A huge weekend in property

Last weekend was a massive weekend for auctions in Melbourne with a record 1506 properties going under the hammer in brilliant sunshine encouraging buyers to turn out in force, including my daughter-in-law!! The market has demonstrated extraordinary resilience to return … Continued

Ten tips when buying an investment property

1. What do you want to achieve? Understanding your objectives is key to finding the right investment property. The actual property itself is never the end goal when it comes to investment the financial element that you are really concerned … Continued

Overcapitalising: What it is and how to avoid it

As a home owner or property investor, you may have heard the term over capitalising. But what exactly is it and why is it considered bad? While adding a new deck or kitchen can increase the value and enjoyment of … Continued

Property Outlook Over The Weekend

Auction results was interesting last weekend, the last weekend of the school holidays. While every other Australian capital city saw a sharp dip in auction clearance rates over the previous year Melbourne results remained solid even with the seasonal increase … Continued

Strong Clearance Rates over the AFL grand final weekend!

Auction results are an essential source of information when researching your next investment… Just over the weekend  there were 133 Total Scheduled Auctions, with an overall 89.01% Clearance rates Source: www.realestate.com.au/edm Contact us if you are thinking to invest in … Continued

How to add maximum value with renovations

Renovating is one of the best ways for property owners to increase the value of their homes. If you are looking to add value to your home, but don’t want to renovate every room, it can be difficult to decide … Continued

CBA introduces new IO process for brokers

The nation’s biggest bank has launched an interest-only simulator to help brokers show customers the differences between IO and P&I repayments. In a note to brokers and aggregators this week, CBA explained that a new compulsory Customer Acknowledgement form will … Continued