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

Property buyers are often faced with the dilemma of knowing when to call it a day on their search and make an offer. The fundamental question they ask themselves is: how many houses should I look at before buying? This is a serious issue (so bear with me here), particularly when there is a time […]

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When should you make a quick offer?

You’ve found the house of your dreams, you want to buy it, the agent seems receptive, you make an offer… And then nothing happens. You are in the dark and getting frustrated. Is your offer accepted or not? Has the agent even given it to the vendor? Are they using it to get another buyer […]

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5 things the best apartment in the block will have

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. Let’s consider the first category… Not all buildings are good. Some have been poorly […]

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How to make the most out of the Sydney spring property market

I look forward to spring every year for some obvious and some not-so-obvious reasons. The warmer days, longer evenings, budburst and blossoms seem to get everybody in a good mood. And then there is the increased activity in the property market as we gear up for the annual “selling season”. This will be my 18th […]

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5 Signs The Sydney Property Market Is Turning…

Try not to get too excited, for what you are about to read is something you have probably been waiting a long time to hear: the Sydney property market has probably reached its peak. Why do I think this? Well, there are some definite signs of buyers losing confidence. This lack of confidence breeds uncertainty […]

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The Costs Of Breaking Your Lease & How To Do It If You’re Ready To Buy

In last week’s blog post I chatted about the need to stop ‘waiting for your lease to finish’ and get out there and find the right property for you. I thought you may also be interested to know the numbers of exactly what you could be liable for if you were to pull out of […]

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5 Reasons To Buy While You’re Still In A Lease

Timing is everything in the property game and when you are hunting for a home to buy while renting, it’s often difficult to line up the end of your lease to coincide with the settlement on a new home. In fact, it’s so difficult, I’m going to suggest you don’t even try! Here’s why we […]

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11 Questions You Need To Ask Your Buyers Agent

There’s been a bit of press of late about the rise and rise of buyers’ agents. In fact, I’ve been asked for comment for numerous stories on the topic over the past few months. Of course, given the heat in the property market over these last few years, it should come as no surprise that […]

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