The Players’ VIEW Series: Episode 1 – Jack Riewoldt
BlogWelcome to The realestateVIEW.com.au Players’ VIEW Series. In episode 1, we chat with AFL superstar, Richmond FC’s Full Forward, Jack Riewoldt, as he opens up about growing up in Hobart, moving to Melbourne to play Football and buying his first home. Riewoldt faced the same trials and tribulations of any first home buyer, unsure of […]
The Players’ VIEW Series
BlogWatch your favourite episode here. Episode 1: Jack Riewoldt Episode 2: Adam Oxley & Ben Kennedy Episode 3: Daniel & Sarah Merrett Episode 4: Drew Petrie Common challenges of a first home buyer Common challenges for renters Common challenges of upsizing your home Common challenges of a first time investor
Median house price up in Brisbane, in a quarter of surprises
BlogThe property market in the southeast corner of Queensland returned to positive territory this quarter, following last quarter’s contraction. And the Brisbane LGA median house price has grown 1.3% to a new high of $635,000, the highest this has been in history. The data from the latest REIQ Queensland Market Monitor (QMM) also revealed some […]
Next stop: significant savings for one train station down
BlogNew Real Estate Institute of Victoria (REIV) data reveals home buyers can save more than $250,000 just from buying a home one town further down the train line in regional areas of Victoria. VLine’s South Western line recorded one of the largest median house price differences between neighbouring stations. Little River ($646,000) is just 11kms closer to […]
Top Tips to Prepare you for Auction Day
AdviceFor many would-be sellers, the thought of auction day brings about an overwhelming feeling of anxiety and nerves. The best thing you can do is to be prepared. Knowing how the auction will run and understanding possible outcomes is likely to reduce your stress levels. To help you get in the know, we have outlined […]
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AdvicerealestateVIEW.com.au Advice Centre The realestateVIEW.com.au Advice Centre provides tips and tricks relevant for property seekers (buyers, renter and sellers) and market observers. Blogging is a great way to position yourself a local market expert, and we are more than happy to hear from you if you would like to contribute. We would love to hear […]
And the winner is……
BlogHere at realestateVIEW.com.au, in partnership with the AFL Players’ Association, we wanted to share your real estate stories. The funny, the horrific, the down right disastrous and in return we want to reward the best story with a once in a life time AFL Experience. The competition has now come to a close and our […]
Preparing Your Property For Sale
AdviceWhen selling your home, first impressions count. Investing a little bit of time and energy into ensuring your property is presented in the best light can go a long way. However, what do you need to do to prepare your home for a successful sale?
5 questions you should be asking about your unsellable house
AdviceAre you wondering why your property has been sitting on the market for months on end while we continue to hear about the property boom? Don’t get discouraged; there are many small things you can do that often make all the difference. Here are five of the best: 1. Is it beautiful on the inside? […]
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 […]
Signs you’ve found the right suburb
AdviceWhile finding the right house is of course paramount in any property hunt, we as agents are being asked more than ever about the area. When you are on the hunt, it is common for well-intentioned people to give advice and ideas about what kinds of people live in your suburbs of interest- you’ve […]
How to achieve a mutually beneficial sale
AdviceBuying and selling a property is perhaps one of the most emotional and demanding experiences one can undertake. In order to minimise some of the stress and emotion that comes with selling, vendors should seek to employ an agent who can act as an intermediary and devise an airtight negotiated agreement prior to the sales […]
Aesthetic v economical features of a home
AdviceWhen you’re wandering the hallway of the open home and determining whether it suits your tastes, it’s less likely you’ll be thinking about how economical it is upfront. Yet it’s becoming an increasing consideration for homeowners as bills continue to rise and energy efficiency is now in more demand than ever before. There are a […]
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 […]
Helping hand: Loans and structures to help your children purchase
AdviceIf your children are looking to buy a home, there are a number of things that can consider to give them a leg up onto the first rung of the property ladder. Usually, first time buyers need help with one major aspect: the deposit. With property prices at all time highs it can be confronting […]
Choosing your utility providers
AdviceWho was William Overton, you’ve never asked, ever? Only the first person in Melbourne to have a gas lamp, over 160 years ago. He built his own gasworks out the back of his sweet shop on Swanston Street. He sounds sane, right? The guy was a mix between Thomas Edison, Santa Clause and Willy Wonka, […]
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 […]
Top 5 ways to seal the deal on your purchase
AdviceThe time has finally come. After endless searching through property listings, the inspections and back-and-forth between buyers and sellers, it’s time to close the sale. Although, you shouldn’t exhale a sigh of relief just yet because the process doesn’t end here. There are still some issues to be resolved and we’ve identified the top 5 […]
AdviceCalculate your payments in advance or arrears.
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 […]
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 […]
Legal tips for renovators: the things you need to know before you start
AdviceCaution potential renovators. There are articles out there that outline all the legal considerations you’ll need to make when renovating but more often than not they can be terrifying. There are some that asks you halfway through reading whether you should reconsider the entire thing and just give up. If you’ve already read them and […]
AdviceInput all your incomings and outgoings to see if you are in surplus or have a shortfall.
10 Financial Tips For Property Investors
AdviceMore and more Australians are building wealth through the property market. According to the Australian Taxation Office, there are over 1.7 million landlords in Australia. Over a quarter of these own more than one investment property. The largest percentage of property investors are not high income earners with the majority falling into the $30,001 – […]
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