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Real life real estate decisions

There are a lot of great blogs out there that can tell you all about the latest luxury houses or that show first home owners shopping with 7 figure budgets. However for a lot of us, shopping for a house has to be a lot more practical and features ideas like being in a good school zone or close to a bus that can you get you in to work each day. This is a blog for people who are real estate shopping on a smaller budget and want a house with practical features (even if it looks bad). Lets' bond over Real life real estate decisions!


Owning a home in Australia as a non-resident

8 June 2016
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

Many people come from aboard and fall in love with the Australian lifestyle but cannot become citizens for one reason or another. Owning a house as a foreign resident can be a little more tricky than as an Australian citizen but it's possible if you follow a few simple steps.   Gaining FIRB (Foreign Investment Review Board) approval  Before buying property as a non-Australian citizen you will need to get FIRB approval. Read More …

Ways Property Management Can Be Profitable To You

10 March 2016
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

One of the most lucrative ventures you can opt for is investing in commercial property. These investments provide you with a regular form of income through rent, which also works toward easing your mortgage payments and ensuring you finish paying for the property in a short period of time. It should be noted though that for your commercial property to be successful, you would require a low tenancy turn over. This may be hard to achieve if all sole responsibility of managing the property lies with you. Read More …

3 Things First Home Buyers Must Understand Before Buying Property

6 March 2015
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

Buying a home is a stressful undertaking for all buyers, least of all the first home buyers, who have a number of unique characteristics. From searching for suitable properties, competing with other buyers and getting approved for a loan, there are a number of factors that first home buyers need to familiarise themselves with before buying. Before taking the property plunge, it's essential that first home buyers understand their local market, have a good understanding of their financial capacity, and know how to complete the necessary checks and balances to protect themselves. Read More …

Services Provided By A Property Valuation Company

28 January 2015
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

There are a variety of circumstances where you may have to hire a property valuation company to help you determine what a piece of land may be worth. These real estate professionals are trained to value property based on a number of factors, and their appraisals can help you decide what kind of bid to tender on available land. So to help you understand what property valuers can offer you, here are some of the services they provide. Read More …

The Skilled Regional Relocation Incentive In New South Wales

15 January 2015
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

More than 68% of Australians live in metropolitan areas with the remainder residing in regional or remote areas. In an effort to promote more developments in regional areas, various states have implemented unique home buyer grants that will help home buyers out financially. In New South Wales, the Regional Relocation Act currently offers the Skilled Regional Relocation Incentive. If you would like a change of scenery from the bustling city and work in a skilled professional, here's what you will need to know. Read More …