Buying a property

Miriam Sandkuhler explains the possible outcome of a Federal Government initiative announced recently, that comes into effect on July 1, that offers incentives for retirees wanting to downsize from their principal place of residence. Transcript: Kevin:  There was a federal government initiative announced recently to help downsizers, a...

Greg Dickason from Core Logic brings us some startling news that how we are assessed for a loan from a bank is dramatically changing.  We are entering the era of ‘open banking’. Transcript: Kevin:  Joining me on the show and fresh off a plane from America is Greg...

We find out this week about the suburbs the banks don’t like.  As Andrew Mirams points out ‘it is not that they don’t like them it is just that they are hesitant to lend on property in those areas.  So what is it that turns...

LocalAgentFinder, a very fast-growing comparison website has just received a significant shot in the arm, by announcing a brand new heavyweight partnership agreement with the Commonwealth Bank.   CEO Matt McCann explains what this means to you and I. Transcript: Kevin:  We’ve spoken in the show in the past...

What do you do when you go to renovate a property and it has asbestos in it or you think it might have asbestos? What do you do, how do you go about it, how costly can it be, and what are your obligations with...

Sydney may have recorded strong capital growth over the past five years but its long-term performance pales in comparison to smaller capital cities.  Now that is interesting news and I ask Peter Koulizos from PIPA to explain. Transcript: Kevin:  You would definitely be excused for thinking that the...

We will be joined in the show today by a buyer’s agent who has just been crowned as Your Investment Property’s number one buyer’s agent in the country.  Cate Bakos from Melbourne talks to us about her all woman team and how she got her...

So many people believe it’s just unaffordable to buy property in Australia.   Well Simon Pressley from Propertyology has just released a report detailing 39 locations around Australia where the median house price is below $400,000. Surely, that is affordable. Transcript: Kevin:  So many people tell me that it’s...

How far are we from having a building and pest inspection report generated as part of the listing process.  Paid for by the seller and provided to all buyers.  Potentially saving buyers hundreds of dollars.  There are good reasons why a seller would want to...

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