Listing your property for sale was once as simple as a few steps of meeting with the local agent, popping up a ‘for sale sign in the front yard and writing a modest ad for print in the local newspaper. While the outcome itself in the current real estate market isn’t too dissimilar, the process of listing your home has added some extra steps along the way.
Autumn may be the ideal time to move. Not too hot, not too cold — it’s just right! Having said that, there are some unique conditions to consider.
Make your upcoming move a breeze by reading through some top tips for an autumnal move.
Wet areas can be the site of all sorts of household crises, from leaks to mould. Regular maintenance is a must.
We spoke to the founder and owner of Metropolitan Plumbing, Electrical and Air Conditioning, David Ellingsen, to understand some of the key signs your kitchen or bathroom could be due for repair.
If there’s a boom, then pundits claim a bust just around the corner. We’ve heard this a thousand times but the information is too general to help you decide whether it’s a good time to upsize, downsize or buy your first home.
It’s important to shut out the noise and focus on your local area. Australia isn’t one huge market of boom-bust cycles but thousands of micro-markets in which property performs slightly differently.
The demand for property during Covid caught many people by surprise as buyers optimistic for the future poured into a market suffering from a lack of homes for sale.
The supply and demand equation is only part of the real estate picture. We have record-low interest rates supplemented with federal and state government saving schemes, tax discounts and grants of $25,000 and more for first-time buyers.
If you are concerned about this new APRA ruling, we suggest that you talk to your bank or mortgage broker and discuss the impact on your situation.
For buyers about to seek a home loan, below are some of the essential documents and details you will need to pull together as part of the application. We hope you find our guide useful.
Investing in real estate isn’t just about finding a great property. You’ve got to make the numbers work or you’ll be seriously out of pocket. Many investors choose to be a landlord in their own neighbourhood while others buy further afield to take advantage of strong capital growth and rental yields.