9 Ways Real Estate Agents Legally Bend The Law When Photoshopping
Spokesman Robert Larocca from The Real Estate Institute said, “Most agents complied with Stock and Business Agents Act.” “Agents were not supposed to add or subtract things from a property, but could play with light and lens angles to make it look more attractive,” Robert said. “You can put a nice blue sky behind the […]
What Do Real Estate Agents Really Do For Their Money?
I see a lot of people on online property investment forums posing questions such as “I would like to know what Real Estate Agents actually DO to earn their commission on the sale of a property?” The answers given by respondents are generally mixed. Some […]
Why Should I Hire A Real Estate Agent?
With so many how-to articles instantly available online, home sellers often ask me “Why should we hire a real estate agent?” To some, it just doesn’t seem worth it. So, I’m sure you have caught yourself thinking “why can’t I just sell my property myself? All I need to do is whack it on www.Domain.com.au […]
Buying A House With Half A Mortgage
I know, it seems insane, buying a house with half a mortgage! As amazing as this might sound, it is very attainable. Home Addressed, has found creative ways for people who are priced out of the market to become homeowners. Imagine, living in a share house, thinking that this is your housing future. According to […]
Why people have no idea how to invest in the Seven Hills area
There are a number of reasons why people are not able to take advantage of property investments. A few of these can be broken down to a couple of key areas which include: don’t know where to start and what to buy perception of affordability and barriers to entry nervous about compromising their lifestyle I […]
Blacktown’s Infrastructure. Will it keep up with its property growth?
Blacktown’s Property growth may go through the roof in the next few years, but can Blacktown Council keep up? The area has been calling for more infrastructure to keep up with demand and Blacktown Council may run the risk of stunting it’s growth! Does Blacktown Council have the answers that will help the push for property […]
Feeling Tired And Worn Out? What About Your Investment Property?
We can all feel this way at different times, but have you thought about your investment property lately? Your investment property can start to get worn and tired looking over time. For that reason it needs regular maintenance to keep it looking at its best. Sometimes landlords rent out the property and forget about it once […]
Property Under Siege! & What You Need To Know About Replacing Appliances
A REAL LIFE STORY Last month on the Gold Coast in Qld a rental property was surrounded by police, an ambulance, fire trucks and special forces for more than 30 hours when a tenant was allegedly threatening to blow up himself and his rented house, resulting in nearby residents being evacuated. As part of the stand-off […]
Toongabbie Area Property Investor Update February – March 2013
You may be staggered to know there was 31,839 matters in front of the NSW Consumer Trader & Tenancy Tribunal last year with tenancy disputes. We keep an eye on the outcomes of many of these matters so we are able to provide you with relevant advice in all areas of the management of your […]
How Safe Does Your Property Have To Be?
We have had several cases over the past couple of months in Seven Hills NSW where tenants with young children have moved into a two-storey property to then discover that there are no security screens or screens at all on the second-level windows. One tenant reported that their two year old was climbing on the […]
The Top 10 Most Common Costly Mistakes When Selling Real Estate
Anyone who has ever attempted to sell real estate has wanted the same thing: To sell their home quickly, effortlessly and for the best possible price. You can sell your property yourself and probably achieve market value, but if you want to get your dream price there are some mistakes that sellers often make (especially in seven […]