Amir Mian's Prestige Property "Prestige Magazine" issue 3

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Hello... Riding on the back of a successful winter season, my team and I have listed 60 million of properties for sale in the last two weeks alone. The market has really picked up and there is an air of confidence. It is certainly Spring Selling Season! Interstate buyers from Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide visit in these warmer months and quiet often, they buy properties on the Gold Coast to enjoy all we have to offer. We are also experiencing an influx of Chinese buyers who are buying quickly to secure properties due to the Chinese Government restrictions. Sellers should take advantage of the beautiful weather and ensure that their homes are looking at their best and come to us to list them for sale. ADVERTISING ENQUIRIES Sam Kirkland m: 0498 503 970 e: sam@advcollab.com.au Ben Ryan m: 0432 545 955 e: ben@advcollab.com.au

Buyers are out in force on the Gold Coast. My message to the buyers Is to be brave and act decisively so that you can be in your new home before Christmas and commonwealth games. For Sellers – it is the season! So spruce up your property so that we can achieve the best returns on your investment. To cater for this strong demand, we now have 2 great offices located in Southport at Ferry Rd Markets, and Grice Ave, Paradise Point. We are also expanding further south. My team and I would like to say thank you and we look forward to future business with you. Kind regards, Amir Mian Principal

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EDITORIAL Jeni Bone editor@collectivemedia.agency ART DIRECTOR Isaac Saguit isaac@advcollab.com.au

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51 KING CHARLES DRIVE - SOVEREIGN ISLANDS OWNER BOUGHT ELSEWHERE - MUST SELL!

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Large alfresco entertaining area with BBQ | Multiple spacious living areas Elegant quality finishes throughout | Home theatre Fully duct-ed air conditioning | Grand Master en-suite with balcony 30.7*m waterfront and large pontoon *Approx

AUCTION - 21 OCTOBER 2017 1:30PM Onsite Ivy Wu 0433 103 586

Isaac Kim 0433 268 046


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Your Local finance Specialist At Astute Paradise Point, we will work with you to meet your financial goals, sourcing great deals to meet your individual needs. I’m your local finance specialist living and working in the Paradise Point area, having 20+ years’ experience in all facets of banking and finance. I also have access to over 25 lenders to give you choice and expertise at your fingertips. Astute Paradise Point specialise in: • • • • •

Equipment and Vehicle Finance Home Finance SMSF Finance Business Finance Property Development and Investment Finance

If you’re keen to get a local finance specialist working for you, please contact us today!

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10 KING CHARLES DRIVE - SOVEREIGN ISLANDS NORTH FACING - 3 LEVEL HAMPTONS INSPIRED RESIDENCE

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Multiple living areas | High ceilings throughout Stylish gourmet kitchen with marble details Entertainment area | Wet bar and billiard table 5 en-suited bedrooms with balconies 12m* heated pool | Jacuzzi and timber decking Basement cark parking for 7 | lift servicing all levels 707m* block | 20m* water frontage *Approx

Auction – 15th October 2017 2pm onsite Ivy Wu 0433 103 586

Isaac Kim 0433 268 046


MAN UP!! Have that MRI scan you need to have. WEEKEND WARRIOR OR PROFESSIONAL ATHLETE? NAGGED BY A SPORTS-RELATED INJURY, OR A LONG-STANDING, CHRONIC NIGGLE THAT STOPS YOU FROM PERFORMING AT YOUR BEST? IF SO, AN ACCURATE ASSESSMENT OF THE INJURY TO INFORM DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT IS AN ESSENTIAL FIRST STEP TO RECOVERY AND PEAK PERFORMANCE.


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ccurate assessment requires the use of diagnostic technologies. Conventional medical imaging such as X-rays, Ultrasound, and Computed Tomography (CT) scans are frequently used to provide information about the precise location and extent of the injury. However, when more detailed information about the injury is required - including bone, joint and soft-tissue – Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is the diagnostic technology of choice. MRI is the diagnostic technology of choice for sports-related injuries, because it allows our specialist musculo-skeletal physicians and radiologists to identify tears, and injuries to tendons, ligaments and muscles, as well as some fractures, which cannot be seen on conventional X-Rays. MRI is an excellent diagnostic tool, and can be used to assess all major joints including, the shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips, ankles and feet. Tears of the menisci (cartilage), ligaments and tendons (knee) or rotator cuff (shoulder) and the labrum (shoulder or hip) are well visualised using an MRI scan. MRI technology is also usually the best choice for the spine, when investigating back pain. Gold Coast Radiology (GCR) at Surfers Paradise, offers a comprehensive sports injury imaging service. GCR uses the strongest and most advanced clinical MRI system in the field, to provide superior quality, high-resolution images of all body parts; this is especially important for musculoskeletal and sports injury imaging. Image interpretation and reporting is completed by highly specialised musculoskeletal radiologists, with established expertise and experience looking after elite sportspeople and athletes. The MRI scanner used at GCR (Surfers Paradise) has been designed with patient comfort in mind. Use of advanced engineering and technology means greater flexibility and comfort for patients. Combine this with the only ‘in-room’ LCD television on the Gold Coast, where patients are able to watch TV during their MRI scans, and any concerns about claustrophobic feelings, as commonly associated with other MRI scanners, are all but gone. If you have been hesitating about that MRI scan you need, to get back to the top of your game, wait no longer! Contact one of our friendly staff at Gold Coast Radiology, Surfers Paradise.

GOLD COAST RADIOLOGY OFFERS FLEXIBLE PRIVATE APPOINTMENTS AND BULK BILLING SURFERS PARADISE TEL: 5655 1988 HOPE ISLAND TEL: 5514 2555. FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT www.gcradiology.com.au


59 ROYAL ALBERT DRIVE - SOVEREIGN ISLANDS FOUR LEVELS CONTEMPORARY FAMILY ABODE - NORTH WIDE 27M* WATERFRONTAGE

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Fabulous master suite with a retreat | spa ensuite large balcony on third level with views Fully equipped 12 seater home theatre | Games room | Study Formal & informal lounge | Kids retreat Temperature controlled wine cellar/cold room | Gym room Smart wiring|CCTV Security Central and stylish Kitchen | Butler’s pantry Large 8-10 cars circular basement | Lift servicing all levels 4 levels 1235sqm* home | Large 751sqm* block | wide 27m* waterfrontage *Approx

Auction - 14th October 2017 2.30pm onsite Ivy Wu 0433 103 586

Isaac Kim 0433 268 046


38-38A QUEEN STREET & 29-1 LATHER STREET, SOUTHPORT 1822* SQM - DA APPROVED SITE - WITHHOLDING INCOME - 50M* TO G LINK & 5 MIN WALK TO CBD 1,822m²* parcel of land offers 60.5m* of street frontage on Lather St. Consists of three houses on separate titles, (currently all rented) Withholding income of $101,000* per annum for three properties 50m* to CBD, cafes, shops, Australia Fair Shopping Centre & G Link D.A. approved for 64 units, [63x2 Bedroom] & [1x3 Bedroom] Ground floor commercial and rooftop recreation terrace with pool *Approx

$3,200,000 Amir Mian 0401 470 499

Adam Watson 0448 282 087


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EXPERIENCE Consistency SHORT PUNCH AND GREATORIX LAWYERS Buying or selling real estate can be rewarding and life-changing. It can also be stressful unless you are in safe hands. That is why it is important to have the right people assisting you, to achieve a smooth and successful transaction. Short Punch and Greatorix are experts in Property Law. With over 40 years’ as a major firm on the Gold Coast, we have the experience to assist you every step of the way, so that you can spend less time worrying about the legal details. No matter how large or small your transaction, we are here to help. Here’s a little bit of what we provide: Act in relation to sale and purchase of any real estate

Assist with ATO clearance certificates

Liaise with the agent, your finance broker and financier to achieve a smooth transaction

Great team including Mandarin speaking professional staff

Keep you informed every step of the way;

Experienced in all areas of Body Corporate law, so can explain all Body Corporate matters to you

Ensure that your file is under the control of a Solicitor

Once the transaction is finalised, assist you with Estate Planning like preparing/ updating your Will FIRB Applications

John Punch john.punch@spglawyers.com.au

Matthew Brook matthew.brook@spglawyers.com.au

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120 Bundall Road, Bundall Q 4217

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6 KENSINGTON MEWS - SOVEREIGN ISLANDS STUNNING FAMILY HOME - CONTEMPORARY DESIGN

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5 large bedrooms (including downstairs guest bedroom) State of the art media room with tiered floor Open plan formal and informal living and dining areas Stylish gourmet grade kitchen | Timber floors | C Bus Integrated stereo speakers to all rooms Heavy duty pontoon | Room to moor two large yachts *Approx

$2,575,000 Amir Mian 0401 470 499


Make Links Your Home Club

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MEMbERsHIPs AVA I L A b L E Membership at the Gold Coast’s ‘Number 1’ golf course and only Links layout is now open. Links Hope Island sets the standard as one of Australia’s finest resort courses with first class facilities and personal service, creating a sense of belonging. With flexible Membership options, there is a membership to suit golfers of all levels. And, you won’t have to pay a joining fee!

Contact the Membership Department for details and a Clubhouse tour 07 5530 9055 or email golfmail@linkshopeisland.com.au Springfield Drive, Hope Island, QLD 4212 www.linkshopeisland.com.au


Links Hope Island, proudly stands the number one golf course on the Gold Coast. Located on the northern end of the Gold Coast, the Club is home to golfing luminary Peter Senior. Since opening almost 25 years ago, Links has remained a constant on the local and international golfing scene. Surprisingly, the Club is open to public every day and the team at Links are welcoming to locals wanting a Mediterranean escape right here on the Gold Coast. For avid golfers, Membership is now open and there are a variety of Membership styles to suit your golfing habits including a Mid-week membership and for those just starting out or who don’t have a lot of time but can’t do without their golfing fix, a new Twilight Membership has been released. Links General Manager, Tracey-Lea Tiley says, “The Twilight Membership captures the best of Links in what we call our golden hour when the course is at it’s most beautiful”.

Insiders Tip by

Club Professional, Evan Sinclair:

Just Like many of traditional Links courses Peter Thompson won his 5 British Opens on the secret to navigating the Hope Island Links is to stay out of our 128 pot style bunkers. These have been the downfall to many a golfers round as landing provides a chip out option only. Notably, Evan has scored a hole in one on par 3, the 17th. Evan tells us the strategy on how handle our signature hole. Usually the hole plays into the prevailing breeze so the best way to control ball flight is to take an extra club and position the ball back in your stance and keep it low.



16-22 PARKLANE TERRACE, SOVEREIGN ISLANDS PALATIAL CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION RESIDENCE ON WIDE SHELTERED 106*M WATERFRONTAGE

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Land Size: 2973*m2 block | 20m* pool – can be heated to 34 *degrees approx 50 in-ground colour change lights External entertaining area | Separate Spa | 80,000 ltr* Water tank Large outdoor entertaining | Outdoor kitchen | BBQ | Cooking facilities 2 x 24m* pontoons, one with 3 phase power, plus extra pontoon Direct ocean access | stunning sunsets 9 Person lift servicing all three levels including dumb waiter to all levels from pantry *Approx

$14,288,000 Amir Mian 0401 470 499


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Visit our website www.19karen.com.au for more information about our exhibitions and artists Phone: (07) 55545019 Email: info@19karen.com.au 19 Karen Avenue, Mermaid Beach QLD 4218


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About 19 Karen Gallery and the Director, Terri Lew After selling her successful tourist magazines, Terri Lew didn’t feel she was ready to retire. Her dream was to open an art gallery and discover new artists from all over the world, to give them a platform to showcase their talent and see them succeed in their chosen field. 19 Karen Contemporary Artspace is the materialisation of that dream and first opened its doors to the public in 2008. Nine years on and the gallery has grown considerably and cemented its position as one of the finest contemporary galleries in the country.

The gallery website is easily navigated and is updated on a daily basis, bringing you new artworks, news and information as it happens. The gallery is also available for private viewing after business hours by appointment. Terri chooses art that reflects her own personal taste. Her advice for buying art is simple. “Buy art that you love. If you can’t walk away from it or if you are still thinking about it, it means that you have already committed to it emotionally. This is what art does to you. Buy art that reflects your taste, your mood and your personality. There are no guarantees that an artist will become successful and give you a return on your investment but the joy you will receive from living with it, is worth every dollar your spend.” ~ Terri Lew

19 Karen was first established to promote and nurture emerging artists not yet represented by commercial galleries. Some of these artists have since become successful and sought after by art galleries and collectors alike. Terri is dedicated to continue discovering innovative emerging Australian and International artists with exceptional and diverse talent to shock and excite you. The gallery now represents 100 artists of various styles and genres –from Urban and Street art, to Pop art, Expressionism, Contemporary Figurative and Abstract to Realism, Surrealism and Pop Surrealism and anything in between – all enmeshed into one big white cube space in a converted warehouse – 380m2 the biggest art gallery on the Gold Coast, Australia! Adjacent to the gallery is an extensive stockroom for private viewing.

Artists Ariel Katzir (Left) and Monique Van Steen (Right) with the Director, Terri Lew (Centre).



10 KNIGHTSBRIDGE PARADE WEST, SOVEREIGN ISLANDS CONTEMPORARY FAMILY HOME, CONCRETE CONSTRUCTION AND WIDE WATERFRONT

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Five generous sized bedrooms | Concrete construction quality finishes 764* block with wide 20.8* waterfrontage Open plan living area with high ceilings | Stylish kitchen with butler’s pantry Equipped media room | Large balconies Expansive alfresco featuring BBQ kitchenette Large pool on the waterside | Heated spa Basement parking for 5-6 cars + workshop Large pontoon | Bridge free ocean access *Approx

Auction - November 2017 Amir Mian 0401 470 499


13 THE PENINSULA, SOVEREIGN ISLANDS EXPERIENCE PURE SOVEREIGN LIVING 3

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20m* Waterfrontage, bridge free, direct Broadwater access 2 very spacious bedrooms, both ensuited Grand master suite with his and her robes | Spectacular views Open plan kitchen with Ceasar stone counters Walk in pantry and built in appliances Beautiful private court yard with soothing water feature perfect for entertaining Alfresco dining on the water side | Infinity pool *Approx

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Colleen Brunt 0437 533 943


The Australian Lifestyle Dream

Gold Coast Patios & Blinds creates for its customers “The Australian Lifestyle Dream.” We have proudly served the Gold Coast Community with excellence since 1998, with industry-leading Customer Service, Products, and Workmanship Specialisation Design and Construction of Residential and Commercial Patios | Carports | Outdoor Blinds | Room Enclosures Glass Pool Fencing | Decks | Decorative Screens Message from Steve I’m proud of the work we do, and I give you my personal guarantee that we will deliver what we promise, efficiently, neatly, and make you glad you came to us for your project. “We guarantee our work and your satisfaction” - Steve Gould, Owner

6/171 Currumburra Road Ashmore, QLD 4214 (07) 5539 6688 admin@goldcoastpatios.com.au www.goldcoastpatios.com.au


9-11 THORNTON STREET, SURFERS PARADISE

DA APPROVED SITE HOLDING INCOME STROLL TO BEACH & CBD

Currently 6 units, 4 x 2 plus 2 x 1 bedroom units Recently renovated kitchens & bathrooms, freshly polished timber floors and painted throughout Situated on 607sqm* land and Vacant land of 405sqm* [1012m2*] total Holding income approx. $132,000 Per annum D.A approval for 31 storeys offering 81 luxury apartments Consisting of 78 x 2 and 3 x 3 bedroom apartments, 98 car spaces Stroll to the CBD or enjoy Surfers Paradises iconic white sandy beaches 100m* to Northcliffe light rail station Rare development opportunity for Hotel or Apartment project *Approx

$6,500,000 Amir Mian 0401 470 499 Adam Watson 0448 282 087


At Stuart Osman Building Designs we offer professional design and documentation services at affordable rates. We pride ourselves on delivering detailed plans and documentation with prompt, personalised service ensuring the design process is a pleasurable and exciting experience. OUR EXPERTISE: Based on the Gold Coast, SOBD,has been providing Queensland and NSW with design and documentation services for over 15 years. Our expertise lies in developing detailed documentation covering construction detailing, mechanical, hydraulics, structural, electrical, fixtures and fittings, and shop fitting. QUALIFICATIONS: Chartered member of the Building Designers’ Association of Queensland Inc (BDAQ). Stuart Osman, founder of SOBD, is past President of Gold Coast BDAQ and past Vice President of Regional Qld BDAQ. SOBD are licensed by the Queensland Building and Construction Commission, Licence No. 1129687, and are covered by full professional indemnity insurance.

07 5520 3022

Studio Office Unit 2/71 Township Drive, Burleigh Heads, Queensland 4220 www.sobd.net


Clear connection 5 WAYS TO STOP FEELING ALONE AND CONNECT TO YOUR TRUE SELF

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o you feel disconnected? Well if so, you are not alone! Many of us are experiencing a profound sense of disconnection from our true essence, our core desires, our higher self. In fact, according to a recent study conducted by Lifeline, 60% of Australians feel lonely. What’s really interesting is a large proportion of these respondents (over 80%) lived with other people. You might feel like thousands of others who are going through their daily routines, while something deep inside longs for more. Living with the sense that there is something more, that you were made for a purpose but having no idea what it is. The good news is, no matter how far you’ve strayed from your true self you can always return to your authentic core. Here are five easy and effective ways to regain your connection to your true self – no matter how busy, stressed or disconnected you feel.

Be brave, and do what it takes to fulfill your desires -right now!

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FOCUS ON SELF LOVE Your assignment right now is to have compassion for yourself. To be kind to you. To love you. This is your birthright, your job, your purpose. Every time you choose to be compassionate, kind, and loving toward yourself, you are building trust in yourself and strengthening your connection to your true self.

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TAKE A LOOK INSIDE In order to reconnect to your true essence you must look inside. Becoming aware of your inner world will quickly help you to get present within your body and your true self. In the moment you feel angry, sad, guilty, embarrassed, allow yourself to feel these emotions for just a few moments. Resist the urge to change them, simply notice how you feel in your body and allow yourself to sit with whatever shows up for you. This may be challenging and uncomfortable at first, but stick with it. Journal about what shows up for you. Giving your emotions permission to exist will help you to reconnect with your true hearts desires.

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CREATE SPACE FOR THE NEW Sometimes our lives are so full, that we actually don’t have any space for a new perspective, insight or growth. Give yourself time off all your devices. Put your phone away, close your laptop, turn off the TV and give yourself some

REBECCA JACKSON IS AN EMPOWERMENT COACH AND FOUNDER OF HIGHER LOVE TODAY. SHE IS THE AUTHOR OF YOU’RE NOT ALONE: A PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR THE AWAKENING SOUL. MORE AT www.rebeccajackson.info

space to reconnect with things that give you joy. You know that thing you’ve been telling yourself you want to do and haven’t got around to doing? Go do it! If you have always wanted to be a painter, go buy yourself some paint and a canvas or sign up for a local art class. Maybe you’ve always wanted to learn to play a musical instrument. You are worthy of having what you desire. Don’t wait one more second to live the life you want.

LET HAPPINESS IN When you give yourself permission to let happiness in, magic happens! Things begin to shift. Your energy instantly upgrades, and you start to notice the little things that make life so special. You hear the birds singing a beautiful melody and know that it’s a special gift just for you. You appreciate how good it feels to have the warm winter sun on your back. You feel the love and kindness of your lover again as he or she passes you a morning cup of coffee. Disconnection occurs when we don’t allow ourselves to be true to who we are in each moment. Give yourself permission to be the real you, and to see all the good and happiness that exists in your life. Happiness is not a destination. It is an inherent part of a rich, fulfilling, and authentic life.

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ENGAGE IN MINDFUL MOMENTS Taking moments throughout your week to be present in your body will support you in feeling calmer, more balanced, grounded, and in the present. Physical activity is a great way to bring your attention back to your body. Try yoga, running, dance, swimming, boxing, whatever appeals to you. It’s extremely hard to feel disconnected to yourself when you muscles are screaming at you! If you’d prefer a more sedentary approach, try meditation, massage or read a book.


55 KNIGHTSBRIDGE PARADE WEST, SOVEREIGN ISLAND ‘RIVERVIEW’ – DOUBLE BLOCK ABSOLUTE RIVER FRONT POSITION! MAGICAL VIEWS!

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SPRING SELLING Matt Leacy’s 8 budget landscaping tips to maximise sale price this spring. SPRING IS USUALLY THE BUSIEST SEASON FOR REAL ESTATE SALES IN AUSTRALIA, WITH THE PROPERTY MARKET TRADITIONALLY SEEING AN UPSWING IN HOUSING STOCK, AUCTION CLEARANCE RATES AND SELLING PRICES.

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nd if you’re thinking about selling this spring, it’s worth recognising that you can potentially add thousands of dollars to your sale value by enhancing the outdoor aesthetic of your property. That said, you’ll want to avoid spending loads of money on improving a property you’re soon going to pass to someone else. So how can you make improvements to outdoor spaces but that’ll bolster your selling price, but that won’t cost you an arm and a leg? Here, Matt Leacy from Landart Landscapes shares his top 8 cost-efficient tips for getting your outdoor areas primed and ready for a maximum sale price this spring.

in spring,” Matt says. “New plantings, in particular will need at least some time to mature, and you’ll get a lot more value out them aesthetically if you don’t leave them to the last minute.” Matt adds: “When planning the types of improvements you’re going to make outdoors, it’s worth keeping in mind the key outdoor property features that most prospective buyers will look for – and you can then strategically prioritise your budget, time and resources. “Most homebuyers are going to want outdoor spaces and gardens that are relatively lowmaintenance, well-presented and cost-efficient.”

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PRIORITISE CURB-SIDE APPEAL If you’ve got limited budget BE STRATEGIC “Starting in August or and want to prioritise a few September is optimal if you quick and key things, I’d always want to maximise your results recommend focusing on the

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front garden or property entrance as this is where the first big impression on a prospective buyer is going to be made. It sets the tone for what’s to come and allows you as the vendor to get on the front foot. “One cost-effective but very impactful way to boost curb-side appeal is to incorporate verge planting into the front garden area,” says Matt. “You’ll need to get council approval first, but it’s often worth the effort because verge-planting almost always enhances the aesthetic of a front garden area, makes the property look larger and it’s much lower-maintenance and pleasing on the eye than grass,” Matt explains. “You might also consider giving your front garden a little boost by introducing some small hedges or adding a potted plant near the front door. “A hand sculptured pot in a neutral palette containing citrus, rosemary or lavender plants can also offer a really subtle and inviting aroma for potential buyers walking through the front door,” says Matt.


any outdoor space is completely remove weeds and keep all shrubs trimmed and tidy,” Matt says. “Cover all garden beds with mulch as this will bring uniformity into the garden and ensure that it looks cared for and loved. “It’s also important to trim back hedges, trees and foliage and remove any dead branches from the property,” Matt adds.

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LIGHT IT UP “Many property viewings occur in evenings and afternoons, so it’s important to be able to show off key outdoor areas in their best light,” says Matt. “It’s often worth investing in some basic outdoor lighting if you don’t have it already.” “This doesn’t have to be too pricey and you don’t have to go overboard and purchase a lot of lights; a few mood and up-lights can be strategically placed to highlight the best facets of you outdoor spaces,” explains Matt.

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LOVE THE LAWN “An overgrown or dead lawn screams high-maintenance to a potential buyer, so it’s really worth making sure that all of your lawns are trimmed, tidy and green for viewings,” says Matt. “You’ll also need to fertilise in the last month of winter to get it ready to go for spring,” Matt says.

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MULCH AND TIDY “Similar to lawn maintenance, one of the most cost-effective and immediate things you can do to improve

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PLANT FOR QUICK COLOUR “Before putting a property on the market, you’re going to want to make sure that the gardens look as lush and visually stimulating as possible,” Matt says. “This often means injecting additional colour into the garden – and there are plenty of quick and inexpensive ways to do this in time for a spring sale.” “You’re going to want to introduce plantings that will flower in time for spring – the likes of gardenias, jasmine plus some fast-growing plants like dichondra, convolvulus and Euphorbia ‘Diamond frost’,” says Matt. “Ornamental grasses and Helichrysum also grow very quickly and can easily fill and bring vibrancy to a space.” “For a safe and impactful option, you can pretty much always turn to a good-sized, wellplaced succulent. These come in

a variety of colours, shapes and textures and look great in just about any environment,” Matt explains. “Succulents also won’t require a lot of care from the vendor when they’re trying to sell, and most potential buyers won’t have any major problems with them,” says Matt. “They’re pretty inoffensive plants that people tend to like or have no real opinion on.”

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POOL MAINTENANCE “For pool owners, the most immediate thing to worry about is the pool filtration system,” Matt says. “Make sure that the system is adequate and working properly and – if that’s okay – it’s about keeping the water’s pH level balanced and removing leaves and any visible algae.”

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GURNEY HARD SURFACES “One of the quickest and simplest ways to improve the aesthetic of an outdoor spaces is to gurney hard surfaces to remove algae and mold so that they look fresh and new,” Matt says. “You’ll usually find algae and mold on south-facing or lowlight areas of the property – anywhere that doesn’t get a lot of sun or that has a lot of water running over it.”

Founder of the award-winning Landart Landscapes, Matt Leacy, has 20 years’ experience in design, construction and maintenance services across landscaping and pool installation for both residential and commercial properties. Matt is a qualified horticulturalist and the current President of the LNA Master Landscapers Association (the equivalent of the Master Builders Association for the landscaping industry). www.landart.com.au


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is NOT ‘the easy way out’ ROXANNE WENT FROM A SIZE 10 TO A SIZE 22 IN A SHORT SPACE OF TIME. SHE WAS UNEMPLOYED AND BECOMING MORE ANTI-SOCIAL BY THE DAY WHEN HER AUNT SUGGESTED SHTE INVESTIGATE WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY. 24 MONTHS LATER ROXANNE HAS LOST ALMOST 70 KILOS AND HASN’T LOOKED BACK.

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hen Roxanne one of Dr Jordaan’s first left school information nights she found herself to find out more. unemployed for over Roxanne booked her 6 months. Her selfappointment 1 week esteem suffered, later. she stopped being She says she social and she found experienced mixed herself steadily reactions from gaining weight. She friends and family, says her weakness who thought she was sugar, and lots of was simply taking it, “It got to a point where I was consuming ‘the easy way out’. Though Roxanne around 2-4 cans of soft drink per day, says it was anything but easy, “The first eating some form of cheap fast food for few months were a struggle. Not just lunch and dinner, and following up with a physically, but mentally as well. Even family sized block of chocolate and some though I wasn’t physically hungry it still lollies for dessert. I found myself ‘comfort felt odd for me to only be able to consume eating’ as I continued to spiral into a state liquids and pureed food. It wasn’t what I of unhappiness. I became anti-social and was used to.” was just turning into a generally snappy Bariatric surgery requires the same and grumpy person.” lifestyle modifications as anyone else Roxanne knew she had to get her weight who wants to lose weight. Eating smaller under control. She tried portions, consuming gyms and diets and ANNUAL PROBABILITY OF nutritionally dense food ATTAINING A HEALTHY BMI always found the daily and exercising more. WITHOUT BARIATIC SURGERY battle without results The surgery simply Initial BMI Men Women dis-spiriting. Her Aunt kickstarts the weight loss 30 – 34.9 1 in 210 1 in 124 was the first to suggest and makes it possible 35.0 – 39.9 1 in 701 1 in 430 weight loss surgery and to maintain the lifestyle convinced Roxanne changes in the long term 40.0 – 44.9 1 in 1290 1 in 677 to come with her to *10 year longitudinal UK study of almost 300,000 people without battling hunger.



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PARTY CHAIR The Ibiza Party Chair is as fun as it sounds, adding charm and comfort to your space. These can be left outdoors however the lifelength will expand by storing these indoors, particularly through the winter months. 90x86cm. RRP $390. www.fentonandfenton.com.au

SNUG AS A RUG Made from 100% New Zealand wool, this hand-woven rug is suitable for residential and commercial use. Designs can be custommade to any colour and size. RRP $995. www.atelierlane.com


COSY CANDLE The gentle tones and realistic flicker of the Flameless Rose Gold Metallic Hand Painted Distressed Wax Candle from Enjoy Lighting gives an elegant ambience to your space. Best of all, no mess, no fuss and hazard-free illumination. RRP $34.95. www.zanui.com.au

BASKET CASE This neat and nifty little handmade Moroccan basket comes in three sizes. Useful for magazines, shoes or anything else you need to arrange in order. RRP $77. www.barefootgypsy.com.au

COOL COUCH This 3-seat sofa in Burnt Orange Velvet is just the thing for reclining, relaxing and socialising. RP $3,455 www.globewest.com.au/store-locator/

MARK THE OCCASION This finely crafted table is the Amalfi Ellery Marble Table - 37x56cm, Iron & Stone, green/gold. Practical and pretty. RRP $449.95 www.amalfihomewares.com.au

ART ASSETS This photographic Art Print documents Californian Palm Springs suburbia and celebrates its wistful setting and mid-century modern architecture. The Palm Springs Art Print is perfect for design conscious minds and looks great styled in the living room or hallway. RRP $119. www.huntingforgeorge.com/

WICKER WONDER Handcrafted from durable teak and all weather synthetic wicker, the Lakes Lounge Chair is a statement piece of designer furniture, perfect for an outdoor environment. The natural colours and beautiful shape make this chair a great addition to any indoor or outdoor space. RRP $990. www.satara.com.au


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FIRB Exempt – foreigners can buy & sell 850m2* home on 1,384m2* main river double block Commercial pontoon | Bridge free access to Broadwater 3 levels of solid concrete construction 4 fully en-suited double bedrooms | 2 powder rooms Porcelain tiles, Iron bark timber floors & Quartz stone tops Home theatre | Office | Sauna | 8 person commercial lift *Approx

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18800m2* land | 95m* waterfront Located at the end of a cul-de-sac | Opportunity to build your dream home Short drive to Sanctuary Cove and Broadwater Future redevelopment potential | Minutes to Broadwater by boat *Approx

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resh, contemporary and friendly, Magnolia Mediclinic is the product of a team of industry professionals who, since the early 2000s, have evolved their own skill set to keep pace with the advances in aesthetic medicine. “We have created a pleasant, welcoming retreat – with the ambience of a salon and day spa and the rigours of medical practice,” says Samantha Baker, Registered Nurse and Clinic Manager. The range of services comprises non-surgical cosmetic procedures; Skin treatments such as microdermabrasion, skin

workouts, paramedical treatments, skin needling, Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) injections, laser treatments; and supplementary beauty services such as facials, eyelash tints and extensions, and make-up for events and special occasions. Magnolia clients may access the in-clinic services of respected Gynaecologist Obstetrician, Dr Drew Moffrey, who specialises in the revolutionary Geneveve treatment, a revolutionary, single-session, 30-minute treatment that works at cellular level to tighten the vaginal tissue. Far from being newcomers to the industry, Magnolia

practitioners have more than 50 years’ combined experience in Aesthetic medicine and are in demand for their results-based approach to every treatment. “Our practitioners take a multi-layered approach to every client,” explains Samantha. “We are not in the business of selling. We work with clients to assess their aims, then we inform, and then we treat. We call it a 360 and 3D approach. “Our staff truly understand the different layers of the facial anatomy; from a patient’s bone structure, to their facial muscles, fat pads and skin. It is only a trained and experienced eye that


can properly assess these layers, and then recommend treatments tailored to a patients’ anatomical and aesthetic needs.” Three of Magnolia’s injectors are former Queensland Clinical Trainers for pharmaceutical company, Galderma. Susan Walsh, Registered Nurse and Cosmetic Injector, is currently undertaking a Master of Nurse Practitioner, while Mary-Ellen, the clinic’s industry-leading Skin and Laser Specialist is currently studying toward an AustralAsian Certification in Anti-Ageing Medicine through the Australasian Academy of Anti-Ageing Medicine. “Our staff are continually upskilling and furthering their education, regularly attending invitation-only Master Classes. This year alone, they have received training from such industry leaders as Doctors Mauricio de Maio and Sarah Hart,” says Samantha. WE ARE NOT IN THE Named for the enduring and aristocratic beauty of the BUSINESS OF SELLING. WE WORK WITH CLIENTS TO Magnolia flower, considered among the most ancient and ASSESS THEIR AIMS, THEN unchanged of the plant species, Magnolia Mediclinic is WE INFORM, AND THEN dedicated to forming lasting relationships with clients. WE TREAT. WE CALL IT A Testimonials are unanimous in their praise for the ethos 360 AND 3D APPROACH. and technical ability of Magnolia Mediclinic. “Magnolia Mediclinic is not just another injectables clinic,” SAMANTHA BAKER, REGISTERED says Mia Connor, award-winning Make-up Artist. “Samantha NURSE & CLINIC MANAGER and her team are extremely thorough and will guide you toward best treatment options for your unique look. The team really understands the science behind their profession and explain it so well. I refer all my clients to Magnolia Mediclinic and use them for all my own treatments as I trust them to always provide a professional service. “Their years of combined knowledge are apparent after your first meeting with them, and in my opinion, set them apart from the rest.” Brooke Chamberlin, Actress, Presenter and Personal Trainer agrees, saying: “The team at Magnolia Mediclinic are absolutely the best at MAGNOLIA MEDICLINIC what they do. I’ve never 8AM TO 6PM WEEKDAYS had someone explain SUITE 401, LAKESIDE 1, 1 LAKE treatment options in such ORR DRIVE, VARSITY LAKES detail and depth before. I TEL: 5680 9944 felt safe and confident in www.magnoliamediclinic.com.au their hands.”


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Tradition WITH A TWIST!

WELCOME THE NEW YAMAGEN

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esign hotel QT Gold Coast quietly shut the doors on its Japanese Teppanyaki Restaurant, Yamagen earlier this year, but it was merely a brief hiatus for the Gold Coast dining institution for over 30 years.

Nic Graham, the hotel has now announced the launch of the new Yamagen – an entirely new Japanese restaurant and bar concept which is set to bring the exhilarating Tokyo hustle and bustle to the Gold Coast from Friday 28 July.

is for those looking to let their hair down and kickback in style with authentic Japanese cuisine and cutting-edge cocktails.

Melding ancient Japanese tradition with a touch of QT’s irreverent quirk, the evolved Yamagen offers Following a complete Recreating a traditional a fine balance of culinary redesign by renowned Japanese bar known as excellence and dining Sydney interior architect, ‘izakaya’, the new Yamagen entertainment.


From the boisterous Bar, Japanese share plates with a focus on kushi-yaki or the highly-curated Chef-led Omakase experience of the Sushi Counter, Yamagen is a sensory uppercut that blends old school kitchen samurai skills with new school Chef invention.

Wagyu Beef Gyoza; salt and pepper Tempura squid with soy chilli Kewpie; a heartwarming bowl of Soba Dragon - a hot chilli kake based soup with buckwheat noodles and garlic prawns; or a selection of skewers from the famed kushiyaki grill such as Tebasaki Chicken Wings, Miso Black The Yamagen experience Cod, Moreton Bay Baby spans three unique spaces: Squid or local pork belly. the Bar, Table-Seki and the Sushi Counter. Yamagen’s premier dining space is the Sushi Counter, The Bar is the perfect place seating up to 15 guests to start and finish your at a time. Here, guests evening with Japanese are invited to dine under cocktails, craft beer, top- the tutelage of Yoshino shelf sake and more san, Yamagen’s much Japanese whiskies than you respected sushi master could poke a chopstick at. for the signature Omakase It’s also available for small experience – which includes groups looking to soak up a stream of freshly-sliced the energetic atmosphere sashimi and sushi prepared with share plates. right before your very eyes as well as delicate share Table-Seki is the restaurant’s plates from the smoking main dining space, seating kushi-yaki grills, offering up to 76 guests. Highlights an unparalleled interactive include the pan-fried dining experience. Regardless of where you start or finish, Yamagen embodies true Japanese omote-nashi - the art of hospitality. It’s all about exceptional food, an electric atmosphere and an interactive dining experience. YAMAGEN IS OPEN FOR DINNER SEVEN NIGHTS A WEEK FROM 5PM QT HOTEL, 7 STAGHORN AVE, SURFERS PARADISE TEL: 5584 1200. MORE AT www.qthotelsandresorts.com


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$5,250,000

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FAMILY TIES WHY INVESTING IN PROPERTY CAN FAST TRACK YOUR CHILD’S FINANCIAL FUTURE.

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s a parent, one of the greatest practical gifts you can give your children is empowering them to be successful through education about financial matters. Initially this should include building up savings and teaching them how compounding works. As they grow into young adults discuss the various ways they can get ahead in life, including the possibility of investing in property - either a home or an investment property, or both!

Investing in property is largely seen as a safe way to build wealth, but it is a longterm strategy. The younger you start, the more effective it is, thanks to leverage (borrowing from a bank) and the power of compounding (time). For example, if you acquire a property for $500K at age 20 and it grows by a conservative 5% per annum, it will pretty much double by the time you are 35 to $1 million. How many people have $500K of equity at this young age? And by age 50, it

will be worth 4 times what you paid for it at $2 million. If capital growth is 7%, then the property will double in value every 10 years, thus accelerating your equity build-up dramatically. If well researched, and with the right advice, a property can be cash flow neutral or positive in the current market, and may become slightly cash flow negative if interest goes up far enough but, overall, should remain quite manageable.


If you acquire several properties over time, imagine the amount of equity you can build up by the time you retire! The difficulty is the starting point, as young people rarely have enough deposit for a first property. As a parent there are many ways you can help your children kick-start their wealth creation through property.

USE YOUR SAVINGS TO HELP WITH THE DEPOSIT If you are lucky enough to have sufficient savings, you could offer to donate the value of the deposit. Most people rationalise this gift as being “an advance on inheritance”. It’s fine, if you can afford to do it, although there is an argument that you are spoiling your child and not teaching him/her the value of money.

CO-INVEST WITH YOUR CHILD This is a controversial one. It will certainly help your child get on the property ladder, but if you co-invest you are then “jointly and severally liable” for the debt, meaning that if your child does not repay the loan, you will have to.

CREATE YOUR OWN PORTFOLIO OF Here are a few: PROPERTIES OFFER TO BE This is about building WHICHEVER WAY YOU A SECURITY up wealth yourself CHOSE TO HELP YOUR GUARANTOR FOR with a view to OFFSPRING, IT IS WISE THE DEPOSIT eventually helping TO KEEP SOME FORM You can be a guarantor your children. This OF CONTROL OVER HOW way you keep control for the deposit on a property purchase, YOU PROVIDE FINANCIAL of how you pass it being owner occupied on to your child. ASSISTANCE. or an investment. This Obviously you need involves giving the to start as early as bank a mortgage over your possible so that you are An alternative is to “lend” own home for a portion financially prepared when the deposit rather than of the purchase, usually the time is right. “gifting” it. This involves an limited to the 20% deposit agreed repayment schedule, on the property. You would Whichever way you chose but don’t hold your breath, then be responsible for to help your offspring, it you will be the last ranked the repayment of the 20% is wise to keep some form creditor in your child’s books deposit only. The bank of control over how you if things go wrong. After all will want you to be able to provide financial assistance. you are most unlikely to sue, service this loan on your But whatever you decide, it’s especially when you have own, so that you are not in always good if you can help no security to back up your danger of losing your home. kick-start their journey! loan. Obviously, you would insist that your child focusses on PHILIPPE BRACH, CEO MULTIFOCUS PROPERTIES repaying your loan first! AND FINANCE, IS AN EXPERIENCED PROPERTY To go down this road you need to have confidence in INVESTMENT SPECIALIST, FINANCE BROKER AND your child’s ability to hold a AUTHOR OF ‘CREATING PROPERTY WEALTH IN job and repay the debt you ANY MARKET’. TO FIND OUT HOW PHILIPPE AND have contracted on his/her HIS TEAM CAN HELP YOU WITH YOUR PROPERTY INVESTMENT GOALS VISIT www.multifocus.com.au behalf…


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The Striking design is enhanced by quality, concrete construction. Picturesque river and skyline views and only moments to the Broadwater by boat | Land size: 1,767m2* 48m* of main river frontage | Jetty | Boatshed | Boardwalk. Perfect north east aspect for year around entertaining. Separate Guest house, ideal for visiting family or friends. South-after street, close to Main Beach, Surfers Paradise and private schools. *Approx

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PARADISE POINT QLD 4216

107 FERRY RD SOUTHPORT QLD 4215

07 5501 4600|

07 5501 4699

07 5555 1600


Seize the moment.

3 years complimentary scheduled servicing and on-roads*, across the Bentley Continental Range**. There’s never been a better time for the Bentley Continental GT. Enjoy unparalleled comfort and refined power with peace of mind. Complimentary on-roads include free registration, stamp suty and CTP. Book a test drive today, visit BentleyBrisbane.com.au or call (07) 3257 7222. 570 Wickham St, Fortitude Valley - A/H: Joseph Aranga 0413 475 522

BENTLEY BRiSBANE

*Free 3 year/48,000 km service (whichever occurs first) available at no additional cost and applies to the first 3 standard scheduled services of your vehicle from the date of first registration. 3 year/48,000 km service are scheduled to occur at every 16,000 km/12 month interval (whichever occurs first) as stated in the Service Schedule and excludes wear and tear items and additional work or components required. Customer must comply with scheduled servicing intervals. **Available across selected MY17 Continental vehicles (Supersports and Supersports Convertible models excluded) purchases and delivered between 01 August – 31 October 2017. Run-out model, stocks are strictly limited. [Private buyers only/Excludes fleet, government or rental buyers]. Not available in conjunction with any other offer. Bentley reserves the right to change, supersede or extend the offer. Model shown: Continental GT Speed. D/L 4074210