Sydney’s most popular suburbs for house hunters, and where to look instead

Sydney’s most popular suburbs for house hunters, and where to look instead Property prices may be falling across Sydney, but the city’s most popular suburbs are still out of reach for many. Of the most searched suburbs in Sydney, many have a median house price above $2 million and an apartment median above $900,000. Paddington, [...]

By | February 15th, 2019|Blog Posts, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Using the Prince Charming Principle in the Sydney Property Market

Using the Prince Charming Principle in the Sydney Property Market When it comes to buying your dream home and combining it with reality, there’s usually a process that we need to go through.  So often we have to hold our clients’ hand through this rather emotional process.  Liken it to the prince charming principle.  You [...]

By | August 24th, 2018|Blog Posts, Buying Property|0 Comments

Why you need a Property Coach in the Sydney Property Market

Why you need a Property Coach in the Sydney Property Market Having been in the property industry for 17 years now with 9 years on the sales side it has taught me a lot about not only buying property but advising my clients on how to sell well too.  This has led me to see [...]

By | August 10th, 2018|Blog Posts, Buying Property, Real Estate, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Home Loans: A First-Home Buyers’ Guide to Government Grants

Home Loans: A First-Home Buyers’ Guide to Government Grants The State and Federal governments in Australia in 2000 announced the First Home Owner Grant (FHOG), a national program which was funded by all the States and territories to compensate for the consequences of the Good and Services Tax (GST) on home ownership. The scheme is [...]

By | August 3rd, 2018|Blog Posts, Buying Property, Property|0 Comments

Visualize Your Future to Buy Your Next Home

Visualize Your Future to Buy Your Next Home A few years ago I met a lovely couple who were living in the burbs with their three kids.  They had just assumed that when you have kids you move to the burbs.  One day they opened the cupboard only to find 6 blenders falling out.  They [...]

By | June 1st, 2018|Blog Posts, Buying Property|0 Comments

A Blog from 2016 – The Lessons We Can Learn

A Blog from 2016 – The Lessons We Can Learn If you solely relied on statistics you would never buy into the Sydney property market.  We see auction clearance rates for the entire city and the newspapers report Sydney wide prices as one entity.  Boom or Bust, 50% decrease in prices and so on.  However, [...]

By | May 25th, 2018|Blog Posts, Buying Property, Real Estate|0 Comments

The Difference Between Good Capital Growth and Positive Cash Flow

The Difference Between Good Capital Growth and Positive Cash Flow When it comes to property investment there are two ways to earn money. There is the positive “cash flow” camp where it is suggested you should invest in real estate that has the capacity to generate high rental returns. Typically these have been in mining [...]

By | May 11th, 2018|Blog Posts|0 Comments

Downsizing with a Buyer’s Agent in the Sydney Property Market

Downsizing with a buyer’s agent in the Sydney property market. One of my earliest memories in real estate was going through a deceased estate in Balmain. It was an original weatherboard cottage. The paint was peeling off the inside of the house and the kitchen was blackened, the toilet was still outside and the electricity [...]

By | May 7th, 2018|Blog Posts, Buying Property, Property, Real Estate|0 Comments

What is negative gearing? And how to make it work when investing in Sydney

What is negative gearing? And how to make it work when investing in Sydney Negative gearing is a practice where an investor borrows money to acquire an income-producing investment property. The expectation is the gross income generated by the investment is at least in the short term to be less that the cost of owning [...]

By | April 27th, 2018|Blog Posts|0 Comments

7 Steps to Help You if You Keep Missing Out on Property in the Sydney Market

7 Steps to Help You if You Keep Missing Out on Property in the Sydney Market If you have been considering buying real estate in the current market and keep missing out then you might be starting to think “why bother?” I still believe that property investment in Sydney is a great way to park [...]

By | April 19th, 2018|Blog Posts, Buying Property, Property, Real Estate|0 Comments