Buying at auction can be far more emotionally fraught than simply buying through an agent but avoiding properties that are going to auction means missing out on lots of potential opportunities.
The key to buying at auction is doing the research prior to the ... Read More
On the day of the auction arrive early. Look through the property again, talk to the agent, but also take note of the other people who ... Read More
Listening to close friends or following what they do can be a trap, unless they are in exactly the same situation or with exactly the same goals. This is especially important whe ... Read More
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 bonds or other forms of retirement investment.
One of the key benefits of a property is that it can provide an income through rental return. A property ... Read More
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?
My experience in real estate has taught me that an investor can look like anyone – the Accrue Real Estate office gets visits from young couples, o ... Read More
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 investment. While we don’t want to lock in one single rule, there is a generalisation we do tend to follow over all others – and that’s the old saying ‘location, location, location’. If you we ... Read More
The downturn in the housing market became obvious in 2018, and most experts predict this trend will continue in 2019.
Figures from property data firm CoreLogic show that home values in Melbourne fell by around 7 per cent in the last twelve months, with the median home value sitting at $645,123. This level was last seen ... Read More
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 – especially those with an eye to the long term. Here’s two ways you can become a property investor.
- Investing in real estate with ren ... Read More
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’ sometimes they are not appropriate for our climate or culture but it is always worthwhile to see what is happening in the world of real estate.
Rec ... Read More
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 that I was able to follow that advice and while ‘work is work’, I am happy to say that I love what I do. But, not everybody feels the same way about real estate agents as I do, so here are the top ... Read More
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.
At Accrue, they work hard to build relationships with the people that come through the doors of their South Melbourne office. They know that buying a property is a big commitm ... Read More
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 to assist clients with property investment but give them the benefit of our experience and knowledge so that they learn the process themselves. Through our discussion, we discovered there were common ... Read More
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 ‘bricks and mortar’ is still the way to go. Here’s just a few reasons why investing in real estate might be a choice you could make in 2019.