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How to buy a house in 7 steps

Ever gone on a really long road trip? You know that when you first set out, you’re wondering what time it will be when you arrive at your destination, or if the photos will match the Air BnB description, and how on earth you’re going to get through the next few hours of playing eye …

The Parent’s Guide To Moving Homes With Kids

New year. New home. New beginnings. Now what? It’s time to prepare for the move. You’ve signed the papers, put down the required home loan deposit, and there’s just one thing left to do. Say goodbye to your family home. Moving home is a stressful situation no matter what age or stage of life you’re …

Are real estate buyer’s agents a complete waste of money?

Whether you’re a first homebuyer or looking to expand your investment portfolio, ask yourself one question before you start waltzing through the doors of inspection properties this weekend. Are you ready to play hardball? Navigating a real estate purchase requires time, energy and knowledge, and you’re making a great start by reading this blog. But …

A buyer’s guide to complaints against real estate agents

If you’ve landed on this page, there’s likely a good reason why. You’ve likely frantically typed complain about a real estate agent into Google, seething with rage. Why? You’re on the hunt for your dream home, and you’ve encountered a huge block, and perhaps some unethical conduct. You’re faced with a stubborn bull dressed in …

What’s all the fuss about negative gearing?

For property investors, negative gearing is their silver bullet to making fortunes easily. If you kept up with the negative gearing debate in the lead up to the election, you’ll know that not everyone’s on board with the investment tactic. In fact, the Reserve Bank was backing Labor’s call for tighter regulation of negative gearing. …

These home buying myths destroy your confidence

You’re at a dinner party in Sydney, talking to your mates about your favourite subject: Sydney property prices and how to buy a house in Sydney. While some bought at the height of the recession for a bargain, others feel locked out of the Sydney property market. Does this scenario sound familiar to you? Is …

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