When Should You Sell an Investment Property?

[ad_1] There is an old saying in real estate circles that you should buy and never sell. While that sounds good in theory, it’s not a sound strategy in practice. Firstly, most investors will consolidate their portfolios at some point in their journeys to pay down their loans and start living more financially free lives. […]

The Offer and Acceptance Process When Buying a Property in Australia

[ad_1] Have you finally found the perfect pad but have no idea how to take the next step?  Don’t worry, like many buyers out there, you’re not alone! Whether it’s a four-day cooling off period, no cooling off period, making a verbal offer or using a contract to put an offer in writing, the offer […]

First home buyers feeling the pinch from higher prices

[ad_1] Home loan affordability for first home buyers continues to track at low levels, reflecting the ongoing impact of high and rising home prices. The latest results for the February quarter from the My Housing Market First Home Buyer Home Loan Affordability Index however reveal a slight improvement in national affordability. The My Housing Market […]

Here’s why property auction popularity is surging

[ad_1] Please use the menu below to navigate to any article section: Property auctions have historically garnered the best sales results for sellers, and their popularity is growing further, particularly in some particular areas or dwelling types. A recent Domain auction report shows that over the past 10 years the proportion of property sales by […]

Understanding The Psychology Of Buying A Home

[ad_1] Please use the menu below to navigate to any article section: There’s no denying that buying a home is a big decision and yet you may be surprised by the number of people who are influenced by factors other than price, resale value, and location. From the number of a house to a lick […]

6 big questions to ask before hiring a buyer’s agent

[ad_1] Please use the menu below to navigate to any article section: The way property is bought and sold has changed a lot in Australia over the past few decades. Not only have we seen listings move from shop windows to online portals, but buyer’s agents have become a growing part of the sector, too. While […]

Aussie houses are being given away for free, but there’s a catch

[ad_1] Amid record house prices, rising demolition fees, and surging construction costs a new trend is emerging: free houses. Just last month, the owner of a 4-bedroom house in Kirrawee in Sydney’s Sutherland Shire advertised their property for free. But there’s a catch. It doesn’t come with the land it sits on. The 60-year old […]

How to prepare for a property settlement

[ad_1] Please use the menu below to navigate to any article section: Some people argue that buying a property is the most stressful part of the investment journey.  But some find the property settlement process when the property is legally transferred from one party to another, a harrowing time. You have to rely on a […]

Why Agents Underquote Real Estate Prices and How to Protect Yourself

[ad_1] Ever been to an auction where the property sold for hundreds of thousands of dollars above what the agent had quoted? I certainly have and I know many disappointed prospective buyers who have missed out at auction by being misled by agents’ quoted price ranges. Just to make things clear…the practice of underquoting is […]

Why 2022 is the WORST time to buy property

[ad_1] Please use the menu below to navigate to any article section: It’s a bold statement, but it’s true. For some of you who are reading this right now, 2022 will absolutely be the worst possible time you could consider buying a property. In fact for these people, moving forward with a real estate purchase […]