I want to say, up front, that I am not a fan of buying off the plan because there are a huge number of risks. And, it really bothers me that a succession of Federal and State governments continue to encourage first home buyers and mum & dad investors to buy off the plan just […]
Buying off market property is an ongoing 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 sought after, especially here in Sydney. And now, I want to help you figure out if buying off-market property is […]
Now, more than ever, you must choose quality over quantity when buying property.
But, the big question is do you know how to spot an underperformer? There are certain criteria that will hold a property back when it comes time to sell and we want you to avoid buying a low performer at all costs!
Read on to understand what NOT to buy and how to pick a premium property.
It’s been tough for Sydney property buyers, and many came to the conclusion that the only way to crack the market was to discover how to find off market property and uncover the “secret” listings source that everybody “in the know” seems to have tapped into. And it was an interesting year because we noticed […]
If you are buying a home, the factors affecting suburb choice are often different from those involved in deciding on an investment location. When considering how to choose a good suburb to live in, you’ll need to think about your current requirements as well as future needs. Some people limit themselves to the suburb they […]
The idea of buying an investment property in the next “hot spot” is so compelling. After all, everybody wants to buy in the next suburb to “go off”. It makes perfect sense until you think about it a little… By the time the average investor finds out about a hot spot, it’s no longer hot. […]
Nearly all of the buyers we come across have had to decide what to compromise on when buying a house or apartment to live in. I think it is human nature to aspire to what we can’t afford, so it can be a challenging process to come down to earth and be realistic about the […]
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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