Open for inspection: Making the most of your inspection time

Sep 13, 2016 8:59:03 AM Share this:

Open for inspections give you a great first impression of a property and you’ll know almost immediately if it’s one you want to pursue. But that first visit can be much more than a “once over lightly” impression. How do you make sure you’re getting as much information from it as possible.


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Topics: Open Homes, Buying, Buying Real Estate, Open For Inspection, Open For Inspections

Getting to know your new neighbourhood

Aug 16, 2016 3:05:10 PM Share this:

Buying a new home often means moving to a new suburb, city or even country. It may be a new location you chose simply because you loved it, or it maybe it’s where you need to be for work or family. Whatever the reason for your change in location, it can be a little daunting finding ways to get to know the neighbourhood and have it start feeling like home.


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Topics: Buying Real Estate

Moving house with kids? Here are our tips to keep kids happy on moving day

Aug 15, 2016 2:13:02 PM Share this:

Moving house with kids can be stressful and upsetting for everyone, but particularly young children, especially if they’ve previously only known one home. But with a little foresight, planning and some good old distraction techniques moving to a new home need not be traumatic.


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Topics: Buying Real Estate, Moving House

Five things to consider before buying a holiday property

Jul 20, 2016 1:53:27 PM Share this:

While relaxing and enjoying good times at your favourite holiday location, you stroll past the local real estate agent’s window and browse the offerings.


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Topics: Buying, Buying Real Estate, Holiday Home

Buyers' guide: Purchasing off-the-plan

Jul 12, 2016 9:57:06 AM Share this:

You’ve seen your dream home – the only problem is it isn’t built yet. Is it ever a good idea to buy off the plans?


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Topics: Buying Real Estate, Buying Off-The-Plan

Four myths of buying at a mortgagee sale

Jun 29, 2016 11:32:08 AM Share this:

The commonly held view goes something like this: All mortgagee sales go for a song because the bank just wants to get rid of the property as soon as possible to cover the debt.


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Topics: Buying Real Estate