Every year properties are bought and sold for a variety of different reasons. Some owners purchase a property with the intention that it will be their family home, where they will settle for a lifetime. Others think of their home as more of a short-term investment that they will on-sell a few years down the track. Others still are investors, ranging from mum and dad investors with one rental to those with a significant portfolio. Whichever stage of property ownership you are at, Property Value can provide you with data and insight to make confident buying and selling decisions.
Investing in property can be a lucrative game if you get the details right and the market dynamics at the time suit what you are trying to achieve. Just because you are investing in bricks and mortar doesn't mean there is no risk - do your homework, an uninformed property investor is gambling not investing.Learn more
When buying a property, as well as finding something that will suit your lifestyle, there are a lot of other factors that you will need to check. Check out our handy checklist – perfect for open homes – by checking making sure you cover the basics, you may save you a lot of time and money in the long run.Learn more
Depending on your motivations for renovating, you could be looking at a few changes or a complete overhaul. It is important to make sure you are going to get a good return on your investment especially if you are looking to renovate to sell in the near future. Significant investment might turn your home into your castle but if you are looking to recoup that investment when you sell it is good to know how much to invest where.Learn more
For most of us our mortgage will be the biggest loan we will ever take out. Very few can afford to buy a home with cash so a mortgage is an inevitability for those of us who choose to venture into home ownership. Browse Mortgage rates here before you go and speak to a bank or Mortgage Broker to work out the best deal that will work with your lifestyle and investment approach.Learn more