Viewing by month: March 2012
It’s the Holy Grail for many property investors – buying a property, renovating it, and then selling it for a profit. But while it sounds relatively simple, there are many investors who have had misfortune when pursuing this strategy, due to budgets and timeframes blowing out, arguments erupting and the like.Read complete post
No matter how many times you do it or how organised you try to be, the process of moving rarely ends up being as simple an exercise as you had originally expected. As discussed in this blog last week, I thought I would try to help those of you about to relocate homes by sharing some insights gained from friends of mine who have...Read complete post
No matter how many times you do it or how organised you try to be, the process of moving rarely ends up being a simple exercise. This was discovered by friends of mine who recently relocated; although they had recruited friends to help and allocated a reasonable amount of time to both pack up and unpack, the process was arduous all the...Read complete post
After a whirlwind start to the year, we now find ourselves in autumn – which has traditionally been a very busy time for real estate in terms of listings coming onto the market and sales achieved.
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Last week saw the Board of the Reserve Bank of Australia meet to make its interest rate decision for the month of March.
From our perspective at CENTURY 21, its move to keep interest rates on hold at 4.25 per cent should help to provide some certainty for buyers heading into the traditionally busy autumn real estate season.
Upon the news, Chairman and Owner of CENTURY 21, Charles Tarbey, said: “Through this decision the Reserve Bank has essentially indicated that it is...Read complete post
Last week was an exciting week for us here at CENTURY 21 as we launched our new ‘Smarter, Bolder, Faster’ advertising campaign.
This campaign sees a series of radio and television commercials, and a new website, promote the expertise, commitment and speed of CENTURY 21 agents across Australia.
CENTURY 21 Chairman and Owner, Charles Tarbey, said of the campaign: “Extensive research has shown us that when selecting a real estate agent, Australians want the most informed,...Read complete post
For first home buyers, there is a wealth of information available about how to go about purchasing a property. But what about if you are a first time seller? There is no doubt that approaching the market for the first time from this perspective can also be daunting. ...Read complete post
When inspecting a property that you are interested in potentially purchasing, it is not uncommon to focus on prominent aspects such as room size, aesthetic style, the number of bedrooms and bathrooms, and layout.
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