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How to effectively Spring Clean

September 15, 2017


Now that Spring has officially arrived, the time has come to begin Spring cleaning. 65% of people say their home is somewhat dis-organised. If you were to look at all the nooks and crannies, would it be clean? Decide how long ideally you need to spend in each room, then set a timer so you […]

Information about Strata Managing Agents

September 7, 2017


An owners corporation is a company that combines all the lot owners in a strata scheme. They are automatically created when a plan of subdivision contains common property. A strata managing agent is engaged to help with manage the scheme. Selecting a managing agent If a strata managing agent has been selected by the developer before the first annual general […]

Check List for Routine Inspection

August 31, 2017


To prepare yourself for a routine inspection, start in one room and work your way through the house. A good top is to take a few photos and write down notes of any wear and tear issues that have occurred since the last inspection. Here a list of main key points to check: WALLS The […]

5 Fathers day gift ideas

August 17, 2017


Every Sunday on the first weekend in September we celebrate fathers day its a celebration honoring fatherhood. With fathers day just around the corner Hordern Properties, have researched some cool gift ideas for Dad. Doughnut Box $95.00 – Let Dad indulge in some of his favorite doughnuts and a couple of other treats too. Personalized Wallet […]

UDIA Awards for Excellence Gala

August 10, 2017


Friday 4 August 2017, Hordern Properties Principal, Daniel Tan attended the UDIA Awards for Excellence Gala. The UDIA Awards for Excellence Gala is held annually for entrants who compete to gain the prestigious title of Winner of each category. Nominees undergo a rigorous process of assessment and evaluation, and winners are selected for their standout commitment […]

7 things to do before Moving House

August 4, 2017


Moving house can be a stressful task, below are some tips to try to make moving as stress free as possible. Connecting your internet This should be booked as soon as you know your new address. Internet service providers are often booked months in advance, booking in early will save you hassles down the track. Connect utilities Firstly, disconnect […]

Tips to Organize your Wardrobe

July 27, 2017


When it comes to clearing up any area, take into consideration what you should get rid of. If your clothing does not reflect the best version of yourself, it has no place in your wardrobe. When it comes to cleaning through your wardrobe, you should consider any clothes that: You no longer wear You are […]

Parking in an Apartment

July 20, 2017


Tenants should always check their lease to ensure if the building has allocated parking. If the property doesn’t they cannot park in the strata scheme. The owners may wish to control the parking lot by using signage key card system parking barriers Visitors may park if there is specific signage stating visitor parking. At no time […]

Information about Renovations in a Strata Building

July 13, 2017


If an owner wishes to renovate their property, in most cases they must get permission before proceeding. If they do not seek permission, it may have to be changed back. Tenants are required to ask their landlord or agent for permission before making any changes to the property. There are three different types of renovations; […]

Housing Affordability

February 24, 2017


Approaching its five year anniversary, the current upswing in housing values has shown unprecedented longevity. The past five years has seen national dwelling prices rise by 19%, while simultaneously, modeled income estimates from the ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods (ANU) suggest household incomes rose by just 9.2%. The obvious divergence between dwelling values […]

2017 is Year of the Red Fire Rooster

January 27, 2017


2017 is Year of the Red Fire Rooster (28th January 2017 to February 15th 2018) This is the year when you will need to work hard and be patient in order to achieve your goals. This is the time to be spent in solitude and harmony with friends and family. According to Chinese astrology, the Rooster […]

2017 Chinese New Year Festivities

January 27, 2017


Sydney is painting the town red from 27 January to 12 February as it celebrates the Year of the Rooster in one of the biggest Chinese New Year celebrations outside Asia. With more than a million expected to visit, the City will collaborate with Westpac to welcome the New Year lighting famous Sydney landmarks in red […]

New Tenancy Laws To Protect Victims of Domestic Violence

July 14, 2016


Victims of domestic violence in NSW will receive better protection and leniency under proposed changes to residential tenancy laws.

Consumers Warned About Dodgy Property Investments

June 9, 2016


NSW Fair Trading is urging buyers to be wary of property investment schemes that are allegedly promising big returns with low risks.

Four Ideas to Brighten your Hallway

June 2, 2016


Turn a neglected walkway into a well organised space.