NEGOTIATION FOR HOME BUYERS AND HOME SELLERS

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When you are buying a property, you will in most cases, need to negotiate through your real estate agent. While it can be tempting to negotiate yourself, you expose yourself to risk. Your real estate agent knows more than you do about negotiating…

HOW TO GET THE BEST BARGAIN WHEN PROPERTY SHOPPING

Bargains in clothing, food and other items seem to come to us naturally and they are advertised and we can see their value. Real estate and property bargains don’t seem to come so easy. In fact, it looks like some people just have a knack…

TOP 3 TIPS TO FIND THE RIGHT REAL ESTATE AGENTS

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The first step when considering selling your home or other piece of property is to choose a real estate agent. However, not all estate agents are equal and the commission fees charged by the different agents can vary quite dramatically. No matter…

HOW TO MAKE YOUR HOME APPEALING TO MUM BUYERS?

There are homes that are family-oriented and there are others that are not. If you are an owner of a property that’s child-friendly, you should consider targeting mum buyers more. Your target audience is specific and mothers are your greatest…

TIPS ON HOW TO SELL YOUR COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE

Putting commercial real estate up for sale is very different from selling residential property. While location is a big factor in any real estate transaction, there are other considerations with commercial property sales.  With residential…

BUYING YOUR FIRST HOME

So you’ve been on a journey and have saved hard for your deposit; and now the time has come to get into your own home! What an exciting time this can be, and also… sometimes, a very daunting time. Well, first of all, pat yourself on the…

HOW TO AVOID HOME BUYING MISTAKES

For most of us, buying a home is a huge deal. However, choosing the wrong investment property can affect not only in our wallet, but also in our welfare. One of the most horrifying effects on investing in a wrong property is one can be drowned…

HOMESELLING 101: A QUICK GUIDE ON HOW TO MAKE YOUR PROPERTY SALABLE

With the influx of homesellers around the country, one of your greatest concerns probably this time is how can you make your property salable compared to others – what is your edge? By this moment you might start wondering what could possibly…

REASONS WHY BUYING A HOUSE IS BETTER THAN RENTING

Most people think that renting is better than buying their own home. But that’s not true at all. People pay more money purchasing a house than they pay for the rent, but they’ll have the value of the house. One of the main reason why…

THE PERFECT HOME, OR IS IT?

So, you think you’ve found the perfect home for sale and you’re ready to make an investment and sign your savings and future away for a mortgage? But do you really know what you’re getting? Here are some ways you can “self inspect”…

DRAWING INTO YOUR SUPERANNUATION TO FUND YOUR FIRST HOME PURCHASE

For those of you out there who are yet to buy your own home, how would you feel about drawing on your superannuation funds for a deposit to buy your first property? Would you like the chance to draw into your money, or would you be concerned…

INVESTING IN REGIONAL AUSTRALIA

When you’re considering investing in a property, one of the key aspects you want to decide is where. Where should you invest to ensure you are getting the best rental return on your property? This is where country versus city comes into…