by Richard Wakelin
Winter has truly arrived in much of Australia in recent days. With the onslaught of cold and wet, it would be hibernation weather were modern-day humans allowed to do such a thing.
Although that’s not an option for us, the property market does tend to go into a burrow until spring. In June and July, auction volumes across Australia are typically below half that seen in autumn and just a third of the numbers reported in the peak selling season, which is October through to early December.
Continue reading Why late winter, early spring is prime time to sell your property
Smart investors have a small window of opportunity to nab festive-season property bargains, says a leading market commentator.
CPREA (Certified Practicing Real Estate Agents) chairman Geoff Baldwin said whilst there is no doubt that the market has slowed as we approach Christmas, there is now a “short but attractive opportunity for property buyers to negotiate harder and save thousands”. Continue reading Property buyers could save thousands before Christmas
The central western NSW town of Mudgee, a hotspot for mining, agriculture and tourism, has been the top-performing NSW housing market over the past year, according to the latest Residex regional market update.
Mudgee district house prices are up 7.44% for the year to August, with a median house price of $272,500 following a gain of less than 1% in the previous 12-month period.
Residex reported a 16% jump in sales in Mudgee over this period, with 548 properties selling. Continue reading Mudgee leads list of 10 top-performing NSW housing markets with prices up 7.44%: Residex
About to sell? Who do you target your property to – and how? Costa Charalambous and Your Investment Property reveal how.
When you bought your first property, you had a purpose, the property met your needs, and certainly there was a special connection. Now as the vendor, you are on the other side of the fence. But stepping into that old hat again and being in the buyer’s mind can help you be at the top of the selling game. Continue reading How to sell fast in a slow market
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