Bidding at auction? Don’t make these mistakes.

By now I’m sure you’ve started to hear the media reporting that house prices are on the rise. For the past quarter, Melbourne house prices jumped 4.1 per cent, with houses regaining almost half of the price falls that occurred during the recent downturn. For those of us immersed in all things real estate, out[…]

Tips for Preparing for and Bidding at Auction – Part I

One way of buying a property in Australia is through an auction. With this option, the buyer has an opportunity to provide bids according to his or her budget. But bidding at property auctions requires certain skills and strategy. It is best that buyers come prepared and armed with a plan to help them succeed[…]