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How to use lighting to increase the appeal of your pad!
Using a range of hidden LED strip lights facing downwards can add to the comfort of your space. They come into their own in places where you would never expect lighting to come from. Many applications include downward facing strips under kitchen or bathroom cabinets/splashbacks, kitchen island benchtops to highlight … Read more »

Restyle your pad on a budget

Spray paint old photo frames

Mix old and new to create character

Go Green with vases of oversized leaf foliage from the garden in large vases

Look for beautifully illustrated second-hand books at your local op shop or garage sales

Add European cushions  with layered cushions and textured throws to the bedrooms

Buy a floor … Read more »

Wedding Bells for real estate Duo.

After 15 years finally Steve Lane and agency Principal Cara de Ryk tied the knot!  The ceremony was held at the beautiful timber lookout in Point Arkwright known to many locals as the “turtle platform” The small group sipped on Champagne and then dined up at Noosa Heads to celebrate the occassion.   Congratulations Steve and Cara!!

p.s dont forget to update your contact cards to Mrs Cara Lane…. Read more »

Coolum Surf Club Voted Number 1

Congratulations Coolum Beach Surf Life Saving Club!
For the first time, our very own Coolum Beach has taken out first prize to top the list of Surf Life Saving Queensland’s best patrolled beaches. Queensland’s annual awards are based on not only popularity but safety, facilities and nearby services.

Coolum Beach is patrolled 365 days a year with a mix of paid lifeguards and volunteers … Read more »

John Rodericks 5 Top Tips for Buyer

Be flexible… While you may have a number of points on a wish list, sometimes you have to compromise.

Have your finance organised… A good finance broker can make a big difference. We highly recommend Mortgage Choice Peregian Beach.

Do you rely on your mind for logic or your heart for emotion?… Satisfied buyers have a combination of both.

Finding the right property… This may have been in the past by following internet … Read more »

In the long term history does improve after a world crisis.

Local Update from John Roderick

Not many people like change, often this means we are out of our comfort zone. At present we are seeing this in our health warnings and economic instability. Superannuation balances and employment have changed for so many.

With some fear of the future, we need to deal with the facts one day at a time. This can allow the processes to create the optimism which leads to … Read more »

….business as usual!

Top 10 Dinner Party Tips

Make sure the dishwasher is empty before the guests arrive

Make a list of all the things to do on the day and the week before

Put scented candles in the bathroom with clean hand towels

Prep everything ahead of time including washing up all the last minute pots and pans

Set the table in a … Read more »

Market Update with Steve Lane

As always, the first quarter of the year will be a good indicator on how the year will unfold. Should the Sydney and Melbourne markets continue to perform well, this will be a good sign for the coast market. Unfortunately, like 2019, 2020 has the dark cloud of not one but two elections looming. The local government election is set down for the end of March and the … Read more »

Half Yearly Market Update

2019 has been an interesting year with a range of economic events impacting on the property market. In general, the Sunshine Coast has performed well especially in the areas with limited stock available. The beachside areas, as always, have been performing well with supply remaining generally tight and values picking up. The coastal strip in the sub-$800,000 price range … Read more »