Open Your Mind!

A buyers agent works, аחԁ іѕ paid οחƖу bу tһе buyer – therefore wе οחƖу look аftеr tһе buyers best interests ensuring tһе rіɡһt property tο meet tһеіr personal property goals аחԁ outcomes іѕ рυrсһаѕеԁ οח tһеіr terms, аt tһе lowest possible price, חοt tһе sellers.

A buyer’s agent іѕ duty bound аt law tο achieve tһе lowest possible price fοr tһеіr client. At tһе same time tһеу аƖѕο һаνе a duty tο fully investigate tһе market οח behalf οf tһе client аחԁ keep tһе client informed аחԁ educated regarding market trends. Tһіѕ ensures tһаt tһе client knows аbουt market conditions, аחԁ tһе price іѕ representative οf tһе prevailing market trends.

Avoid tһе pressure аחԁ ’sales techniques’ employed bу Real Estate Selling Agents
Many Buyers ԁο חοt realise tһаt a Real Estate Agent іѕ legally bound tο represent tһе Seller іח a real estate transaction. Aѕ nice аѕ tһеу аrе, tһеіr purpose іѕ tο obtain tһе highest possible price іח tһе qυісkеѕt possible time fοr tһе Seller. Hοw tһеח, саח a Selling Agent, provide уου tһе Buyer wіtһ independent advice? Surely tһіѕ wουƖԁ represent a clear conflict οf interest?

Agents аƖѕο know tһе tricks tο ‘push уουr buttons’ emotionally tο ɡеt уου tο pay more fοr tһе property. A Buyers Agent саח take tһе emotions away frοm уου аחԁ саח look аt tһе property frοm a factual, unbiased point οf view.

Mаkе money / lock іח equity

Yου′ve heard tһе οƖԁ adage, “Yου mаkе money wһеח уου bυу″. A Buyer’s Agent саח negotiate tһе lowest possible price οח tһе best possible terms fοr уου, tһе Buyer using ουr proven strategies аחԁ techniques. Tһіѕ саח οftеח mean tһаt уου ɡеt tο “lock іח equity” early іח tһе life οf a property asset even before tһе compounding effect οf capital growth ԁοеѕ іtѕ work.

Market Appraisals/ Capital Growth/ Local Knowledge

A Buyers Agent һаѕ access tο tһе same industry data accessed bу real estate agents. Wе know statistically wһаt areas һаνе shown superior capital growth іח tһе past. Bесаυѕе wе live locally, wе аƖѕο know wһаt іѕ happening іח tһе area tһаt mіɡһt improve one suburb’s capital growth over another. Wе аrе out tһеrе іח tһе market аƖƖ day, еνеrу day, therefore giving уου tһе ‘local insider’ information, חοt јυѕt wһаt іѕ publicised аחԁ readily available tο anyone. Yου саח′t beat local knowledge.

Gеt access tο properties before tһе general public ԁοеѕ

A significant number οf best property investments wе рυrсһаѕе аrе never actually advertised fοr sale. Tһеѕе аrе generally known within tһе industry аѕ “SіƖеחt Sales”.

Tһіחk οf іt tһіѕ way: Wһу wουƖԁ a Real Estate Agency spend time, effort & money advertising a property, putting up signs аחԁ window displays аחԁ holding “Open Fοr Inspections”, wһеח tһеу сουƖԁ mаkе one οr two simple phone calls tο tһеіr “contacts” (Buyers Agents аחԁ investors) tο gain a qυісk sale οח a ɡοοԁ property?

Tһіѕ іѕ ɡοοԁ fοr ουr buyers, аѕ tһе seller һаѕ חοt һаԁ аחу feedback frοm tһе market аחԁ саח bе аח opportunity tο pick up a property undervalued.


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Over the next couple of weeks I will be posting articles which outline the most important foundations of music and how to practice them.

For those of you who are experienced musicians, please do have a look because I am attempting to explain things as simply as possible, and who knows?  You may be able to see some theory from a different angle which is always useful.

For those of you who are new to music, I hope these articles clarify some of your questions.

So let’s start with Rhythm….

  • Rhythmic patterns are created by dividing the space between a beat or a pulse.
  • A pulse is a repetitive, single sound that can vary in speed.
  • When you create rhythm, you create patterns that fit the pulse.

You will understand this better as you read on and try some of the exercises.

Make sure you practice these exercises with a metronome.

Your skill with rhythm will depend upon you cultivating an ability to subdivide the beat.

A semibreve or whole note is worth 4 beats on your metronome.

A minim or half note is worth 2 beats on your metronome.

A crotchet or quarter note is worth 1 beat on your metronome.

A quaver or eighth note is worth ½ a beat. (count “1 and 2 and” etc)

When music is written down, it is broken into bars or sections that look like this:

Time signatures appear at the beginning of a piece of music and tell us how to count the pulse in each bar.  Here’s how time signatures work:-

The top number:         4      tells us HOW MANY beats are in each bar

The bottom number:   4      tells us what TYPE of beats we are counting.

(in this case it’s crotchets because the ‘4’

represents the number 4 in a quarter ¼).

Don’t worry if this is a little confusing for you now, just know that with this time signature each bar would have to add up to four beats of your metronome.

Another time signature example is    3 / 4      which would mean three crotchet beats in each bar

Try this one for yourself:   6 / 8     (Answer down bottom of post)

Your teacher can explain in more detail how we use time signatures and you will become familiar with them as you advance in your studies. Live Band for hire Melbourne can also teach you the same.

Once you understand note values, you can practise reading rhythms.  This is a great exercise for all instrumentalists and singers.

Clap the following rhythms with your metronome keeping a slow pulse of about 40 – 50 bpm (beats per minute).  Remember to always count what you are clapping out loud using numbers or French time names (which I recommend).   You need to say the note values out loud as it helps with co-ordination.

For example:

You can challenge yourself by speeding up the metronome once you have accomplished all rhythms at a slow speed.

You may also want to try to clap rhythms with others (friends or parents), either the same exercise in unison or grouping several of them together and clapping at the same time.

This exercise will help you to read music and develop your sense of time.

6 / 8    means there would be 6 quaver beats in every bar because, the “8″ down the bottom stands for 1/8th notes which are also called quavers.  Refer to first diagram.

Although this book is for the “modern drummer”, it’s exercises can be adapted for all instruments.

Don’t let it’s dated cover put you off, if anything, it just shows that after all these years this book is still in print because its GOOD.

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As the weather warms up, people start worrying about losing the little bulge they have amassed in the cold months. These exercises can help you trim the unwanted fat and make your belly flatter right before it is time to head to the beach.
Plank You need to do this exercise laying on the floor. Use a mat or towel to cushion your knees, since you will be laying on your stomach.

Hold your body in a straight line without allowing the back to droop. Hold this position for twenty seconds, then lower your body back to the floor. One repetition is sufficient.
Try a side plank. This exercise is not too different from the other one, and it starts by assuming the same position. Once you have assumed the position, you just need to roll on your side and lift your torso on your forearms. Stack your feet with the left foot on top of your right one. As you did in the previous exercise, you will need, once again, to lift your body on your forearm, but this time you will be on your side doing it. Rest your left hand on your hip and lift your body for five seconds.
Repeat with the other side. Ball Roll It is possible that if you just looked at the title without reading, you have prepared a ball to use for your exercises. If so, you won’t need it, because you are the ball. First, sit on the floor and hug your knees to your chest. Roll back slightly so you are balancing on your tail bone and your feet are off the floor, toes pointing downward. Roll gently on your lower back. Contract your abdominal muscles to bring yourself back to your initial position. If this exercise is too challenging, loosening your arms might help. Do crossovers while standing As the name implies, you will need to stand up for this stomach exercise. Keep your feel apart just a few inches. Raise your arms to the sides and bend your elbows at ninety degrees. Tighten your abdominal and raise your right knee toward your left elbow, all the while bringing your left elbow down to touch the right knee. After touching the two joints, you can resume the original position. Switch sides and repeat for an entire set. To keep fit also know about food at Health Food Store Australia.
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Turtlenecks are back in the men’s fashion radar, thanks to Steve Jobs who is as famous for his turtlenecks as well as for his Apple gadgets. This sudden surge in the popularity of turtlenecks could be the world of fashion’s way of paying homage to this iconic father of the iage.

The turtleneck for this season comes in a great deal of style and variations to accommodate every type of male physique as well as personal preference. It can be as classy as you want it to and as casual as the occasion calls for. It is also an ideal piece of clothing for layering. Wear it in lieu of a shirt and tie under a jacket and you will be as snug and comfy this fall season while exuding a real cool style.

The European look
If you want to rock a Parisian look, wear a dark turtleneck under a dark sports coat or blazer in midnight blue or black or slate gray. You can even wear this layered combination with white jeans to really be trendy and fashionable. Blazers or sports coat in heavy tweed or wool will be a perfect balance to a lightweight turtleneck to exude a dressy yet casual elegance.

The tough guy look
A turtleneck has always been associated with tough guys. Surprising how such an intellectual guy as Steve Jobs comes to make it his own personal fashion statement. But a turtleneck does exude that tough guy vibe when paired with the right clothing items. And the best way to achieve this tough guy look is by wearing a turtleneck under a black leather biker’s jacket paired with slim dark wash jeans. This look is very reminiscent of the “Rebel Without a Cause,” the cultural icon of the 50s, James Dean.

The California look
A cool California look would be colorful turtleneck, red or orange will do the trick, worn under a denim jacket paired with chinos. This is a truly cool and stylish look and the key to this look is the denim jacket. The bright red or orange turtleneck or a customized t shirt will liven up the rather bland texture of denims and the chinos will complete that cool California look. Photo

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A lot of people would already be happy with good but we should never settle with good nor better, we should always settle with the best! When doing something, we should always give our best whether it is in school, at work or in life. Good should never be enough for us. And when it comes to asking other people for assistance, we should not get someone who is just enough, we should get the best among the rest. Being good is okay but being the best is something else, the level of happiness, satisfaction and success it brings is incomparable to others.

Never settle for good, settle for the best!

When it comes to choosing a property, we should also ask assistance from the best property managers. These are the type of managers who are already expert in their field. They already know which step goes first and which comes after. They know every single detail of their job and would know when problems arise. They also know what best solution to use when problems hinder their way. They are called the best for a purpose and that is because they are above the others. They excel in their field that they already know what to do even with eyes closed. They may be the best doctors or nurses in hospitals, best teachers in school but they are the best property managers in the real estate field. Different people have different expertise and it is very difficult to have someone do something outside of his or her field.

Imagine hiring someone who is new in the real estate field, do you think he or she can give you the kind of work you expect them to do? Yes, starters in this field may be cheaper compared to someone who is already expert but the quality of work they provide is very much directly correlated with their prices. This means that as someone’s fee increases, their quality of work increases as well. So why settle for something cheaper when you can have something better and best with just a very little amount of money excess to the other one? You should always invest in everything you do. Never think that you can gain something big with just a little investment. That may happen but very rarely and it only happens to lucky people or people who have already planned for it for a long time.

For someone planning to buy a property, may it be a lot or building, you should always go for the best real estate investing agencies. Never compromise your properties. Hire someone who would know how to give you what you want at your own budget. There are a lot of them and all you have to do is look for them patiently and wisely. You can achieve your dreams in life with expert people around you and one day you can also be the expert in your own chosen field. Never settle for less, always aim for the best!

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A gift or a present is a traditional way of saying thank you to our friends for inviting us to their party. Sometimes we are having a hard time thinking of what we should bring to a party, and what will makes our friend impress. If the party you are going to attend is friend’s party, the best way to impress him is to bring something to drink with a little bit of alcohol, like wines. Your friend will surely be impressed and will excite to serve the drinks that you bring to the entire guest, and boast that you are the one who bring the drinks.

You can make those bottles of wine special, by adding a little presentation to be more unique and impressive into the eye of your friend. You can put the wine bottle inside the box and put rose petals inside or around the bottle and outside the box; you can tie a red ribbon to have a simple presentation when you give it to your friend. You can also add something sweet inside the box if your friend loves sweets, this will also add a little surprise to your friend when they open the box. If you want, you can have a box with a clear plastic on the above, so your friend will never wonder what your gift is, and it will also have a classy look outside.

Wine Gift

If you are not good in making gifts more special and presentable, you can leave it to the professionals who can make a special gift for your friend, just order the type of gift that you want to give to your friend and they will make it special. But if you want a touch of your effort for the gift that you will bring to your friend’s party, you can make it special in your own way, the important thing is, your effort and your gift will be unique because you are the one who design the presentation, even if it just simple. It is much like well presented get well soon gifts for men.

Anything you bring in your friend’s party will surely be appreciated by your friend because of your thoughtfulness and your effort to have something to give. Remember that the value of the gift is not important, it is the thought that counts, so whatever it is, if it comes from your heart it will count.

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Flushing those toxins away

Posted By on Nov 15, 2015

Our body is a very vulnerable vessel. Once we ingest something that is not suitable, it gives off the effect that can be seen physically or sometimes it cannot be seen at all but it can be felt. Toxins are harmful substances that may potentially destroy our body. Toxins can be found anywhere like in the food that we eat, in the air, in the water etc.

We should always be careful on everything that we eat, drink or even what we wear since they may have toxins already yet we do not know yet. It is important if we know that our bodies have too many toxins in it already. There are several ways on how to. The first symptom of being intoxicated is feeling too tired even if you had enough sleep. There is a big possibility that there are too many toxins inside your body that even coffee cannot just make you wake up. There could be a great imbalance inside your body. Another sign of intoxication is weight gain despite of continuous exercise. Losing weight could be a great deal but if you think you are gaining instead of losing, then there is something wrong with your hormones. Also, if a person is having a hard time getting rid of his waste, it could be another sign of toxicity. If they still cannot go out they are still continuing their job to destroy the body. Too much muscle pain even though you did not use it very often is not a good sign as well. It is not your muscles that are working out but small harmful substances are making your body sore. These substances can also show obvious skin problems like acne and many more. Lastly, if you think that your mouth is stinky and have done everything to get rid of the awful smell, then toxins are indeed doing their job well.


If you were experiencing the symptoms then you should get rid of it now. You can start of by drinking plenty of water. The usual 8 glasses of water a day can help in eliminating the toxins in your body. You can also try natural detoxification process by drinking tea or parsley. Go for organic fruits and vegetables. Organic means there are no fertilizers as they were grown. Also, you can choose a product that can aid with detoxification. One of them is isagenix which is very affordable and effective. It gives of a holistic care of your body. You may try the 30 day cleansing and nutritional program to make sure that those toxins are out. One of the products is cleanse for life which helps maintain the body while getting rid of the impurities inside it. And if you are having constipation then you can try isaflush which is designed to cleanse the body and help maintain the digestive function.

Check on the different signs and symptoms of being intoxicated. If you feel you are having these then you need detoxification. However, if doing it naturally is difficult then you can always seek help from trusted products like isagenix.

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Building your new home requires construction. You expect that there are several procedures that will be involved to build the house from the foundation up. You know too that this is definitely not a DIY project that you can do by yourself. The right experts the right contractors, the right builders need to be involved.

The work involved in getting your ideal house erected requires due skills and due manpower. There are safety and legal aspects that are going to be involved too. Letting amateurs do the job is only likely to cost you a lot of time and not to mention costs. This is why only the right builders can be tapped to do the job.

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Choosing the Right Builders

What you need to do is find a builder that provides top quality steelform building systems that is well reputed and has the necessary experience when it comes to performing the kind of work you need. You want to find people that can offer competitive rates. Knowing how you should start your search will help you find the best providers faster.

Referrals are a good way to start the search. Talk to other people and ask for their recommendations. See if there is a trade body in your area. If there is, then obtain a list of all the accredited construction companies in your locality to get a better idea of your choices.

They have to be experienced. See if they have handled a project similar to the kind that you require their services for. See if they have the right qualifications based on what is required in your state. Aside from being licensed, make sure that these are insured contractors just in case something goes wrong.

Understanding the Importance of Hiring the Right People

The process involved in building your home is an intricate one. Everything is going to be created from scratch. So, you can only really afford to tap those companies that have the knowledge and skills required to get the project done.

Construction requires a number of people to do the work. You would expect that the company of your choice will have the necessary manpower to get the project done and completed at a specific given time. You would expect their people to be trained appropriately and to have the necessary knowledge to do the job right.

Appropriate equipment and tools are required too. You would expect that the company of your choice will have the resources needed to get the job done on time. This is definitely not a project that can be achieved through the use of bare hands alone.

construction company

Experience will play a crucial role on how efficient these companies will be. It is reassuring to know that they have been doing the job for a long time. This means that they have picked up the best practices involved to get the best quality outputs every time they are tapped.

If you want the construction process to be done right, then the right people need to take on the job. The right builders will make all the difference so, always remember that though your choices may be plenty, not every single one of them will do a great job when hired.

The best construction company will have established a good name and an equally good track record over the years. Take a good look at what people are saying about them. See if they have left behind a slew of very satisfied and very pleased customers. This alone will tell you that you have capable, reliable people on board.

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