How much should I spend on online real estate advertising?

How much should I spend on online real estate advertising? | You want to get the highest sale price for your property, right? Getting the best price means getting as many people as possible interested in your property so that they compete against each other and drive the sale price up. The goal of advertising […]

How Virtual & Augmented Reality is Changing the Real Estate Industry

The real estate industry is changing fast, with technology and enhanced inter-connectivity already making a massive impact in the sector in terms of how customers find a property and how they view it. The internet remains one of the most popular resources for home buyers, with 95% of customers searching for real estate online, and […]

Why use video when selling your home?

Use video selling home | Marketing is an essential component in selling or renting your property. Video tours can be an effective method in presenting the home that creates a deeply engaging, fun, and informative experience. When potential buyers are located far away from the property, an excellent video tour can be the trigger to cause […]

Selling Your Home

Selling Home; Getting the strategy right for selling your home can make the difference between achieving a good sale or just selling for an average price. A perennial question asked by potential vendors to agents, other than what price will they get, is: ‘what is the most effective way to market my property’? A property […]

Buying a Home

Buying Home; Ask any real estate agent what a buyer’s top priority should be and they’d say: location, location. They’re right of course, but there are other factors that will offer a great quality of living and potential into the future. As an architect, I’m looking for the following to deliver lifestyle and returns over […]

5 financial traps to avoid as a landlord

If you’ve successfully purchased an investment property and secured a tenant, you might think the hardest work is done when it comes to setting yourself up to reach your investment goals. But like any investment, it’s important you keep a close eye on your property and avoid all too common financial mistakes. We spoke to […]

Apartments: should you buy upstairs or downstairs?

One of the biggest considerations when buying an apartment is deciding if you’ll buy upstairs or on the ground floor. It’s not just about getting views but whether there’s financial benefit to being higher up or lower down. Greville Pabst, CEO of WBP Property Group, recommends researching the target suburb to understand what’s influencing its […]

Make a small bedroom look bigger

If you’re living in a share house, a one-bedroom flat or an urban area you probably inhabit a bedroom that’s little more than a glorified cupboard. If not, you’ve hit the bedroom jackpot and you should probably live there forever. If you’re not blessed with a decent sized bedroom, we’ve got a few tricks that […]

Qualities of a good real estate agent

Good real estate agents can be difficult to find if you don’t know the qualities to look for. We had a chat to some industry experts to find out what you should be looking for when scouting around for the perfect agent. Qualities of a good agent 1. They communicate As a house seller or […]

8 steps to getting started in property investment

Admit it, you’ve been thinking about investing property. You’ve read the books, magazines and reports. You’ve been religiously checking realestate.com.au for properties. Yet when push comes to shove, you get stopped. You’re not alone. In fact less than 6% of Australians, or roughly 1.3 million people, own an investment property, even though property is a […]