Melbourne’s most affordable suburbs – June quarter
BlogFirst home buyers, look out for bargains in these top 10 suburbs. According to the REIV’s latest median release, these are Melbourne’s most affordable suburbs for houses. REIV CEO Geoff White said record low interest rates and a strong market was driving price growth in areas further from the city. “These areas continue to offer […]
An apartment is Australia’s best house of the year
BlogYou heard correctly! Australian behaviour and the way we live is shifting as we are downsizing and apartment living becomes increasingly prevalent. This year, the House Awards highest honour was bestowed upon a compact living space in Darling Point, New South Wales. Designed by Sydney firm Chenchow Little, this modern architectural delight was created with the […]
The Players’ VIEW Series: Episode 2 – Adam Oxley & Ben Kennedy
BlogHere we are at episode 2 of the realestateVIEW.com.au Players’ VIEW Series. In this episode we chat with roommates and ex-team mates Adam Oxley and Ben Kennedy. This blossoming bro-mance is typical of any 2 boys renting in their 20’s and we talked to them about being drafted, living together, their dating lives and playing football […]
Should your first property purchase be an investment?
BlogThe dream of owning your own “castle” has changed a little, with many first home buyers today buying an investment property before they buy a home. In fact, a Mortgage Choice’s investor survey last year revealed 36.6% of investors were first-time buyers – up from 21.1% the year before. The survey found Australians increasingly want […]
Complete Loan Comparison
AdviceCompare two different loans with honeymoon rates, upfront fees, monthly fees and discharge fees.
Build your own real estate portfolio
AdviceWhat is the key to developing a successful property portfolio? It’s a question Chris Gray, a buyers agent and CEO of Your Empire, is asked on several occasions from many budding investors looking to make their move into the property market. There are several advantages to building a portfolio of properties. A portfolio of smaller value […]
Melbourne market stays strong
BlogMelbourne’s property market has shown solid growth this quarter according the Real Estate Institute of Victoria’s latest median data. From March through to June 2016, Melbourne’s median house price increased 3.6% to a record high $725,000 – the largest price growth since September 2015. The growth across Melbourne has been wide spread, with median prices […]
Why the first week on market is the most important
AdviceNew listings are a source of excitement for buyers in the market, however properties don’t stay “new” for long. In fact, the first week of your sales campaign, where your property moves to being ‘officially’ on the market, is going to be one of the most critical weeks to get right. This isn’t to say […]
Your Rights as a Tenant
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 […]
Why Is My House Not Selling?
AdviceIn line with the past couple of years, the 2012 property market appears to be showing signs of buyer caution. With various issues impacting on the decision to buy such as interest rate fluctuation and the increasing cost of living, there will continue to be more stock in the market than there are buyers. So […]
AdviceIf you are in the market to buy, rent or sell our research centre will help you to make more informed decisions. Access a range of detailed guides, tips and hint articles as well as checklists to aid your decision making. Or for the latest news on the property market visit our ExpertView blog where industry […]
To Renovate or not to Renovate
AdviceIn today’s competitive housing market, vendors understand that to generate buyer interest it’s essential that their house stands out from the crowd. To that end, one of the most common questions vendors ask real estate agents is whether they should renovate their property prior to listing it for sale. To Renovate or not to Renovate […]
The ins and outs of using equity in your home
AdviceMany homeowners have the misconception that if they’ve been diligently paying off their mortgage, they have instant equity in their home but that’s not always the case. Mozo Property Expert, Steve Jovcevski, explains when, how and why you can use the equity in your home and when it’s probably not a good idea. What […]
The Search for a Rental Property
AdviceWith the competition for home rentals heating up across the country, what is the best way to approach your rental-house search? In many ways, searching for a rental property is like finding a new job. You need to be organized, serious, professional, and make sure you stand out as the best applicant. This means that […]
Protecting your home with the latest technology
AdviceDo you leave the home and fear the safety of your prized processions? Technology has progressed in every aspect of life, from smart phones to car navigation. Lock technology is no different. Gone are the days of simple locks where it was a just a barrel and key to lock up your home. Technology has […]
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 […]
AdviceInput all your incomings and outgoings to see if you are in surplus or have a shortfall.
The tenants cheat sheet
AdviceThe tenant’s dictionary is a quick guide to rental jargon in Australia. Because each state and territory have slightly different rental regulations, research exactly how the rules apply to you. Agent/ Estate Agent/ Real Estate Agent Also called a property manager. The landlord pays the agent to manage their property and the relationship with you, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Lump Sum Payment
AdviceWhat will be the effect on your loan if you pay off a lump sum. The sooner you pay it the more you can save.
What type of buyer are you?
AdviceDepending on how you take to the process, house hunting and purchasing a property can bring out very different sides of buyers’ personalities. Some buyers thrive on being able to negotiate hard, while others find change and moving very overwhelming. What type of buyer are you? Take the following Buyer Personality Test to find out! […]
AdviceA Mortgage Offset loan has linked account with a credit balance that can help reduce the interest and time taken to pay off your loan
Mortgage Jargon Busting: 5 Important Terms For First Home Buyers
AdviceFirst home buyers are generally inundated with a huge amount of information to process when they’re researching property purchases and home loans. If you’re not sure about all of the lending jargon that’s out there and hope to find some clear definitions to make that first investment less difficult, then read on for five important […]
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