Unless you have just arrived from Mars you would be aware that the Reserve Bank of Australia has lifted the official cash rate by .25 base points to 0.35%. This was the first increase in 12 years. All the major banks have passed on this rate rise to their customers in full. As a result, … Continue reading What will happen to the real estate market and house prices now that interest rates have gone up?
Real Estate investing is not easy. There are many factors that can make or break an investor. However, there are certain characteristic that all successful real estate investors have. Let’s look at a few that makes them champions: 1. Sacrifice This is a heavy word. Sacrifice is usually attributed to pain or suffering, but successful … Continue reading Characteristics of a successful Real Estate Investor
Investing in Real Estate can be a lucrative journey. Joint ventures, wholesaling and property management are just a few ways investors profit and become successful. There are now many options on how to learn real estate investing, one does not become successful from studying alone. Top real estate investors commonly possess certain characteristics which make … Continue reading 10 Habits of Successful Real Estate Investors
Anyone can become a successful property investor. Almost anyone can make money as a property investor if they have a clear budget, strategy, purpose, and mindset. With this in mind, the most successful investors definitely have some common qualities. They are committed Success won’t come if you are reading investing magazines and browsing real estate … Continue reading 5 Traits All Successful Property Investors Share
Before we jump into the very issue to discuss buyer’s advocate and their role, let us first discuss in short, the real estate market and its dynamics that prevail at present. With the lockdowns a phenomenon of the past – finally, average Melburnians are breathing a collective sigh of relief. The proper city of Melbourne … Continue reading The Role of Buyers Advocate in the Present Melbourne Real Estate Scenario
According to some brokers, the prospect of rising interest rates are causing many nervous buyers to rush into more expensive fixed loans without them fully considering whether they will end up with higher costs and switching fees. As big banks such as Westpac, ANZ and Citi continue to increase their rates, the rush to lock … Continue reading ‘Irrational’ borrowers switching to more expensive property loans
The cons and pros of investing in the Australian real estate market and your choice for building a real estate investment portfolio. Unlike buying a house to live in, an investment property is usually purchased to make money (usually through rental). Therefore, things that may be important when buying a home (such as proximity to … Continue reading Tips To Investing In Real Estate
There is much excitement when it comes to buying your first home, but it can also be difficult if you are not clear about the entire process. Knowing the process of buying a home and the real estate terminology can be hard, and with property price increases in many parts of the nation, buying a … Continue reading THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO BUYING YOUR FIRST HOME
Hi, I’m Mark Reister from Investing in Properties. Today, I wanted to talk to you about what commission you should be paying your estate agent to sell your property. I know it’s attractive to pick the agent with the lowest commission, or often a set commission level. But, if the agent doesn’t have enough skill … Continue reading What Commission You Should Pay an agent to sell your property?
On Wednesday night (8th September,21) the 7 National News ran a story about real estate prices in the next 12 months for Melbourne. According to a survey of 40 economists and experts by CoreLogic for Finder, Melbourne will have a property price increase of 9%. If you have been thinking about buying a property in … Continue reading Melbourne Property Prices expected to increase by 9%