Secrets of the top 100 agents – REB conference
BlogYesterday marked the 2nd Real Estate Business Annual Secrets of the Top 100 Agents Conference. The first of 3 locations, Melbourne had 6 of the country’s top ranked real estate agents providing their expertise to a room full of agents looking for the secret to success. Hosted by the energetic Rik Rushton, the speakers covered […]
The Players’ VIEW Series: Episode 4 – Drew Petrie
BlogHere is the fourth and final episode of The Players’ VIEW Series with North Melbourne Veteran, Drew Petrie. In this episode, the Roos’s forward talks about buying his first investment property and how he learnt the ropes from those around him. Drew states, “I’d heard of negative gearing and it just went straight over the […]
Tasmania’s top 10 most affordable suburbs – June 2016
BlogAccording to the REIT’s latest median release, after a 5.3 per cent decrease in sales for the March 2016 quarter, house sales increased 3.5 per cent in the June quarter. Tasmania recorded over 774 million dollars’ worth of property sold for the June quarter, up 4.9 per cent from last quarter and an increase of 10.2 […]
4 tips for winning in today’s auction markets from Michael Yardney
BlogBidding at property auctions can be stressful, there is no doubt about it. If you’re inexperienced, emotionally attached to a property or not sure how to bid, then you’re likely to feel intimidated. But here’s the thing…auctions are here to stay, especially in our capital city markets and if you avoid them you’ll miss out on many […]
Shop Around to Save on Your Home Loan
AdviceBy Rates Direct For first home buyers, investors, those upgrading to a bigger home or looking to use the equity in your property, choosing a home loan is a major decision that can make a huge difference to your hip pocket. As with any significant purchase, shopping around and comparing prices for your home loan […]
Key Lessons All Property Investors Must Understand
AdviceI’ve learned many lessons over the 40 years I’ve been investing. In fact, I’ve learned more from the many mistakes I’ve made than from the things I got it right (now there’s a powerful lesson in itself!) But there are 4 key lessons I wish I’d learned earlier. Firstly, the economy and our property […]
The staff at realestateVIEW.com.au share their real estate stories
BlogAt realestateVIEW.com.au, we know what it’s like going through the tests and trials of getting into the property market. Have you moved into a house already occupied by a family of furry friends? Have you moved house…next door? Well our staff have. Meet some of the friendly staff at realestateVIEW.com.au as they share their funny […]
AdviceCheck out the exact amount remaining on your loan at any given year
8 key ‘auction speak’ terms every buyer should know
AdviceGoing to your first auction is a bit like going to your first footy match. It’s exciting, there’s plenty of rough and tumble, and invariably someone will go home disappointed. There’s also a lot of insider-speak, or as first-timers often call it: gobbledegook. To footy fans, ‘Specky, Collywobbles and BALL!!’ are all common slang terms […]
Best practices for gutter maintenance
AdviceGood gutter maintenance may not be the most exciting topic of conversation, but it is still really important. Gutters are like Batman. A silent guardian, defending your home from unknown threats while you sleep soundly. And just like Batman, you don’t even know your gutters are saving you most of the time. But how would Batman […]
AdviceWatch your interest grow as you save over time
How Much Can I Borrow?
AdviceFind out the amount you may be able to borrow based on your income, expenses and number of dependants.
What Makes a Good Investment Property?
AdviceBeginner’s Guide to Investing Contents Why Invest in Property? Cost of Investing What Makes a Good Investment Property? Understanding the Property Cycle When Buying Tax for Property Investors Managing Your Investment Property Your Responsibilities as a Landlord What Makes a Good Investment Property? A well chosen property is likely to deliver greater return in the […]
Common challenges with first home buying
AdviceOwning your own home is considered the great Australian dream for many people. However, the process Aussies go through to reach this dream isn’t all that varied. Saving a deposit, searching through hundreds of properties, visiting open inspections and auctions, going through some form of rejection and then ultimately ending up with their first home. It […]
Things to Consider at Settlement
AdviceUltimate First Home Buyers Guide Contents Should I Buy or Rent? What You Can Actually Afford? Don’t Guess! Understanding the Types of Loans Available on the Market Government Assistance Applying for a Home Loan What a Lender Can Expect of You Your Loan Documents – What to Expect! Understanding the Market Buying Methods Role of […]
Responsibilities as a Landlord
AdviceBeginner’s Guide to Investing Contents Why Invest in Property? Cost of Investing What Makes a Good Investment Property? Understanding the Property Cycle When Buying Tax for Property Investors Managing Your Investment Property Your Responsibilities as a Landlord Responsibilities as a Landlord At the beginning and during the residential tenancy, as the landlord you have various […]
Selecting an Agent to Sell Your Property
AdviceSelecting an agent to represent you is a very important part of selling your property. To ensure that you appoint the most suitable agent to sell your property it is important to do your research and meet with a few agencies before making a final decision.
Basic Loan Repayments
AdviceEnter an interest rate, the term of the loan and the amount you would like to borrow, to get the minimum monthly repayment and the amount of interest paid.
Sealing gaps under and around doors and windows
AdviceSustainability Victoria has provided their best tips to sealing gaps under and around doors and windows. Sealing gaps that lead to the outside can help reduce air leakage by 12% so it is important to keeping your home toasty in winter. By stopping the any breeze from the outside getting in or and the warm […]
AdviceThis calculator will show you how much you will save if you make 1/2 of your monthly mortgage payment every two weeks instead of once a month. In effect, you are making an extra payment each year. This reduced the loan term and interest paid.
Investing as a young adult – 5 ways to get started
AdviceThe word “investing” conjures up a lot of clichéd images about stockbrokers and trading floors, but there are ways to start investing which don’t involve reading the sharemarket reports every morning. In fact, you’re probably already investing without even knowing it. Savings Whether it’s in a savings account or a term deposit, any money […]
Features to look for in a home loan
AdviceWith hundreds of home loans on offer, it’s hard to know which one has the features to suit your current situation, and hopefully save you some cash along the way. If you’re new to the market, or still scratching your head over commonly used terms and phrases, read on. 1. An Offset Account What […]
4 tips to avoiding common real estate traps
AdviceThink board games about property buying and ‘Monopoly’ is likely the first to come to mind. After all it is the quintessential game about real estate, money, and arguments over the rules of free parking. Yet, in reality, property buying is more like ‘Mouse Trap’. It’s a complex mix of competing interests and potential pitfalls, […]
The hidden costs involved in purchasing
AdviceWhen buying a property you need to be considering every cost that you will have to pay, particularly if your deposit is not huge. While many are understandably focused on ensuring they have enough for that initial deposit outlay, usually a large sum amounting to some 5% plus of the purchase price, ignoring your other […]
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