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Investment in property is acknowledged as a sound strategy for a secure financial future, but getting started can sometimes be difficult. There’s always plenty of people giving what they tell you is ‘good advice’ and sometimes these ‘Monday’s experts’ can be a huge blocker to getting started in the property market. At Accrue Real Estate, we are property investments experts every day of the week. To put it simply, it is our job. Those who come to us not only get the best advice, they get a sound investment plan to meet their investment goals. They also get access to properties before they reach the open market, providing huge savings.

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Accrue Real Estate expertise is based on years of experience in the Melbourne property market. The staff at Accrue work to understand what is happening in Melbourne so they can pass this knowledge on to all their clients. Accrue Real Estate don’t build houses – they build relationships.

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Property market

Hindsight in the property market works just as well as knowing last week’s Tattslotto numbers. It is easy to be wise after the event. From the vantage point of 2018, we can now see the peak in th Read More

Glossary – Real Estate

It’s easy to get lost in the lingo of property investment. Caveat Emptor, equity, fittings & fixtures are just a few of the terms that can bamboozle the uninitiated. The list below contains some of Read More

Spring Buying

Spring is often associated with cleaning – the idea being that as the sun starts to shine through the windows and warm the house (and the bones) it’s time to make everything sparkle. This Sprin Read More

Suburb Choice

A colleague of mine recently related the story of his adult daughter who had just outlaid almost $5,000 for a handbag. Not just any handbag, mind you, this was an authentic Chanel (and it was definite Read More

Auction tips – Part 1: Before the Auction

The property market in Australia is driven by auctions, especially over the last few years when property prices have been rising.

Buying at auction can be far more emotionally fraught than simp Read More

Auction Tips – Part 2

A recent post looked at the steps you could take before attending the auction of a property in which you were interested. Pre-planning is essential, especially with regard to your finances. On the day Read More

Benefits to Owning Rental Property

The Melbourne property market continues to offer investors a range of opportunities to enter the rental market. Most experts agree that property is one of the best strategies for long term investment. Read More

Keeping emotions out of buying property

There is a famous analogy of the elephant and the rider. The rider represents logic, the elephant the emotions. Most of the time the rider is in control and steers the elephant successfully through al Read More


In a recent post, we looked at the way in which emotion can impact decision making when it comes to property investment. Another key to successful investment is overcoming the biases that we can have Read More


One of the first things any property owner usually organizes is house insurance. The reasons for this are fairly obvious – any asset of large value is worth protecting and insurance is a requirement Read More

Overcoming Bias

Our recent posts have looked at the way in which our emotions and biases can impact our decision making in property investment. As humans we are emotional and we do have inbuilt biases but that doesn' Read More


Every successful business has a budget that helps determine spending and can be used to measure success. A good budget is reviewed annually, but can also be adjusted as needs be during the year. If yo Read More

Ten Things

Those of us who have spent many years working in real estate have learned a few tips and tricks not only about buying and selling property, but about living in a property, whether as an owner or a ten Read More

5 DIY projects to brighten up your property

Whether you are preparing for a sale or just want to add a little pizazz to a property you have lived in for a long time, these projects might be for you. Even if you are not keen on the idea of ‘do Read More


Now the Melbourne Cup is over, it’s really not too far from Christmas and New Year. It’s never too early to think about resolutions for a New Year, and if real estate investment might be on your l Read More

Saving for a home deposit

Saving for a home deposit   Maybe you’re sick of renting and paying someone else’s mortgage. Or, perhaps you have your home but you want to add an investment propert Read More

Avoiding Real Estate Investment Mistakes

Investing in real estate can be lucrative, but don’t go into it if you are looking for a get-rich-quick scheme. Investing in real estate can help you build wealth for retirement or provide you with Read More

Investing in Property for Retirement

Do you have concerns about having enough money for your retirement? Many people have found that investing in property can offer an alternative to investment in stocks and bond Read More

What you need to succeed in real estate investment

If I asked you to close your eyes and picture a real estate investor, I wonder if you see a bespoke suited hipster, or a middle aged baby boomer or something else entirely? Read More

The Number 1 Generalisation

We are often asked to give the most important thing about real estate investment, and generally, we won’t answer. There’s lots of factors that bring success in property in Read More

2019 Melbourne Property market

The downturn in the housing market became obvious in 2018, and most experts predict this trend will continue in 2019.

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Two ways to make Real Estate Investments

2019 might be a great time for you to finally realise your dream of property investment. The market is dropping, making it an even more attractive time for buyers – especial Read More

The Bilbao effect

One of the more interesting parts of my job is to keep up with real estate trends, not just locally or nationally, but globally. Sometimes these trends reach ‘down under’ Read More

Why I Love My Job

One of the best pieces of advice I was ever given before finishing my education was, ‘find something you love to do and work hard at it.’ It has been to my great fortune t Read More

Finding the right agent

Finding the right agent can often be the key to success in real estate, and Accrue Real Estate recognise this in the way they go about their work.

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Advice for real estate investors starting out

When new staff started at our office, lunchtime conversation turned to the best advice we could give to someone starting in real estate. At Accrue Real Estate, we not only aim Read More

Investing in Real Estate

Have you thought about investing in real estate? While the property market in 2019 is not what it has been over the past few years, many people still see that investment in Read More

6 tips to get started in the property market

If you’ve got property on the mind but don’t know where to start, you aren’t alone. Although Read More