If you have thought about investing in a strata scheme for the first time but are confused as to what that involves and how it differs from conventional property purchases, then keep reading. Strata developments are a great way for people to purchase homes. The strata concept has proved to be so popular that it has been widely copied around the world, but there are still elements that can seem unusual to first-time buyers.
18 February 2020
It is tough when your parents decide it is time to sell the family home and move out into something smaller. Once you get past that disappointment, it is time to help your parents find something more suitable. Now is the perfect time to buy as you can get your parents moved in before the cold winter temperatures arrived. Since your parents want a smaller property, their options now are retirement units versus retirement apartments.
3 April 2018
Don't be embarrassed if your basement and garage are both something of a cluttered mess; many homeowners struggle to gain control over their household clutter, and they may also spend far too many hours trying to find things stored in those spaces. Purging unnecessary items, getting other items organised and taking advantage of a long-term storage unit can help to corral all that household clutter; note a few simple but effective tips in this regard.
12 July 2017
The price of real estate in Australia has continued to soar in recent years. Sydney's median real estate value hit $1.15 million in 2017 after rising 13.1% during the first three months of the year. With real estate fetching high prices, now is a good time to sell if you've been thinking about doing so for some time now. An experienced real estate agent can help you price your property and list it on the market.
17 May 2017
Throughout much of Australia, many aspiring home buyers are unnecessarily buying building reports for homes that they simply can't afford. By the time buyers find out that the home is out of their budget, they've already spent $500 to $1,000 on the building report. To avoid wasting money in this kind of situation, there are key steps you should take. 1. Do Your Own Price Investigations The above scenario usually happens when buyers are looking at a property that is going up for auction.
17 May 2017
If you are planning to sell a property, you make be worried about getting the best price or a quick sale. Below are three things you can do to ensure you get the best deal when you sell your home. Stage your home Staging is the name given to the process of arranging your home so that it has an increased appeal to prospective buyers who come to view it. By setting up furniture, hanging pictures and laying out ornaments and accessories, you can create a look and vibe which entices a prospective buyer to imagine themselves living in the property and making it their home.
16 May 2017
When people think of tough things to pack and transport during a home removal, they typically picture items such as delicate vases and large pieces of furniture. However, a large book collection can actually be one of the trickiest items. A couple of books might be nothing to worry about, but a collection can add some real weight, and books are vulnerable to damage from moisture as well as quite easy to rip.
16 May 2017