Selling Around the Christmas Period

Warmer months in Australia usually generate a busier property market; however over the Christmas/New Year period, things can sometimes slow down. Focus tends to shift to celebrating the holiday and agencies typically take a well-deserved short break. However, there are definitely still advantages to selling at this time of the year.   Spring is over…

Chattels and Fixtures

So you’ve decided to sell? Let’s clarify what’s allowed to come with you to your new home… Vendor and buyer disputes, although not commonplace, can occur because of discrepancies in mutual agreement of what should have stayed/gone. The legal terminology that can be found in contracts is chattels – moveable items that are generally left…

Auction Day Don’ts

Not all auctions are like they appear on ‘The Block’… Auctions are a high-energy event, but there is some strict don’ts leading up to auction day. 1.    Don’t talk about your selling price to anyone including the neighbours I know it can be hard, but you need to keep the price you would sell for…

Common Real Estate Terms

The lingo for all things real estate   Buying and selling a property is very fulfilling yet can feel scary and confusing at the same time. Real estate agents, accountants and lawyers are sure around to guide and help you through the process however having the knowledge yourself is the best way to understand and…

Professional Property Styling

Professional Property Styling

Is your home’s first impression living up to its potential? First impressions are everything. They are formed in about 7 seconds so you really can’t risk leaving the backyard to be your magnificent feature and neglect the inside of your home. Buyers will judge the homes they walk through, and rightly so as they need…

To stay or sell?

How do you know when it’s time to move on? As median house prices continue to rise, many home owners find themselves in a conundrum. Should they take advantage of the market and sell, look for something new or stay put and renovate? It’s a question thousands of Australians deal with each day. In fact,…

The Ultimate Moving Checklist!

If the thought of moving is a stressful one for you, then you MUST read this post! We’ve summarised it in 6 simple steps! Everything’s settled and you’re all ready to move into your brand new home (congratulations!), but now the reality sets in, it’s time to get your boxes out and pack up your…