Category Archives: Property Tips

Should you hold out for higher rent on your investment property?

Posted by Terry Hansen on October 22nd, 2018 in Property Tips | No Comments
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All landlords want to receive the best price possible from their rental property, however holding out for a high rental value doesn’t always make for the wisest financial decision. It’s not uncommon for landlords to stand firm on a rental figure, particularly if they have been receiving that amount in the past, however doing so […]

Should you purchase a home with asbestos?

Posted by Terry Hansen on October 17th, 2018 in Property Tips | No Comments
interior

If you’re thinking about purchasing a property then you probably want to avoid asbestos at all costs, however that might not be as easy as it seems. That’s because approximately one in three Australian homes are thought to contain asbestos. What’s more, the majority of homes built or renovated before 1990 have some kind of […]

What you need to research before you buy a home

Posted by Terry Hansen on October 15th, 2018 in Property Tips | No Comments
property prices

There are a lot of factors that need to be considered before purchasing a property and every buyer needs to do their own research to ensure that important details don’t fall through the cracks. The amount of research that needs to be done can seem overwhelming, so we have broken down a few key areas […]

3 common mistakes you might be making as a home seller

Posted by Terry Hansen on October 10th, 2018 in Property Tips | No Comments
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When it comes to real estate, nothing is for certain and it may feel like whether or not you get a good selling price comes down to the luck of the draw. While a little bit of luck may play its part, there are things you can do to take control and ensure you have […]

How to find the best real estate deals

Posted by Terry Hansen on October 8th, 2018 in Property Tips | No Comments
open house

Having a hard time finding a great property in your price range? Are all the good places snatched up before you get a chance to even view them? If you’re finding it challenging breaking into the market then you’re not the only one. It’s not uncommon for it to take months or even years to […]

Should you renew when your property lease is up?

Posted by Terry Hansen on October 3rd, 2018 in Property Tips | No Comments
living-room

Gotten a lease renewal letter in the mail and wondering whether to sign it or find something new instead? It can be tempting to start looking for a new home simply because you feel like a change, but if you like where you live now and have a good relationship with your current property manager […]

5 things you can’t change about a property (at least not easily!)

Posted by Terry Hansen on October 2nd, 2018 in Property Tips | No Comments
building

When looking for a home there is probably going to be a lot of things on your wish list. Maybe you want a certain number of bedrooms, a chef’s kitchen or a big backyard? Whatever it is you’re after there’s a good chance you will have to compromise on what you want in some way […]

How to get started on your renovation

Posted by Terry Hansen on September 26th, 2018 in Property Tips | No Comments
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Many people buy their homes with plans to renovate at some point, however it’s hard to know where to get started. The problem with a lot of building work is that one thing normally needs to precede another so while you might want to rip into the kitchen and put in a new one it […]

Tips to avoid reselling at a loss

Posted by Terry Hansen on September 24th, 2018 in Property Tips | No Comments
property

You may have seen record house prices in your neighbourhood just a year or two ago and figured that your property is still worth just as much or more today, however if you live in area where property prices are cooling then this may not be the case. While the vast majority of homes across […]

How to buy a property sight unseen

Posted by Terry Hansen on September 19th, 2018 in Property Tips | No Comments
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Buying sight unseen generally isn’t a recommended approach when it comes to property, however for those without other options there are ways to minimise its risks. There’s no questioning that it’s best to see a property in person before making a purchase if you can, but if you see an opportunity you don’t want to […]

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