Luxury home that ticks all the boxes – 39 Benelong Crescent, Bellevue Hill
BlogDesigned in 1963 by Harry Seidler, 39 Benelong Crescent, Bellevue Hill represents a rare opportunity for buyers to secure their very own work of art from the world-renowned Australian architect. The current owner, car dealership heir Scott Sutton, purchased the property two years ago for $5.3 million, and has since undertaken a major renovation to […]
Top 25 free things to do in Sydney
BlogSaving up to buy a home? Then you’ll need to scrimp and save every spare cent for your deposit – Sydney represents the country’s most expensive property market! Thankfully, the city itself is a place full of adventure and experience, and much of it is free. If you are looking for activities that won’t have […]
Revealed: Nationwide suburbs where house values are decreasing
BlogAs speculation of a property market correction continues to dominate media headlines, there are several suburbs where falling real estate values are already becoming reality. Recent research, analysing median house and unit price changes across the country, has revealed the suburbs where oversupply and economic downturn has led to declining property values over the past […]
Top 25 fun (and free) things to do in Melbourne
BlogMelbourne is a beautiful city to visit, but tourists can be put off by the potential price tag attached to its pricier attractions. In the interests of being fun yet frugal, here are more than two-dozen activities and adventures you can have in Melbourne – for next to nix. 1. The National Gallery of Victoria […]
Renting an apartment as a family
AdviceIt’s no surprise to anyone that more and more families in Australia will spend time renting an apartment while their children grow up. Why? Some people may not have expected to live in an apartment as a family. But people are buying houses later in life and having children later in life. Renting an apartment […]
Buying: when is the right time?
AdviceDo you mean, when is the right time to buy, for you? Or do you mean, when is the right time to buy, for everyone? The fact is, these questions get different answers. First thing’s first: what is your personal situation? Are you in a position to buy? If so, is there a time of […]
view.com.au – the new home of realestateVIEW.com.au
BlogWe have exciting news to share! Several months ago, we conducted exhaustive research on what was important to you when browsing property online. You wanted more neighbourhood information, more accurate property price estimates, more control over how you browse and more access to the insights that help you make smart property decisions. You asked for […]
Flipping houses: what are the costs?
AdviceThe costs of flipping houses? Well, nothing. In fact, you should be making money from the adventure, not lose money. But that’s only if you listen to the following quality advice, of course. Question number 1 is: are you a flipper or a keeper? Flipping houses is for those who have the time and resources […]
Types of leases: what first time renters should know
AdviceBefore you go signing any dotted lines, it is probably wise to know what you are signing. Knowing about the types of leases available to renters will help you make the best decisions when it comes to your next move. Types of leases: co-tenancy vs. sub-tenancy A question as old as time itself: should you sign a […]
How to rent to friends and family and keep the peace!
AdviceRegardless of what anyone may tell you, making a decisions to rent to friends and family is not a simple affair. On the surface, it may seem like it saves you from having to go through the various stages of renting out a property, such as advertising and using a property manager. However, these time/cost saving […]
10 ways to create an environmentally sustainable property portfolio
AdviceSustainable building practices were once of little concern to property developers, investors and builders alike. However, today Australia is at the forefront of innovative and market-leading building practices that prioritise the environmental sustainability of a build. A growing interest amongst informed property investors is how to invest in property with the environment in mind. What […]
How financial markets can impact real estate
AdviceThere are many impacts on home prices across Australia and indeed the world. There are obvious impacts such as basic supply and demand but financial markets can impact real estate in many ways. People sell their homes for numerous reasons, more often than not it is as a result of a professional motivation such as […]
The cost of renting for the first time
AdviceEveryone’s first time is nerve wracking. Wait, no! Not that first time! Renting for the first time. Renting. You might be ready for some freedom from the folks but are you financially ready to move out? The cost of your monthly rent isn’t the only time you’ll need to dip into your pockets. There are […]
Buying a house to subdivide
AdviceAs the property investment sector matures in Australia, more investors are looking to small developments. There are a number of ways that investors can create wealth through property development, including the choice to subdivide. So here’s what you need to know before you purchase. The types of subdivision There are many different types of subdivision […]
How to market your home using technology
AdviceIf technology is anything other than innovative, engaging, and intelligent, it’s that it is forgiving. Nothing epitomizes this more than cameras (and cameras in phones) that have stabilizing technology. You could be juggling three puppies in your left hand and taking a picture of your home with your right hand and your common smartphone will still […]
Co-tenancy vs sub-tenancy: the pros and cons
AdviceWhen applying for rental properties you have two options for your lease agreement: co-tenancy vs sub-tenancy. Will you share the tenancy, with all of your names on the one lease? Or rather will you be the sole lease holder? In this case you would sublease one or more rooms to tenant/s who won’t be on the […]
Measuring up your new home
AdviceOne of the more enjoyable aspects of moving house is figuring out what will go where. However, knowing whether that sofa will work in that corner all relies on you measuring your home and playing around with ideas. If you are moving with kids in tow, this can be one activity that they can be […]
Are you a smart downsizer?
AdviceAre you assessing your requirements logically? Just like a smart investor, a smart downsizer is someone who can make decisions with a cool head. Downsizing provides you with an opportunity to free up capital to finance your retirement and future health requirements. As such, it is integral not to let your emotions dictate your decision-making […]
How to pack fragile items for storage
AdviceThere is a lot of nuance to the art of packing for storage. And when it comes to packing fragile items, there are some key things to be aware of. The following hints and tips are designed to provide you with the most important information you need on how to pack fragile items for storage. […]
Are you prepared for a fire at home?
AdviceMost people think they know how to deal with a fire at home, but the truth is: you’re probably not as prepared as you think you are. In the heat of the moment (pun intended), you may not react in the best way. Did you know that putting water on an oil or grease fire […]
Buying a holiday house with friends: is sharing really caring?
AdviceBuying a holiday house is for many one of their biggest dreams. But for some of us, finding that extra money to purchase a second property may just keep it as a day dream. However, there is a way to get around this. More and more buyers are choosing to pool funds with friends or family […]
Investing on a low income
AdviceInvesting on a low income. Impossible, yes? No? Maybe? No! Never say never. There are people out there earning far beyond the average yearly wage but are up to their ears in debt and have no savings to lean on. Why? They can’t save. If you want to invest on a long income you need […]
Cleaning your house for sale
AdviceWhen it’s time to sell that means it’s time to clean as cleaning your house is integral to the marketing of your property. A clean house is more appealing to buyers than a cluttered, dirty one as it is easier for them to imagine their lives in the home when they are presented with a […]
Colour match: how to pick complementary colours
AdviceA touch of colour instantly brightens a room – transforming it from dark and dreary to light and refreshing. But adding the right complementary colours is easier said than done! With so many options to choose from, it’s easy to become overwhelmed. Does blue go with green and is it really a crime for pink and orange […]
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