Real Estate

Guide to property valuations

Guide to property valuations

A real estate valuation is necessary for a variety of endeavours, including financing, sales listing, investment analysis, property insurance, and taxation. Conducting a property valuation is a critical part of making the best investment decision possible. That’s because not every rental property provides the same yield to investors. By accurately valuing rental property, you can profitably scale up your...

Making an offer on a house

Making an offer on a house

Buying a house is a big step and can be daunting. This is likely to be one of the most expensive transactions you’ll ever make. Once you have identified the ideal property, you then need to decide how to bid for it. Do you put in a high offer to clinch it, and risk wasting money? Or a low offer and risk losing your dream home? What are the best tactics to ensure you get the perfect property at the best...

5 tips for a winning rental application

5 tips for a winning rental application

It is common knowledge that the rental market is fiercely competitive So, how to get a rental property? How can you give yourself the best chance of being a successful applicant? Well, it all begins with a winning rental application. Securing a rental home can be a daunting and frustrating process. So, here are 5 tips for a winning rental application. 5 tips for a winning rental application In a...

Considerations when investing in commercial real estate

Considerations when investing in commercial real estate

The commercial side of real estate can be an appealing proposition for any investor. It offers you the ability to dip into a new pool of clients and grow your business interests. It's no surprise, then, that interest in commercial property investment has been escalating. However, commercial real estate investing is quite different to the residential side of the business. Knowing when to invest in...

Best upgrades to make when selling your home

Best upgrades to make when selling your home

Getting ready to sell your house? To get the best price, take some time right now to get your house ready to sell. The fear that your home might not sell fast or rake in the amount you expect will often creep up on you. The good news is that there are a few things you can do to make your home more appealing to potential buyers. Even better, there are low-cost home improvements you may make to entice...

How to get your home ready to sell

How to get your home ready to sell

Gone are the days when a simple photo of your house in the newspaper was enough to clinch a winning deal. Digital-savvy potential buyers are now far more discerning, and it’s important not to cut corners when getting your property ready for sale. Getting top money for your property may be easier than you think if you are willing to do some research and put in a little extra effort. Preparation is...

Why buying land is a good investment

Why buying land is a good investment

Vacant land is one of the most overlooked and misunderstood real estate investments in the world. Land investment and acquisition are not well-understood concepts. Most people have no idea how land acquisition works. Even fewer people realise that buying land is a wise strategic step for diversifying your portfolio. After discovering misconceptions about the benefits land investments can offer, we’ve...

Landlord’s guide to renting to college students

Landlord’s guide to renting to college students

If your rental property is located in a college town or near a university campus, renting to college students can be very profitable. Do you already own a unit within walking distance of academic buildings? Perhaps you're thinking about investing in a rental property in a college town? Landlords near colleges and universities benefit from high demand, stable rental markets, and an ample pool of would-be...

Hidden costs of homeownership

Hidden costs of homeownership

The moment a person buys their first house is one of the most exciting periods in their lives. Regardless of whether it's your first or third home, it's a significant life event with even greater costs. Everyone knows that buying a new home can be costly, but the cost of buying a home includes so much more than simply paying for the house itself. It can be startling, especially to first time buyers, to...

Considerations before buying a second home

Considerations before buying a second home

Homeownership is one of the most common journeys that people aspire to go on. While owning a second house is a luxury that only a few individuals can afford, the demand for second homes has risen in recent decades. Buying a second home is a big upgrade, whether you're laying claim to your favourite vacation spot or taking the first step into real estate investment. However, before you buy a second house,...

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