Blog - Property Selection

Location, Location, Location – how to choose a good suburb

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 […]

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Choose an investment property that out-performs the median growth rate

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. […]

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What to compromise on when buying a house or apartment

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 […]

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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 property 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 sought after, especially here in Sydney.  And now, I want to help you figure out if buying off-market property is […]

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