Squares & m2… What’s the Difference?

Squares & m2… What’s the Difference?

Real estate terms can sometimes be confusing, so let’s chat about how to measure land size and house sizes.   Many people confuse ‘square metres’ and ‘squares’ by using the two measurements interchangeably, but they are actually different units altogether.  ...
Big Homes Are Cheaper To Build!!

Big Homes Are Cheaper To Build!!

The average floor area of a new free-standing house in Australia is 254 square metres. Our homes are much larger than those within Europe and even many American cities. Why has this occurred? It is simply economics. The actual land component of a new house and land...
Axe Stamp Duty

Axe Stamp Duty

Many key figures are urging the government to abolish stamp tax as an unwieldy weight on both the property market and people’s flexibility, making homes unaffordable for first-time buyers, and creating barriers for those wanting to move closer to work, upsize or...
Will Property Prices Go Down In 2020??

Will Property Prices Go Down In 2020??

Home owners, investors and real estate agents are all wondering how much will property values go down during the recession? Most industry insiders are suggesting a drop of 10-15 percent in property values over the next 12 months. What is this estimate based on? Our...
Etiquette at Open Homes

Etiquette at Open Homes

Open Home Etiquette – A Buyer’s Guide   Looking at photos, video and floor plans of a property can be entertaining, but it’s not nearly as useful (or fun!) as walking through the real thing. We recommend that buyers attend as many open homes as possible, so they can...
Real Estate Terms Explained

Real Estate Terms Explained

Real Estate Terms Explained We know how stressful buying and selling a property can be and it doesn’t help that there is so much jargon to deal with! To make things easier we have created this index of terms you will likely come across as a buyer, seller or renter....