She might not technically be one of us anymore but she was a valuable team member of MyPlace for a long time. Today Georgia Moyle was admitted into practice at the Supreme Court in Melbourne. She is pictured here with our Caroline! Congratulations from all of us at MyPlace!
In Part 2, we discussed the importance of choosing the correct mortgage and sticking to a budget, along with the traps of underestimating home buying costs and allowing market forecasts and trends to unduly influence decisions. In our last instalment, we consider the importance of taking your time to decide on a property, ensuring legal […]
In Part 1, we covered the risks of flying solo, reminded you that real estate agents are working for the vendor, considered the pitfalls of failing to research the market and warned against love at first sight. This time, we concentrate on decisions that can directly affect your home buying budget. Never sign without getting […]
Buying a home is one of the biggest investments you will ever make. The process should be a positive experience or it can end up being a very disappointing experience. If you want to avoid the latter, we suggest you take steps to avoid some of the common mistakes homebuyers make. Below is a list […]
1 May 2017 saw the commencement of the Estate Agents Amendment (Underquoting) Act 2016 (Vic). This new legislation places extra obligations on real estate agents and their representatives when selling residential properties. The new provisions are designed to strengthen the laws against underquoting. The new requirements can be summarised as: Estimated selling price All new […]
The Victorian Government has recently announced significant changes to the First Home Owner Grant Scheme and the stamp duty concessions applicable to first home owners. In an initiative to improve property affordability for first home buyers and to encourage regional development, first home owners in regional areas now have significantly more generous benefits available to […]