Blog - Property Selection

How to Ensure Your Family is Happy Living in an Apartment

Recently I read that the City of Sydney expects around 80% of its residents to be apartment dwellers by 2030. This is going to take a fair amount of attitudinal shift away from the perceived value of a house over an apartment. Some big issues are already impacting overall perceptions of the virtues of family […]

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Is It Better to Buy a House or Apartment For Your Family?

As Sydney property prices continue to rise and more and more people are priced out of the market, we believe that the demand for three bedroom apartments will create a new “hotspot” within a few years. We see the beginnings of a trend where families are reconsidering previously held assumptions about their needs in order […]

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When Is The Best Time To Buy A Property And Stop Looking?

There are so many things to consider when buying property, not the least being when to take action. Property buyers are often faced with the dilemma of deciding when the best time to buy is: when to call it a day on their search and make an offer. The fundamental question they ask themselves is: […]

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5 Things To Look For When Choosing An Apartment

There are many commonly used rules of thumb when it comes to buying strata property and they can basically be split into two categories – those that relate to the building or complex and those that apply to the individual lot. When choosing an apartment it’s crucial that you know how to pick the best […]

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Buying off-market property in Sydney – is it worth it?

Buying off-market properties is an emerging trend. You might recall on my earlier blog I chatted about how to find & buy an off-market house because the reality is they’re becoming more and more popular, especially here in Sydney.  And now, I want to help you figure out if buying off-market property is worth it. Many […]

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Storage: an essential thing to look for in a property

If you have read my blog about the 9 things to look for in a property, you may have notice something was missing from the list: storage!! There are basic storage requirements that everybody has and by making sure these have been catered for you will not only increase your rental return but make your […]

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Northerly aspect, is it the best?

Northerly aspect – it’s commonly accepted that the best aspect to have is north. A northerly aspect means the garden will flourish and assuming the house or apartment has been designed to take advantage of the aspect, the interiors will be nice and light. The northern sun really comes into it’s own in winter, which […]

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How to spot a property that has been renovated to sell

I guess the first question to ask is: does it matter whether a property has been specifically renovated to sell? In my experience, more often than not the answer is yes. Especially given the popularity of amateur renovation shows on TV and the amount of people signing up for courses teaching them how to renovate […]

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