One of the biggest mistakes new property buyers make is not understanding how much a property is actually worth. This is common with inexperienced buyers who have trouble purchasing a property at auction.

The auction process is not always easy to navigate, which is why it’s important to find out how you can quickly and easily get a better understanding of what a property’s true value actually is.

First Home

Buying a home is typically the most expensive purchase you’re ever going to make. The thing that makes property a powerful investment is that you can borrow a large portion of that cost from a bank. However, there are still a number of other costs that homebuyers need to be aware of before they start their search for a property, as those costs could impact what they can afford.


While we all know that property prices have risen steadily in Australia for many decades, there is a big difference between the top-performing properties and those that have struggled. While the suburb and area are important factors in property selection, many investors fail to identify some of the red flags that might weigh on a property’s potential for growth.

These are some of the most common red flags to look out for:


Kitchen renovations come in all shapes and sizes, from simply replacing the 1970s bright yellow benchtop to a full demolition including upgrading all whitegoods. We spend a lot of our time in the kitchen and if you love cooking, it’s not just the place where you feed the family it’s the place where works of art are created. So how much to spend on a kitchen renovation, when should you do it and how can you pay for it?