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Being a 23-year-old girl I am all about treating myself. Whether it is buying a new dress, going away for a weekend or a night out with friends, I will always find a reason to justify my spending. However, when it comes to being an adult my priorities are definitely not in order. Net banking […]
WORK on the $2.5 million Bass Valley Children’s Centre in Corinella will commence this financial year with all the funding now secured and the tender process set. A State Government grant worth $900,000 was secured by the Bass Coast Shire Council, and the council contributed $1,527,128. The community raised the balance. “This is a great […]
Median house prices in Corinella rose 40.4% in 2015 and thus far 12.61% in 2016 but note that it is a relatively thin market with approximately 80 properties sold over that period. With varied housing opportunities in the town from larger homes built in the last 10 years to holiday shacks dating back to the […]
Agreement This is the written contract for the sale and purchase of the property between the vendor (seller) and the purchaser (buyer). Deposit Part of the price (usually 10%) paid by the buyer when the agreement is signed or on confirmation. Equity This is the amount of the property that the purchaser actually owns – […]
By Steph Nash Building your first home is an exciting but overwhelming experience. Confusing terms and definitions, budgeting, and home loans can be confronting for anyone who has never looked at property before, and most of it probably won’t make sense.
Meet Steph, LandGipps’ First Homes Blogger. An energetic and bubbly 23-year-old, most people wouldn’t consider her a first home buyer – but there’s no such thing as too young to learn about how the property market works in making an informed first home decision.
The National Broadband Network (NBN) is a very exciting upgrade to Australia’s landline phone and internet telecommunication network. Having access to high speed internet gives us the opportunity to be more productive, entertained and connected with family and friends. Whether it’s video conferencing, downloading media, working from home or sharing images of your new home, […]
Melbourne recently got named the world’s most liveable city for the sixth year running after scoring top marks in healthcare, infrastructure and education. However country living is becoming increasingly popular especially among young families, lets look at why: Value for money One of the biggest advantages of living in Gippsland compared to the city is relative […]
It’s brand new and you’re the first person to enjoy it Create the very first memories in your brand new home. Soak in the bath that has never been used, walk in bare feet on carpet that has never been stepped on. Customisation Choose the perfect block of land and the perfect home for […]
When looking for your new home, do you consider the physical attributes of the area surrounding you? Would you like to be able to walk to the shops? Go for a walk, take the kids to a secure park and have a coffee? Would you like to have a communal area that facilitates useful free […]
Buying your own land with LandGipps is more accessible than you may have thought. With a deposit from as low as $3,750, you can own your very own piece of Gippsland within a quality development. Brad Creighton, sales manager for LandGipps explains. “When you find the right block of land with LandGipps, you can hold […]
Buying a new block of land can come with many hidden and unaccounted costs, two of the most common examples being soil tests and contour surveys. LandGipps development manager Kate Mazar explains. “Soil tests need to be done to assess the soil’s reactivity to moisture changes and its stability. Essentially, your builder needs to know that […]