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First-home buyers, here’s how you can lower your deposit hurdle.
The past 18 months has been the most lucrative for sellers in the Adelaide Hills. But trying to enter the real estate market at this historic time hasn’t been easy. Lenders are requiring bigger deposit requirements, reducing accessibility to the market. This ‘deposit hurdle’ isn’t just a 2020/21 problem.
28 Jul 2021
The Hills loses one of our best, Annabelle Greenslade.
On Wednesday, 14 July 2021, Annabelle Greenslade sadly passed away. Annabelle meant so much to so many. She was a loving mother to her three children Rachael, Sarah, and John, a grandmother, and Nitschke’s award-winning property consultant for over 20 years.
22 Jul 2021
House prices rose 15.6% nationally. Here’s what to expect for Adelaide Hills real estate in 2021-22.
The Adelaide Hills has seen the most extraordinary year in real estate. For people looking to buy a house and tenants renting a property, vacancy rates are at a record low. For over 12 months, it’s been a seller’s market – with no signs of slowing down.
15 Jul 2021
How to improve your chances of securing a rental property in the Adelaide Hills.
It’s not just a seller’s market right now in the Adelaide Hills. This is also a lucrative time if you’re renting your property. There’s never been a better time to find a fantastic tenant for a house.
08 Jul 2021
What to expect on property settlement day (and how to get ready for it).
For new homeowners, there’s a romance that settlement day evokes. You picture all the people who helped it happen, together on the front lawn of your new Adelaide Hills property, handing you the keys, with celebratory applause. You, the seller, both conveyancers and the bank, all sharing in the special moment.
30 Jun 2021
Video is essential to selling a property in 2021. Here’s why.
‘Walk’ your prospects through your home, before they see it in person, with a thought out and well-crafted video. No, we’re not talking about repurposing the professional photography and turning it into a slideshow compilation. A good property video showcases the best features, helps prospects imagine life living there, and evokes all the right emotions.
23 Jun 2021
Don’t wait until spring to sell. Leverage the strongest market, now.
While spring is traditionally the hottest season in property, 2021 (and 2020) are proving otherwise. Usually, houses for sale across the Adelaide Hills and Fleurieu Peninsula peak in spring, as sellers wait to get out of winter for their gardens to look incredible (and buyers to be out and about again, after shaking off the cold).
16 Jun 2021
Proactive vs. reactive maintenance: Advice from Adelaide Hills property managers.
All houses require routine maintenance to keep them in good condition. For landlords, this is particularly important to satisfy tenants. While it’s normal to feel like you don’t want to bother tenants with maintenance and repairs, they realise it’s worthwhile in the long run.
02 Jun 2021
Finance options for buying and selling a home at the same time in the Adelaide Hills.
With the Adelaide Hills real estate market moving as fast as it is (and with no signs of it slowing down), it can be difficult to plan for. If you have houses to sell and buy simultaneously, there are various options available from a finance standpoint.
26 May 2021
A snapshot of the 2021-22 Federal Budget and how it will affect Adelaide Hills real estate.
After a red-hot property market for over 12 months (and with no sign of slowing down), Wednesday’s Federal Budget for 2021-22 is set to effect more changes. It was a budget that focused on many factors that affects housing and support Australians as we pave our way out of the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.
19 May 2021
The power of long-term thinking with Adelaide Hills real estate.
Given the current market conditions are geared for selling and investing, it’s natural to worry about overpaying for a property. It’s the strongest market for sellers we’ve ever seen in the Adelaide Hills and everything is moving fast. Even if you do find the perfect house in your favourite Adelaide Hills suburb, it might not suit your budget. The best way to navigate this current environment is to think long-term.
12 May 2021
How to put your best offer on a house for sale in the competitive Adelaide Hills market.
The Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) released information related to concerns about the shortage of stock and high competition in the current market. While it’s exciting to see the strongest selling market we’ve ever seen in the Adelaide Hills, it’s also more challenging for people to secure that property.
28 Apr 2021