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Is it a good time to buy property in Sydney?

Lately, the press has been full of stories about the Sydney property boom being over. The boom did last for five years, so the end had to come at some point. The thing is, people are talking about this “boom-and-bust cycle”. They’re all waiting for prices to fall, or even to crash before they buy […]

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Three good reasons to buy a bigger house now

Looking for reasons to buy a bigger house but worried your current home may not be worth what it was a year ago? Or are you unsure if now is the right time given the headlines are all so negative? Actually, right now could be the ideal time to bite the bullet and make the […]

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What to do when buying a house for the first time?

8 steps to buying a house for the first time: Step 1: Save a deposit It sounds really obvious, I know, but it is the hardest thing to do if you’re buying a house for the first time in Sydney. Ideally, you’ll save 20% of the property’s value and that way you can avoid paying lenders […]

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Can I buy another house before I sell mine?

So many people come to us and ask ‘can I buy another house before I sell mine?’ Well, there is one fundamental rule that I apply when deciding if you can buy before you sell. But, before we get to that rule, there’s two things you need to find out first. The first thing you […]

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Where are the best locations for investment properties?

Where are the best locations? We get asked this quite a lot while talking to investors and owner/occupiers alike. Our preference for investment location is as follows: Within a 10km radius (ideally 5km) of either Sydney or Melbourne’s CBD Suburbs with a village or cafe/shopping strip that attracts people both day and night Good transport options […]

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When is a good time to buy property in Sydney?

The Sydney property market bounced back in February with clearance rates well over 70% after it spent the last couple of months of 2015 in the doldrums. Which leads to a question: is the market seasonal and when is a good time to buy property in Sydney? February can be a bit of a red herring […]

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Sydney Market is Hot, Should I buy in Brisbane?

This is a question I get asked all the time by would-be property investors. Whenever the Sydney property market heats up, Brisbane starts looking like a good bet. People were asking it in 2013, in 2014 and now in 2015. I think we are all agreed, Sydney is experiencing unprecedented competition and this has resulted […]

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Sydney Property Market….Is the Only Way Up?

Wow! So many broken records in such a short time. This week the Reserve Bank dropped the official interest rate to a record low of 2%. This is on the back of a record Sydney auction clearance rate of 89% only last weekend. The previous record of 88.2% held its position for only a couple […]

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