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  • What is Stamp or Transfer Duty?

    Stamp duty is a tax imposed on numerous acquisitions, including selling real estate, cars and assets belonging to a business. In the case of real estate, the purchaser is the one who pays the tax. It is a legal requirement for stamp duty to be paid within 30 days of … Read more

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  • Your offer or bid is accepted. So what happens next?

    Your purchase now begins the conveyancing process which is formalised into two parts. The exchange of the contract of sale The settlement of the contract of sale At this point, it is highly recommended to employ the services of a professional conveyancer or conveyance solicitor to ensure the process goes as smooth as possible. They will … Read more

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  • Bidding at Auction

    It can be easy to get caught up in the moment when the auction is in full swing, so it’s important that you set yourself some limits and goals. Consider your top bid while you’re in a calm and rational state of mind and stick to it. Stand right at … Read more

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  • Preparing for Auction

    The excitement and anticipation of an auction is probably the way most people imagine they will buy a property. The idea of bidding at auction can be daunting or thrilling depending on the individual. Most likely it will be a little of both. Of course, the best way of approaching … Read more

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  • FAQ: What are the benefits of selling through Auction?

    Property can be a complex business. Buying, selling, renting, mortgages and repayments- it can be difficult to get started in the housing world. We’re hoping we can take some of the pressure off and clarify the world of property by answering some of the most common questions about putting homes … Read more

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  • Six Ways to Make the Most of your Single-Wall Kitchen

    By Amanda Pollard in association with It’s now easier than ever to style your single-wall kitchen. Browse ideas below! Having a kitchen run along one wall is a great way to make the most of your space. Check out these beautiful examples to find out how a few design tricks can ensure … Read more

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  • Christmas Colouring Competition (2018)

    As is the tradition at Ray White Browns Plains, we are holding a Christmas Colouring Competition. ATTENTION KIDS Enter the colour-in competition for your chance to win some extra pressies for under your tree this Christmas! Colour and return to: Ray White Browns Plains 6/40 Browns Plains Road, Browns Plains … Read more

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  • 4 Absolute Must-Dos When Cleaning for Your Open Home

    To make sure your property attracts buyers instead of scaring them away, we’ve whipped up a list of the absolute must-dos when cleaning for your open home. MOULD BE-GONE Mould is not only unsightly, but it’s unhealthy and unsafe too. Before you have people through your home it’s worth searching … Read more

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  • What are Non-Negotiables?

    Before you turn to Google, sit down and write out your property deal-breakers. In which suburbs would you most like to live? Do you like the neighbouring suburbs? Are local schools a consideration? What’s the proximity to shops, sports, facilities, cafes, restaurants etc? What are the dream features of your … Read more

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  • Three Tips for Getting Ready for Auction

    Selling your property at auction is a popular option for many, and for good reason. Property auctions offer surety for vendors, with legally binding sales to buyers who have already completed their due diligence. When you add the fact that auctions offer the chance for a bidding war that will … Read more

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