Buying

Quick Tips for Buying at Auction

Fitzpatricks - 05/06/2019

So the property you wish to purchase is going to auction. Here’s a quick guide to what you need to know come Auction time So what’s involved in buying a home at auction? To be able to bid at auction you will need to register prior to the auction commencing. You will be asked to give your name, address and show proof of identity If …

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First Home Assistance and Concessions

Fitzpatricks - 30/05/2019

To help improve housing affordability in NSW, the NSW Government  implemented a package to assist first home buyers getting into the market. This package offers first home buyers stamp duty exemptions and reductions as well as grants for those building or buying new homes. First home buyers will be eligible for: No payment of stamp duty for homes valued up to $650,000 Reduction in stamp duty …

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Hamptons on Trend

Fitzpatricks - 07/02/2019

You may have seen Hamptons inspired homes popping up in some of our developing suburbs like Lloyd, Boorooma or Gobbagombalin. This style is inspired by the beautiful houses of the Hamptons region of Long Island, New York. This popular trend steers away from traditional exterior materials such as brick or render and has a beautifully clad finish giving the home a classic grandeur. A Hamptons inspired interior …

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Buying Off The Plan

Fitzpatricks - 29/11/2018

What is buying off the plan? Buying off the plan means you are buying a property off a house plan. The property is advertised for sale but the building is only in early stages of construction or has not yet started construction. There are advantages and disadvantages to this type of transaction with lots of things for you to consider.

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Fitzpatricks Report 2018

Fitzpatricks - 08/11/2018

The Fitzpatricks Report for the 2018 Financial Year has been released and includes some interesting statistics from residential sales, property management and commercial. It is the only full and comprehensive report primarily aimed at providing you with the latest Wagga Wagga market data and knowledge to help you identify where potential real estate growth exists, including comparable data from NSW and capital cities.

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Selling: Auction vs Private Treaty

Fitzpatricks - 21/10/2018

An auction is a public sale where buyers bid against each other to purchase a property. A private treaty sale is where the vendor and agent sets the asking price and waits for someone who wants to buy. It is important to consider what the most appropriate sales method is for the area your property is located in.   There are pros and cons associated …

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Suburb Spotlight: Turvey Park

Fitzpatricks - 20/03/2018

Geographically Wagga’s most central area, Turvey Park is well known for its wide, tree lined streetscapes and old Californian Bungalows in traditional red brick. Officially added to the municipality of Wagga Wagga in 1939, the suburb was named after the property “Turvey Park” established by Thomas Turvey (who died 14 January 1889), a licensee and store owner. A large family vault on the property was moved to …

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Suburb Spotlight – Boorooma

Fitzpatricks - 08/03/2018

Located in the city’s north, neighbouring Estella and Charles Sturt University, Boorooma has seen significant growth over the years. With spectacular views back to Wagga over the Murrumbidgee floodplain and quick easy access to the CBD over the “Gobba” Bridge, Boorooma is proving to be very popular due to its views and easy accessibility. The developing suburb is home to some exciting new parklands, Lineal Park and Explorer park and …

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