Buying a house

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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5 Questions to Ask Yourself When Moving To the New Location

by Greg on May 23, 2018
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So are you ready to make a move? Think again! Moving to a new place would be a big deal for you. There could be many reasons to move to a new place. You can think about moving to a new city to find a better job, or your employer might have relocated. Similarly, some […]

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Here is what you need to consider when buying a new home

by Greg on April 6, 2018
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Investing in real estate is a significant financial decision. It is also usually a long-term financial commitment. Yet the overwhelming majority of the people rush into this, as a result, end up making a wrong choice. Here are a few things to think through when buying a new home. 1. Budget The real estate purchase […]

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How to predict a housing bubble

by Greg on February 14, 2018
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Could you spot a housing bubble? Believe it or not, there are opportunities in the boom AND the bust – and here is a great walk-through the entire life cycle of a property bubble, prepared by our friends over at RubberBond ( http://rubberbond.co.uk ).

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New home essentials

by Greg on January 7, 2018
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Happy New Year! Moving into a new home in 2018? Many people like to buy new household items to complement the feeling of a fresh start. The team at EZ Living Interiors made this beautiful infographic to help you make your own purchase list.

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Accounting Tips for New Home Owners

by Greg on November 18, 2017
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A recent report from the Australian Bureau of Statistics highlights the rising cost of living, showing families are spending around $190 more per week than they were six years ago. Household expenses account for much of the additional burden, with new home owners likely to feel the pinch more than others. Keeping meticulous control of […]

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