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Fitzpatricks - 16/04/2020

Fitzpatricks Real Estate have made some changes to the way that property inspections are carried out, due to the inability to carry these inspections out in a traditional manner. Houses for SaleInspections of properties are currently only to be conducted by a private appointment only. Private inspections can be booked via our website, at a time that is convenient to you. Please remember that the …

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COVID-19 and changes to Property Inspections

Fitzpatricks - 02/04/2020

Following announcements by Prime Minister Scott Morrison regarding new measures and restrictions to stop the spread of COVID-19, the real estate industry has had to make some swift changes to how they operate during these times. As of the 25th of March, 2020 it was stated that open for inspections are no longer permitted, but private inspections are to go ahead with the following guidelines. …

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Dunns Road Bushfire Donation

Fitzpatricks - 19/03/2020

We were delighted to present $20,000 to the Community Foundation for Tumut Region, who coordinated a financial donation appeal for victims directly affected by the Dunns Road fire. Chairman of the Community Foundation Louise Halsey said that our donation brings their total to $220,000, which will be evenly distributed back to everyone who lost some property to the Dunns Road fire. They will receive it …

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Celebrating 70 Years

Fitzpatricks - 20/02/2020

2020 sees Fitzpatricks Real Estate celebrate its 70th year in business. Founded on February 21, 1950 by Geoff Fitzpatrick, formerly known as G.J. Fitzpatrick & Company, operation began from a small office in the basement of the former Gissings Building in Fitzmaurice Street. Geoff was given the building rent free in return for the owner’s financial books being written up. Throughout Geoff’s real estate career …

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First Home Loan Deposit Scheme (FHLDS)

Fitzpatricks - 07/01/2020

As of 1st January 2020, first home owners are eligible to apply for the first home loan deposit scheme, an initiative of the Australian Government to help first home owners purchase a home sooner. The grant provides “a guarantee that will allow eligible first home buyers on low and middle incomes to purchase a home with a deposit of as little as 5 per cent.” …

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