LATEST NEWS

Read our latest property & real estate news articles with the focus on information for buyers, property investors, sellers and the Melbourne real estate market.

LATEST MARKET NEWS – MAY 2019

There were 711 auctions held in Melbourne last weekend ending 26th May 2019 showing a clearance rate of 64% according to the REIV.  At the same time last year (May 2018) there were 979 auctions also with an auction clearance rate of 64%.   Melbourne’s auction...

Our Top 10 Tips for Buying an Investment Property

Our Top 10 Tips for Buying an Investment PropertyBuying an investment property continues to be one of Australia’s favourite ways to invest. An investment property should be about increasing your wealth and securing your financial future. There is however, a common...

LATEST MARKET NEWS – APRIL 2019

There were 309 auctions held in Melbourne last weekend ending 28th April 2019 showing a clearance rate of only 56% according to the www.realestate.com.au.  Based on the current auction clearance rate buying conditions still are favouring buyers which is great news if...

LATEST MARKET NEWS – MARCH 2019

There were 699 auctions held in Melbourne last weekend ending 31st March 2019 showing a clearance rate of only 58% according to the www.realestate.com.au.  Seems that the auction clearance rate is now starting to stabilise, however, given the low- number of scheduled...

IS THE INTERNET CAUSING EVEN GREATER CONFUSION?

Have you ever noticed how everything in life seems to be getting increasingly harder and much more complex?  Technology, we’ve been told would make our lives, easier, convenient and give us even greater free time and flexibility. But it seems the more tech-savvy we...

WHY USE A BUYER’S AGENT?

A buyer’s agent, also known as a buyer’s advocate, is a licensed real estate professional engaged by a prospective homebuyer or investor to identify, evaluate and negotiate the purchase of a property on behalf of the buyer.  They do not work with any selling agent or...

LATEST MARKET NEWS – FEBRUARY 2019

“Well, has the real estate market suddenly re-bounded?" or "Has the market downturn been overcooked?” These are some of the headlines which have been circulating during the last few weeks which has been quite interesting... Although, there's some “faint” positive...

Selling a property comes with lots of challenges and risks…

Selling a property can be quite challenging and stressful for the vendor, especially if they are not familiar with the buying and selling process.  As an expert buyer and seller advocate, representing clients in all locations in Melbourne, it is my intention — via...

LATEST MARKET NEWS – JANUARY 2019

So, will the property market crash in 2019 is the million-dollar question? Putting it simply, definitely not! There are many economic fundamentals that are supporting a strong real estate market. Australian property market relies on many contributing factors to make...

Happy Australia Day

My team at Your Australian Property would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your family a HAPPY AUSTRALIA DAY! United we stand, divided we fall!  That's why we must stick together, helping and supporting each other! AUSTRALIA DAY is celebrated each year on...

Our Service Areas

"Melbourne's Expert Buyer and Seller Advocates."We offer personalised, objective and transparent real estate buying and selling advocacy services for our clients, servicing all locations in Melbourne! Whether you’re looking to buy your new dream home, searching for...

Season’s Greetings…

My team at Your Australian Property would like to take this opportunity to wish you and your family a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2019 during the festive season. The festive season is a time to remember the friends, customers and business associates who have...

7 COSTLY MISTAKES BUYERS CAN MAKE IN A BUYERS MARKET…

A buyers’ market presents all sorts of opportunities for property buyers. Sometimes, however, it disguises a whole lot of pitfalls for the inexperienced, overwhelmed or time-constrained buyers – the biggest one being the hidden danger of either buying the wrong...

HOW TO AVOID BUYING A LEMON PROPERTY…

A wise man once said….” It’s far better to buy a wonderful company at a fair price than a fair company at a wonderful price.” That wise man was Warren Buffett, and if anyone can give investment advice, he can. The same principle applies to buying an investment...

Peter Newbold – My property mentor…

I am so lucky having a father who has supported and mentored me throughout my real estate career.  His strategic advice has been invaluable and has led to many of my successes! Now about Peter Newbold. PETER NEWBOLD Peter Newbold has been involved in property...

3 steps for successful pre-auction negotiations…

Negotiating property purchase with the selling agent prior to auction is definitely the most complex and difficult of all property purchase negotiations. So, why would you want to take the risk of either overpaying or missing out purchasing the property altogether, because you don’t

Understanding The True Value of Our Service…

A buyer's agent or  also known as a buyer's advocate gives you access to ‘hidden’ properties at a reduced price and many other benefits so rather than asking what they cost, the better question to ask is: What’s the cost of NOT hiring one?  Those new to the concept of...

Paid Property Advice vs Free Property Advice

Remember that the best property advice you can possibly receive when buying a property is advice that you pay a fee for service for. Advice that you freely receive from people (i.e. real estate salespeople, property marketers or non-property

Untold truths buying new properties

At Your Australian Property we usually recommend to our clients to consider purchasing properties which provide long-term and sustainable high capital growth potential, depending on their requirements. We also represent many different clients who are upsizing,

A very happy time-constrained client

A TIME-CONSTRAINED CLIENT WHO DIDN’T HAVE ENOUGH TIME TO FIND THE RIGHT PROPERTY…   Your Australian Property happened to find a perfect property for him in less than 2 weeks... We also cater to overseas or interstate clients, so just email or leave a message to let us...

Your Australian Property | Making a difference

We saw that other so-called ‘buyers advocacy’ firms were not necessarily getting the best property for their clients, but simply chasing a deal. I wanted to provide a transparent, objective client-focused service that ONLY does deals on properties that

How the past can determine future outcomes

1. Why won’t agents’ divulge the past sales history of a property they are selling to potential purchasers? Simple – the past sales history results may indicate very poor growth so they agent doesn’t want to jeopardise the sale.

HOW WE CAN HELP YOU

ATTENTION: HOME BUYERS & PROPERTY INVESTORS! Do any of the following apply to you? Are you time-constrained and just don’t have enough time to spend finding the right property? Are you frustrated at being out-bid at auctions or missing out in private sale...