Preparing property for sale

When it comes to buying and selling, we know it’s the deal we’re supposed to fall in love with, not the property. But buyers aren’t always completely objective, and if you can tap into their emotions, you’re much more likely to get a better result (even if you’re selling to an investor). Sure, they’ll be…

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Australia’s property market

After a period of downturn, Australia’s housing market is now starting to look a little healthier. According to the housing finance figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), Aussie households got 3.9% more new home loans in July than June – that’s after a 1.9% uptick in June and marks the fourth monthly increase…

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If you’re planning on buying property in Australia it’s important to have some understanding of what your rights and obligations are, rather than just leaving all the paperwork to your professional advisors. Familiarising yourself with some of the more common Australian real estate terminology will not only save you time and confusion, it will help…

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first home buyers

In May 2019, as part of their bid for re-election, Australia’s Liberal Party announced a new scheme to help people buy their first home. Called the “First Home Loan Deposit Scheme”, the grant-style support would help eligible first home buyers with up to 15% of their deposit, and save them having to take out Lenders’…

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