Starting Your Investment Property Journey in 2024 

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Investing in property can be a rewarding venture. As you move into the new year, there’s no better time to explore the opportunities that the investment property market has to offer. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll walk you through the essential steps to embark on a successful property investment journey in 2024.   Understand the Property…

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To Buy or Build a House: Weighing the Pros and Cons 

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So, you’re finally ready to take that big step into homeownership, huh? Congratulations! It’s an exciting journey, and we’re here to help you navigate one of the biggest financial decisions you’ll make – do you buy or build a house?   We get it; it’s a tough call that can cause significant overwhelm! So, let’s…

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9 Tips for Overcoming Buyer Fatigue When Buying a House

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Buying your first home is an exciting milestone and marks a significant step towards your independence and financial stability. However, amidst the excitement lies a challenge many first-time buyers face: buyer fatigue. This phenomenon, often accompanied by stress, decision overload, and house hunter overwhelm, can make your property-purchasing journey feel like a nightmare. In this…

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BUYING A STRATA PROPERTY: MUST-KNOW INFO YOU CAN’T AFFORD TO MISS

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Strata properties are increasingly popular, offering a convenient and often more affordable housing option. There are more than 85,000 strata schemes in NSW, and around 50% of Greater Sydney will live in buildings with strata schemes by 2040. However, before diving into the purchase of a strata property, it’s crucial to understand the legal framework,…

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Buying and Selling at the Same Time  –  A Guide for Homeowners

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Buying and selling at the same time can be an exciting yet daunting experience for homeowners. Balancing the logistics, your finances, and getting the timing right requires careful planning and informed decision-making. In this guide, we explore key considerations to help you successfully navigate the process of selling your current property while buying a new…

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Building Your First Home: 6 Tips for Choosing the Right Builder

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Building your first home is an exciting journey that can be both challenging and rewarding. From choosing your block of land, finalising your design and then surviving the construction process, every step gets you closer to turning that key.  It can be a real rollercoaster ride, and the process can be overwhelming for a first…

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Real Estate Wise Up: Breaking Down Property Industry Jargon

The property industry is full of technical terms and jargon, making it difficult for people new to the industry to understand. Whether you’re dipping your toe in as a first home buyer, considering real estate investment, or just someone interested in the property market, it’s important to be familiar with some of the most common…

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Preparing for Auction Day: A Home Buyer’s Guide

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You’ve found the house of your dreams and can imagine living inside those walls. But it’s for sale by auction, and suddenly, you feel overwhelmed by the process. How does an auction even work? How will you bid on auction day? Can someone else bid for you? Many people find auction day to be daunting,…

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Savvy Ways to Save Money When Moving House

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Whether you’ve just bought or sold your house, moving is not a cheap experience. And it doesn’t matter if you’re moving because of job transfers, family changes or other circumstances; finding the money to pay for everything that comes with the move can be stressful. Did you know that some things won’t cost you a…

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