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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Common challenges for renters
AdviceRenting has many benefits for tenants which varies person to person, from flexibility of location to affordability over a mortgage. However, there are still many some challenges that renters face. According to the ABS in 2014, nearly a third of Australian household were occupied by tenants. Even those investing in property are affected by these trials […]
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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 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 […]
What You Need to Know About Your Credit Report
AdviceBefore you begin applying for a home loan, taking the time to get to know your credit report will help you navigate the often-daunting lending process with ease. Too many people don’t understand the details of this important financial report that can make or break their loan application.
All You need to Know About a Bond & Upfront Rental Payment
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 […]
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5 tips for getting a home loan when your partner has bad credit
AdviceWhen was the last time you asked your partner about their credit history? If you’re like most people the answer is probably, never. It’s not really something you bring up on a first date – not if you want a second one. Despite this, credit history can be very important, especially when you’re applying for […]
Ultimate Selling Guide
AdviceSelling a property can be an overwhelming and at times an emotional process. This Ultimate Selling guide has been designed to help you to navigate the process of selling your home. This guide will provide you with comprehensive tips and hints to navigate the selling process.
Alternative Ways to Get on to the Property Ladder
AdviceIn a market where the cost of buying a home continues to trend upwards, the great Australian dream is becoming impossible for many and a recent global housing affordability survey released in February 2011 confirmed it. The survey, which was conducted by Demographia reported that Australia has the second most unaffordable housing in the world […]
Top Methods for Advertising Your Property
AdviceIn tough times we often see sellers tighten their purse strings when it comes to marketing their property. Whilst decreasing your advertising spend can be tempting when the market is not at its peak, investing in that little bit extra upfront can actually pay off in the long run. How? Quite simply, advertising increases the […]
Choosing a Property Manager
AdviceA property manager can play a vital role in the rental process of an investment property. The property manager will seek to maximise weekly rental income and source high quality tenants who will best take care of your asset. It is therefore crucial to choose wisely when deciding who should represent you and your property.
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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 […]
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AdvicerealestateVIEW.com.au Blog The realestateVIEW.com.au Blog provides readers up-to-date expert views, news and insights on the Australian property market. The Blog is authored by a series of property and finance experts who work in the property industry and are passionate about educating home buyers, renters, investors and market observers. We would love to hear from local […]
Are you an investor or trader?
AdviceWe hear about the “property investor” all the time, but have you heard of the elusive “property trader” ? Many people often proclaim themselves to be investors, though seldom do they say they are trading in properties. Sometimes known as a property speculator, a person who trades in property is one who tries to […]
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