Real Estate

Buying

  • A kickstart into home ownership at 23
  • Ask around for retired professionals
  • Auction-bought house a couple's best ever saving
  • Building savings for handy men - and women!
  • Buy a house full of furniture and goods
  • Check if you can afford to buy first
  • Check new house plans before buying
  • Ensure the building quality of your new home with this checklist
  • Home building suggestions from magazines
  • Learn how to pay off your mortgage quickly
  • No nasty surprises with mobile solicitor
  • Online property advice
  • Onsite hubby helped keep costs down
  • Pick and choose builders and tradespeople
  • Saving every week adds up quickly
  • Saying no to temptation helped me afford a home
  • Select land carefully before building
  • Shift home a cheaper option than building
  • Sticking to my goal paid for my house
  • Unloved property becomes dream first home

Renting

  • $25,000 saved in three years
  • Add personal touch for successful renting
  • Always ask why your rent is being increased
  • Ask for a new 'lease' on life!
  • Avoid constant moving
  • Be realistic with investment property decor
  • Boarding beats flatting
  • Boarding is cheaper than renting
  • Cheaper rent vs transport costs
  • Consider lower rental properties and be surprised
  • Exchange rent for installing fans
  • Find an ideal flatmate
  • Get a head start on rental listings
  • Get on the waiting list for a housing commission rental
  • House-sitting allows your savings to grow
  • How to save when renting
  • Long term rent by the beach
  • Make a better deal on weekly rental
  • Make a long-term agreement and save
  • Money box system for shared accommodation
...and 15 more!

Selling

  • $10,000 saved on selling own house
  • Ask around for retired professionals
  • Ask local councillor for subdivision advice
  • DIY home sale saves $17,500 on agent fees
  • Downgrading will see us mortgage free
  • It's easy to sell your home yourself
  • Low cost way to sell your own home
  • Save on real estate fees - just ask!
  • Subdivision jobs you can do yourself
  • We sold our own home and saved $10,000!