Look no further! Property jargon explained

The language of real estate often needs translation. We explain the hyperbolic tricks of the trade. The real estate market is in a league of its own when it comes to peddling jargon. From proclaiming the bleeding obvious (“vendor says sell”) to the downright unlikely (“your search ends here”), the world of property advertising is […]

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Top suburbs for families

Top suburbs for familiesReal Estate News Domain Room to move at 57 Gladesville Drive, Bentleigh East: This property has much to offer, including a decent-sized backyard that is perfect for children. The pitter-patter of little feet is often closely followed by the pounding of big feet as parents embark on their search for the perfect […]

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Real estate agents target Chinese investors for Mordialloc Chelsea properties

REAL estate agents are targeting the burgeoning market of Chinese investors to sell some of the Mordialloc-Chelsea area’s multi-million dollar homes. Methods being used by local agencies include filming property promotional videos in Mandarin and hiring Mandarin and Cantonese-speaking agents and translators. … JPP Buyer Advocates director Ian James said Chinese buyers were not affecting […]

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Picking the right investment property a balancing act

Picking the right investment property a balancing actReal Estate News Kim and Jason Wong at their Boronia investment property. Photo: Paul Jeffers Pinpointing rental demand is important in residential property investment, and vacancy rates – the proportion of unlet dwellings – can be a useful measure. But how much weight should a would-be investor put […]

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