ohgoshCaroline Springs vs Truganina vs Point Cook
11 July 2018
Hi All, we are looking to buy a 4BR home in western suburbs of Melbourne. We have a budget of around $700k. Currently we are considering Truganina, Tarneit, Williams…
PatrickInvestment - Big Kitchen and outdoor area vs cheaper house
21 March 2018
PatrickMelton VIC annual growth for investment property?
19 January 2018
Hey guys I am doing some research on buying my 2nd property for investment I am a bit torn on the location. My budget is around 400-450k mark and I want to buy a house…
cant decideHow to do agreement for tenant living with you
9 June 2017
You can do it yourself if you are in Vic you can use this form: https://www.consumer.vic.gov.au/library ... eement.doc It is a legally binding document that protects both…
Vdubbed 12Buying a family home in Chirnside Park, VIC
30 January 2017
If your brother think to buy a house outside of Melbourne, Prices are not too high in outside of Melbourne. Actually, in Adelaide, you can invest just $200/week for 3…
MoniqueElizabethNew house - living in it myself but want to rent it and FOG
6 September 2016
My conveyancer has organised the fhog for me, money is going straight to the bank I won't even see it. I'm pretty sure it's 12 months you need to live in it for the fhog…
new_senior_citizenHome Seller: Advice on Real Estate Agents.
14 July 2016
Buying and selling any real estate is alot of negotiation. As you can only talk to the realtor, find someone with a personality and skillset that you can WORK WITH. In the…
Slab Heave RecipientNeed advice on a foundation issue for a 6 year old house
1 September 2015
I would be more concerned at the authenticity of the qualifications of the author of the report. In the many excessive reports that have been performed on my house, I have…
chattoQuestions about Cairns City and Suburbs- anyone live there?
11 July 2015
hey rob what do you think of the Aquis Resort they are looking to build at yorkeys knob? Do you think it will end up going ahead?
questionableWhat do i need to do when I buy land?
3 April 2015
1) when do i need to get my finances sorted? like speak to the mortgage department in a bank. Its better to speak to your bank as early as possible. We spoke to our bank…
surfpradoBig Dilemma -Old house close to CBD or New in outer suburbs
3 January 2015
+1 Be careful of buying in outer suburbs as there will generally be one main arterial road into the city. Be it a week day or weekend, travel…
TreeseachangerVendo passed away before settlement - advice appreciated
20 November 2014
Once probate is granted the executor of the Estate will be legally empowered to sell the house. Hopefully the person had a valid will and did not die intestate. And the…
Always SchemingOpinions appreciated - silent real estate agent?
4 November 2014
We have had similar experiences, although the agent has acknowledged the offer but once he takes it to the owners we never get an answer, the agent will tell us the owner…
travelbugSeeking some advice as a single homeowner
24 August 2014
You have the equity term correct. Equity is the value of the house minus what you owe on it. But unfortunately this is not the amount you can borrow. Using an 80% borrow…
PonzuBuying Land in Truganina & Point Cook area price per M2?
6 August 2014
soil test yes its possible, house design approval, no. couple of things to consider first is that by the time you get to the builder submitting your house design to the…
PonzuAdvice needed: agent put my house on realestate illegally.
31 July 2014
+1. alot of them are. you get all sorts, and all sorts all need somwhere to live.…
meowsyRental and operating costs growth ? Qld unit
30 October 2013
OK, well I've finally got my head around the cash flow and the tax savings. You're right, occupancy of 50% isn't great, I'm not even sure what I was looking at then. Lol.…
robbie55Selling with planning permit or building permit aswell?
26 October 2013
People are only really going to be concerned with planning approval for two reasons 1) they are probably going to tweak your plans anyway and 2) they just want to know…
sceen7Newport VIC options, and also a bus stop.
14 October 2013
it does depend on where in Newport you are. Bay side of Williamstown road will always do better, but of course is more expensive. We started our house hunt in Williamstown…
ebansterUpgrading to The Hills District, NSW - Advices please
6 September 2013
Thanks guys. I will need to familiarise myself with the roads, t-ways, buses, etc. Both me and my wife are working in the city. However, if we are able to secure a house…
travelbugMedium term accommodation whilst renovating
2 August 2013
Landlords won't like the fact that you only want short term but (I shouldnt say this) you dont have to tell them you wont renew. Some only give a 6 month contract to make…