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Downsizing – how can a real estate agent help?

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Guest Blogger Robin McIlwain of Belle Property Toowong has some great advice for people thinking about preparing their home for sale. What can a real estate agent offer? If you need to sell your home before you purchase a new property, ask an experienced, local agent for a market appraisal before you start looking at new properties. The agent will estimate a realistic selling price and overview costs such as marketing and professional fees. This agent can also be helpful in finding suitable pr...
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Elderly male suicide rate through the roof: early intervention program New Access here to help

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Did you know that elderly men over the age of 85 have the highest rate of suicide?   The rate is around seven times higher than in women of all ages. Research indicates the contributing issues include severe depression, loneliness, social isolation and lack of social support; physical health issues, such as pain and cancer; and loss of independence as being important in various ways. In a recent ABC News article Monash University Professor Paul Komesaroff was quoted as saying a lack of...
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How to Downsize Seminars: limited seats!

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Do you, or someone you know, want to learn how to downsize? If so they must reserve a seat at Care to Move's FREE "Dealing with Downsizing" Seminars at Chermside on 6 October and Indooroopilly on 20 October. Moving from one home to another can be stressful for anyone, let alone if you haven’t moved for decades. For many people who are moving from a long-time home to a smaller living space, knowing how to downsize and where start the job seems like an impossible task. Why not take th...
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