My tips for selling your home.

My tips for selling your home. Work that you put into getting your property ready for sale can be the difference between getting a low price and getting a high price, e best part is, it’s not hard to do, it is not time consuming or expensive and the reward can be a great advantage to your bank account. The process of presenting your property for sale is an important one to get right. For most home owners, the sale of a property comes around every 6 to 8 years. Capitalising on an opportunity of upgrading the family home and […] Read more »

4 People to Get Acquainted with for Your First Home Purchase

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So you’re ready to buy a house. Your first home purchase is a big deal. Congratulations on reaching this major milestone in life. The next few months are going to be a learning experience for you. But you don’t have to navigate the world of real estate entirely alone. Here are some of the people that will help you as well as some important tips to keep in mind: A Banker The right financial approach is important to help you get approved for financing and to help you get as favourable an interest rate as possible. It’s wise to get […] Read more »

Thinking About Buying Australian Foreclosure Properties? Read This First

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It’s an unfortunate reality that people can lose their homes because they can’t afford to pay their mortgage. Sometimes it happens because of job loss or other financial trouble. Other times, it was doomed from the start because someone purchased a home outside of their means. The right preparation for home ownership and the mortgage are both important. You need to carefully consider how much house you can afford and shop around for the best interest rates possible so you don’t wind up with your house on auction due to foreclosure. This sounds rudimentary, of course, but you might be […] Read more »

What Help Can I Get if I’m Not Happy with My Real Estate Agent?

Are You Unhappy with your WA Real Estate Agent? If you’re dealing with an Australian real estate and you’re really unhappy with the results, there are things you can do about this.  The legal system is designed to protect consumers! Beyond complaining to a company or beyond sacking a real estate agent and hiring someone else, there are other things you can do when you feel that your transaction isn’t being handled properly or when you feel like you’ve been the victim of fraud. The Australian government has a set of standards for the real estate industry in order to […] Read more »

Western Australia Real Estate Questions – What if I have a Problem with My Sale?

Avoiding real estate fraud is something that isn’t always in the minds of home buyers and sellers in Western Australia. But you need to be protected so that you don’t become a victim of any sort of fraud that will cost you money or stress. Whether you’re buying or selling a home, navigating the legalities in the world of real estate isn’t always easy. Mountains of contracts and associated paperwork can feel overwhelming. Home buyers and sellers should do some reearch and familiarise themselves with basic real estate law in their area as it relates to the type of sale […] Read more »

Mobile Real Estate Resources – Get Informed on the Go

Do you use a smartphone? If you’re buying or selling your australian property, your smartphone could make things easier! Information technology has made the world of real estate a better place. Online virtual tours can take you inside a property to view it without your having to leave the comfort of your computer. Mailing lists enable you to receive notifications of new listings that match your needs. The web is a major time saver and provides you with useful information, too. You can find online real estate mortgage calculators and you can find real estate agents who serve the area […] Read more »

Thinking About Property Investing in Australian Real Estate? Read This First

Are you ready to diversify your portfolio and think that now could be a really great time to invest in Australia real estate? Anyone considering making the move into a new investment area should do a lot of homework, first.  This is especially true with something as expensive as property! Real estate can be a great investment. It typically (although not always very quickly) increases in value and because it can be lived in while it’s increasing in value you can either make use of it yourself or use it as an income property. Many wannabe property investors take the […] Read more »

Are You Ready for a Mortgage?

If you’re looking at becoming an Australian property owner, you’ll probably be like the vast majority of people who can’t pay 100% of the cost of the property and require a mortgage. Getting your mortgage is important. Not only will it determine whether or not you’ll be able to buy a home right now but it’ll have a major impact on your finances for the foreseeable future, too. Shopping for a mortgage isn’t as easy as shopping for, say, a car.  You don’t really have the negotiating / haggling power you’d have with smaller purchases. But you can increase your […] Read more »

Pay Your Australian Property off Early

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For most adults, their first major goal in life is to buy a home. Once they do choose a home, save a down payment, and obtain a mortgage, all of a sudden, the next major goal is to pay off that huge debt. It doesn’t have to take the 25 or 30 years that most banks offer. A mortgage is a positive debt, of course, because it’s not like most credit card debt that results in a lot of interest with nothing that’s appreciated at the end of paying off that debt. If you buy a good property, it should […] Read more »

Australia Property Investing Tips

If you’re looking at property investing, this could be a great way to increase your personal wealth. It’s a great time to invest in Australia real estate. Locals are doing it and so are people that live abroad. Why invest in real estate rather than something else? Real estate investing gives you something tangible. Unlike investing in stocks or bonds, you’ve actually got property in your hands. It can make you money while you hold onto it waiting for it to be worth more and it could, if you’re investing in vacation properties, bring you joy as well (because you […] Read more »