Buy Property in Australia from Overseas Series Part 10: Settling Everything and Taking Possession

Welcome to the 10th and final installment in our Buy Property in Australia from Overseas Series. This week will wrap up the end of the process of buying property in Australia.  (To start at the beginning of the series, read Part 1: Real Estate Industry Professionals Foreign Investors Should Deal With). The day of your closing, often called settlement day in Australia, is the day that you go from being the prospective owner of the property to the actual owner of the property. It’s an exciting day for everyone involved. You’re getting your dream home or piece of land, the […] Read more »

Buy Property in Australia from Overseas Series Part 9: Info About Completing the Process

My tips for selling your home and presentation of your property

Welcome to part 9 of our Buy Property in Australia from Overseas Series. This week will look at completing the process of buying property in Australia.  (To start at the beginning of the series, read Part 1: Real Estate Industry Professionals Foreign Investors Should Deal With). Once you’ve found the perfect Australian home, it’s only a matter of time before everything’s completed and you’re able to possess the property. While you’re waiting, your agent, solicitor, and lending institution will be busy tying up loose ends in anticipation of settlement day. Part of completing the process is letting a conveyancer or […] Read more »

Buy Property in Australia from Overseas Series Part 8: Contracts and Deposits

Welcome to part 8 of our Buy Property in Australia from Overseas Series. This week will look at contracts and deposits when buying an Australian property from overseas. (To start at the beginning of the series, read Part 1: Real Estate Industry Professionals Foreign Investors Should Deal With). When you put an offer in on a home or piece of vacant land, you will need to pay a deposit and then, if you’re awarded the property, you will need to fill out the necessary contracts. Your estate agent will let you know the required deposits and help you fill out […] Read more »

Buy Property in Australia from Overseas Series Part 1: Industry Professionals You Should Consider Dealing With

If you’re interested in buying overseas property, Australia offers great potential for return on your investment. Things are much more stable in Australia than in many other countries, making in an attractive proposition to many investors. Many properties are being bought by citizens of the UK, US, and Canada. Over the next several posts, I’m going to go over some of the areas you’ll want to be informed about when looking at buying an Australian piece of property (when you aren’t already living in Australia). I hope this information helps you.  As always, you will probably want professional advice for […] Read more »