GET LEASED!

TENANCY AGREEMENTS 101

by Domain Property Agents, June  24, 2017 

 

 

WHAT IS A TENANCY AGREEMENT?

 

A tenancy agreement (also called a lease) is a contract between a tenant and a landlord.  In some states and territories, an agreement can be oral or written, however, in NSW it is important to sign a new tenancy agreement at the start of each lease.

 

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AVOID A FLATMATE FROM HELL

IN 4 SIMPLE STEPS

by Domain Property Agents, June 24, 2017 

 

 

If you’ve ever had a bad flatmate, you’ll know it’s not a mistake you want to repeat. So what can you do to avoid a case of history repeating itself?

 

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GET YOUR FOOT IN THE DOOR

WITH A RENTAL APPLICATION PACK

by Domain Property Agents, June  24, 2017 

 

 

Are you serious about securing a rental property in a place you love? If the answer is yes, there are simple things you can do to secure your dream home.

 

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INNER WEST, BEST VALUE FOR MONEY

THE 30-MINUTE CITY 

by Domain Property Agents, May 24, 2017 

 

 

 Your friends north of the bridge may think they’re living in Sydney's best suburbs, however, when it comes to livability there’s no question which region is number one in harbour city.

 

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WHY BUY IN WINTER?

BENEFITS OF BUYING IN THE COOLER MONTHS

by Domain Property Agents, May 24, 2017

 

While spring traditionally marks the high point in the real estate cycle, making the decision to buy in winter can come with its own hidden benefits.

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HOW AGENTS ADD VALUE

CHEAPER ISN'T ALWAYS BETTER

by Domain Property Agents, May 24, 2017

 

 

Homebuyers are being warned that cheaper may not always be better when it comes to property agents, according to Real Estate Institute New South Wales (REINSW).

 

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YOUR CONVEYANCING 101

by Domonic Nyugen, May 23, 2017


 

 

Wherever you are in the world, conveyancing refers to the process of transferring the title of a property from one person to another. 

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WHAT IS A VARIABLE HOME LOAN?

by John Pierre Saliba, May 20, 2017

 

Variable home loans are popular among home buyers in Australia. The interest rate of this type of home loan changes according to the cash rate of the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA). When the RBA cash rate declines, lenders charge their borrowers less by lowering the interest rate of variable home loans. When the RBA increases the cash rate, lenders charge their borrowers more by raising the rate of variable home loans.

 

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ON STYLE, ASK AN ITALIAN

The 2017 MILAN FURNITURE FAIR 

by Domain Property Agents, April 23, 2017

   

 

It is little wonder that the biggest furniture fair in the world, known as Salone del Mobile, is held in Milan. Over the years, the northern Italian city has become synonymous with fashion and style, leaders in design across a range of fields including architecture, interiors, homewares, lighting and more.

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READY, SET ... SAVE?

GETTING YOUR FOOT ON THE PROPERTY LADDER

by Domain Property Agents, April 23, 2017

 

Want to buy a home but don’t know where to start? You’re not alone. A new HSBC survey on homeownership suggests that would-be buyers aren’t always realistic when it comes to saving for a property, with many people focused on getting a deposit failing to consider upfront costs and delaying their entry into the property market.

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HELLO AUNTIE!

EVERYONE'S FAMILY AT THIS LOCAL EATERY

by Domain Property Agents, April 23, 2017

 

 

If you’re from Marrickville, there’s a good chance you’ve eaten at Hello Auntie. The family run restaurant has become an institution in the local area, filling lunch and dinner orders six days a week to happy locals for the last three years.

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WHY OBTAIN PRE-APPROVAL?

HOME LOAN ADVICE FOR FIRST-TIME BUYERS

by John Pierre Saliba, April 23, 2017

 

There is one thing that human beings love in life, and that is certainty. There was a story about a soldier who was captured behind enemy lines. The captain approached the prisoner and offered him two options. Tomorrow at 6 am you can either face the firing squad, or you can walk through a door that has unknown horrors.

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COMMON PROPERTY PURCHASE STRUCTURES

by Domonic Nyugen, April 23, 2017

 


 

A property purchase structure is all about how you buy a property. There are many ways you can do that in Sydney, and each has its own advantages and drawbacks. Depending on your financial goals and circumstances, your Sydney Conveyancer or Property Lawyer can help you pick the property purchase structure that best suits your conveyancing needs.

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RENOVATING ON TV VS. REALITY

3 TIPS FOR THE DIY enthusiast

by Domain Property Agents, March 13, 2017


Turn on the TV anywhere in Australia and there’s a fairly high chance you’ll come across a renovation show. Programs like The Block, House Rules or Reno Rumble are hogging the airwaves, feeding our obsession with real estate makeovers and giving hope to DIYers across the country.

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STAGING, WHY IT WORKS!

THE HOT NEW TREND IN REAL ESTATE

by Domain Property Agents, March 13, 2017

If you could do one thing to improve the real sale value of your home, what would it be? For an increasing number of people looking to sell their home the answer is simple, hire a stylist.

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SUBURB PROFILE: MARRICKVILLE

by Domain Property Agents, March 15, 2017

 

One suburb that seems to be constantly on the rise is Marrickville. Located in the multicultural hub of Sydney’s Inner West, the increasingly popular suburb is home to a growing number of families, professionals, and students.

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BORROWING CAPACITY TO BUY A SYDNEY HOUSE

by John Pierre Saliba, March 15, 2017

 

 

You’ve worked hard to save money for your first dream home. Now that you think you’ve saved enough money for a deposit, and you’re in the market to buy a house in Sydney, how much home loan can you get?

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YOUR GUIDE TO SELLING A HOUSE IN NSW

 

by Dominic Nguyen, March 15, 2017

 

 

Selling your home, especially if it’s your first sale, can be an overwhelming experience because there are so many things that you have to consider. It’s worth spending a little time thinking about some of the financial and legal aspects of selling your home before you launch into the sale. This guide will take you through the home selling process.

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GET YOUR HOUSE AUCTION READY

5 TIPS FOR SELLERS

by Domain Property Agents, October 27, 2016

 

 

It doesn’t matter if you’re looking to sell your house on the open market, or you just want to add value and create a more enjoyable living space, you can achieve great results without breaking the bank.

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AVOCADOs & REAL ESTATE

A different Kind of MARKET UPDATE

by Domain Property Agents, October 27, 2016

 

 

Despite auction clearance rates reaching their highest point this year, the biggest news in property this month had nothing to do with houses and everything to do with the humble avocado.

An opinion piece about smashed avocados by popular demographer and self-professed ‘Middle-Aged Moraliser,’ Bernard Salt.

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LUSH ARENA'S NEW POP-UP

BABY AND KIDS CLOTHES GET A MAKEOVER 

by Domain Property Agents, October 27, 2016

  

 

Take a walk around the Inner West over the weekend and you may notice a new addition to the traditional brick-and-mortar retail store: the pop-up shop. 

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HOW TO WIN AT AUCTION

12 TIPS FOR GETTING YOUR DREAM HOME

by Dominic Nguyen, October 20, 2016

 

 

Auctions are exhilarating and emotional events. With more and more properties going for auction, it’s important to be well prepared so you don’t miss out when the final hammer falls. Here are our handy tips to get you across the line when vying for your perfect home.

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HOW FIRST HOME BUYERS CAN PREPARE FOR A LOAN

by John Pierre Saliba, October 20, 2016

Owning your own home is a dream come true for many Australians. However, as a first home buyer, the process can be confusing and overwhelming. The first step you have to do is to sort out your finances. Like most first home buyers in Australia, you most likely need to take out a loan on your home. Applying for a loan is very similar to applying for a job. The more you prepare for it, the smoother it’ll be.

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Getting to know Ross 

The man behind Domain Property Agents 

by Dianne Berios, September 30, 2016

 

Image of Ross Mournehis

 

ROSS MOURNEHIS, Principal at Domain Property Agents knows property. Entering his streamlined agency, positioned across sustainably ethical Cornersmith and adjacent to the newly upgraded Marrickville Station, it is clear that Ross appreciates design, accessibility and position.

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HOMEOWNERS HAVE A SPRING IN THEIR STEP

WHY OCTOBER IS A GREAT TIME TO SELL

by Aimee McBride, September 30, 2016

 

The warmer weather seems to be putting a smile on the face of Sydney homeowners, with many of them benefitting from the state’s relatively high auction clearance rates. According to figures from the latest CoreLogic RPA data report, 77% of home were sold at auction over the course of the weekend (September 25, 2016).

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5 mins with 'Bucket Boys' Clint & Jonathan  

Your local beer merchants

by Serge Ozegovic, September 30, 2016

 

bucketboys Clint and Jonathan

Sitting at the bar of their new bottle shop, Bucket Boys, Clint and Jonathan look like the kind of guys you’d expect to find at your local pub.

Relaxed, friendly and with big appetites (they knocked over a huge plate of schnitzel during this interview), the craft beer enthusiasts are busy doing what they do best -- talking about beer with friends.

We took five minutes to catch up with the boys and find out more about their new bottle shop, craft beer and their favourite drop. 

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DISCLOSURE WHEN SELLING A PROPERTY

What is disclosure and why is it important?

by Dominic Nguyen, September 22, 2016

 

 

 

When you sell a property in New South Wales, you’re required to provide a lot of documents and disclose a wide range of information to potential buyers, according to the Conveyancing Act.

If you fail to disclose any relevant information, the buyer may have the right to cancel a contract for sale of land. It is always important to comply with legislation to ensure that the contract is compliant and valid. 

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top 3 things to ask your mortgage broker before hiring  

and a few other questions. 

by John Pierre Saliba, September 23, 2016

 

 

When you’re ready to buy your home in Sydney, you most likely need to obtain a home loan.

Some people opt for the DIY way and do everything, from researching home loan options to talking to lenders, themselves.

Others prefer to enlist the help of a home loan specialist, such as a Sydney mortgage broker.

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