The suburbs most popular for Victorian first-home buyers

Buyers and sellers advocate Wendy Chamberlain from Chamberlain Property Advocates has spoken to Domain regarding Melbourne’s first home buyer’s preference towards buying homes closer to Melbourne CBD, shunning long commutes. “Wendy Chamberlain said she had noticed a move towards the northern suburbs over the past six to eight months. “They’re definitely buying based on a[…]

RBA’s budget day rates decision

Already using Social Media? Follow wendychamberlain.com.au for the latest about tips and tricks when it comes to buying a home and hiring a buyers advocate. The Reserve Bank of Australia delivered its verdict on interest rates for April 2019, just hours prior to the federal budget being handed down. Despite both economic growth and inflation continuing to[…]

Downsizers are selling their family home to buy city property and enjoy beach lifestyle

The Melbourne downsizers buying city properties to suit their beach lifestyle

Buyers and sellers advocate Wendy Chamberlain from Chamberlain Property Advocates has spoken to Domain regarding what is currently on Melbourne downsizers’ wish list. “I think there is a definite trend of downsizers buying a low-maintenance city base in Melbourne that offers them quick and easy access to freeways to escape down the coast as they[…]

Relisting for sale: Vendors change their approach as Melbourne house prices drop

As the Melbourne housing market weakens some home owners are dropping their asking prices or making minor updates in preparation to relisting properties that had previously failed to sell. Wendy Chamberlain has spoken to The Sunday Age regarding this topic. “I’ve been seeing this for the past 12 to 18 months where an agent will[…]

The reserve bank of Australia decides to keep rates on hold

RBA rates on hold for 29th consecutive month

The Royal Bank of Australia yesterday announced that interest rates will remain at 1.5 per cent, where it has sat ever since August 2016.   RBA governor Philip Lowe said the low interest rate would continue to support the economy: “Further progress in reducing unemployment and having inflation return to target is expected, although this[…]

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Is what the media is telling you the whole truth?

  As I was preparing for my speaking spot on Midday Panorama (NorthWest FM radio) with Vilma Formosa, I found it interesting to compare how the different suburbs of Melbourne are faring.  What I discovered, of course, is a slightly different picture to what the media feeds you. You’re most likely reading that the Melbourne[…]

Guide to Buying Your First Home and the Role of a Buyers Advocate

Many first home buyers are overwhelmed about the property market when choosing to buy their first home. With no clear knowledge on the steps to take, they get disappointed not being able to find that dream home after weeks of searching or finding that the advertised price of the property they like has gone up[…]

Cost of Hiring a Buyers Advocate

Homebuying is tedious work as it takes time, research and a lot of paper work. As such, you have two options – do it on your own or get the help of a buyer’s advocate. The process of buying a home can be done without a hitch if one gets the services of a buyers[…]

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Reasons You Need a Buyers Advocate When Buying a Home

When it comes to real estate, there’s a wealth of information available on the internet. But for new home buyers, what they can find online can be a bit confusing. Some data may already be updated whilst other information may be incomplete or out of date, leaving readers craving accurate information and needing to look[…]

Another happy buyers advocate client with Wendy Chamberlain

How Can A Buyers Advocate Help You

Buying a residential property can be a real challenge. There are many factors to consider and proper research is a must. But if you have a buyers advocate to assist you, you can be sure to get the right information, find and purchase the right home at the right price. Buyers advocates are also known[…]