Top 10 Questions To Ask A Property Manager Prior To Appointing Them

Mar 21 2014 / 10:00 am Comments Off
If you are looking to hire a property manager, it is important that you ask the right questions so that you get the right person for the job. It is even more important if you are dealing real estate for the first time. This article tells you the questions that you should ask any prospective […]

Why Property Managers in Australia Are The Best At What They Do

Jun 5 2013 / 4:31 am Comments Off
Property managers play a significant role in maintaining the value of any property and also during the sale or buying of property managers will help you get the best out of your investment. Australian property managers have remained popular in the world based on the high level lf expertise they have demonstrated in property management. […]


Apr 24 2012 / 10:06 am Comments Off
Melbourne’s inner southern suburb, St. Kilda, has many cultural and entertainment attractions that make it an ideal destination for tourists and people looking for a new home. The suburb is home to a diverse population of people from a range of socio-economic backgrounds. The many cultural activities and centres in St. Kilda cater to the […]

Spotlight on Malvern, Australia

Apr 10 2012 / 11:45 pm Comments Off
Malvern, Australia was first settled in 1835. Located just 8 kilometres from Melbourne’s sprawling business centre, Malvern, the suburb of about 10,000 residents, is fast becoming one of Australia’s best kept secrets. Malvern is located within minutes of tennis courts, golf courses, MCG, Rod Laver Arena and AAMI Park, there are plenty of sport venues […]

Spotlight on Richmond, Victoria

Mar 29 2012 / 8:42 am Comments Off
In the territory of Melbourne, Australia, there is a 3.8 km2 area of land that houses just over 22,000 residents. Richmond, Victoria, a historic area residing in the District of Richmond, offers a variety of recreational activities within its suburban limits. Within this small area you will find an immense amount of diversity, which is […]

Building Spotlight – Eureka Tower

Mar 14 2012 / 6:09 am Comments Off
If you have ever seen the Melbourne skyline you have probably notice the Eureka tower that was completed in 2006. The tower located in Southbank, Melbourne, is the work of a joint venture between Grocon and private investor, Tab Fried. The tower was the tallest residential building in the world, until it was surpassed by […]

Eureka penthouse – is this Melbourne’s most expansive (and expensive) view?

Aug 30 2011 / 4:26 am Comments Off
  View from the Eureka Tower penthouse. Photo: Louise Cooper Describing this as a million-dollar view hardly does it justice – and certainly won’t cover the cost of buying it. This full-floor penthouse in Eureka Tower is expected to fetch $13 million-plus when it goes on sale next month, making it one of Melbourne’s most […]

Life’s beachy keen with a bathing box in Brighton

Aug 15 2011 / 3:56 am Comments Off
An original Brighton beach box – one of the most prized, prestigious and conspicuous bits of bayside real estate – has come up for grabs. Dendy beach bathing box 40, which is only slightly larger than the average parking space and has no water or electricity, is being marketed for more than $190,000. In June, […]

Hammer to Fall on the Block

Aug 1 2011 / 5:43 am Comments Off
                The ratings juggernaut that is Channel Nine’s The Block is approaching its endgame, with the date set for when the row of Richmond cottages will go under the hammer. All four properties will go to auction on August 20 — one after the other — in an […]

Home loan market slows: good time to grab a bargain

Jul 11 2011 / 8:03 am Comments Off
  First home buyers and those looking to refinance this year will benefit from the property market slump, with new figures showing home loan activity has dropped to levels not seen for a decade. The Australian Bureau of Statistics’ (ABS) latest Housing Finance report shows that the number of home loans written in February is […]

House prices falling at worse rate than 2008

Jul 1 2011 / 5:00 am Comments Off
House prices continue to fall. MELBOURNE property values have continued their six-month downward slide, recording the fourth-largest drop across the country. The median Melbourne house price lost 0.6 per cent in May, contributing to an annual decline of 2.9 per cent, according the latest RP Data-Rismark figures. Across the country, capital-city home values fell by […]

Ensuring the price is right

Jun 20 2011 / 4:02 am Comments Off
              Vendors are dropping their expectations in the face of buyer caution. The current conditions in Melbourne’s property market are forcing vendors to work harder to secure a sale, as buyers take the upper hand. With recent falls in home values, vendors are having to increasingly adjust their asking […]

Melbourne house values fall

Jun 6 2011 / 3:27 am Comments Off
Auction clearance rates have averaged just 56 per cent since February. Illustration: Suzanne White. This is the first annual decline in home values since February 2009, signalling it could now be a buyers’ market. MELBOURNE’S housing market slipped into the red over the year to April 2011, recording an annual seasonally adjusted fall of 0.4 […]

Big price slump for ritzy Melbourne suburbs

Apr 4 2011 / 8:16 am Comments Off
Melbourne’s wealthy inner suburbs dropped the most in value in the September quarter last year as the state’s overall prices for houses and units declined 2 per cent, the latest snapshot from the Valuer-General shows. Some of the biggest falls came in upmarket suburbs such South Yarra, Hawthorn and Toorak. Williams Landing, the suburb adjoining […]

First Home Buyers Retreat To The Sidelines

Feb 18 2011 / 6:38 am Comments Off
Article by RP DATA The number of housing finance commitments being taken by first time buyers were at their lowest level in six years during 2010 with much of the demand brought forward during 2009. During 2010 only 96,201 first home buyers committed to housing finance for the purchase of a home. This represented the […]

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