With auction clearance rates slipping below 50% in some markets right now, vendors are much more open to a pre-auction offer. You’ll also find more vendors choosing a private sale over an auction because it allows them to hold out for their price and save on auction costs. That means, if you’re ready to buy a property in the spring market, you’ll also want to be ready to drive a hard bargain. Here’s some tips on how to make a successful pre-auction offer and negotiate your price like a pro.
According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, Australians splurged a whopping $47.5 billion during last year’s Christmas shopping period. That probably made for a lot of blistered credit cards and debt hangovers come February! As your credit advisor, we’d like to recommend a more sensible approach to spending this silly season. Here’s a few tips to help you keep things under control.
No matter what investment strategy you use, calculating the potential rental return on an investment property is a key step in the purchasing decision process. The rental yield is an important indicator of how a property is likely to perform and the cash flow it will generate. In this article, we explain how to estimate the rental yield – an important first step before deciding whether an investment property is the right one for you.
Nobody wants to pay more than the current market value for a home. So, it’s a good idea to arm yourself with some sharp bargaining tactics before diving in. Here are six negotiation tactics to help you get the right price on your Spring property purchase.