BUYING

TIPS

Let us take some of the stress out of the buying process.

Explore below to learn the latest buying tips from the Pinnacle Properties team. Don’t forget to check back, as we’re always releasing more helpful hints to find you that pinnacle property.

Is Selling or Buying a Property Over Christmas a Good Idea?

The holiday season may have you feeling jolly, but is it really a good time to sell or buy your property? Christmas is a time that comes up often, with mixed opinions. There are both pros and cons to selling or buying your property over the holidays, which are worth considering. Advantages It may be possible to get a great price during this time if you plan

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Should I invest in a unit or house?

  Are you trying to decide between making an investment in a unit or a house? Well, take a step back, because there are a few key factors that you should consider first.   Initial cost Units are generally more affordable. Buying a house has a higher entry price point due to the land value.   Ongoing expenses Council rates are usually higher on a house and you’ll be required to pay land taxes

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7 Questions Will Tell You If You’re Ready to Buy a Home

Buying a house is one of the largest financial decisions of your life; but how do you know when you’re ready to buy a home? No doubt, there are plenty of good reasons to own the roof over your head, both emotional and financial. But there are many trade-offs as well. With the added control comes a laundry list of responsibilities. With the stability of staying put

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Why use a Buyer’s Agent?

We hear about real estate and we think about selling or renting properties, but what happens when we hear about Buyer’s Agent, who are these mystical creatures? What do they do? And how can they help me if I’m buying a property? Buyer’s agents are licensed professionals that specialise in searching, evaluating and negotiating the purchase of property on behalf of the buyer. The key difference between a buyer’s agent and a traditional selling agent is that the real estate agents

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Make choices now to add value to your property in the future

Right now, you’re focused on finding the perfect property. However, some of the decisions you make now will affect the future sale of your property. So, what should you do to ensure your property sells for its maximum value down the track? • Make sure you use a reputable building and pest inspector. • Make sure the conveyancer or solicitor you use has a very good reputation. They are

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Is the neighbourhood of your prospective property a right fit?

When looking for a house, it is important to not just consider the property itself but also the neighbourhood in which it is situated. Here are our top tips on what to look for in your potential property’s neighbourhood: • Are the surrounding houses reflective of your budget? Research the area and find out the median price. Go one step further by investigating what type of house is

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Why you still haven’t found your dream home

Three-bedroom house. Contemporary style. A decent sized patio to entertain guests. Two bathrooms. A fenced yard. Most people seem to know what they want when buying a house, right? Yet, too often I come across buyer’s who have wasted time visiting properties that don’t even meet their requirements to begin with. These people are not serial time-killers; they have just failed to thoroughly express on paper their negotiable

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