Archive for Category: Sales

Extra space rules in the city

Extra space rules in the city

Research from property valuation experts confirms what anyone hunting for an apartment in the inner city would likely tell you – space is king. Opteon Property Group found that converting existing storage space, such as a walk-in-robe, to a second bathroom in a two-bedroom apartment can increase the value of...

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Investors dominating the market

More and more investors are moving into the market, making it tricky for first home buyers at the beginning of their property journey. An analysis of Australian Bureau of Statistics housing finance data by RateCity reveals investor finance commitments accounted for the largest share of the market in July, with 45%...

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Home loan seekers through the roof

Home loan seekers through the roof

The number of Australians looking for home loans online is expected to hit over 3.6 million this month, with record numbers of settled loans anticipated for October. Our Housing Affordability Sentiment Index for 2013 showed the national property mood climbing, and the appetite for borrowing underscores this Home loan...

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A glimpse of real estate agents of the future

What will the real estate agent of the future look like? It goes without saying they will be dashingly handsome. But those who are most successful will also regularly chat online to their clientele, expand their services beyond selling houses and never lose sight of their trump card –...

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Understand your market to boost your sale price

Is your property pitch missing the mark? Make the most of your sales price by scoping out your buyers using these techniques. Understanding your market can lead to an increase in your selling price. Potential buyers want to see a lifestyle reflected in a potential home which they connect...

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Staging a home: it’s all about location

Staging a home: it’s all about location

When it comes to real estate, it’s all about location. But when it comes to staging a home to sell for the highest possible price, the importance of location applies to more than just the street address. The placement of your furniture and accessories can make or break a...

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5 top tips for photographing your property

Taking photos of your house is not as easy as you may think. Door frames get in the way, mirrors reflect you – and light, and some rooms are tricky to capture at their best. But we love to photograph our homes, places we’re proud of and that we spend time...

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How to style a room

How to style a room

The way you place furniture in a square room can make it or break it. You may have great furniture and a great space, but if you don’t get it right you will have no hope of achieving the balance and harmony a space needs in order to create...

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