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Online valuations v. market appraisals. What’s the difference?

November 11, 2019

If you’re getting ready to sell your home, the question of how much your property will fetch is likely to be top of mind. And of course, you’ll be hoping for an ‘above market’ sale price to set yourself up for your next move. So that you don’t get your hopes up too high, it’s important …

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When to know it’s time to sell

July 1, 2019

When is the right time to sell? This is a question we are asked every day, but there are certain indicators to help you assess when it may be the right time to sell and move onto greener pastures. Low cash rate Interest rates have a massive impact on the property market as it is …

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Purpose of A Property Appraisal

July 1, 2019

A property appraisal is an informal estimate what your home may be worth, which is commonly given as a free service by real estate agents. It is an educated opinion based on recent, comparable sales data in your area, current market sentiment plus the agent’s insight into the features of your home that will either …

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Tips for keeping warm in Winter

May 15, 2019

Tips for keeping warm in Winter by Suzanne |  Here are 10 ideas from our knowledgeable partners at Smart Energy Solutions that may help you reduce your heating bills and stay warm & dry. Blankets & throws for late night warmth: Keep these handy to snuggle under instead of switching the heat on. How is your Ceiling Insulation? Insulation reduces …

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Increasing changes in the tax and law rules, increasing regulations and other requirements is weighing on landlords, but buyer demand for rental properties remains strong.

April 5, 2019

From this month, new legislation from last year’s budget comes into play, restricting the ring-fencing of rental property losses. Meanwhile, in February, housing minister Phil Twyford unveiled new minimum requirements for heating and insulation in rental properties, requiring landlords to install heaters in all living areas by July 2021. Plus, this is on top of …

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Advice: 6 steps to owning your first home

December 11, 2018

Attending open houses, weighing pros and cons, stress-testing your finances… Finding your potential first home can be exciting and daunting at the same time. But even if your journey to home ownership takes a few turns, the main thing is not to go off course. How can you make sure that a certain property is …

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The 5 key ways we market your property

October 3, 2018

1. Professional Photography & Copywriting The best way to grab someone’s attention is to use a professional photographer who is focused on capturing the best features. Getting the ‘copy’ right means using a good copywriter who can write engaging and accurate script that focuses on the property’s features, along with the potential lifestyle benefits. This …

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News: Landlords pull out of property market over new tenant rights

October 3, 2018

Some landlords are selling up their rental portfolios as the Government looks to introduce tougher regulations that will beef up tenants’ rights. The Government has a raft of proposals including heating homes, taking away a landlord’s right to say no to pets and axing letting fees but industry experts say it was a knee-jerk reaction …

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Offer: Curious what your home or land is worth? Get a free appraisal

October 3, 2018

Jodi & Alan are happy to offer free no-obligation appraisals on your home or land To learn more and get started, call us on 0800 025444 or email [email protected] Please note: It is important to realise that an Appraisal completed by a Real Estate Agent is not to be considered that of a Registered Valuation. …

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Advice: 6 benefits of buying a house and land package

October 3, 2018

1. You can choose the best design for you House and land packages offer you the option to customise your home. With a vast majority of home buyers claiming they would like to personalise their space and structure, this gives you the flexibility to do exactly that. House and land packages and turnkey solutions are …

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