DarlaDarkRenting a property that may have been built illegally
31 May 2013
Thanks travelbug. My mum is a registered builder so we checked it thoroughly and it was advertised as granny flat and potential subdivision potential STCA. But now it…
leightonSelling house built under Construction Management Contract
13 May 2013
You need proper and official on't make mistakes with this sort of thing. I think your friend might have a point. You are an owner builder, are you not? good luck
wizardleeBought newly constructed townhouse but not subdivided yet
11 May 2013
Hi bashworth Thanks for the prompt reply. Yes, the contract and the bank will require a title before we can settle, no title no settlement. Hence want to know what will…
Skyesongselling house, what advertising is really needed
6 May 2013
Professional photos are a must. And clean up first! I want to see lots of good angles of all of the important rooms (if there are no kitchen and bathroom photos, that…
dreambigSA land with fill - Previously asbestos contaminated HELP!
21 April 2013
Found out today by ringing a builder we have been talking to - they are actually building next door to the block - the soil is highly reactive therefore will cost an arm…
leniSelling our own house - tips and have you done this before?
19 April 2013
I think it depends on a lot of variables. Firstly you have do do a lot of research yourself. If your kind of…
ebansterMIRVAC Glenfield NSW - Panorama Vista Stage 2
18 February 2013
im relatively new in this forum so please be nice my wife and i are staying at australand discovery point right now, which we bought last year. however, we are having a…
surfpradoBuying Land: Basics to enquire about?
10 February 2013
slope of the block (fall from front to back, side to side) when i was looking i found a few nice blocks on the internet, when i went to inspect them i should have brought…
G-ThorpeReal Estate Agent - Unusual Experenice or Normal?
1 February 2013
Real estate agents crack me up!!!! They want you to work for nothing in the hope of them getting a sale, yet they want money off a potential buyer to prevent you from…
travelbugWhat to look for in the right Estate agent
31 January 2013
Here are some basic questions to ask. http://homebuying.about.com/od/realesta ... erview.htm First thing I do is look at their ads on Realestate.com. Is tha add well…
MelbourneMateWant to sell/nominate to sell my land - point cook
30 January 2013
Hi there, did you manage to sell your land?
bronty_saurusFirst time buyer.. Put offer in...
7 December 2012
It sounds like I'm in a similar situation... First home owner, but for an investment property. I had exactly the same scenario - the RE said there were 2 other offers…
joh040House been on market for 5 weeks... No offers :(
3 December 2012
I think i'm going to become a landlord early in life. The old keep the house you can't sell in a buyers market trick and use the equity in it to build.
bashworthIf you sell a house...does the wall mounted tv stay?
2 December 2012
To me this wouldn't be an issue. Thes days after 3-4 years technology has moved on and prices drop so an older TV isn't worth much anyway
mynameisjonasBuild or buy one year old house?????
30 November 2012
I agree, we bought a house that was built in 1955 a few months ago. Minor issues such as no stormwater. Quick link of paint, restump and sand and polish and 10K later it's…
JazzyJessfurniture hire and decorating for selling house
8 November 2012
I reckon it depends on the house and the buyer. Predicting if it will make an important difference, eg, that the first serious potential buyer will be swayed by your…
PebbleIs a 4th bedroom really worth over $100,000?
4 November 2012
Do you know that it sold for over $600k or was that just the listed price? Homes don't always sell for the listed prices that are shown on the real estate websites. As…
AussieMarkCapital Gains Tax on Sale of Property
30 October 2012
What Michael has said is true. I would avoid using valuer general's value from back in the day as it will more than likely be undervalued which will increase your gain. …
Oceanus2first home buy dont understand..should we walk away
27 October 2012
Touch, just adding to my reply Restrictive Covenants usually have an expiry date, so the one on that property may have already expired (check the document). They can…
plcInvesting in point cook Victoria (mainly in a new estate Kin
1 October 2012
Personally wouldn't touch that area or surrounding suburbs. The infrastructure is poor, along with limited public transport, with too much supply and not enough…