Allow me to introduce you to the most misused and misunderstood concept in property investing… Something that many investors probably consider, but would be completely wrong about. Something that the … [Read more...] about The Ugly Truth About Property Hotspots
As a buyers’ agent I get more exposure to sales agents than most. While they often get a bad wrap (sometimes well-deserved) for being unscrupulous, the more professional of the bunch can get great … [Read more...] about 9 tips to securing the best agent to sell your home
Whether you agree with policies put forward by Mike Baird in the past or not, his latest proposal to prosecute selling agents for underquoting on properties will come as welcome relief for … [Read more...] about Underquoting for sure, but agents aren’t oracles
Yesterday marked another moment in economic history where the Australian cash rate has fallen to a record low, with the RBA announcing a reduction to the new level of 2.25%. The decision to reduce … [Read more...] about Have you missed the boat on property prices?
In times like these when markets are running hot and most properties are going through to auction, it’s difficult not to end up on the receiving end of a deal gone wrong. Or to put it more succinctly, … [Read more...] about How to win friends and influence deals
While the strength of today’s market often sees properties going right through to auction day in order to get the best price out of the market, it’s not uncommon for properties to be sold beforehand. … [Read more...] about How to avoid the crowds on auction day
While there is no doubt that prices are moving at a frenetic pace in places like Sydney and Melbourne, it’s clear that some buyers are getting caught up in the “fear of missing out” syndrome, paying … [Read more...] about How to keep a clear head on auction day
As prices in some of Australia’s stronger residential markets such as Sydney and parts of Melbourne continue to increase, it’s wise to know which way the market’s heading and adjust your expectations … [Read more...] about How To Buy Hot Property In a Sellers Market
There’s no question that the property markets are climbing right now. Buyer competition is fierce and campaigns for the best properties are being measured in days rather than weeks. In times like … [Read more...] about Are you match-fit for your next property purchase?
While many investors are keen to identify areas of strong demand, it’s equally important to understand the supply side of the equation and how an increase in development in an area can effect long … [Read more...] about Keeping An Eye On Property Supply