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Are regulators looking at property developers?

There’s something going on in the property development sector that no one wants to talk about. We all know that there is a massive glut of new units about to hit about our major capital cities and tighter lending criteria means that many of the would-be new owners won’t be …

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Should you buy a property with Bitcoin?

You’ve probably already heard of the term ‘Bitcoin’ or ‘cryptocurrency’ & it’s been mainstream talk of the town, the value of many of them has also risen several thousand % over the last couple of years. The digital currencies that are receiving the most attention are Bitcoin, Ehtereum and Litecoin. …

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Finding a property with development potential

Are you interested in property development? While many properties make good homes, fewer are “investment grade” properties and even fewer are potentially profitable development sites. In a recent blog I outlined why I choose the suburbs where I undertake developments very carefully. Now it’s time to find the “right” property in that suburb – …

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10 Ways to Guarantee Your Home Won’t Sell

Halloween is almost here, so now’s as good a time as any to let you in on a secret: If your home looks like a creepy, disheveled haunted house every day of the year (and not just on Halloween), chances are it’s not going to sell — unless your potential …

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The 6 Least Cost-Effective Home Renovations

Many things can make your home more appealing to buyers, such as a manicured lawn, a nice bathroom floor, or a new coat of paint. Another, more expensive way to make your house easier to sell is a home renovation. Home renovations like a kitchen remodel, a finished basement, the …

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Investment and Vacation Property Sales Steady

According to the National Association of Realtors 2011 Report regarding investment and vacation home sales during 2010, the report revealed that these sales were quite steady. Vacation homes sales represented 10% of all sales transactions during 2010, while investment sales presented 17%, unchanged from 2009. Statistics show that with tight credit conditions, a large …

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