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For Landlords: 4 Tips that will save you money in the ...

Tip 1: Always Have Landlord Insurance Landlord insurance is not optional – you MUST have landlord insurance regardless of whether you own an apartment in a strata complex or you own a house/townhouse. Many investors in Sydney make the mistake of thinking strata will cover everything. There are great insurance products available on the market ...

Spring Sydney CBD Real Estate Market Update

Watch this video to see how Sydney CBD real estate market is performing this Spring. Metro Realty | Spring Real Estate Market Update | Sydney CBD

3 Foolproof Quick Tips to Prepare for your Home for Op...

Tip # 1 Leave the property Despite how tempting it is to want to “help” your sale by being home while Buyers tour your property, it’s actually really uncomfortable for the Buyers if you’re present. Trust us on this. Tip # 2 Make sure sight and smell senses of Buyers are in your favour.  Avoid cooking …

NSW Property Capital Gains Tax Withholding Provisions ...

Capital Gains Withholding Provisions change as of 1st July 2017, in respect of both the sale price threshold and the withholding percentage. For the sale of all properties where: – The sales contract is entered into on or after 1st July 2017 and – The contract price is $750,000 or more (previously it was $2,000,000) …

Understanding the cooling-off period

Buying real estate can be an emotionally charged process. If you’re buying your first property or feel under pressure, it can be an even more emotional experience and you can make serious mistakes. That’s why most Australian states and territories allow a cooling-off period after a sale is completed. Before you breathe a sigh of …

Apartment Building Profile: Century Tower Sydney CBD

Century Tower is a residential apartment building in Sydney, Australia. It was completed in 1997 and held the title of Australia’s tallest residential building until 2002 with a total height of 183 metres. What We Love: Century Tower is one of Sydney’s older style buildings which means you are more than able to get a …

Simple Strategy To Sell A Tenanted Investment

  If you’re a seller looking at selling your Sydney real estate which is tenanted, take notice. A property sales campaign is a very narrow window of opportunity, so it is in the best interests of landlords to remain on good terms with tenants throughout the sales process. Points to understand: – Although the property …

RBA Cuts Interest Rates

The Reserve Bank has, perhaps predictably, decided to cut official interest rates to a new record low of 1.75 per cent – the first change in rates since May last year. The Bank has acted to stimulate an underperforming local economy with growing concerns regarding the prospects of the national and international economy. The latest …

Where To Go For Real French Pastries In Sydney

It sounds incredibly cliché but for French people patisseries are of utter significance. It’s incredibly important for us to find good bread and pastries wherever we live hence I’m writing this post –  sharing my knowledge and experience. If you have any more questions or want to catch up for a croissant feel free to call me. I’d be more than happy to talk …

6 Mistakes Many Owners Make When Selling Their Homes

Being a homeowner has its joys and pains but becoming one is definitely a life achievement for many of us. However, when it comes down to home there’s an emotional anchor and people’s perceived value of their home is generally higher than the actual market value. That being said, price is only one of the …

Pets In The City

More pet friendly buildings are evolving in inner Sydney as new buildings are typically allowing pets in their strata bylaws. This only makes sense as 60% of Aussies own least one or more pet companion. Pet ownership is proven to have important physical and mental health benefits for individuals and real estate experts say pet …

Big Investment Lender Blacklists 13 Sydney Suburbs

Apartments in 13 Sydney suburbs are on a confidential black list because of growing concerns about oversupply, off-the-plan sales, and, in some areas, falling prices, according to leaked documents.   AMP Bank, the banking division of the largest financial services group that compiled the list, claims it is a “prudent” response to managing risks of …