The Conveyancing Process in Real Estate [Step by Step Guide]

If you’re a first-time home buyer or property investor, you might not have come across the term ‘conveyancing’ before. Likewise, terms such as unconditional, settlement and ‘cooling-off’ period are also terms you may not be overly familiar with. And even if you’re a seasoned property investor, you would have employed a conveyancer or solicitor to […]

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7 Lessons I Wish I’d Known When I Started Investing in Real Estate

They say hindsight is 20:20 – and that is certainly true when it comes to property investing. Most of us start out without much knowledge behind us, and only realise we are making mistakes when it’s too late to do much about them. Here’s a list of seven things I wish I’d known when I […]

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Eight Signs You’re not a Real Property Investor

A lot of people think they’re property investors, but they’re kidding themselves. Instead, they’re playing at being investors. I see this a lot with the self-employed, too.  They like to think they’re in business, but again, their processes, their mindset and their inability to scale their operations show they’re just ‘playing pretend’. Anyone who’s taken […]

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What laws do real estate agents have to abide by?

I hear many stories where some buyers have been gazumped and others who struggle to obtain the right information from the agent to submit an offer. We even have sellers who don’t trust their own real estate agent.  All of these things and many other grey areas do not lead to the best result for […]

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4 things you should never say to a real estate agent

It can be an exciting time when buying real estate, can’t it?  As I’ve said before, though, successful property investment should be less emotional than buying a home to live in.   Either way, we’re all human, so sometimes our emotions can get the better of us. The thing is one of the worst times for […]

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