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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10 things you never knew about Christmas

Fitzpatricks - 20/12/2018

With Christmas just days away, here are some interesting facts you might not know about the festive season. Christmas pudding was originally a soup made with raisins and wine. Hanging Christmas stockings out originated from the Dutch custom of leaving shoes packed with food for St. Nicholas’s donkeys. He would leave small gifts in return. Boxing Day gets its name from all the money collected in church alms-boxes …

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The Best Houses of 2018

Fitzpatricks - 13/12/2018

We have had the pleasure of selling so many spectacular homes this year, here is just a few we wanted to share with you; 16 Thorne Street, Wagga Wagga 51 Gregadoo Road, Lake Albert 5 Exford Loop, Bourkelands   2 Buckley Court, Lake Albert  86 Butterbush Road, Gregadoo  6642 Tumbarumba Road, Kyeamba  13 Cumberland Court, Tatton   601/138 Tarcutta Street, Wagga Wagga 42 Andrews Avenue, Kooringal  78 …

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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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Deciding to sell

Fitzpatricks - 03/11/2018

Selling your biggest asset can be a stress free, rewarding and even an enjoyable experience. The outcome depends on a number of factors which are all within your control. When selling your property, you have the luxury of choice. Here are some simple steps to help you achieve the best result: Timing Ensure you are clear on when you need to move or sell and …

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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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