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Property Due Diligence

Category: Buying, Selling
When purchasing existing residential premises, most people do not consider due diligence until after they’ve entered into a contract to buy the property. This is a common mistake. 

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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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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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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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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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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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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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