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POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING

This is no surprise ! We are all familiar with the dilemma that we have with the current state of housing, in particular the leading States such as Sydney and Melbourne. Why does this occur in particular to the above two cities?. Well the argument is simple, population drives the market, as the market is […]

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WHAT IS MARKET VALUE ?

This maybe your most expensive exercise in purchasing real estate, so be it your family home or an investment property. As mentioned in previous blogs we have spoken and touched on due diligence, utilising the services of local professionals and buyer beware. Never mistake an Appraisal from a real estate agent as Market Value, even […]

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WHAT MATTERS THE MOST TO OUR NEW NEIGHBOURS !

6 ways safety influences Chinese when investing abroad Chinese buyers will put an estimated $220 billion into overseas property by 2025.1 However, while education, emigration, and lifestyle opportunities are driving property sales abroad, Chinese buyers put safety at the top of their agenda when making a purchase. Safety is a multi-faceted concept for Chinese investors […]

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LAND & IMPROVEMENTS

Land and Improvements Land is deemed indestructible and a tangible asset. When we consider buying real estate most people forget the most obvious, that it is the land that is for sale with all of its improvements. The land has a legal description other than a street number, known as a lot number and a […]

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CHOOSING A REAL ESTATE AGENT

CHOOSING A REAL ESTATE AGENT THAT YOU CAN TRUST   In today’s real world one can be forgiven for basic mistakes and it is these basic mistakes that sometimes are life changing mistakes that we promise ourselves never to do again. We are all now too familiar with getting on line and starting our research […]

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CONSTRUCTION COST TO VALUE PART 3 – 3

When there is no evidence of comparable sales. 3. Construction cost This method is mostly utilised for the purposes of cross referencing when there is a lack of or no evidence of recent sales or comparable sales. This method can also be utilised for projected sales of a future development. Residential Value Example only: Land […]

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A Profile of the Australian Investor – Who, Where and, What?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday 20 June, 2016 CoreLogic – Profile of the Australian Residential Property Investor Report – www.corelogic.com.au/investorprofile A Profile of the Australian Investor – Who, Where and, What? Housing is the single biggest asset class in Australia, worth an estimated $6.5 trillion across 9.6 million dwellings. The housing asset class is worth more […]

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Understanding Negative Gearing, Australian Property

  To listen to a recent discussion on the subject click below on arrow play button. http://klh777.podbean.com/mf/web/atre97/005_Understanding_Negative_Gearing_from_a_Real_Estate_Point_of_View_with_George_Serghis.mp3   Negative Gearing is hot topic at the moment.  It’s a bit like a political ping pong ball going back and forth between the government and the opposition.   We are hearing news reports mostly bad on a daily […]

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