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The Ins and Outs of Buying a Tenanted Property

Buying a tenanted property can be a positive or negative depending on whether you are looking to buy as an owner occupier or an investor. As an investor, it can be beneficial to have an in-place tenant because it means you will receive an instant rental return from the date of settlement. It is...

The Value of Kerb Appeal

The saying ‘don’t judge a book by its cover’ does NOT apply to property. First impressions last and your front façade is often the first thing anyone sees when looking at your property. This means the kerb appeal of your home has a big impact on value. A study by home research firm Zillow has shown...

RBA Cash Rate Decision Announced

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has kept the official cash rate at 2 per cent today in its final decision for 2015. This is the seventh month in a row that the rate has remained at 2 per cent, and will remain at this level until at least February 2016. The cash rate has only changed twice this...

Quick DIY Tips for Sellers

Selling your property is a time consuming experience so it’s important to maximise your efforts and money to ensure the best result.  The look and feel of a home are some of the most important factors in attracting buyers. A clean, neat and uncluttered property is the best way to create positive...

How do you use Sunset Clauses?

A sunset clause is useful in two types of property transactions; purchasing an established property with a subject to sale clause or buying a development off the plan. Though the clause is the same, the meaning in each can vary. What does it mean for established property?A sunset clause can be used...

How do you interview a sales agent?

Selling a property is a daunting process for everyone, especially if it is your first time. There are numerous questions circling your mind that you want answered but where do you start? Let us take the stress out of it and provide you with a basic guide on how to choose an agent. ONLINE RESEARCH...

Why you should consider refinancing

A home loan isn’t just a debt, it’s a great financial tool that you can use to build wealth and facilitate your lifestyle. That’s why few people keep their original home loan for the life of the loan – it pays to keep it up to date to meet your needs as circumstances change. Refinancing your home...

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