Buying ‘Off the Plan’: 3 Things to Consider

If you are thinking about investing in real estate, you may not have considered off the plan property buying options. When you purchase 'off the plan', you are building a property which is yet to be constructed. The major benefit of doing so is that you pay current market rates. If the housing market is performing well, this means that by the time you move in, your house will have already gained value. Read More 

Reasons why working with a property management company is beneficial

Property management companies operate as a liaison between landlords and tenants. Often, a real estate owner will have more than one property, and the properties may be located in various places, even different towns. However, the property owners may be too occupied to keep tabs on their property and effectively manage such properties. If you are a property owner of any rental property, and you are struggling to manage your property effectively, it is important that you consider hiring a property management company. Read More 

What Can A Strata Property Manager Do For You?

When it comes to the management of a property, a mistake people make is using the terms property manager and strata manager interchangeably. While their roles may appear similar on the surface, when you delve into the actual job description their roles are vastly different. Property managers have the main purpose of ensuring that an individual property, be it commercial or residential, is their responsibility. This role includes rent collection, as a tenant and owner liaison and so on. Read More 

Tips to Improve the Value of your Home

If you are planning to move out of your house, selling might seem like a hard task. Although the value of real estate often appreciates with time, you might realise that the amount you thought it would fetch is a bit too high for the market. As such, homeowners looking to sell their houses might opt to do some renovations aimed at making the house fetch a high market price. The secret to conducting such improvements is creating a plan. Read More 

5 Big Issues You Can Learn from a Home Building Inspection

Many people dread the formalities associated with buying something significant like a home. Deep down inside they may already have fallen in love with the property and while they understand the need for caution, they cannot wait to get this over so they can move in. Most building inspections only reveal minor faults or defects, but in some cases, they can be a real showstopper. What are the biggest risks that should cause you to stop in your tracks? Read More