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What Makes A GREAT Investment Property?

Why do some property investors seem to be able to continually add to their property portfolio, whereas most buy a few properties and then can’t go any further? One of the main things that separates the really successful investors from the average investors is the properties they choose to buy.

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Important Facts about Minor dwellings

Building a minor dwelling on an already existing title significantly boosts the return of a property through both rental earnings and capital appreciation however an awareness of council regulations is essential.

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Transition under the Unit Titles Act 2010

Once the UTA 2010 commences, there are transitional arrangements that apply for 15 months. This is a short summary of the options, useful for a body corporate secretary/manager.

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The Best Suburbs to Buy When ‘Flipping’ Property

At a networking event the other night I was asked by a group of the attendees where abouts in our local area was a good place to buy property to ‘flip’ or trade (buy to renovate and then sell for a profit).

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When can a Purchaser Discount the Purchase Price?

There has been a very important Supreme Court decision relevant to all people using the standard form ADLS/REINZ agreement for sale and purchase, whether for residential or commercial deals.

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How Do I Get Started In Property Investment?

This is a question I hear a lot when I discuss our property portfolio with friends but before we go into the details we must remember some very valuable advice that John Fitzgerald from Custodian Wealth Builders gives us.

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Tips for “private sale” owners

Summer, the busiest property selling season, is upon us and many owners are considering moving without using a real estate agent.

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Why Won’t My House Sell? Part 3

Finally, we’re priced right, our house looks so good we are considering keeping it and not selling after all, but we STILL don’t have any buyers looking at it!! What gives?? I hate to say it, but maybe your agent isn’t using the right tools to market your home.

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Why Won’t My House Sell? Part 2

Alright, we’ve gone over the comparable sales, we’ve priced our home competitively, we are ready to be fair and reasonable, but we STILL don’t have any buyers touring our house!

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Why Won’t My House Sell? Part 1

So you’ve listed your house for sale, your agent has come and taken photos, your listing is on the Internet, you have seen it in the newspaper and in the real estate magazines but you haven’t had a single showing. What’s wrong???

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First Time Buyers Need To Get It Right!

With the property market showing signs of improvement and First Time Buyers out looking for property I thought it might be useful to share my experiences in the current market.

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