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....
How to Save Thousands off Your Next Home Purchase!

How to Save Thousands off Your Next Home Purchase!

There are few experiences in your life that are more stressful than buying a home. To save you time and money, here are three tips from an experienced real estate agent on how you can make a substantial saving off your next home purchase. Tip 1. Do Your Research!...
Do I Need a Solicitor When Buying a House?

Do I Need a Solicitor When Buying a House?

When you are buying property, engaging a solicitor or conveyancer will protect you from costly mistakes. Conveyancing is the legal process of transferring property from one person to another and there is a lot of your money at risk! Typically, a solicitor will have a...
7 Costly Mistakes by Home Buyers  and How to Avoid Them

7 Costly Mistakes by Home Buyers and How to Avoid Them

1. Borrowing above your limitFind out from a mortgage broker how much you can comfortably borrow, including costs such as stamp duty and solicitor’s fees. It’s a good idea to have pre-approval before beginning your property search.  Not only does pre-approval...
Seller’s Market or a Buyer’s Market

Seller’s Market or a Buyer’s Market

Seller’s Market The market is in the seller’s favour: Many buyers – lots of buyer enquiry, lots of people attending open homes High clearance rate at auctions Shortage of properties for sale relative to demand Finance readily available Homes sell quickly ie. 1-2...