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We will provide useful tips on buy and selling your property and latest market trends in your local area.

Articles & Resources for Selling Your Home

Latest News On The Property Clock

Latest News On The Property Clock

Here is the latest monthly report from Herron Todd White - Property Valuers & Advisory Services. https://karlgrossman.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Property-Clock-September-2020l.pdf    

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...

Queensland Tops Interstate Migration

Queensland Tops Interstate Migration

In 2019 Queensland had the highest number of people moving from interstate, along with Victoria and Tasmania also showing positive numbers. Once the coronavirus travel restrictions are lifted, this trend will probably continue but at a more subdued rate due to the...

Dual Living Adds Value And Rental Income

Dual Living Adds Value And Rental Income

Dual living acreage properties have become increasingly popular, primarily for family members but also for rental income. The 4213 postcode offers many properties with either a separate dwelling or dual living under the same roof. According to Michael Matusik, at...

7 Major Property Trends in 2020

7 Major Property Trends in 2020

  After a decade of price boom and busts, Australia’s property market will see big changes in the 2020s. Interest rates will remain low  Interest rates are likely to remain at very low levels in the 2020s. The decline in interest rates in recent decades was a...

Why February Is The New Spring

Why February Is The New Spring

It’s a common belief that spring is the busiest and best time to buy and sell property. And most years this is true. However, last year, spring was not the huge selling season it normally is due to the extended dry weather and shortage of stock on the market. Late...

Articles & Resources for Buying a Home

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...

Queensland Tops Interstate Migration

Queensland Tops Interstate Migration

In 2019 Queensland had the highest number of people moving from interstate, along with Victoria and Tasmania also showing positive numbers. Once the coronavirus travel restrictions are lifted, this trend will probably continue but at a more subdued rate due to the...

Dual Living Adds Value And Rental Income

Dual Living Adds Value And Rental Income

Dual living acreage properties have become increasingly popular, primarily for family members but also for rental income. The 4213 postcode offers many properties with either a separate dwelling or dual living under the same roof. According to Michael Matusik, at...

7 Major Property Trends in 2020

7 Major Property Trends in 2020

  After a decade of price boom and busts, Australia’s property market will see big changes in the 2020s. Interest rates will remain low  Interest rates are likely to remain at very low levels in the 2020s. The decline in interest rates in recent decades was a...

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....

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!...

Karl’s Personal Updates

South Australia & Great Ocean Road Trip

South Australia & Great Ocean Road Trip

My wife had wanted to drive along the Great Ocean Road in Victoria for some time and October school holidays seemed like the best time of year – not too hot and not too cold. For me, it was a bit of trip down memory lane because when I was 18 years old, I cycled along...

Camping at Woody Head

Camping at Woody Head

In April we enjoyed a family camping trip to Woody Head in Bundjalung National Park, near Iluka. My family love staying at Woody Head for Easter because the weather is comfortable, the scenery is spectacular and it’s good fun catching up with friends around a...

Recent Camping Trip to Kosciuszko National Park

Recent Camping Trip to Kosciuszko National Park

In January we went camping at Kosciuszko National Park. It took several days to drive along the coast and we caught up with friends along the way at Wauchope (near Port Macquarie), Glenbrook (Blue Mountains) and Yass (near Canberra). We set up camp at Tom...