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Aussie Banks Clamp Down On Foreign Property Buyers

By Kim Wong / a couple of years ago

Australian banks have introduced more stringent loan application rules for foreign property buyers, including the country’s four largest lenders – NAB, ANZ, Westpac and Commonwealth Bank, reported The Straits Times. Among the tougher rules implemented in recent weeks include reducing the loan-to-value ratio from 80 percent to 70 percent for borrowers who rely on overseas […]

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Is Your Home the One Buyers Want?

By Kim Wong / a couple of years ago

Boost your home’s sales appeal by adding key amenities and playing up hot features. When it comes time to sell your home, whether you’ve lived there for three years or 30, you need to see it as a product for sale. And just like an item on a store shelf, you want your home to stand […]

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Winning Tips for Buyers and Sellers in Sellers’ Markets

By Kim Wong / a couple of years ago

For sellers, success is all about managing the offers, while buyers must strategize and be prepared to compete. In a market with limited inventory and lots of willing and able buyers, we find a hot sellers’ market. Phrases such as “bidding wars” and “non-contingent offers” are music to sellers’ ears — and enough to scare […]

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How Buyer’s and Seller’s Markets Impact Homes for Sale

By Kim Wong / a couple of years ago

Nothing is as fickle as real estate. Housing prices may rise or fall for any number of reasons. Although they can make investing in your own property a bit of a risk, with a little bit of knowledge the informed shopper can easily make the best decision possible when looking at homes for sale. Buyer’s […]

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Foreigners Shying Away From US Property

By Kim Wong / a couple of years ago

The US National Association of Realtors (NAR) has stated that demand from foreign buyers is weakening, with the strong US dollar and rising home prices forcing some investors to look at other countries that offer more value, reported The Wall Street Journal recently. Many experts had predicted that foreigners would flood the US property market […]

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How Can You Encourage People To Buy Your Home?

By Kim Wong / a couple of years ago

Looking to sell your home? We reveal what encourages people to buy a property. When looking to sell your home, simple things such as buying fresh flowers, a nice smelling air freshener and a new lick of paint can really help make your property appear more appealing. However, new research from online lighting retailer, LightBulbs […]