The Tale of Two Cities

The Tale of Two Cities

Melbourne is acting like two cities for property, with flat prices and discounting for $1M + houses, and while apartments/units below $1M , and especially below the “first home owner discount line” of $750K, competition is hot. Domain has reported that auction...
Where is it best to buy in Melbourne?

Where is it best to buy in Melbourne?

This data has been sourced from the REIA Market Facts Publication.  The inner city includes those suburbs within a 5km radius of the GPO.  The middle-ring relates to those suburbs between 5km and 20km from the CBD, whilst the outer suburbs covers that area within a...
How to Buy a Home while Cruising

How to Buy a Home while Cruising

It was a delight recently to buy a first home for a young family of four, recently. Our Brief was to buy, with a limited budget, an outer east townhouse or villa, with 3 bedrooms, 1-2 bathrooms, and parking for at least one car. The first home buyer space has been...

Mike’s Minute (and a bit!): BUYING AT AUCTION

Are you thinking of buying a home or investment property? A skilled, well-connected buyer’s agent should be able to buy you a better property, at a lower price, within your budget, saving you time and money. Find out more about the our approach to buying property in...
How much does it cost to renovate?

How much does it cost to renovate?

Over recent years, as a buyer’s agent, buying for both homebuyers and investors, I have noticed less inclination in Briefs to “buy a reno”, that is, a house or unit that may have great location, suitable land size, and with “good bones’ (according to the building...