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Checklist of questions you should ask during a home tour

Checklist of questions you should ask during a home tour

Simply looking at a house you want to buy is not enough. A home tour is a perfect opportunity for you to ask the right questions and get the critical information you need about the house you are buying. The key question is, do you know the right questions to ask? Here...

When should you buy property?

When should you buy property?

Buying property at the wrong time can cost a lot of money in the long run. So when is the right time? Here are 3 signs that it might be the right time to invest. 1. You have a sufficient deposit Having a good deposit is easier said than done when it comes down to all...

Selling a house: An overview

Selling a house: An overview

If you're ready to move on to bigger and better things with your investment portfolio, or perhaps are just looking to downsize, selling a house is something that is going to be likely. As a part of this real estate transaction, there are a few things you should do...

“Rentvesting” – an overview

“Rentvesting” – an overview

Financial strategies are most commonly geared towards long term planning, as opposed to short term. This is doubly true with real estate, given the size of each investment made. On this basis, people have attempted to innovate new strategies to maximise their returns...

Gearing up and what that means for investment

Gearing up and what that means for investment

The terms "positively geared" and "negatively geared" are thrown around a lot in relation to property investment. But, to a layperson, they have very little meaning. ("Gears? What do cogs have to do with my house!?") Let's cover the basics of each of these terms, and...

Renovation vs development: What’s the difference?

Renovation vs development: What’s the difference?

When it comes to the world of property investment and real estate agents, renovation and development are two buzzwords you'll hear quite frequently. However, do you know the difference between property development and renovation? In this post, we're going to break...

Finding the right tradies to renovate your property

Finding the right tradies to renovate your property

If you’re a real estate investor looking to spruce up a property, it is vital that you hire a professional tradesperson with excellent credentials. Fortunately, most tradies working in Australia are highly trained and are sure to do a fabulous job. As with any...

4 steps to buying property

4 steps to buying property

Buying a property can be a daunting task, from the smallest apartment to the grandest mansion. So, in this article, let us boil down the steps you'll need to take when entering the real estate market, to try to take the edge off some of the planning. 1. Finding a...

How to break into the property market as a first-time buyer

How to break into the property market as a first-time buyer

Buying a home is an ambition for almost everyone, but it can feel daunting when you are just starting to think about it. There is a lot to try and understand, not to mention the massive cost of almost any home, so where do you start? 1. Consider areas where housing is...

$25K grant towards major home renovations: are you eligible?

$25K grant towards major home renovations: are you eligible?

With the property market rapidly picking up momentum after the temporary stasis caused by pandemic restrictions, if you're considering a move, now's the time to act! The last few months have resulted in some major changes in lifestyle, prompting many families to...

Common myths about property investment in Australia

Common myths about property investment in Australia

If you’re new to property investment and the real estate market, you’ve probably come across a large quantity of useful and not-so-useful advice online. To make the task of investment more difficult, there are quite a few myths circulating about the property market...

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