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Are you looking to buy &/ build on property near WA bush Fire prone area?

20/10/2016
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Are you aware that your build might have extra costs to meet the requirements of Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) assessment/report being obtained and being below a certain level to ensure building is less prone to bushfire loss.These requirements monitored by the local council could add thousands of dollars to your build costs. More information might be obtained here along with map of prone areas.https://www.dfes.wa.gov.au/waemergencyandriskmanagement/obrm/Pages/default.aspx ​The building standards are not retrospective. Only new class 1, 2, 3 or 10a buildings (and additions/extensions in certain...

Are Property Prices on the move in the next few years?

10/10/2016
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Things could be looking up for homebuyers, with a new report forecasting a drop in property prices over the next three years. But could this also signal the end of the Australian property market golden era?According to BIS Shrapnel’s Residential Property Prospects 2016-2019 report, median house and unit prices in our capital cities will be lower by 2019. This is due to a perfect storm of slower population growth, falling immigration levels and an oversupply of new homes.The Australian Prudential...

Free computer recycling

19/4/2016
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Thanks to Lee Sanders from CCP.com.au for the tip…​The government is paying to have your electronic junk recycled!They’ve even created a handy map of where you can drop it off for re-cycling at no cost to you! The national television and computer recycling scheme with the aim of recycling 80% of e-waste by 2022. There are more details about the scheme here. Rather than throwing that old computer, TV or other electronic junk in the bin, drop it off for recycling. Or you...