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 […]
Gearing: A dummy’s guide
AdviceWithout doubt, “gearing”, negative or otherwise, has a significant impact on Australia’s property market. It affects everything from rental and home prices, to housing stock and even the rental vacancy rate. But what exactly is gearing? Gearing (in laymen’s terms) Gearing is the process of borrowing money for the purpose of buying an investment property. […]
Sharing a Property
AdviceUltimate Rental Guide Contents Renting vs Buying How To Maximise Your Chances Of Securing A Rental Property Key Questions To Ask Before Signing A Tenancy Agreement All You Need To Know About A Bond & Upfront Rental Payment The Responsibilities of Your Landlord Things To Do Before You Move In Your Rights as a Tenant […]
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 […]
Do tenants with pets make the best tenant?
AdviceShould landlords rethink the ‘no pets’ clause to gain satisfied tenants interested in staying put for longer? The clause is standard in most tenancy agreements because landlords fear expensive property damage by cats or dogs. However, this is an age where large numbers of urban dwellers turn to the rental market to find their long-term […]
6 cool pallet furniture ideas for your home
AdviceA home can be an expensive purchase, with the mortgage, stamp duty and removalists, it’s easy to blow your budget. New furniture doesn’t have to add to your money woes. You can make your own. Take a stroll through the trendiest suburbs in your city. Go to the cafes, the bars, and have a look […]
7 questions every first home buyer needs to ask before buying
AdviceHaving your own home is an aspiration for most Australians, but planning and making it a reality requires some thought and some of that thought might be required sooner rather than later. Here are nine questions that anyone thinking about buying their first home should ask themselves so the fantasy of home ownership can turn […]
5 expert advisors who can help first time investors
AdviceGetting into the property market can be a daunting task for first-time investors. There are many things that you need to consider when trying to maximise the return on your investment. Doing your research will go a long way towards preparing you for investing, but it can also be very helpful to get the services […]
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 […]
Furnished or unfurnished?
AdviceWhen it comes to maximising your potential income from your investment property, one decision you’ll have to make is whether to lease it out furnished or unfurnished. This is a key question facing investors, yet there is no right or wrong answer, as it largely depends on your market and current demand. As an example, […]
Achieve My Savings Target
AdviceDo you have something important you’d like to save for? Find out how much you need to save periodically to get there.
5 ways to insulate your windows this winter
AdviceWinter is coming. So, get the fuzzy bunny slippers, hot cocoa and Netflix subscription ready. Because in Australia, winter means two things. One, no more beach bod (hooray for winter comfort food!). And two, enjoying toasty warm nights indoors, while the wind and rain rages outdoors. However, if your home isn’t properly insulated, your winter […]
Ultimate Rental Guide
AdviceMarch 2011, First Edition Renting a property can be a very daunting process and without the correct knowledge can leave many feeling overwhelmed. This guide has been developed to provide you with everything you need to know about renting. With the help of various tips, checklists and calculators this useful guide will help you to […]
Picking the right property manager
AdviceWith more Australians investing in property every year there is growing demand for top industry professionals to handle the day to day management of these investments. Gone are the days when property management was just about collecting the rent money; today’s successful Property Managers are experienced, well-trained, highly skilled individuals, and for those savvy investors […]
Landlord’s insurance: what to know
AdviceLooking at policies may seem daunting because they all seem to offer different things. But there are four main types of insurance to consider as a landlord and your decision is whether to be covered for just one, a combination, or all of these considerations. So why have insurance as a landlord? Well putting it […]
How to meet your savings goal as a couple
AdviceIf you’ve ever tried saving money, you know it’s tough. But saving money as a couple? That’s a whole other monster. Here are some simple tips you can do together to stay on the tight a** track. Have a clear goal Start by setting a specific goal. If you’re saving to buy a house, do […]
How to Put Your Best Foot Forward and Secure a Rental Property
AdviceAs median rents continue to climb, competition inevitably grows, increasing the need for renters to stay in the know and maximise your chances of securing a rental property.
What to Ask Your Builder Before You Buy A House And Land Package
AdviceBuying a house and land package is a major commitment, and when things do not go according to plan it can be very costly and disappointing. Luckily, most building problems and frustrations can be avoided early on – by choosing a great, reputable builder. If you’re uncertain where to start in your quest to find […]
Finding time to buy a house
AdviceHouse hunting takes you on a roller coaster of emotions. The idea of being in a new home fills you with anticipation and excitement, until it doesn’t. Negotiating home loans with the banks is a trigger for stress. But, the real danger is if the house hunt drags on fatigue sets it. Then, instead of […]
A Guide To Packing & Preparing Your Home For Removalists
AdviceWhen you’re moving house, you want to know that the job is in good hands. Finding a reliable Removalist can be hard – and that’s only half the battle. Once you’ve settled on a reputable company, don’t expect them to magically whisk away your stuff. The list of things to do in preparation for moving […]
What is a buyer’s agent and do you need one?
AdviceMany people have bought property themselves or have seen close friends and family do the same. As such, it’s a very common question to ask; ‘Why do I need a buyer’s agent when I can do it myself?’ It’s a good question to ask and there are many reasons why you should consider one. A […]
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