Whether you’re making a new year goal to buy or build a house, just got into a new house, or were one of the unfortunate ones that was sure you’d be in before Christmas but missed out – we look at how the timeframes involved in buying or building a house are often under estimated.Read More
So as of yesterday, the sale of our home is official and I’m able to go over the complete numbers and journey from start to finish. The project was conceived over 3 years ago now, but it only feels like yesterday when I started researching.Read More
Recently in the media, there has been a lot of backlash about a “smashed avo” article and housing affordability for young people. This post examines what the housing affordability issues are, as well as the perspectives of various generations on the same issue to ask this question -when is it the best time to buyRead More
If your block of land isn’t a flat standard surface, or in a unique location – you may run into difficulties, thus here are some tips to help you with project homes.Read More
Project homes are rolling out almost everywhere across Australia. Depending on the price point of a land release, sometimes whole streets can be developed by a single project home company with a single design.
Project homes are cost effective, but as a purchaser, you need to ensure that you are getting what you asked for.
Do granny flats add value to your home? The short answer is typically not, but they do add cash flow. The problem with granny flat additions comes when you re-sell your home to non-investors.Read More
You can take advantage of these opportunities by purchasing an otherwise challenging block and gaining a Development Approval from council for a design solution that will suit. Often purchasers do not want the hassle or cannot see solutions to the problematic blocks – through gaining an approval, this can lift the value of the block when on-sold.Read More
So you’ve decided you would like to buy a house, but where do you start, and what steps are involved to make sure your purchase will be a successful one? There are 7 steps and the most important first step, is often overlooked. The very first step is to visit your local friendly bank manager or mortgage brokerRead More