Category Archives: Property Tips

What are the benefits of getting home loan pre-approval?

Posted by Terry Hansen on July 7th, 2021 in Property Tips | No Comments
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Buying a property often takes a lot of forethought and planning and for many the first step will be figuring out how much they can borrow from the bank.  Luckily, there are plenty of online mortgage calculators that can help you get a rough idea of what you can spend and the lender you want […]

How to purchase a home without a 20 per cent deposit

Posted by Terry Hansen on June 21st, 2021 in Property Tips | No Comments
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Saving for a home deposit is no easy task, and as property prices rise it’s not getting any easier. A Finder analysis of CoreLogic data has found that homebuyers in almost every Australian capital city need to save at least $100,000 if they want to be able to purchase a median priced home with a […]

Should you wait until spring to sell?

Posted by Terry Hansen on June 16th, 2021 in Property Tips | No Comments
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The property market has been booming, but despite this many sellers have been wondering if they should hold out on selling their property until the ‘spring rush”. While it’s true that the Australian property market normally experiences a seasonal slowdown in the cooler months, this can actually sometimes work in the seller’s favour.  Look at […]

Interest rates remain low, but are you taking advantage of them?

Posted by Terry Hansen on June 9th, 2021 in Property Tips | No Comments
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The official cash rate remained at its record low of just 0.10 per cent when the RBA met for June, which came as little surprise to many.  But even though mortgage holders feel comfortable that interest rates will remain low for some time, with the RBA all but promising that rates won’t go up for […]

How to get more buyers through your door

Posted by Terry Hansen on June 2nd, 2021 in Property Tips | No Comments
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There’s no mistaking that there’s been a lot of buyer demand in Outer Western Sydney of late, but that doesn’t mean that sellers shouldn’t go the extra mile to bring more buyers to their door. Whether it’s a buyer’s or a seller’s market, it’s always in the best interest of sellers to put a little […]

Upsizing in a booming property market

Posted by Terry Hansen on May 26th, 2021 in Property Tips | No Comments
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A lot of homeowners are loving the fact that house prices have been surging, but it’s not so good for those looking to upgrade.  While an upsizer might get a fantastic sale price for their current property, they will also be looking at paying a higher price for their next home.  In some cases this […]

Will a renovated kitchen help sell your home?

Posted by Terry Hansen on May 19th, 2021 in Property Tips | No Comments
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The kitchen is often considered to be the ‘heart of the home’, which is probably why it’s also the room that home sellers think to renovate first.  A brand new kitchen can undoubtedly be a major source of appeal for a home, but is it really going to be worth the cost of renovating it […]

Renovating to sell – how to decide what is and isn’t worth doing

Posted by Terry Hansen on May 12th, 2021 in Property Tips | No Comments
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Everybody wants to maximise how much money they can make when they sell their home and a key way to do this is through renovating.  It’s very easy to overcapitalise when renovating a property to sell however, so it’s important that homeowners focus their funds and attention where it’s going to count the most.  Consider […]

How you can fast track your way to home ownership

Posted by Terry Hansen on May 3rd, 2021 in Property Tips | No Comments
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As property prices rise and houses get snatched up in days, property buyers around the country are feeling a sense of urgency to get into the market as soon as they can.  While home buyers shouldn’t feel that getting into the property market is a race, many want to do so to take advantage of […]

Tips for staying motivated as a buyer in a seller’s market

Posted by Terry Hansen on April 28th, 2021 in Property Tips | No Comments
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It’s a challenging time to be a home buyer right now. Low interest rates and a lack of housing stock has caused some major housing competition and many buyers are being pipped at the post when they go to make an offer.  But while it’s clearly a seller’s market right now, buyers need not be […]

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