Buying, selling, renting and relocating – I've done it all many times over. Because I had one of those careers which meant I had to move every few years, I've lived in nearly every state in Australia more than once. Now retired and settled down, I blog about real estate and the real issues that anyone who is moving comes up against. Full of advice, my blog takes a look at relocating from the point of view of the mover and tries to offer as many insights from my past experiences dealing with lawyers, estate agents, removals firms and other house buyers as possible! Read on if you're moving or thinking about doing so.
28 December 2021
A real estate agent should be your first call when you intend to sell your property. Finding the right-fit agent can be a challenging task, given that you have to choose between hundreds of agents. So, what should you look out for when hiring a real estate agent? Below are some vital tips. Agent's Credentials Your real estate agent must demonstrate that they have the experience, expertise and accreditations required to close property deals.
10 December 2020
Real estate has changed significantly because of the advances in technology. In the past, the only option you had when selling a home was to go through a real estate agent. However, the internet and sites where you can list property have led to homeowners believing they can bypass the agent during the sale. While technology speeds up a sale, there is still wisdom in having an agent guide you through the transaction.
30 January 2020
The New Year is often a time most people make essential resolutions such as losing weight or quitting drinking. Others, on the other hand, embark on more serious matters such as buying property. If you belong to the latter group, then you should understand that purchasing property is a huge step; therefore, you have to think about a few things critically. One of those is conveyancing services, which you must get right to ensure that the legal side of your purchase process goes smoothly.
15 January 2019
Clearly, to have a disability that affects your mobility requires certain provisions to accommodate the disability. When the condition has been lifelong, chances are that these provisions would have influenced numerous decisions in life, such as a choice of where to live—namely a building with an appropriate level of accessibility, as well as any necessary internal modifications. What about when the disability is the result of an illness or accident that has developed during adulthood—when decisions about where you lived were made when you had full mobility?
17 November 2018
There are pros and cons for moving house during summer. The upside is that the kids are off school and work is slower than the rest of the year, so it's an ideal time to take annual leave and get yourself settled into your new home before the new year begins. The downside is the summer heat. As someone who has never moved house during summer before, here are four cooling cues to make sure you keep your cool during your next home move.