Hi, my name is Damian and this is the story of my life. I have been pretty lucky. I had parents who loved me and I went to a pretty good school and got a nice job. Last year, I married a wonderful woman. However, something was missing from my life. I realised that I didn't live in the kind of house I wanted to live in. I wanted a bigger house with a garden. And I wanted to own the house rather than renting it. I was put in contact with a real estate agent who really helped me to understand the housing market and he found me a great place and at fantastic price.
29 August 2017
When launching a private practice, one of the first steps you need to take is to have your own medical space. Finding a rental property usually leaves you with more start-up cash flow compared to buying a property, making it a cost-effective option. Because renting a property is a significant financial commitment, it's important that you review your choices carefully and plan thoroughly to make sure that you're renting the right location.
23 June 2017
While the real estate market is very buoyant in Australia, buyers are still looking to get exceptional value. You need to make sure that your home really stands out if you want to be successful as quickly as possible. You may wonder how you can make a difference without spending thousands of dollars on a renovation, when all you're doing is trying to sell. The good news is that there are a number of different ways to boost your home's value in the marketplace at very little cost.
21 June 2017
Off-the-plan properties are always trickier when it comes to securing financing because you end up signing the contract for a house that doesn't exist yet. While you're locking in a price now with the potential expectation of an upside in the future, you need to ensure that your bank or financier views your purchase in a favourable light. Follow these ways to maximise your chances of securing a loan for an off-the-plan property.
19 June 2017
You cannot afford to go it alone when you're attempting to buy your first home. A lot will be unfamiliar to you and it will be important to get the proper type of professional help by your side throughout the process. Remember, a lot is at stake and you don't want to incur needless expenditure, wasted energy or worse – the loss of your dream home. One of the key figures as this drama unfolds is going to be the settlement agent.
18 June 2017
People who own units, flats or apartments usually automatically become members of an owners' corporation where that property is located. This article discusses some of the roles that new members of an owners' corporation can perform. As an Ordinary Member of the Owners' Corporation The first level that you can play a role in an owners' corporation is as an ordinary member of the corporation. Your contributions at this level can come in the form of making suggestions about how the common property should be managed.