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Purchasing Property Through Your SMSF

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A self-managed superannuation fund or SMSF is a trust that features a superannuation structure, yielding benefits upon retirement. An SMSF can have up to four members who also act as the trustees of the fund and can be utilized by members for their own specific investing needs. Investing in property through your SMSF is an […]

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Beware – Free Property Buying Services

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Another email hit my inbox today offering free property buying services. It’s the second message I’ve seen lately from a sales agency and it’s quite alarming. Let’s have a look at it below. No question, buying a home can be a difficult undertaking.  From figuring out what you can afford and finding the ideal property with […]

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Number One Fear Buyers Have Buying at Auction

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A survey of Australia’s peak body of professional buyer’s agents has revealed the biggest fear buyers have buying at auction. The survey by the Real Estate Buyers Agents Association of Australia (REBAA), showed 60 per cent of respondents cited “overpaying” as the number one hurdle buyers face at an auction. The survey also revealed the […]

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Survey of Australia’s top buyer’s agents reveals lack of stock number one issue facing home buyers

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        A survey of Australia’s top buyer’s agents has revealed a lack of good quality established property is the number one issue facing today’s home buyers. The survey, conducted by the Real Estate Buyers Agents Association of Australia (REBAA), showed 70 per cent of respondents cited lack of stock or low inventory […]

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Investing in Newcastle from Sydney – Part Three

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It’s been a while since I last posted the previous two parts, so to recap, the unique market conditions of Newcastle are it has a large amount of flood prone land and that proximity to railway stations is not as desirable as it is in capital cities. The next most important point is availability of […]

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Investing in Newcastle From Sydney – Part Two

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Recapping on my previous article I mentioned that in Newcastle, as a buyers agent, I prefer to avoid buying properties close to the railway lines due to noise and dust pollution. While they may seem appealing, for a little more it would be better to buy something a street or two further away. If that doesn’t […]

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Investing in Newcastle From Sydney – Part One

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For sometime now, the property market in Sydney has been out of reach for the average investor. Most are heading up the F3 Freeway or M1 Motorway as it is known as now to explore what value they get for their dollars in the Newcastle market. The most common brief I get for people investing […]

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Property Concierge Service

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If you are considering an upgrade or looking to relocate to Newcastle, our property concierge service may be for you. Newcastle Buyers Agent has assisted a number of buyers to purchase a home in the Newcastle area in the $1,000,000 to $2,000,000 price bracket. While this doesn’t mean I am unable to assist you if you […]

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Mayfield NSW 2304 Suburb Profile

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I have chosen Mayfield as my first local suburb snapshot as it is the suburb where I grew up and now where I currently live. So its fair to say I know it pretty well. While growing up in Mayfield, the house I grew up in is below in this gallery, I saw many changes. […]

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Buying for University Student Children Part 3

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This is the final part of a three part series of articles I have written to give investors and parents of students attending the University of Newcastle. In Part One I covered getting yourself prepared before jumping into the property market. In Part Two I cover off on what options there are available for rental and […]

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Buying For University Student Children Part Two

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In the first part of the this article I covered how to be prepared to buy. So this part, lets look at suitable areas for students both from a liveability and investment perspective. The University of Newcastle has limited parking facilities and often students spend more time trying to find parking at the Uni than […]

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Buying For University Student Children Part One

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This time of year a common brief for me to be asked about is buying for parents of students attending the University of Newcastle. We are a few months out until when Uni returns but the hunt for accommodation will begin soon. With more and more options available on the rental market, it might seem […]

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