Posts Tagged ‘tips for buying’

Open Home Etiquette

What can I do at an open home?

1. Ask questions
The agent is there to sell the property, so ask as many questions as you like! Also feel free to call the agent after the open house if you have additional questions.

2. Check if anything is broken or squeaks
It’s totally okay to open kitchen cupboards, check the pressure on a tap, or see if … Read the full post »

First Home Buyers Guide

How to set a budget for your first home
If you’re a first-home buyer, your budget will be based on how much you’ve saved and the amount of money you can borrow. Find out how to determine your borrowing capacity, how much you need for a deposit, plus tips for saving money and cutting back expenses.

What grants and incentives do first-home buyers get?
Eligible first-home buyers can … Read the full post »

7 Ways to Refresh Your Home!

1. Paint is your best friend

Painting is often named as the best return on investment you can make when it comes to improving the look of your home.
But don’t be limited by just painting the walls: Consider a treatment for cupboards, doors or even look at respraying a dated bathroom, which can add a modern touch.
Always speak to a professional first, though, as many jobs may require different … Read the full post »

5 things to do before moving into a new house

Moving day. It’s never going to be 100% stress-free, but a little bit of planning will go a long way towards making it much more bearable. Below are a few examples of tasks that should be done well in advance, plus a few extra tips on how to make the move as smooth as possible.

Connect the internet
Contact your internet service provider at least three weeks before you move. This will … Read the full post »

Ten Top Selling Tips: Tip 1

Buyers will judge a book by its cover

Before a buyer locks in a viewing, they will do a drive by. No matter how good the interior of your home looks, they have already judged your home before they walk through the door. You never have a second chance to make a first impression. The key2 sprucing up your home’s exterior is the use of inexpensive shrubs, pine-bark mulch in garden … Read the full post »

8 Steps To Getting Started In Property Investment

1. Check your finances
This can be as simple as calculating your expenses and offsetting them against your total income and assets.
This will give you an idea of how much money you have to invest.
Don’t immediately assume you can’t afford to buy an investment property. As long as you have a stable, reasonably well-paying job and have a fairly long history of employment, you shouldn’t have a problem getting … Read the full post »