Investing

Should we buy before we sell our current home? The main advantage of buying before you sell is that you have certainty that your new home will deliver exactly what ...
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How can I make sure I am not paying too much for my investment property?

  • Make your offer 'Subject to Satisfactory Valuation' and stay in touch with your Lender who will order a valuation while processing your loan. They will generally provide a conservative valuation. If you’re not happy, you may withdraw your offer.
  • Research your chosen suburb and attend as many Auctions as possible before you bid.
  • Look up recent sales in the area using agent’s websites.
  • Purchase a Suburb Report from a respected data house such as RP Data – www.rpdata.com.au.
  • If you are not confident, use a buyer's advocate.
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