David and Bec Smith had a clear vision for the ultra-contemporary home renovation. It was of a modern architectural extension overlooking a backyard paradise for their young family.
It is vital that you do your research before hiring one to ensure your investment is in safe hands. Here are some things to consider when choosing a property manager, or switching to another.
Landlords should understand the pros and cons of managing their own rental properties. Are you better off doing it yourself or is outsourcing to an expert agent the right fit for you? To help you make that decision, here is a snapshot of the chief advantages and disadvantages of parting ways with a property manager and dealing direct with your tenants.
If you are new to renting or you’ve never had to contact a property manager in the past, it can be a little confusing to know when to get in touch. Read ahead for some general signs for when it might be time you should give them a call.
When it comes to buying property, the best time to buy can depend on a number of factors. The time of year, market conditions and what’s happening in the wider economy can all affect whether or not it’s the right time to take that leap.
Saving for a house deposit and finally purchasing a home can seem like a marathon task, but you might already be prepared enough? Here are some signs that indicate you might be closer to your own home than you thought.
The private rental sector has expanded at more than twice the rate of the increase in Australian households in the last two decades. This increasingly diverse form of tenure now houses about one in four of us.
Buying off-the-plan is a bit different to buying a property that you can inspect before you commit to buy. Because of this, the process is a bit different, involving using different tactics, using your imagination and strategically taking on future risk.
Competitive bidding amongst prospective buyers allows the seller to drive the sales price up, maximising the sales price for the seller. However, for buyers, it can be a daunting and intimidating experience, particularly for an inexperienced bidder who does not understand the auction process.
Sometimes when you’re buying a home, you think you may as well go as big as you can. After all, this means lots of room for family and guests, and not having to stress about holding on to all that clutter that inevitably builds up over the years.