gambier is situated on what&rsquo;s referred to as the &lsquo;Limestone Coast&rsquo;, a region rich in limestone and dolom...

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7 gorgeous natives for your spring garden

7 gorgeous natives for your spring garden

Spring is an excellent time for planting Australian natives and cultivating a water-wise garden, especially as so many natives have beautiful flowers in September and October. Natives are hardy, look great in strong light and come in a range of vibrant colours. So, if you&rsquo;re looking to d...

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