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Fighting condensation and mould this winter

Help! My walls are starting to grow green and there is water dripping from my windows! What is CONDENSATION?...

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Five budgeting tips for first time renters

So you’ve finally decided to join the big wide world of independent living.  You’re looking for your first rental...

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March 27, 2017 / Property Investment

Changes to Stamp Duty Concessions in Victoria

The Victorian Government has proposed changes to current stamp duty charges, to take effect from 1 July 2017, with...

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March 2, 2017 / Property

In reply | ‘’What I wouldn’t buy: Five successful investors share their advice”

Domain recently published an article titled “What I wouldn’t buy: Five successful investors share their advice”. An associate of...

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March 1, 2017 / Property Investment

Q&A | Keys to Success Webinar

On 1 March 2017, The Hopkins Group hosted John’s Keys to Success webinar. We received a couple of interesting questions during...

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November 28, 2016 / Property Management

Ten reasons why you should select The Hopkins Group to manage your investment property

It’s hard to believe the Christmas season is already upon us. Wasn’t it only yesterday we said goodbye to...

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October 25, 2016 / Property Management, Renters Guides

Vacating 101 – The Condition Report

So you’ve reached the end of your tenancy, you’ve given appropriate notice to your property manager and it is...

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September 29, 2016 / Property Investment, Tax & Accounting

Maximising your tax savings with your investment property

One of the most popular strategies for saving on tax is to take advantage of negative gearing – especially...

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September 26, 2016 / Property Management

VCAT demystified

VCAT; a place property managers can sometimes end up but a destination we try to avoid. So what is...

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September 15, 2016 / Property Management

Zero per cent vacancy in August 2016? It happened!

With more than 35 years’ experience in providing our clients with expert advice about investing in quality property, we...

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July 29, 2016 / Property Investment

Negative gearing is here to stay, what did we dodge?

The 2016 federal election is behind us. Amongst others, the Labor Party’s proposed changes to negative gearing was one...

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June 1, 2016 / Property Investment

North is the new black

There is no denying the inner south of Melbourne’s residential property market, such as Prahran, Port Melbourne, Windsor and...

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