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Why You Should Consider Rentvesting?

Eager to enter the property market but can’t afford to buy where you want to live? It might be time to consider rentvesting.

With headlines in the media often touting rising living costs and housing unaffordability, it is no surprise that many young people feel like it is impossible to enter the property market. While entering the market has become more difficult … Continue Reading »

Should You Renovate Before Selling?

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With TV shows such as The Block and Reno Rumble gaining immense popularity in the last few years, many homeowners have been inspired to carry out their own makeovers and add value to their homes.
A question our sales … Continue Reading »

Three Things You Need To Know Before Purchasing An Off-The-Plan Development As An Investment Property

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Many investors gravitate towards purchasing off-the-plan developments due to the perceived benefit they offer. Off-the-plan developments are often marketed as an easy way to enter the property investment world and the glossy brochures can certainly make them look an attractive choice. Being new builds, … Continue Reading »

Five Mistakes To Avoid When Investing In Property

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1.Not doing your research

When purchasing an investment property, it’s important to do your research about the location, local amenities, rental yields, vacancy rates and the property itself. While it may not always be possible, you should aim to know as much as you can … Continue Reading »

How To Attract A Good Tenant And Keep Them.

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Good tenants make property investment a less stressful experience – they lead to reliable cash flow, a reduction in turnover rates, less wear and tear on the property and generally less work overall. But how do you find the perfect tenant? Once you find … Continue Reading »

Cheap isn’t always cheerful: Why budget property management cost landlords


A common mistake that many property investors make is assuming that all property management is the same. This assumption can often lead to landlords choosing the cheapest service on the market, as they feel there is nothing to differentiate agencies from one another. Many landlords don’t realise that choosing the cheapest property management team can become an expensive mistake in … Continue Reading »

Why overpricing as a selling tactic does more harm than good


Setting a price for your property is one of the biggest decisions you will make during the selling process. Choosing the right price gives you the greatest chance at selling your home quickly and at the best possible price. Pricing your home may sound simple, but many sellers make a mistake … Continue Reading »

Top 4 Tips For First Time Home Buyers

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Buying your first home can be daunting – both financially and emotionally. It’s likely to be one of the biggest investments you’ll make, so the team at King & Heath Real Estate have compiled their top 4 tips to guide … Continue Reading »

What to look for in a listing presentation

When selling your home, an agent’s listing presentation is often the deciding factor on which agent gets the gig. It helps you get a feel for their negotiation expertise, marketing knowledge, experience and professionalism. Unfortunately, there are many agents lacking the necessary knowledge and skill to impress an owner. These agents will do and promise anything to … Continue Reading »

How to Present Your Home When Selling

If you’re looking to sell a property, presentation is paramount. Here are some top tips from the team at King & Heath real estate on how to stand out in the crowd and appeal to potential buyers.

First Impressions count

When a buyer approach’s your house, the exterior makes the first impression. Overflowing bins, an overgrown yard and piles of shoes near the … Continue Reading »