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5 ways to help reduce on your energy bills

The colder months are upon us, and higher energy bills tend to be part and parcel. However, just a few small changes can help make a difference to your energy bill. Here are five ways to help cut costs… 1. Keep … Continue reading

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Natural cleaning solutions for your home

Store-bought household cleaning products can expose you and your family to a range of toxins, which is why making the switch over to natural cleaning is a great alternative. Not to mention they are also a cost-effective option that can save … Continue reading

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Right on Target

By Warren Littlefair – Peard Finance General Manager. WOW – Can you believe we are into the third month of the year already? To most of us it seems like we have just got over the Christmas hangover, got a … Continue reading

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How to attract tenants to your rental property

Vacancy rates have continued to climb in the Perth rental market, with the oversupply of rental properties leaving plenty of choice for tenants. Now more than ever, it is important to assess if you could be doing more to attract … Continue reading

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Simple ways to add romance to your home

Forget saving romance for Valentine’s Day, we think you should celebrate it every day of the year – regardless of whether or not you’re attached! And what better way to start than with your home? Curved, detailed, and embellished pieces spring to … Continue reading

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Bringing the outside in

The design concept of the indoor/outdoor space has become extremely popular, and is well on it’s way to becoming a fundamental aspect of the Australian home. In Western Australia, we are particularly blessed with the perfect climate and laid back … Continue reading

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How to help keep your pets safe this festive season

The festive season is a wonderful time; decorating the house, getting the family together, sharing in a Christmas feast, and all the chaos and fun that the festivities bring. However, the silly season also comes with some potential health hazards for … Continue reading

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Goodbye 2015, it has been interesting…

By Maree Overton | Managing Director, Peard Real Estate. The downturn in our city’s property market has been the talk of the town this year, but we have to ask ourselves, were we really that surprised? They say that all … Continue reading

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Family guarantor loans – good or bad?

Many first home buyers are struggling to raise the deposit required to buy a property When I first entered the industry nine years ago many lenders were allowing purchasers to borrow 100% of the property value plus fees.  While this … Continue reading

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Keeping it in the family

Passing on good fiscal policy as soon as possible to your children is one of the biggest gifts a parent can give to their son or daughter. Teaching kids about money, this can be one of the most challenging things … Continue reading

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