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You buy a large block of land, split it into two or three blocks and then sell it for a massive profit. Subdivision sounds pretty simple, right? Of course, the reality is far more complicated....

Buying your first home is an exciting time! But like any first-timer, it is also easy to make mistakes. As mortgage brokers, we're dedicated to helping you have a smooth, and even enjoyable, time throughout the home buying and settlement process. Here are 4 common traps that you should look...

The current correction looks like it is coming to an end and many are saying prices will rise again by at least 10%. So, is another boom just about to begin?...

Buying property at auction can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. But careful planning can make the process a whole lot easier. Here are our top tips for nailing the bidding experience and maximising your chances of success on the day....

Property values have risen for the first time since October 2017. But analysts say high debt levels and tighter lending conditions mean a quick recovery is unlikely. Average dwelling values in Sydney and Melbourne rose for the third consecutive month in August, lifting by 1.6 per cent and 1.4 per cent respectively,...

A key constraint on borrowing limits that was put in place during the property boom has been removed by the banking regulator. It's another move that may stimulate the soggy mortgage market. The changes could allow a household on an average income to borrow up to $77,000 extra from a bank,...

The stars are aligning for home buyers with a new formula to be used by the banks in assessing mortgage applications that will make it easier to get home loans. After months of restraining bank lending, on Tuesday the prudential regulator said it would soften rules around mortgage 'stress tests'. The move...

If you’ve ever attended an open house and found yourself impressed by chic decor, chances are you’ve witnessed the work of a property stylist. When it comes to selling a property, your real estate agent might be the frontman, but a property stylist is often the hero working behind the scenes. While...

  In a sweeping look at which streets are the best across the country, Realestate.com.au revealed the 10 most popular streets based on where users do the most searching. Six of the winners are in Victoria, making a case for the southern part of the nation. Here’s a look at their list,...