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How to find a great house for a good price by asking the right questions (part 2)

by Chris Lang on October 20, 2012
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In my previous article for first home buyers I started this list of questions – and reasons to ask them, to make sure you are buying a great house for a good price. As I promised, this is the rest of them: Questions about the house: Ask: What is the size of the block? Why: […]

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How to buy a house – Part 2

by Chris Lang on September 26, 2008
How to buy a house - Part 2

In the part one of “How to buy a house” series I covered the first three stages of the process: sniffing around, how to determine your budget and where would you like to live. So coming to the stage four you would have a list of candidate suburbs, one of which should ideally become your home.

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What is the right price for a house?

by Chris Lang on September 12, 2008
What is the right price for a house?

What’s the right price for this house? If you’re looking to buy a house, you are going to ask yourself this question – a lot. This is your task number one in this whole process and here is why. Let’s say you’ve assessed the value of the house, made a mistake and paid more for it – then you have killed any possibility of capital growth on the spot

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Types of properties

by Chris Lang on May 3, 2007
Types of properties

The first thing you have to choose when looking online for houses to buy or rent is the type of property – and there are quite a few! Studio, flat, apartment, unit, house or townhouse – what’s the difference?

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