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

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

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

How to Overcome your Blind Spots in the Sydney Property Market

How to Overcome your Blind Spots in the Sydney Property Market “For the same reason we can’t tickle ourselves, we can’t see our own blind spots.” I had a lovely couple recommended to me by a real estate agent in Sydney’s Inner West. These guys started their property journey with a tiny house in Erskineville. [...]

By | April 13th, 2018|Blog Posts, Buying Property, Property, Real Estate|0 Comments

Why the 2018 Sydney House price drop is a great reason to buy

Why the 2018 Sydney House price drop is a great reason to buy “Be fearful when others are greedy and greedy when others are fearful” Warren Buffet The property market in Sydney is a hot topic in every single media outlet. Yesterday the news reported that Sydney House prices drop, this “news” is an annualised [...]

By | March 2nd, 2018|Blog Posts, Property|0 Comments

Top 5 tips to add value to Sydney Property

Top 5 tips to add value to Sydney Property Adding value to a property can be one of the best ways to grow your investment whether it is something you live in or rent out.  Don’t be fooled by the shiny and new! There are many ways to add to a property’s value.  You just [...]

By | March 9th, 2017|Blog Posts, Buying Property, Property, Real Estate|0 Comments

A Look At The Importance Of Having A Buyer’s Agent

A Look At The Importance Of Having A Buyer’s Agent Purchasing real estate, whether it’s a home or investment property, is an exciting and important process. I have seen anxious buyers try to buy real estate on their own and some are still searching after 2 years – in Sydney real estate this has equated [...]

By | March 3rd, 2017|Blog Posts, Buying Property, Property, Real Estate|0 Comments

7 common mistakes Sydney property buyers make

7 common mistakes Sydney property buyers make Mistake #1 They don’t have time to tackle such a big decision Time is the new commodity. You can make more money but you can’t make more time. Searching and looking at property takes a lot of effort and time. Making sure everything is done with due diligence [...]

By | February 24th, 2016|Blog Posts, Buying Property, Property, Real Estate, Sell Property|0 Comments

Should I consider negatively gearing my next investment purchase?

Should I consider negatively gearing my next investment purchase? on December 7, 2015 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 and managing [...]

Tips to buying well as the Sydney property market cools

Tips to buying well as the Sydney property market cools So, the rumours are true, the Sydney property market is starting to cool down. Sydney wide Auction clearance rates have steadily declined since May 2015, from 89% to just 59% this weekend. What this means is that vendors are not getting the price they want [...]