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Make yourself more attractive to lenders
Moving out of a rented house and into a property of your own is something many Australians strive for. In most cases, the first step towards getting onto the ladder is securing a mortgage. Figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics show that in February this year, 56...
Mon April 18, 2016
3 key pieces of data any property buyer needs
It's often said that knowledge is power - and this is certainly the case when it comes to making a property investment. No matter whether you're heading to property auctions or hoping to secure a private sale, having all the right real estate data to hand can be a...
Wed April 06, 2016
Why do Sydney buyers have cause for celebration?
New South Wales homeowners and investors have enjoyed exceptional capital gains over the last few years, but this has left those looking to buy a new home in Sydney out in the cold. However, things are changing, and if you're part of this latter group you'll be...
Mon April 04, 2016
Buying | Market News
5 toasty tips for selling your home in winter
Spring has long been touted as the optimal time to sell property in Australia - and for very good reason. A combination of warmth, sunshine and general optimism that comes with knowing summer is on the way is often all the encouragement homer buyers need to commit to a...
Fri April 01, 2016
Selling | Lifestyle
Opinion split on where people want house prices to go
Many experts have predicted a period of weakness for Australian real estate in the months ahead. National Australia Bank, for example, recently reduced its forecast for national house prices from 2.3 per cent to just 1 per cent, with the stunted growth particularly...
Thu March 31, 2016
Buying | Selling | Market News
Top 5 reasons why Sydney is so darn livable
What makes a region desirable to live in? Is it real estate prices? Quality of schools? Reliable infrastructure?  The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) set out to tackle these very questions in a bid to pinpoint the most livable cities in the world. To determine the...
Tue March 29, 2016
How should I market my rental property?
Buying a rental property is just the first step in what can often be a huge learning curve. If you're new to the market, then it's important to have professional and expert advice at every stage to make the most out of your investment.One of the first and often...
Mon March 21, 2016
How is the Sydney Metro Northwest project impacting property prices?
There are countless factors that impact a property's value, but perhaps none is quite as significant as the area's infrastructure. For example, the construction of a new shopping complex, school or healthcare facility can drive house prices up, and those who...
Thu March 17, 2016
Buying | Selling | Market News
3 creative ways to increase the sale value of your home
We've all heard about how renovating the kitchen or repainting the external walls of your home can add value to your property. While these tactics do often work, there are many other creative, inexpensive ways you can secure a better price when it comes time to sell your...
Thu March 17, 2016
Selling | Lifestyle
New underquoting laws are just around the corner
If you're looking to sell a house in New South Wales or perhaps make those first steps onto the ladder, new laws could well affect how you approach the market. The eagerly anticipated underquoting legislation is just a matter of days away from being brought in, and...
Mon March 14, 2016
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