Property Types

Funny Street Names Answer To Affordable Housing?

personOtto Dargan access_timeNovember 28, 2017

Are you a first home buyer trying to crack the real estate market? A study by a group of high school girls may have cracked the answer to affordable housing: find the streets with the silliest names and you could save up to $140,000. You’ll get teased butt save a fortune Let’s...

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Challenging A Bank Valuation

personOtto Dargan access_timeSeptember 15, 2016

Are you unhappy with your property valuation? One of the leading valuation management firms has come out requesting that customers stop challenging their valuations. ValEx, VMS and other valuation companies that work with the major banks receive high numbers of dispute requests...

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Buying A Property? Get Legal Advice First

personOtto Dargan access_timeFebruary 11, 2015

So you’ve found the perfect home and want to buy it now. Great! There’s just a few things you need to do before you can settle on the property. Do you know what type of ownership you want and what restrictions there are on the property? Trying to grasp the legal jargon...

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How Infrastructure Projects Can Push Up Property Prices

personOtto Dargan access_timeJuly 14, 2014

It’s no secret that house prices are continuing to rise across Australia and it’s not just in the capital cities. Although a lack of supply coupled with the significant growth in our population are major reasons for this exponential growth, infrastructure projects announced...

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Tips For Buying Off The Plan

personOtto Dargan access_timeJune 19, 2014

Should you buy a new or established property? Many first home buyers and investors choose to buy a new property but few of them have investigated if this is the right choice for them or know which property to buy. Who should buy off the plan? Not everyone gets the same benefits...

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Things To Check Before Buying A House

personOtto Dargan access_timeSeptember 5, 2013

Whether you are a first home buyer or a property investor, there are many things you need to be aware of before buying a property. However, with more than a thousand properties to choose from, what are the things that you need to check to make sure that your purchase decision...

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6 Factors That Affect The Property Market

personOtto Dargan access_timeJuly 30, 2013

Property investors should be aware about the various factors that can affect property values. Understanding these factors, or drivers of property growth, can help you negotiate better deals and make your investment strategy a success. What do the property investment experts think? Due...

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Warehouse Conversions

personOtto Dargan access_timeJune 19, 2012

There are many old unused warehouse and loft spaces in and around major cities. When investors and developers convert these into large, open plan apartments they are called warehouse conversions, or loft conversions. Many people are attracted to the buildings that have character...

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CBA Releases Investorville

personOtto Dargan access_timeAugust 17, 2011

CBA have released an innovative property investment simulation that allows you to invest virtual money in property and watch the results over a 15 year period. This is designed to help investors put their toe in the water and learn about investing, without risking their real...

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Over 55’s Stamp Duty Exemption

personOtto Dargan access_timeJune 15, 2011

The NSW Government has just extended the Seniors Duty Exemption under the NSW Home Builders Bonus Scheme to people aged 55 years or older (previously only 65 years or older). This will affect the purchase of new properties with a contract date between the 1/7/2011 and 30/6/2012. Requirements? The...

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