Buying a house

Critical Questions House buyers should ask during COVID-19 Pandemic

by Greg on May 21, 2020
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The global crisis of the COVID-19 has led to many serious issues; buying and selling a house is one of them. The problem is that buyers can’t go to various houses to investigate about them also can’t meet real estate agents, sellers and other experts personally to know whether the deal is legal or not. […]

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What is concrete cancer? How to identify it during a property inspection.

by Greg on April 29, 2020
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You’d think that with concrete being such a solid material that it’d last forever, right? Unfortunately, it doesn’t, particularly if it hasn’t been well looked after or adequately developed. Over time, concrete can decay and as it does, it’s integrity wanes; this is called concrete cancer and it can be dangerous if unattended. But what […]

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Should You Invest in a Single-Family Home or Multi-Family Rental Property?

by Greg on April 17, 2020
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If you have decided to take the plunge and invest in a rental property, you will need to decide on the type of property that you want to invest in. This doesn’t simply mean deciding on a neighborhood to focus on or knowing how much to spend in order to make a profit, this means […]

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What You Need to Know About Electrical Wiring in Early 20th Century Homes

by Greg on April 14, 2020
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The electricity in your home may be something that you take for granted until it doesn’t work. It may come as a shock that electricity didn’t start being a normal part of homes until early 1900. Throughout this first century of home electricity, there are a lot of wiring types and hazards that homeowners of […]

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Shaving Off Loan: 4 Effective Ways to Pay Off Your Mortgage Early

by Greg on August 8, 2019
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Purchasing a house is everybody’s dream. However, acquiring one is likely the most expensive asset you’ll ever finance that can take decades or more to pay back. It can become a big problem for you in the long run if you can’t handle it properly. Moreover, paying your mortgages and interests at the end of […]

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4 Things You Should Know About Construction Loans

by Greg on March 4, 2019
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When you have decided to reconstruct your house instead of buying a new one, you will have to consider the option of a loan if you don’t have enough funds. The construction loans differ from normal loans in a few ways. The amount of money you can borrow will depend on the approximate projected value […]

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7 Most Expensive House Sales in Australia in 2018

by Greg on February 1, 2019
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Buying property in Australia has become somewhat of a sport. With countless desperate investors, families and first home buyers lining up to get their hands on some real estate, prices have sky rocketed and at that rate, I’ll be lucky if I don’t end up living back at home. The high demand for property makes […]

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How much mortgage insurance you need to pay (And why is that important?)

by Greg on December 29, 2018
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Buying a new house can be a daunting experience, particularly if it is your first time. In order to make the best of it, it requires planning and careful calculations. One of the costs to consider is mortgage insurance. Thus, it is important to understand what this insurance is and how it works. Here you […]

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What is strata and does it work?

by Greg on November 29, 2018
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A relatively new concept introduced in the mid-twentieth century, strata management now encompasses a quarter million lots in Australia alone. Other western countries are catching up fast. Most new residential sales are made with strata properties and the numbers are steadily rising. But very few people know what strata management is, and what it brings […]

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7 Goal-Setting Tips To Real Estate Investing – An Effective Guide

by Greg on September 11, 2018
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Anybody with enough money can invest in real estate. But it doesn’t mean this investment will generate any returns. In fact, the wrong investment can see an investor lose all his or her money. This is why real estate investment should always be approached with strategy and vision. Because blindly putting your money into property, […]

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Four Key Points to Check When Buying a Retirement Home

by Greg on August 10, 2018
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Are you prepared for your retirement? The reality is that at some point, you will retire. Therefore, it is important that you begin preparing adequately for that stage in your life. Of course, you will need somewhere to retire to when such time comes. A good plan and one worth having right now would be […]

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