Archive for June, 2016

Busted! The Real Costs Of Owning An Inner City Apartment


Find out from Real Estate veteran and Changing Places Direction, Cameron Fisher, all you need to know about owning an inner city apartment. CLICK HERE TO WATCH VIDEO

Cameron discusses a few crucial things to consider when purchasing an inner city apartment, for instance:

Is it a high quality development that is well managed?
What fees are involved?
What … Continue Reading »

The Advantages Of Selling In Winter


It’s common belief that the best time to sell your property is in spring and the worst time is winter.

On the surface that makes sense, in spring everything is in bloom, looks great, lots of people are listing their properties and more people are out and about looking at properties.

The fact that ‘lots of people’ are … Continue Reading »

How To Increase The Value Of Your Property Before Selling


If you wish to achieve the highest possible price for your property, you need to ensure your property is desirable to as many potential buyers as possible.

This could be as easy as a few artificial upgrades to the property. The key here is to consult an experienced real estate agent on what they believe needs to … Continue Reading »

Why Use A Property Manager?


Many seasoned property investors would concur that a competent property manager not only adds significant value to an investment property, however also saves the owner a lot of time and stress, which by many is considered priceless.

Here are just some of the benefits landlords gain when using a professional Property Manager;

1. Secure Quality Tenants

As discussed in … Continue Reading »

Top 10 Turn-Ons & Turn-Off’s by Aussie Home Buyers


See what turn’s us on when we look for property

According to a recent survey of 1,000 Australians by Aussie Home Loans has revealed what buyers look for in a property and what turns them off.

Top Ten Turn-offs

Cigarette smells
Busy road location
Noisy neighbours
Too dark and dank
Dirty/old carpet
Pet smells
No storage
Neighbour’s house … Continue Reading »

How to find the BEST property manager

Property Management


Recently we looked at how landlords find the best tenants for their property, but how do you find the best property manager?

A good property manager does more than find a tenant and collect rents.

Here are the top 5 questions to help you find the best property manager;

1. Is the real estate agency … Continue Reading »

3 Tips for a successful auction


3 Tips for a successful auction

For all who have been through the emotional roller-coaster that can be the auction campaign, a successful result means much more than the hammer falling well above reserve.

Although an extravagant sale price can make all the nostalgia instantly disappear it’s important to remember that a successful auction means much more than ‘sold’. … Continue Reading »