2019 Property Market Forecast

Well no one could say 2018 was a boring year in property land.  We saw confirmation the general market peaked in July 2017, but while some suburbs felt the downward price pressure, others rallied.  So what will 2019 bring?

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Renovations – how much will my kitchen cost?

The cost of a kitchen renovation varies from one project to another because there’s a plethora of diverse factors involved.  Let’s have a look at the range of choices and how you can outline reasonable budget.

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International property – pros v cons of living in Spain

Considering an international property purchase?  Perhaps pick up a bargain to live in permanently, or just add to your existing portfolio, you can join the growing number of Australians reaping the benefits of buying in Spain.

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Constructing your construction loan

If you’re smart enough to have purchased a property with potential, there’s two key activities you will need to complete before the benefits really start to roll in.

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Electrifying your title documents – are you ready?

After more than 100 years of managing our property title documents through a meticulous paper-based system, the NSW Land Registry Services (LRS) is stepping into the digital age and has switched to electronic Certificates of Title (eCTs).

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First home buyer incentives update

Recognising the difficulties for first home buyers, State and Federal governments have introduced a broad range of grants and stamp duty concessions to help ease that all important purchase.

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Bricks and slaughter

The producers of the 60 Minutes story on the Australian property market – which aired on Sunday 16 September 2018 – must have enjoyed the reaction from the property industry and the general public.  However, it’s really hard to understand how they’ll avoid accusations of misleading the public when you hear the full story.

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The non binding offer

Ideally, you’re planning to hold your property for as long as possible to continue to enjoy the returns.  In those cases where you’re planning to sell, ensure you maximise your position by avoiding rookie selling mistakes.

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Three portfolio defence tips and how to use them

You’ve done the work and your property is performing well.  Make sure you take the final key steps to ensure you maintain full control over your assets.

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