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Reserve Bank warns home loan restrictions ‘may be adjusted’ if housing market doesn’t cool

Sydney auctioneer Dion Moon holds the hammer before taking the winning bid.The banking regulator has taken steps to curb credit growth by slightly reducing the maximum amount that people can borrow to buy a property.(ABC News: John Gunn)

The RBA has warned the community not to expect instant results from the banking regulator’s move to tighten home loan application tests, with the changes … Read the full post »

Move over cattle, stock tank plunge pools are the new cool trend

A large steel tank filled with water and a small ladder sits in a garden. A stock tank supplier created a pool about two years ago, now they’re selling like hotcakes.(Supplied: David Mortimer)

They are normally used as water tubs for livestock to drink out of, but people have found a new use for stock tanks — a stylish, functional, and cheap … Read the full post »

Cancellation of certificates of title and 100% eConveyancing

Changes to the land title system

On 11 October 2021, new changes to the land titles system in NSW will be introduced that will transition NSW away from paper-based processes.

The Real Property Amendment (Certificates of Title) Act 2021 makes several changes to legislation, importantly allowing for the cancellation of certificates of title (CTs) and progressing NSW to 100% electronic lodgment of land … Read the full post »

Reserve Bank governor rules out rate hike to cool property market

Megan Neil

14 Sep 2021

Reserve Bank of Australia governor Philip Lowe has ruled out hiking interest rates to cool the nation’s booming property market, while admitting many young people may blame the central bank for higher housing prices.

Mr Lowe again ruled out raising the official cash rate before 2024, saying he found it difficult to understand … Read the full post »

Investing in property: The art of picking the right drivers for price growth

It’s all a question of demand and supply, and nowhere is that more critical than when planning a residential property investment.

The art of picking the right drivers for price growth is a tricky one.

You might have found the perfect property in a popular area with lots of jobs, a healthy rate of population … Read the full post »

REINSW latest covid inspection guidelines as at 31 August 2021 (Subject to change)

 from Greater Sydney to Regional NSW to view an investment property is not permitted. that you have a permit to leave Regional NSWMeetings with consumers at agents’ offices to allow tenants, landlords or trades people to collect or return keys, or to sign agreements or return condition reports if cannot be done online√ If necessary and subject to Service NSW QR Code, social distancing, face masks, etc requirements. … Read the full post »

Spring is here – Lockdown jobs to prepare your home for sale

It’s that time of year when thoughts turn to moving home. But if you need to sell before you buy, you’ll have to get your own property looking its best first.

The days are getting longer and warmer, so there are more hours on the weekend to tackle the jobs you might’ve put off during winter. Now is the ideal time to give your home … Read the full post »

Here’s why our housing markets are still in good shape, despite lockdowns

We’re in unfamiliar territory.

Melbourne Property

A lot remains unknown about what life will look like on the other side of our lockdowns.

This time around it looks like we’re not exiting into a COVID-zero world so we don’t really know what that means; how households will spend or hold back from spending, the number … Read the full post »

HOW TO GET YOUR HOME READY FOR SALE

How to get the inside of your property ready for sale

Before you sell your house, it’s important to remember that first impressions are everything; transforming from family castle into a showroom for prospective buyers is a major part of attracting the highest sale price. Carrying out just a few touch-ups alone can go a long way in making your home stand out in the … Read the full post »

How To Stay Sane During A Pandemic

While some Australians are able to leave their homes and see their friends and family, many are still bound to their homes. It is important to look after our mental health during this time and make sure we have things to look forward to and keep us busy and stay productive while we are stuck between the same four walls.

Here are 20 ways to … Read the full post »

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