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 […]
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 […]
What is a clearance rate?
AdviceClearance rates are a key property market indicator and are generally used to establish if the market favours buyers or sellers. Clearance rates are expressed as a percentage and signify the number of properties sold, or cleared, at auction for the week or month A low clearance rate, such as 60 per cent in 2012, indicates […]
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 […]
Survival guide to moving interstate
AdviceAnyone that’s moved house before can attest that living amongst piles of boxes and furniture for weeks can be a great test for your mood and nerves. Things get even tougher if children and pets are included in the equation and if you’re planning to move interstate things can escalate easily. Planning to start living […]
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 […]
Buying an ‘investment grade’ property – Part One
AdviceMany investors become confused with what key characteristics they should be looking out for when it comes to purchasing an investment property. As a buyer’s agency, we’ve had extensive experience, and have sold over 2,000 ‘investment grade’ properties for our clients over the last thirteen years. So, what features contribute to an ‘investment grade’ property […]
Heading to tribunal: What to prepare
AdviceIt’s no secret that heading to tribunal to argue your side of a rental debate is nerve wracking no matter whether you’re the renter or the investor. It’s not always the case that landlords and their tenants will see eye to eye and sometimes these disagreements cannot be resolved without taking it to an authority. […]
The latest buzz word: Self Managed Super Fund
AdviceIf you’ve been keeping an eye out on the latest trends and practices amongst savvy investors, you may have heard them mention the term “self managed super fund”, otherwise known as a SMSF. So what is all the fuss about and how can you benefit from a SMSF? What is a SMSF? A self […]
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 […]
Houses of the future
AdviceWithout stating the obvious, technology is amazing. It has already revolutionised just about everything that we interact with on a daily basis; from ordering greasy pizzas when you’re hungover to finding yourself a date, you can do it all from the palm of your hand. Now, technology is changing the way we experience and interact […]
The Responsibilities of the Landlord
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 […]
Catch the sleeping giant: Tell-tale signs of a suburb about to boom
AdviceThe one word any home buyer or investor loves to hear: growth. An “up and coming” suburb conjures up ideas of snatching a bargain and reaping the rewards of your investment in years to come when house prices soar. So how exactly can you spot a suburb about the boom?
Conveyancing- what is it and why you should care
AdviceConveyancing is the process of transferring the title of real property from a seller to a buyer. Buyers generally choose to work with a licensed, professional conveyancer, whose job is to provide advice and information about the sale of a property, prepare the documentation and conduct the settlement process. Conveyancers do not have to […]
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, […]
Presenting your home for an open house
AdvicerealestateVIEW have partnered with REMAX Central, a top real estate agency in Perth, to bring you the best tips for preparing your house for an open inspection. An open house is your home’s chance to make a first impression on potential buyers, and with fierce competition in the property market, you should do everything in […]
Top 5 tips for moving with kids
AdviceWhen moving house, adding kids into the mix has a tendency to stir things up. While we love them, kids can naturally slow down the process of moving day. With so little time to get organised, Kent Removals & Storage have offered their top tricks and tips for achieving the nearly impossible – a stress-free […]
Save thousands with the right home loan
AdviceWhether you are a first home buyer, investor, upgrading to a bigger home or looking to use the equity in your property, choosing a home loan is a vital decision that can make thousands of dollars difference to your net worth. Just like any product, shopping around and comparing prices is the best way to […]
AdviceA split loan will allow you to fix a percentage of your loan over a period of time. Part of the loan will be at a fixed rate, the other part at a variable rate.
Open For Inspections
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 […]
Finding it hard to fly the coop without references?
AdviceYour finally an adult, you’ve left uni, registered to vote, started a job and naturally the next step to cementing your adulthood is to fly the coup. Imagine the freedom, do what you want, see who you want, hell, even eat fruit loops at 2am if you want to. Just remember moving out not only brings […]
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