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How and where to find off market 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 […]

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Do apartments increase in value more than houses?

So, do apartments increase in value more than houses? It used to be generally understood that houses increased in value at a greater rate than apartments, but it’s not always so anymore. It’s definitely possible for some apartments to increase in value more than some houses. Here, are some examples to show you how this […]

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How do you set a maximum auction bid?

You should set your limit, your maximum bid, before you go to auction. So, how do you set a maximum auction bid? First of all, you need to forget all the other buyers and forget about the vendor, just for a moment. This is about you and the property. It’s about how uniquely this property […]

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When to bid aggressively at auction

You only bid aggressively at auction if you want to scare off other buyers, but before I talk about when it’s a good idea to bid aggressively, I want to remind you that you need to know what the property is worth, and what your maximum bid is before you go to auction. So when […]

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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 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 […]

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How to get your husband on the same page when buying a home

Buying a home is hard at the best of times and it’s especially difficult when buying property as a couple. There is always a challenge when two people need to come to an agreement, even more so if each has a different list of priorities. Where we see this manifest the most is with young families. It’s […]

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Location Location Location Australia: questions from around the country

After last Wednesday night’s episode of Location Location Location Australia I was on The Lifestyle Channel’s Facebook page answering viewers questions about buying and selling property. There were some themes in the questions and following is a sum-up of my answers. When it comes to investment, where are the best areas for capital growth? I […]

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