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How much deposit do I REALLY need?

April 3, 2018

Finance

You’ve been saving hard to build a deposit for your first home, right? But reaching that 20 per cent benchmark is proving challenging. Sometimes the difficulty in growing a big deposit for your first home has nothing to do with your determination. Even with the strictest savings plan in place, rising property prices can continually […]

Growth wave extends across Melbourne.

September 19, 2016

Uncategorized

Summary This year – Auctions: 756 / Clearance rate: 81%. Last year – Auctions: 1052 / Clearance rate: 74%. Source: REIV With little pressure on buyers to sell, early spring listing volumes remain subdued, averaging just 800-odd auctions per week so far for September. However, buyers remain active, driving strong attendance levels at inspections and auctions across Melbourne. Houses […]

First Home Owner Grant

August 22, 2016

Finance

Buying your first home is a major financial decision so it’s important to understand your financial responsibilities and what help is available to you. If you’re a first home buyer you probably know that you’re eligible for government assistance, commonly known as first home owner grants.  First Home Owners Grant The First Home Owners Grant […]

Your Property, Your Best Investment

August 22, 2016

Property Management

A well-presented property, is a desired property.  To obtain the highest possible rent and to secure a suitable tenant, we recommend that your property is well presented.   Tenants will take care of your property if the first impressions of the property is clean and tidy. Items to tick off prior to leasing your property If […]

Nation's Most Resilient: Melbourne Market Still Strong

August 16, 2016

Property Sales

REIV data shows there has been solid price growth in Melbourne in the June quarter, defying a slowing economy and moderating national market. In the three months to June 30, Melbourne’s median house price increased 3.6 per cent to a record high $725,000 – the largest price growth since September 2015. Growth was widespread across […]