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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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Tax Time

Fitzpatricks - 29/06/2017

With tax time upon us, it’s important to understand what you can claim in order to get the full deductions you are entitled to in regards to your investment property. Here is a list of items you can potentially claim as deductions on your tax return:

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Property Styling

Fitzpatricks - 22/06/2017

Property styling, or staging, has become one of the big growth areas in real estate marketing as owners and agents look to maximise a property’s appeal and value. The secret to staging a property is to take away the owners’ personal items and create something that will appeal to the highest percentage of potential buyers. The first impression is what is going to sell a property. …

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Keeping it Cool…

Fitzpatricks - 18/01/2017

With 2016 the hottest year on record and the scorching summer temperatures predicted to continue, there’s no doubt air-conditioning is an essential. Wagga Wagga is known for its extremes in weather – contrasting very hot summers with freezing cold winters. Year round comfort is an essential thing both buyers and renters are looking for, and it can certainly be a deal breaker, so it helps to have …

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Buying at Auction

Fitzpatricks - 15/09/2016

With the spring market heating up, we are seeing an increased number of homes going under the hammer. 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 you are bidding on behalf of …

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