WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE BUYING A HOUSE IN 2024

Buying a house is a massive step, and in 2024 it’ll be trickier than ever. With rising interest rates and prices, you’ll need to be savvy to get your foot on the property ladder. Don’t panic, though. Being clued up on the market, getting your finances in order, and finding the right area for you are key.

WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO HAVE LANDLORD INSURANCE

Becoming a landlord can be an exciting venture, offering the potential for a steady stream of income and long-term financial security. Yet, like any business endeavor, being a landlord comes with its fair share of risks and responsibilities.

THINGS TO LOOK OUT FOR WHEN VIEWING A PROPERTY

The journey to finding the perfect property can be both exhilarating and daunting. Whether you’re in pursuit of your forever home or a real estate investment opportunity, the process of viewing properties is a crucial step that can determine the course of your financial and personal future.

HOW TO ADVERTISE YOUR RENTAL PROPERTY: A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE

Are you a property owner or landlord looking to advertise your rental property effectively? In today’s competitive real estate market, advertising plays a vital role in attracting qualified tenants and ensuring a successful rental experience.

THE BENEFITS OF HOMEOWNERSHIP

Homeownership has always been the cornerstone of the Australian Dream. However, it is more than just a symbol of success; owning a home has a lot of practical benefits. From financial stability to emotional well-being, there are plenty of reasons why owning a home is a great investment.

FIRST TIME BUYERS: A GUIDE TO BUYING YOUR FIRST PROPERTY

Buying a home is a significant investment and can be an exciting yet overwhelming experience for first-time buyers. The process can be complicated and time-consuming, but with the right knowledge and preparation, it can be a successful and rewarding experience.

SHOULD YOU BUY YOUR FIRST HOME NOW?

According to Core Logic in July, Australian home values were 2.0% lower than the peak in April 2022. On top of price declines, many other data points suggest a slowing in market conditions.Properties are taking longer to sell, vendors are gradually lowering their prices, and reduced appetite for finance means there is less buyer competition amid a larger number of properties available for sale.

ITHINK PROPERTY GIFT GUIDE

Whether it’s secret Santa or your significant other, gift buying can be extremely hard and exhausting. If you have a home lover, an interior design protégé, or a keen renovator on your Christmas list, here is a list of the top gifts and knick knackers for any home lover.  Let’s start off with the small […]

YOU’VE SOLD YOUR HOUSE, WHAT NOW?

The selling journey doesn’t end once you’ve accepted an offer, and there’s still plenty to do before you can move on. This is the business end of selling your home. Now is the time to get your paperwork in order, finalise your finance, and prepare to move. Here are the main things you need to […]

EVALUATING YOUR REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT

Investment properties are a great way to generate income, but how do you know how to pick a property that is going to give you the best return on investment?  Here are some things you need to evaluate before taking the plunge into the investment world.  Your mortgage repayments  If you borrow to invest, you […]

SPRING HOME MAINTENANCE

We all have those jobs that we keep avoiding or saying “it can wait until tomorrow”, but with the new season swiftly rolling in, it is the perfect time to get your house in order.  So as the mercury starts to rise, what are the best jobs to tackle? Here is a list of the […]

ARE YOU READY TO INVEST IN PROPERTY?

If you have been monitoring the property market for a while now, you might know that now is the perfect time to start or build on your investment portfolio.  Buying an investment property may feel like a big step, but there are thousands of new investors, young and old, diving in every year, setting themselves […]

UTILISING SOCIAL MEDIA IN THE SELLING PROCESS

Social media is just going to be one of those things that is constantly changing. It seems to feel like you log off for 5 minutes and you have missed about 5 days worth of content and you are completely behind the eight ball…However, it doesn’t have to be this way.  Week upon week new […]

CHOOSING THE RIGHT REAL ESTATE AGENT

You have decided to sell your home, buy another property or maybe invest in one. The next step is finding a real estate agent who will be able to get you the best results possible. Ultimately, in terms of selling your home, choosing the right real estate agent can be the difference between seeing that […]

BUYING A HOME – THE ULTIMATE CHECKLIST

Buying a home is a major commitment (and might be the biggest of your life). With so much information out there, it is hard to know where to start on your buying journey. To ensure your cross every T, dot every I, and read every inch of fine print, we have put together this handy […]

ADVICE TO FIRST HOME BUYERS

As of January 1st, 2020 singles earning less than $125,000 and couples earning less than $200,000 will only require a 5% minimum deposit. This will vary from region to region and is administered by the National Housing Finance and Investment Corporation (NHFIC). If you are a lower-income earner looking to enter the property market, now […]

THE SPRING MARKET: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

With the warmer weather rolling in, you may think now is the perfect time to sell your home. In the past spring has been the peak season for selling your home, and it is not just because of the weather. Here are the top things you need to know about buying and selling in the […]

SHOULD YOU USE A BUDGET AGENCY?

Why Cheap isn’t alway’s Cheerful when Selling your Home or in Property Management Yes, the point of having a property whether you live in it or whether it is an investment is to make money, and whether your strategy is long term or short term, make no mistakes you need to have your figures worked […]