Buying a Property

Buying a Property

  • A Whole Heap of Rats: How to Keep Rats from Nesting in Your Compost Heap

    Rats love people. People unwittingly provide rats with shelter and copious amounts of food, which is why rats seem to gravitate toward the areas that are most heavily populated by human beings. Sydney, for example, now has more rats than people, leading to a surge in the number of pest control bookings. Rats need warmth, food and shelter from predators. Compost heaps then, are akin to free roadside motels stocked to the rafters with free food.

  • How to Live in Your Dream Neighbourhood If You Can't Afford the Real Estate

    The median house price in Sydney recently topped a million, and the prices in other markets aren't far behind. Melbourne, for example, boasts a median house price of $843,674. If you've found your dream neighbourhood, but you can't quite afford the real estate, you may be wondering if there are ways to save a bit of money. Here are some ideas to consider. 1. Scale Down If you're dealing with an expensive real estate market, you have to compromise somewhere.

  • How to Pack for Your Move While Caring for Your Little Ones

    As a parent of young toddlers, packing for an imminent move is no mean feat. This is especially true if your spouse works until late as you are left with very little time to work with. Yes, you could opt to simply throw everything willy-nilly into boxes as you move from room to room, but this would be a nightmare for you and your movers when unpacking your things in your new home.

  • Buying real estate for an empty nest

    If your kids have up and left home you might be looking to downsize and realise some of the value in your family home. Here are some things to look for in your empty nest home to make sure it's functional without being a burden.  Less garden or yard Unless you love gardening big blocks, it can be a good idea to downsize the garden area that you have now that you have less need for space for young kids.

About Me

Buying a Property

Hi! Welcome to my blog. My name is Walter and this is my real estate blog. I am not a real estate expert and I do not work in the industry. But I am very interested in the subject. My sister has recently been buying and selling a number of properties across Australia. I have been following her every step of the way and I have learnt an awful lot about how a real estate agent can help you to seal a deal. Using some simple tricks and tips you can sell a property quickly and get a great price or buy a property for a below market price.