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The importance of a final inspection

Category: Buying, Selling

No matter how excited you are about purchasing your new house or unit, it is prudent to undertake a final inspection to ensure that the property is still in the same condition it was when you negotiated the sale.

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Should I use a Conveyancer referred by a real estate agent?

Category: Buying, Selling

A good real estate agent will have professional connections to conveyancers and solicitors though some may think there may be an underlying motive or benefit to the agent.

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RentVesting

Category: Tenants

Rentvesting, heard of it? The long and the short of rentvesting is renting where you want to live & buying where/what you can afford.

 

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Open For Inspections

Category: Landlords

Over the past 20 years there have been many changes to how prospective tenants are able to view a rental property.

 

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Spring Presentation Tips

Category: Buying

Longer days, green shoots and blossoms. Spring in Melbourne: crisp windy and wet. This is a time to rejoice and celebrate new beginnings. Our homes should likewise celebrate the new season. 

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Leasing Presentation Tips

Category: Landlords

Presenting your investment property in the 'best light' is the key to achieving a quick tenancy and at the best possible rental price. Here are a few tips to help you present your property to get the best result.

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The Privacy Myth

Category: Buying, Tenants

Ever wonder why a Real Estate Agent asks for your name and contact number at an Open for Inspection and what right they have to do it?

 

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A Well Respected Landlord

Category: Landlords

A new client asked me recently how they could go beyond the realms of standard practice and become a well-respected landlord.

It makes sense that if you're perceived as a pro-active landlord, you're more likely to attract better tenants for longer and, in turn, improve the performance of your asset.

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Think it's harder to sell in Winter ?

Category: Selling, Buying

Get the mood right and selling during the colder months of the year can reap enormous benefits.  With fewer properties on the market than in the frenetic Spring months, there's less competition and it can be a great opportunity to showcase your home's cosy charm.

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