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Anzac Day from Padstow to Picnic Point

Posted by on Apr 23, 2018 in Events, Local News | 0 comments

Anzac Day from Padstow to Picnic Point

ANZAC Day is the solemn day of remembrance of those Australian and New Zealand Army Corps soldiers who fought and died at Gallipoli in 1915. It is also a day of remembrance for all soldiers who died while fighting for their country.   Did you know? ANZAC Day’s motto is ‘Lest We Forget’ is a phrase uttered after the reading of the Ode of Remembrance, a poem called ‘For the Fallen’, written by Laurence Binyon in 1914 in England. The main verse of the poem, the fourth and middle verse, is quoted at ANZAC Day ceremonies, and other...

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A checklist for keeping your home maintained throughout the year

Posted by on Mar 7, 2018 in Local Real Estate, Real Estate Tips | 0 comments

A checklist for keeping your home maintained throughout the year

Want to stay on top of things this year? Domain.com.au reveals what maintenance you should do throughout the year, starting with what to do right now.   To do now: Exterior repairs: It isn’t too late to make a few improvements to the exterior of your home, but don’t tackle anything too big. Take the time to make minor deck repairs or paint your fence, just make sure you give it a good clean and light sand first. Plan your year: The end of summer is a good time to plan any home improvements you want to complete throughout the year. Get...

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Is it time to downsize? What to look for so it’s right for you.

Posted by on Mar 7, 2018 in Local News, Local Real Estate, Real Estate Tips | 0 comments

Is it time to downsize? What to look for so it’s right for you.

Source: realestate.com.au There comes a time in many people’s lives when you start to weigh up how big your home really needs to be.   There’s empty rooms left, right and centre, the garden suddenly seems enormous and your knees creak every time you climb those stairs. You really just don’t have the same needs as you used to.   It might be time to downsize. But how can you be sure to choose the best property for you?   If you’re a senior, stick with single-level. Remember those knees? It’s only going to get harder to...

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Are you in the million-dollar club?

Posted by on Mar 7, 2018 in Local News, Local Real Estate, Neighbourhood, Property Market Updates | 0 comments

Are you in the million-dollar club?

Padstow, Panania and Revesby are among more than a dozen new suburbs that have joined the ranks of Sydney’s million-dollar club. In the six months to September 2017, 14 new suburbs now have a median house price above $1million.   While entry to the million dollar club has been the norm across inner and middle-ring suburbs for some time, it’s only now that suburbs further out from the CBD are gaining entry.   The increase of suburbs to the once-exclusive million dollar club shows there is still a lot of energy in the mid-price...

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National Youth Week

Posted by on Mar 7, 2018 in Events, Local News | 0 comments

National Youth Week

National Youth Week is an annual event celebrating young people across Australia. Youth Wee​k in NSW aims to acknowledge and celebrate the positive contributions made by young people in our community. The Youth Week theme for 2018 is ‘Unity through Diversity’. The Canterbury-​Bankstown City council celebrates it by inviting our youth to take part in a range of different activities and events. In 2018, Youth Week takes place from 13 April to 22 April, and our City has plenty to offer. This year’s events include: 3v3 Basketball...

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4 Steps to help you crack the property market in 2018

Posted by on Feb 9, 2018 in Local Real Estate, Property Market Updates, Real Estate Tips | 0 comments

4 Steps to help you crack the property market in 2018

If 2017 favoured the investor, 2018 is tipped to be the year of the first home buyer.   How can you break the property market this year? We give you the tips to ensure you can get your home and have your avocado too.   Step #1: Pay down your debt Let’s get real, if you’re ridden with debt, it’s unlikely you’re going to be able to save for a home. Reducing any debt – from personal loans to credit cards – can help you in more ways than one before purchasing a home. It puts you in a better position as a borrower when you...

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Local Sporting Club Registrations for 2018

Posted by on Feb 9, 2018 in Events, Health & Wellbeing, Local News | 0 comments

Local Sporting Club Registrations for 2018

This year, the NSW Government is helping kids get active with the new Active Kids program. From 31 January, parents, guardian and carers can apply for a $100 voucher per calendar year for each student enrolled in school.   The rebate is aimed to help reduce the barriers for families wanting to have their children participate in the activities of sport and fitness, by helping with the cost of wanting to be a part of a sporting community.   With that in mind, here is a selection of various local sporting clubs who are commencing their...

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Chinese New Year Celebrations- The Year of the Dog.

Posted by on Feb 9, 2018 in Events, Local News | 0 comments

Chinese New Year Celebrations- The Year of the Dog.

IT’S one of the most colourful events in the calendar, when people take to the streets both in China and across the globe. Unlike our festivities, which always take place at midnight between December 31 and January 1, Chinese New Year is a movable celebration – and it all kicks off in mid-February. This year, Chinese New Year falls on February 16. 2018 will be the Year of the Dog. According to the Asian astrology, your year of birth – and the animal this represents – determines a lot about your personality traits....

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February is the new January – our checklist to get your new year on track

Posted by on Feb 9, 2018 in Health & Wellbeing | 0 comments

February is the new January – our checklist to get your new year on track

What? It’s February already?   If you blinked and missed January and you’re still waiting to get into gear, here’s a checklist to motivate you into a fresh attitude and a flurry of activity.   We know what it’s like, the beginning of the year is always filled with promise – with resolutions, new leaves to turn over and things to action. In reality though…it can be a little overwhelming, particularly when the daily routine of life gets in the way. Taking small steps towards your goal is the best approach. There are lots of...

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Celebrate Australia Day!

Posted by on Jan 3, 2018 in Events, Local News | 0 comments

Celebrate Australia Day!

We have found a great range of local events and ideas for you to enjoy this Australia Day on Friday 26 January. Australia Day Pool Party! Tune in to Bondi Beach Radio DJs spinning the sounds of summer and splash out on fun with free rides, kids’ activities and a free sausage sizzle. $1 entry fee per person will be donated to Father Chris Riley’s Youth off the Streets. Located at Max Parker Leisure and Aquatic Centre, Marco Avenue, Revesby from 10am to 4pm. Get involved in a Clean Up Australia Event It is easy for communities,...

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