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Getting to know your local team – John Roderick

What is your favourite time of the day and why?
5am as it is just so quiet and a great opportunity whilst on a walk to go through the day ahead
What excites you?
Entertaining sport
Favourite Sport – Play or spectator
NRL and the Wallabies
Best childhood memory?
Fishing for whiting with dad in his boat
Where were you born
Redcliffe
Do you have a pet?
Not anymore but … Read more »

Tips to Secure a Rental Property

Our leasing team would love to help you find a new rental home.  Here are our top tips to assist!
Prior Research

Take time to research market conditions.  Start looking 4-5 weeks in advance. Do some research ahead of time to get an idea of what’s available in the market.

Get Online

Head to the two main websites being  www.realestate.com.au … Read more »

Friday Night – Market Night!!!

Eco Tips to assist around the home!

Some Simple Eco Tips to assist around the home

Run fans instead of air conditioning to help move the air around
Collect rainwater, and use it to water your houseplants and garden.
Donate to—and shop at— charity stores. You’ll be recycling perfectly usable items, you’ll be supporting your local economy, and you’ll be saving money.
Turn off lights when … Read more »

John takes to the skies for training!


John Flown to Sydney for Training!
John Roderick was recently chosen by Domain.com.au to attended a one on one training session with Australia’s best real estate mentor/coach, @joshphegan. Not only did he get an in-depth session with Josh, but they flew him to Sydney, chauffeured him to Domain head office and fed him! Enjoy your flight home! Thanks domain!

Twilight Markets – Launch at Tickle Park

The Coolum Twilight markets have been running for 25 years and one of the first in the area.  With a great range of local Craft, Gift, Fashions!

All proceeds from the markets are donated to local charity $11,600 was raised last year.  Join the lioness club for 9 weeks of market stalls held every Friday 4-8pm in Tickle Park commencing 23rd November.

Pictured: … Read more »

Getting to know your local team – Cara de Ryk

Getting to know your local agent – Cara de Ryk
Cara is the Principal and Owner of Coolum Beach Real Estate.
What is your favourite time of the day and why?
I love the early morning and being the first footprints on the beach, something about a fresh new day as the sun comes up over the water … Read more »

Renting?

The Pocket guide for tenants – house and units is for tenants who live in houses, flats, units, townhouses and houseboats. It outlines a tenant’s rights and responsibilities while renting.
When renting…
You must
» pay the rent on time
» keep the property clean and undamaged and leave it in the same condition it was in when you moved in (fair wear and tear excepted)
» abide by the terms of the tenancy agreement
» respect your neighbours’ … Read more »

Costs to consider when buying

Costs to consider when purchasing a new property

Pest & Building inspections
Legal & Conveyancing fees
Bank fees or valuations
Lenders mortgage Insurance
Removalists or Storage
Stamp Duty
Utility Connections
Agents Selling Fees and Marketing (if you will be selling a property)

What to … Read more »

Local News

Local News – Coolum Beach and surrounds
Jack Morgan Park

In the heart of our beachside town Jack Morgan Park $1million renovation has been completed after the controversial removal of the Coolum Community Centre.  The park now offers an open space adjoining the Coolum Library’s new deck and shaded reading area, a new table tennis table and new arbour. … Read more »