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Home Truths

A few home truths about building a home and all that surrounds it.

Whether you work from home or are just spending more time indoors due to COVID-19 restrictions, you’ll have noticed your energy bills are higher than ever. Heater on all day, clothes dryer whirring, iPads charging, and Wi-Fi ramped to capacity – sound familiar? Running an energy-efficient home involves more than you might think. It goes beyond turning lights off, asking the kids to pop on a jumper, and buying appliances with high energy star ratings – it’s about getting the bones right when you build.

​We're not saying that buying a second home or an investment property is easy. It can be incredibly tricky, especially if you don’t know where to start. One of the most common techniques savvy investors use when buying an investment property is utilising something called home equity. Learn how you can turn the home equity on your existing property into a second property.

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