4 aspects to consider before selling your house privately

Selling your home will likely be one of the biggest transactions of your life. You can try to do it alone to save money, but hiring an agent has many advantages. Agents can get broader exposure for your property, help you negotiate a better deal, dedicate more time to your sale, and help keep your emotions from sabotaging it. An agent brings expertise, which few home sellers have, to a complex transaction with many financial and legal pitfalls.

4 aspects to consider before selling your house privately

4 aspects to consider before selling your house privately

Selling your home will likely be one of the biggest transactions of your life. You can try to do it alone to save money, but hiring an agent has many advantages. Agents can get broader exposure for your property, help you negotiate a better deal, dedicate more time to your sale, and help keep your emotions from sabotaging it. An agent brings expertise, which few home sellers have, to a complex transaction with many financial and legal pitfalls.

Why commercial property could be the smarter play.

Why commercial property could be the smarter play.

The love affair with real estate is ingrained into the Australian psyche. You can touch it, see it, drive past it and improve it. But with home prices falling, policy questions over tax incentives and less availability of credit, perhaps the love affair with residential property investment is over. So what does this mean for commercial real estate?

8 Steps to Getting Started in Property Investment

8 Steps to Getting Started in Property Investment

Don’t rule out property investment until you’ve done the numbers.  You’ve read the books, magazine articles and reports. And you’ve been religiously checking real estate websites for properties. But when push comes to shove, you never follow through.   Don’t worry, you’re not alone. In fact, despite real estate being a national pastime, only 8.4% of Australians, or roughly 2.1 million people, owned an investment property, according to the Australian Tax Office.