Category: OTHER PROPERTY NEWS AND VIEWS

A separate interest rate for Sydney’s heated property market? Why not?

March 5th, 2017

Instead of the many rushed regurgitations of the OECD's influential Economic Survey of Australia 2017, this more considered piece by the AFR's Jacob Greber is worth reading. What's lacking in all of it however is (a) an emphasis on the Sydney and

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Yes, building inspectors can be liable if they get it wrong

March 1st, 2017

Building inspectors shouldn't be relying on a raft of exclusion clauses to escape liability for a shoddy building report. A tragic case, this recent decision has big implications for property buyers especially if it is upheld on any appeal. Int

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Should you buy an inner city car space or a property with one?

February 21st, 2017

Depends where you are and on your view of cars, driverless, shared and otherwise in the near and longer term. In typical mainstream media fashion, with some exceptions, this article fails to mention that the price paid last Monday night was $20,00

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“Buyer Interest is around $x”…

February 12th, 2017

"Buyer interest is around $x"... a trap for unrepresented property buyers: If you are a Sydney property buyer looking for a "price guide", beware of the agent's response that "buyer interest is around $x." Although they sound the same and

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Inner West Property Market

February 10th, 2017

The Inner West property market may already have come off the boil. In a very interesting micro litmus test last night, the renovated, freestanding terrace at 26 Metropolitan Road, Enmore - one of the suburbs best streets - sold at auction for $2,0

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