With Australia’s official cash rate hovering around historical lows for some time now, long-term investors are looking for ways to make the most of the low interest environment. Here are five ways to put the low cash rate to good use. more
Wow – that’s what most of us would say after reading through the glossy brochure, viewing the amazing website and touring the extremely professional sales office. One of the first questions you need to ask yourself is in fact how professional is this developer and what is their reputation like. more
The first major change to the legislation in 20 years has been described as a once in lifetime amendment which has focused on how our society is evolving to reflect modern living in a strata community. more
From 29 April 2016 all home owners who have a swimming pool or a spa, must attach to their sale contract a certificate that shows whether or not their swimming pool complies with the Swimming Pools Act safety regulations.
“Conditional” or “Unconditional” loan approval – What is the difference? Why is unconditional loan approval so important? What are the legal ramifications if you enter into a contract and you’re not able to obtain finance? more
One of the topics that we most frequently receive questions about is the 10% deposit that is payable on any exchange of contracts. A contract for sale stipulates that the purchaser must pay this deposit, which is typically held by the real estate agent until the completion of the exchange. more
A great way to find value in real estate is by purchasing at auction. That said, many buyers avoid the auction scene out of fear that they might pay too much. Auctions can be intimidating for this reason, but a little planning can put you at ease with the process and help guide you to auction success. more