How do you choose the right buyers’ agent?

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

Should you consider negative gearing for your property purchase?

Purchasing a property and taking out a loan in Australia are typically one and the same. Borrowing to buy pricey items is basically part of financial reality, because how many of us could afford a home out of our own pocket? According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, we (owner-occupiers and investors) commit to about

What is an off-market property?

  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

Sydney’s secret sales: one in 10 homes are never listed

———————– The Vendor has a skilled negotiator. Shouldn’t you? Negotiation is like riding a bike. It takes practice and you’re likely to fall off a number of times before you get it right. The problem is of course that drawing the short stick on a property negotiation can leave you with more than just a

“City’s Secret Housing List” by Aidan Devine

Our co-founder, Simon Cohen, weighs in on the benefits of using a buyers agent to find off-market property to stay ahead of the competition in the Sydney housing market.   ” It’s not just high prices keeping homebuyers out of the property market – many of Sydney’s best homes are only available to investors and

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