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Buying Off The Plan

Below some fantastic tips for buying off the plan – whether you are an investor or an owner-occupier, it’s certainly worth a read.

1. MAKE SURE THE DEVELOPER HAS A GOOD REPUTATION

Research the background of the developer and its track record. Have there been court actions against the developer? Does it have a history of delivering what has been promised and settling disputes quickly and neatly?

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VIC Top 50 Million Dollar Suburbs

Check out the top 50 million dollar suburbs in Melbourne – here

Chinese investment has only just begun

A SURGE in Chinese investment in Australian property is only the first wave of the Asian superpower’s wealth, a major real estate agency and
research group has claimed.

In a roadshow it is taking around the country, Savills Australia has brought in research leaders from its offices in Hong Kong and Shanghai, and this week said Chinese investment here has only just begun.

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Strong house price gains in Melbourne suburbs

HUNDREDS of Melbourne suburbs have seen home prices lift in the past 12 months.

More than 85 per cent of Melbourne’s suburbs (336 in total) gained value in the 12 months to September, according to RP Data figures released to the Herald Sun.

They include 85 suburbs where house values have grown 10 per cent or more in a year and more than 100 that beat … Read more »

Small drop in values gives Melbourne buyers breathing room

RP Data release the Victoria median values for houses and units by suburb for the September quarter- property news

Small drop in values gives Melbourne buyers breathing room.
The RP Data CoreLogic Home Value Index for September showed a minor easing in Melbourne dwelling values that did not change the trend for 2014. RP Data also released its September quarter median values for houses and units … Read more »