Buying a property

  Buying your very first home can be both an exciting and daunting process. Navigating the maze of finance, home loans and the property market can be challenging for even seasoned investors. So how are the newcomers meant to get their foot into the property market...

  In property, as in life, there are no prizes for coming second. Just ask any auction under bidder – that is someone who has just missed out. Shannon Davis will have a look at the vulnerability of the ‘under bidder’ and how that can lead to...

  Ben Handler, the director of Cohen Handler Buyers’ Agents, joins the chorus of those who are sick of all the talk about un-affordable property in Australia. He also has some excellent suggestions about how first time buyers can get in the market and a warning about...

  When the topic of investing in apartments and managing strata levies comes up, it often generates some robust discussion centered around body corporate or strata fees and consequently some investors avoid these properties like the plague. So is buying a property with body corporates really...

  CoreLogic has released its latest Pain and Gain Property Report which measures the profits and losses of property sellers and while some have made losses, there have been some spectacular gains and Tim Lawless tells us where that has happened.   Transcript: Kevin:  This week saw the release...

  In his column in Switzer, John McGrath discusses the new buyer on the market .  Here's what he had to say: Developers and high net worth individuals have always been the typical buyer demographic for blocks of apartments. But today, they are increasingly competing with a new type of...

  Some win, some lose in Australia’s big apartment crunch and we identify a big winner as being Wooloongabba. We catch up with one of Australasia’s most successful property developers, Nando Pellicano, to find out why he is so impressed with this Brisbane suburb. Transcript: Kevin:  Woolloongabba is thought...

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