The Pros and Cons of Being a Landlord
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The Pros and Cons of Being a Landlord

While Australia thinks of itself as a property-loving nation, it may surprise you to know that our levels of home ownership are low compared to other developed nations. We sit above Austria, Switzerland and Germany, but well below Singapore, Hungary and Kosovo (topping the list with an impressive 97.8% of residents owning their own home). …

The High Price of History: Buying A Heritage Home
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The High Price of History: Buying A Heritage Home

Heritage homes have perennial appeal and are highly sought-after in Melbourne and across Australia. Different eras of history are represented in our cities and suburbs– from elegant Georgian, Victorian and Queen Anne buildings and Federation homes and the American influence in bungalows, through to stylish Art Deco and Art Nouveau and more modern post-war designs, …

Pre-Purchase House Inspections – Be Informed Before You Buy
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Pre-Purchase House Inspections – Be Informed Before You Buy

With some real estate restrictions now easing across Melbourne and the rest of the state, the property market is gathering pace as we enter the busy spring selling season. There are many ‘boxes to tick’ when buying a home. Arranging for a pre-purchase house and pest inspection is an important step to ensure your dream …

How Do I Attend an Online Real Estate Auction?
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How Do I Attend an Online Real Estate Auction?

With strict lockdown restrictions still in place for Melbourne as we move into the spring selling season, online property auctions will once again be used as a viable and secure way to buy or sell a property. Digital auctions have been used alongside ‘live’ auctions for many years -in particular, to facilitate the process for …