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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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Preparing For Settlement

Fitzpatricks - 21/11/2018

An offer has been accepted and contracts are due to be exchanged. It’s nearly time to pop the cork on the champagne and start to celebrate but… before that all happens there are a few very important things to do before settlement takes place. Here we take a closer look.

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Preparing For Purchase

Fitzpatricks - 14/11/2018

Step 1: Organise your Finances Long before you start looking for a home you need to book an appointment to chat to your Bank or Professional Finance Broker. Why? This will give you an indication of how much you can borrow, the deposit required and serviceability of the loan. When you have your finances sorted, you know what your spending limits are.   Step 2: …

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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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Protecting your Investment Property

Fitzpatricks - 16/10/2018

Property investment poses risks, like any type of investment, and one risk that can never be completely eliminated is the chance of having a bad tenant. This can happen when a bad tenant has given false information at the application stage, or they were previously a good tenant but their circumstances changed resulting in bad outcomes for the landlord, agent and also themselves. Here are …

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Australasian Residential Property Management Conference 2018

Fitzpatricks - 04/10/2018

On the 19th and 20th August, ten of our property management team members attended the Australasian Residential Property Management conference (ARPM).  This premier event is the largest specialist property management event in Australasia, attracting leading real estate property managers and business owners alike, from all states of Australia and New Zealand.  Our team shared valuable insights from a broad range of keynote speakers and industry …

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$2,201 raised for Vinnies Community Sleepout

Fitzpatricks - 13/09/2018

We would like to thank the Directors and staff that dedicated their time to sleep out for the Vinnies Community Sleepout. We are pleased to announce that Fitzpatricks Real Estate was the highest fundraiser for the night with an overall total raised of $2,201 ($201 over our target) with the Wagga Sleepout so far raising a total of $12,331 towards helping put an end to homelessness. There …

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Wood Fired Pizza

Fitzpatricks - 23/08/2018

What’s better than sitting down on a cold winter’s night to a wood fired pizza? Our resident Sales Consultant and Director Paul Gooden is very passionate about his pizza oven, so we thought we would share his favourite recipe and topping with you.

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Shining a light on Homelessness

Fitzpatricks - 16/08/2018

Have you ever truly contemplated a life on the streets? Did you know more than 116,000 Australians sleep rough each night of the year, 44% are women and 27% are under the age of 18* These people were once like you with paying jobs and families and friends, coming home to a warm cooked tea, enjoying the comforts of a warm shower and a warm bed. …

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