Getting your foot in the property market is always the hardest. Many first home buyers lack knowledge of the planning and buying process, not to mention the property market itself.
The property market in Sydney has long been a heated topic among families, investors, agents, and even Gen Y-ers themselves.
Investing in a property near the ocean in Australia could be much more beneficial than just adding value to your portfolio. Your body could also benefit.
There are some slight nuances between buying a property as a home and for an addition to your investment portfolio. Find out just what they are.
The property market in Australia has become increasingly competitive, which has lead to more people seeking that winning edge. Statistics from CoreLogic RP Data show the effects of this rivalry, as between December 2008 and June 2015, property prices in Sydney and Melbourne surged 68.8 per cent and 54.1 per cent respectively. This growth can also
More and more Australians are making their first step on the home ownership ladder an investment property. Mortgage Choice conducted a widespread survey on a number of property investors around our country in July 2015. More than 36 per cent were, in fact, first-time buyers, a substantial increase from 21.1 per cent at the same
The long-term benefits that come with investing in brick and mortar make it a popular money-making venture. Provided you make an informed decision (a buyer’s agent can help here) it is generally seen as a safer long-term commitment rather than a short-term gamble. In fact, CoreLogic RP Data recently released a report that showed how
Purchasing a home under the hammer can be a daunting and emotional time – especially so if you are looking to buy a property in Sydney or buying a new home in Melbourne. It’s pretty safe to say that given the sheer amount of money involved in the traditionally competitive environment of an auction, it’s
Investing in property can be finicky business. Every state has fruitful cities, every city has profitable suburbs and every suburb has gainful properties, but it can take a lot of elbow grease and footwork to ensure you’ve got all three lined up. Without a crystal ball, knowing what property will provide you with profits further
First home buyers can now receive a 10 per cent discount on services and a 12-month payment plan at Cohen Handler. Ben Handler, co-founder of Cohen Handler, has seen first home buyers continue to be unsuccessful in securing a property, often being out priced by seasoned investors and foreign buyers. “We think it is so