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Realestate.com and Domain.com market estimates are inaccurate

14 July 2024

 

Combine local knowledge and the platforms for better insight

 

Realestate.com and Domain.com market estimates are inaccurate because things happen over time. The … Read the full post »

Benefits of buying a new home in Victoria

8 July 2024

 

Love the smell of  a new home 

 

The benefits of buying a new home in Victoria range from access to infrastructure to … Read the full post »

What happens to your property if you die suddenly

30 June 2024

 

 

 

 

 

It does happen  

 

What happens to your property if you die suddenly and have not made a will is a question often … Read the full post »

Making homes more sustainable

25 June 2024

 

 

Sustainability 

 

Making homes more sustainable involves several strategies that are achievable and cost-efficient. The goal is to reduce energy consumption, conserve water, … Read the full post »

Global real estate trends and how Australia is affected

18 June 2024

 

 

The world and us

 

Global real estate trends and how Australia is affected is a new reality. COVID-19 changed real estate considerably and … Read the full post »

10 reasons for a Veggie Patch

8 June 2024

 

 

 

Cultivating value

 

In real estate, adding value to a property often involves renovations, landscaping, or strategic marketing. However, there’s an often-overlooked gem that … Read the full post »

Neighbour disputes. Water damage

2 June 2024

 

 

 

Love thy neighbour

 

Neighbour disputes are unfortunately common and can encompass a wide range of issues. From noise complaints to property boundaries … Read the full post »

Immigration and deferring blame

27 May 2024

 

The blame game

 

Immigration and deferring blame seem to be a sport for government and media outlets. Large societal players can manipulate … Read the full post »

6 Rights and Responsibilities of a flatmate

20 May 2024

 

 

Read the lease

 

In Victoria, you have both rights and responsibilities to uphold as a flatmate. In Victoria, residential tenancy agreements (leases) are … Read the full post »

Real estate data collection security

13 May 2024

 

Being forced to disclose

 

Real estate data collection security is the responsibility of several parties within an organisation. From collecting sensitive rental application … Read the full post »

The responsibilities of a strata committee

6 May 2024

 

Around the traps

 

The responsibilities of a strata committee were a serious concern for a potential seller this week. Vendors of a … Read the full post »

Victoria’s property market is lagging compared to the rest of Australia

29 April 2024

 

 

Victoria’s loss is other states’ gains

 

Victoria’s property market is lagging compared to the rest of Australia, which may be explained by changes … Read the full post »

Lift the Lid and prioritise mental health post Bondi and Wakely

23 April 2024

 

 

 

 

Lift the Lid and support mental health

 

Lift the Lid is a charity that raises money for mental health and is part … Read the full post »

10 Non-standard mortgages that might suit your needs

15 April 2024

 

 

One size does not fit all

 

Non-standard mortgages might suit your needs when you are not a typical borrower. Not all borrowers … Read the full post »

Graves are more expensive than luxury properties

8 April 2024

 

 

The strange economics of graves

 

Graves are more expensive than luxury properties and getting more expensive as land becomes scarcer. In the … Read the full post »

7 things to prepare your home for electric cars

2 April 2024

 

The electric car at home

 

The 7 things to prepare your home for electric cars in Victoria are handy if you are considering … Read the full post »

10 points to examine for Victoria’s rental crisis

25 March 2024

 

Distressing for everyone

 

There are most likely more than 10 points to examine for Victoria’s rental crisis but this is what agents are … Read the full post »

An update on property scams

18 March 2024

 

Property scams have reach

 

An update on property scams that offers insights on what to be suspicious of. Property scams in Australia can … Read the full post »

Disclosing murders as material facts in property sales and leasing

11 March 2024

 
 

 

Current events have led to questions about disclosing material facts

 

Disclosing murders as material facts in property sales and leasing seem to … Read the full post »

Do you know about ‘And/or Nominee’ in Victoria?

4 March 2024

‘And/or Nominee’ in Victoria?

 

When you buy

 

Knowing about ‘and/or nominee’ in Victoria could be of great value to some purchasers. In the realm of property transactions, the phrase ‘and/or nominee’ has … Read the full post »

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