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Elders Welcomes New Business Owner to Elders Gympie

Elders Real Estate Queensland State Manager Colin Hawkins is pleased to welcome its newest franchisee to the network. Mr Ian Partington is the new franchise owner of Elders Gympie. Ian Partington and State Manager, Colin Hawkins Mr Hawkins said “It’s pleasing to have such a high quality business owner and experienced business manager leading the real…

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How to Fake it in Under 10 Minutes

Ha! Of course we are talking about how to fake a bigger living area in less than 10 minutes - what were you thinking?

Sometimes ripping out internal walls and redesigning the interior of your space (whether it be at home or at work) just isn’t possible, especially if you are renting. So, how can you…

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New Year Resolutions – Let’s be Real

Happy New Year!!

Every year, on the 31st of December, as the clock creeps closer to midnight with our glasses full as we ready for the new year, the most popular question is: What will your new year resolutions be? Once the clock strikes midnight, and we hit the new year – some with hangovers…

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It’s NEVER too late to start saving money – these easy tips will get you started

If saving money isn't one of your strongest skills, this guide will head you in the right direction in no time. Remember, it doesn't matter WHEN you start, it only matters that you MAKE a start!

Happy Savings Day!  Wait…what? How many times have you set that new years resolution “Next year, I’m going to…

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GYMPIE NOMINATED AS HOST FOR NATIONAL SKATEBOARD QUALIFYING EVENT FOR TOKYO OLYMPICS

Sunday January 26, 2020 - Major Skating Event to be held in Gympie

Congratulations to Gympie Regional Council on building a world standard skateboarding rink.

The Skate Australia National Park Championship will be held at the new Gympie Skate Park on Sunday 26th January in Queensland. The Skate Australia National Park Championship is proudly supported by the…

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Thinking About Applying for a Home Loan? You might want to rethink some of your spending habits

As lending tightens with the banks, and every expense has the potential to be scrutinized, you might want to read this article BEFORE you apply.

We’ve all heard that the banks are tightening their reviews on customer spending before they approve the loan – but to what extent? Those regular little outlays – the take-away…

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Budget Secret Santa Gift Ideas

Many of us struggle at this time of year with the staff Christmas party, and of course the accompanying Secret Santa gift. Here are some ideas on budget gifts for that work colleague who's name you pulled out of a hat...

The names have been thrown in, nervously you look around while each person receives…

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The Hidden Key to Voiding Your House & Contents Insurance

Don't make this basic mistake when it comes to securing your home

Be honest, we’ve all done it – hidden a spare key for the home where nobody would ever expect to find it… under the pot plant by the back door, under the mat, in the peg basket on the clothes line, in a…

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The “5 Financial C’s” the banks want to check about YOU!

This subject raised its head again this week. But it's not as bad as it seems.

A client came to us via a newly listed vacant block of land looking to buy and build her first home. After separating and being left with two young children and with a life long dream to own her…

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WARNING: Is Your Tank Water Safe?

With all of the recent bushfires, and the cleaning up after the event, one thing we really need to consider is the quality of our drinking water.

If you are on tank water, and you have been affected by the recent fires, you need to consider the quality of your water and also know what…

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