With spring and summer temperatures set to soar in the Southern Hemisphere, protecting loved ones and assets is our number one priority.
It is often said that you make money in real estate when you buy (rather than sell), so acquiring local knowledge will avoid the chance of overpaying, and the long-term negatives of added interest and overleveraging that accompany one of the property market’s most derided moves.
With many real estate brands reporting record growth in recent months, coupled with interest rate lows, flexible lending and working arrangements, pioneering practices are rising to the challenges of pandemic-driven consumer behaviour.
If you read any auction stories in the Sunday papers or online, the words “clearance rates” will inevitably be mentioned. They indicate the strength of the selling market by measuring the percentage of homes sold at an auction or beforehand. The higher the clearance rate, the greater the buyer demand on that particular weekend.