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The Block 2019: Who will win? Experts tip a winner

The Block 2019: Who will win? Experts tip a winner Melissa Heagneytwitter Senior Journalist Nov 8, 2019 It’s the most wonderful time of the year for fans of The Block with auctions for the five homes, formerly part of the Oslo Hotel in Grey Street, St Kilda, set for this weekend. All five [...]

By |2019-11-11T02:04:53+10:00November 11th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Will Mitch and Mark’s “party house” affect the sale of Tess and Luke’s house next door?

We ask Australia's leading buyer's agent, Greville Pabst, for his expert opinion. With The Block auction just around the corner, we can't help but wonder whether Mitch and Mark's party house will actually affect the sale of Tess and Luke's house next door. When Mitch and Mark revealed their [...]

By |2019-11-11T02:00:05+10:00November 11th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

5 easy steps to buying a property?

Where do you start? You want this home; it matches most of your wish-list, and you are keen to put in an offer. What next? How do you know you are not overpaying? How do you know its real market value? Tricky questions and ones that no one knows the answer [...]

By |2019-10-22T16:04:16+10:00October 22nd, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

The Block 2019 buyer’s advocates: what they really think

The Block 2019: Mitch & Mark - House 38AMitch and Mark’s house has been one of the Buyers favourites. When you walk in you are immediately impacted by their bold style. The location within the block is also hard to beat, being a bookend on the city/ northern side of [...]

By |2019-10-06T01:55:50+10:00October 6th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Should you be concerned about changes to stamp duty?

It is the latest hot topic in the real estate industry, the axe of stamp duty on first-home buyer purchases of $600,000 or less. The change will take place from July and hopes to help more people break into the growingly competitive housing market. While this all sounds fantastic to [...]

By |2019-04-09T04:52:21+10:00April 9th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

The one VERY surprising effect of blackouts on the cost of your home!

Have you ever been stuck in a lift in pitch black? I can tell you it is NOT a fun experience. With this in mind, it is no surprise that the rise of potential blackouts is seeing devastating effects in the price of apartments. As we move towards more renewable [...]

By |2019-04-09T04:51:06+10:00April 9th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Are your grandparents pushing you out of the property market?

If you have headed to an auction recently, you would have noticed the crowd is increasingly filled with baby boomers. These buyers are swooping in and throwing the competition out of the water, paying cash for property. This is making buying a home for first home buyers extremely challenging. These [...]

By |2019-04-09T04:49:25+10:00April 9th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

The Secret to Finding The Perfect Suburb to Buy!

Are you the type that heads to auctions for homes you know you can’t afford? Maybe it is time you stopped torturing yourself. Choosing the right suburb to buy in comes down to a few factors, the biggest of which is budget! Choose one and stick to it. Another big [...]

By |2019-04-09T04:47:58+10:00April 9th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Top Tips for Preparing Your House For Sale!

Presentation is everything when it comes to selling your home, but how do you know when enough is enough? My rule of thumb has always been to spend around 8 per cent of the expected sale price on giving your home a facelift. This can be anything from landscaping to [...]

By |2019-04-09T04:46:31+10:00April 9th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

The Renovations That Will Add Value To Your Home

House flipping increases in popularity every year. With high rating renovation shows like The Block, many are choosing to renovate for resale and making a bucket load in the process. If you’re looking at giving your property an uplift, there are a few key factors you should consider. Firstly, you [...]

By |2019-04-09T04:45:00+10:00April 9th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments