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10 Tips For Attending Open Houses

open home in eastern SydneyAs long as there is a scramble to acquire a property, there will be open houses.
Open houses are a great way for you to check out the property with your own eyes, suss out the competition, and dig beyond what is mentioned in the listing data.

As a buyer, here’s an etiquette guide for attending open houses.
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High-End Property Market Decline is Starting to Slow

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After Australia’s worst property slump in a generation, the latest market data analysis heralds good news: the property market decline is now easing up. 

Even better is that according to the latest Property Pulse report from CoreLogic, recovery is going to be fast for the top end of the market. 

In a report by Sasha Karen of Smart Property Investment, she details data findings that bode well for property market investors. 

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Buying an Investment Property

investment propertiesThe ONLY PERSON you should hire to find and buy you an investment property is an Active Property Investor

…NOT a Financial Planner, an Accountant or any other professional who sometimes offers expensive and overpriced properties OFF THE PLAN often for their own commission. These professionals are also often inexperienced in the day to day property market.

I am not only a Senior Property Buyer’s Agent but also an Active Property Investor.

Here’s the secret to buying investment properties: If you hang out with successful property investors, you will learn a lot and become a successful property yourself.
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What to look for at an Open House in Sydney

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A home is one of the biggest purchases you are ever likely to make. When emotions are running high, you are more prone to make irrational decisions.

But you can avoid that by giving yourself a workable structure.

Know what to look for at an open house in Sydney in order to make the best buying decision for your family.

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Pre-Auction Tips: 8 Things To Do BEFORE Auction Day

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Property auctions can be a great place to acquire your next home – if you know what you’re doing.

There are many things you must know and understand before diving into this high-stakes/high-stress process.

Here are some of my best tips. You’ll find one that’s is often overlooked — but not by you — after you read this.

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How To Avoid Emotional Attachment To Property

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It happens to the best of us. Sometimes, you can’t help but have an emotional attachment to the property you are thinking of buying. How could you not, when the location, design, and ambiance of it is just what you are looking for?

As with most investments, it has to be seen for what it is, and not always on how you feel about it. Here are some tips to avoid emotional attachment to property:

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What to look for when buying a house in Sydney

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Sydney is a city of beauty. Not a lot of cities can boast of year-round sunshine, stunning harbour views, and gorgeous beaches.

You’d be crazy not to want to live here and enjoy the unique Sydneysider lifestyle and experience.

But competition for properties here is cut-throat, with potential buyers pulling out all stops just to secure property in this city.

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Do I still need a buyers agent in a housing market downturn?

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In a housing market downturn, buyers have the opportunity to snatch up a home among a glut of properties for a much lower price.

With the downturn being played up by the media, you may wonder if you’d even need a buyers agent when you buy a house at this time.

The reality is that there are so many great prices still being achieved for sellers and buyers who think agents are desperate at this time are still missing out.

Find out why it’s smart to hire a buyers agent in a housing market downturn.

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