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How to find off-market property in Sydney (before anyone else!)

finding a dream home in Sydney

You know how heartbreaking it is to search for a new home in Sydney. Everyone in town seems to be vying for the same thing you’re after. The property is often on action. All that competition is bad news since the demand can drive the property price well beyond your budget. (And then it gets snapped up by someone wealthier and faster than you… again.)

But you can avoid that heartbreak by finding the perfect Sydney property ahead of everyone else. How? Don’t go combing through the publicly-listed properties. Go “off-market” instead.

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What to do at auctions in the current heated Sydney market

Buying properties at auctions in Sydney heated market

Australians continue to flock the Sydney market in the hopes of buying valuable properties at auctions. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, people still want to secure their dream home. Their eagerness to buy has helped fuel the real estate industry in the Harbour City.

If you’re looking to buy property, now’s may be the best time do so, as the market keeps rising. Auctions are an excellent place to buy the house of your choice. Or if you play your cards right, you might get it even before it reaches bidding.

Here’s how you can buy property at auctions in Sydney’s heated market.

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How to buy the right property in Sydney’s rising market and prosper

rising property market in Sydney 2021

Sydney’s rising market is drawing a lot of headlines. If you want to get into the market or secure an investment during this rise, what are you to do?

It takes a lot of preparation combined with savviness to succeed in this environment.

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Sydney Property Market Forecast for 2021

Sydney property market forecast for 2021

With 2020 finally over, it’s time to take a look at the Sydney property market forecast for 2021. COVID-19 proved to be a major disruption to the real estate industry. However, its impact wasn’t as bad as many initially thought.

As we push forward with the new year, many experts feel optimistic about the Sydney market’s chances. Making a sound property investment depends on how well you can temper your expectations.

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Pre-Auction Tips: 9 Things To Do BEFORE Auction Day

auction tips

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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The Impact of Baby Boomers on the Australian Property Market – A Guide for Property Investors (updated)

baby boomer

Yes, there is COVID-19 – but what about the huge demographic shift from retiring Australian baby boomers and its impact on the Australian property market? Will it lead to the collapse of real estate prices?

Baby boomers have at times been equated with the elephant in the (property market) room. There have been widespread discussions about what may happen when this group sells properties in bulk.

Given that there are 5.3 million baby boomers expected to retire in the next 10-15 years, there should be an impact.

Is it a concern or more of an opportunity for property investors?

Let’s find out.

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Should you engage a buyer’s agent for an auction?

hire a buyers agent for auction bidding success

When it comes to auction bidding, no one knows the lay of the land better than a buyer’s agent. These are professionals trained to sense the mood of a crowd and adjust their bidding strategy accordingly. They also know how to keep their emotions in check and not get themselves embroiled in an emotional bidding war.

If you’re looking to buy property especially for the first time, it’s worth having a buyer’s agent by your side. A professional buyer can help increase your chances of successfully landing your dream home. They can also minimise all matter of risks involved on auction day.

Let’s take a look at the different advantages of hiring a professional buyer’s agent for your next property auction.

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Sydney’s Property Market

impact of COVID-19 on Sydney property market

COVID-19 has put a damper on what would have otherwise been a big year for Sydney’s property market. Before the pandemic hit, the real estate industry was on its way to recovery following a disappointing 2019. Forecasters even predicted a 10% growth for the market.

But everything changed as soon as the coronavirus broke out. With the Australian economy struggling, all projections for the industry had to be recalibrated. As bad as things may seem for Sydney’s property market, there’s still a silver lining.

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