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$25,000 Home Builders Grant

$25,000 Home Builders Grant

$25,000 Home Builders GrantIT’S A GREAT TIME TO BUY A BLOCK AND BUILDWe’ve been through a lot over the past few months – and most of it totally unexpected. Drought, horrendous bushfires and just when we thought we’d emerged from those, Covid-19 landed upon us to...

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Gardening Package

Gardening Package

R & R Property want to help you stay busy during isolation so we have put together a small gardening pack. Register below. Your Name Email Postal Address I acknowledge that I will receive correspondence from R & R Property* Yes R & R Property R & R...

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Fabulous Forster

Fabulous Forster

Fabulous ForsterForster, one of our most beautiful towns, located in one of our most beautiful parts of New South Wales – if not Australia – deserves highlighting and so, this lovely spot is the subject of this week’s blog.  With its Mid-North Coast location, Forster...

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Coastal and Rural Retreats

Coastal and Rural Retreats

Coastal and Rural RetreatsWith Covid-19 dominating our lives in every conceivable way and self-isolation being our norm, what has become readily apparent is the difference in the quality of life in isolation that coastal and rural living allows. Confinement in high...

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Isolation Activities

Isolation Activities

The Team from R and R Property have put together some Activities for the Kiddies to do while at home in Isolation. Fill in the form below to receive your free Isolation Activities. Your NameEmail Postal AddressPlease Choose an Option I would like my Isolation...

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A DIY Comeback in a COVID19 World

A DIY Comeback in a COVID19 World

A DIY Comeback in a COVID19 WorldA wonderful relief from our all too grim news was a segment confirming the Covid-19 lockdown cloud has had some unexpected silver linings including an increase of an astonishing 67% for DIY and general home improvements. Being ‘stuck’...

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The Tiny House Movement

The Tiny House Movement

The Tiny House MovementRecently I was asked if I thought the increasing popularity of the Tiny House movement was a fad or a more permanent phenomenon; one that could even replace the more traditional house.   There’s no denying that Tiny Houses are becoming...

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It’s Time – To Live a More Sustainable Life

It’s Time – To Live a More Sustainable Life

It’s Time – To Live a More Sustainable Life Recent events have shown us just how fragile our planet is.  It’s clear that our collective footprint is leaving a heavy impression.  If there is an upside, we’re no longer giving lip service to events swirling around us,...

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Easter Bunny Letter

Easter Bunny Letter

The Easter Bunny is going to write letters to children in our area and has asked R & R Property to pass on the names and addresses of any children who would like to receive a letter.Simply fill in your details here to receive a letter from the Easter Bunny!If you...

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Neighbourly Relations

Neighbourly Relations

Neighbourly Relations We all have neighbours although if living a rural lifestyle, some might be out of sight.  For those of us living in closer quarters, neighbours tend to be just over the back and side fences. And we might have them for a long time.  It doesn’t...

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Honest Materials

Honest Materials

Honest MaterialsIt’s hard to deny we live in a ready-made society, where products are increasingly pre-form to facilitate our need for immediacy. The age of hand-crafted individuality using natural materials seems to have been usurped by our love of homogenised ‘shiny...

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What’s Included in the Sale?

What’s Included in the Sale?

What's Included in the Sale? When you purchase a property, you tend to fall in love with the overall picture – the home, it's garden, the location and often, feature items such as an ornate Chandelier.  We’re generally paying a premium price and we expect that what...

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SUMMER STYLING TIPS

SUMMER STYLING TIPS

SUMMER STYLING TIPSFilled with a chaotic festive period, work and school holidays plus hot weather, it used to be that Summer was a no-go period for listing properties. The past decade however has seen a gradual shift in view and now, paradoxically, the excitement of...

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CHRISTMAS GIVING TREE 2019

CHRISTMAS GIVING TREE 2019

CHRISTMAS GIVING TREE 2019 at R & R PropertyEveryone’s felt the pinch at some time in their lives. I know I have! Whether it’s students struggling to juggle study with work to help pay the bills; older citizens struggling to make do on the pension; families struggling...

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HALLOWEEN

HALLOWEEN

HALLOWEEN Halloween, Hallowe’en, All Hallows’ Eve or All Saints’ Eve. There are many names for this festival which falls annually on October 31, but whatever the name you choose and whatever meaning you choose, everyone’s guaranteed a fun night out! The R&R Property...

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Join R & R Property Trick Or Treating

Join R & R Property Trick Or Treating

JOIN R&R PROPERTY TRICK OR TREATINGR & R Property are hosting Trick or Treating in Stroud!  Come and join us for Trick or Treating this year!  Either register to attend or register your home to be included in the Trick or Treat Walk around. Here's the Map of...

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EXIT CLEANS

EXIT CLEANS

Sellers have a responsibility to clean the home before they leave, but herein lies a vexing question: just how clean is clean? because everyone’s perceptions of ‘clean’ are different.  I encourage every vendor to present their house/property in the very best light...

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DOWNSIZING

DOWNSIZING

What do you think of when you hear the word ‘downsizing’? For many, it evokes images of smaller homes with less rooms, or perhaps the ideal ‘lock and leave’. For some it is a smaller, more manageable block yet keeping a large home. You may be trading in the farm life...

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CONTRACT OF SALE OF LAND

CONTRACT OF SALE OF LAND

Apart from the property and a great Agent, the Contract of Sale of Land is the most important component of the sales process because a sale simply cannot take place without one. Originating in Victoria, Contracts of Sale are now used in varying forms in all other...

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THE VALUE OF PROPERTY APPRAISALS AND VALUATIONS

THE VALUE OF PROPERTY APPRAISALS AND VALUATIONS

It’s a long-held belief that the only time an appraisal is required is when it comes time to sell, and a valuation when it’s time to buy. That underscores just how much the importance of property appraisals and valuations remains underestimated. Owners are frequently...

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TRANSFORMING A ROOM IN A DAY

TRANSFORMING A ROOM IN A DAY

You’ve worked hard over the past few months. Finally you’re inspection ready. Tomorrow is your first open-house or private inspection. But as you stand in your living room, you have that unshakable feeling that something isn’t quite right. The room just isn’t cutting...

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Renovating without overcapitalising

Renovating without overcapitalising

There’s no shortage of home renovation shows on tv; some home grown; others imported in droves from America. And we lap them up; the good, the bad and the downright bizarre. It’s clear that Australia’s love of renovating knows no end and that’s probably because we’re...

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Spring into the Stroud District – Events 2019

Spring into the Stroud District – Events 2019

The trees are blossoming. The sun has that toasty warmth and there’s light in the sky, just that little bit earlier in the morning, and a little later into the evening. So we know what this means……Spring is on the way! After the cold, dreary winter, we can’t wait! And...

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R & R PROPERTY COMMUNITY

R & R PROPERTY COMMUNITY

The fun that was had at local events recently in the Stroud Brickthrowing competition and Street Parade plus Gloucester’s Winter Festival – Chill Out has had me thinking about the wonderful qualities of small communities. I am fortunate to live in Stroud, a small...

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IMPROVING STREET APPEAL

IMPROVING STREET APPEAL

DENISE HAYNES – IMPROVING STREET APPEALYou’re heading to the market and you’ve spent time and money on delivering a warm and inviting interior that you hope will appeal to a multitude of buyers. And now you’re standing on the footpath staring at the front of your...

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What is home staging?

What is home staging?

There's lots of talk around Home Staging and Styling these days, but what exactly is it? You can hire a home stylist to come into your home for an assessment. They can either give you advice about what to do with your current furniture & décor and you then...