Investing

What other factors should I think about? Other things you might like to think about are affordability, crime rates, proximity to family, friends, schools, and...
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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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