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Buyers agents articles & tips

Many people are still in the mind-set that using a buyers agent is only for those with plenty of cash, but regardless of whether you are a first home buyer or a seasoned property investor, having a buyers agent at your side can result in many different benefits. Empower Wealth have made available many videos, articles and a blog to help you understand what the role of a buyers agent is and help you decide whether their service is right for you. Start learning now!

Preparing your House for Sale

A property investment strategy can be a buy and hold or sometimes, a buy, hold and sell. But for those who had gone through the selling path, you would know that most of the heavy lifting are done when preparing your house for sale. In this episode of Look At Property Season 8, Ben Kingsley offers his point of view as a Buyers Advocate and explains...

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Tips for Buying at Auction – Part 2

Auction Tip No.3 The third tip for anyone looking to buy a property at auction is to get your ducks in a row. First is finance. I know it sounds very straightforward and simple but the amount of people who actually do turn up at auction without having their finance done is really does amaze me. But the other thing is you need to have it look at re...

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Seventh Heaven

Bryce Holdaway is recently interviewed by Sunday Times, Perth on the seven top tips to help make your home ownership dreams come true. Here's a snippet of the article: "There are plenty of would-be homebuyers who are beyond desperate to get a foothold on the property ladder. In my line of work, I see so many people go through the process of buyi...

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Planning your purchase ahead of Christmas

If you’ve been in the property market long enough, you would know that the market is ever changing even on holiday seasons. With around 2 more months to Christmas, we thought it would be best for us to write about planning ahead for people who are currently looking to buy a property and what to look out for.   Owner Occupier The propert...

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Tips for Buying at Auction – Part 1

I find that lots of buyers are really reluctant to go to auction and to be honest, for good reasons because its largely a process that favors the seller and of course, the auctioneer. But here's five tips that I can give you to help you better prepare for when you're buying your next property at auction. Auction Tip No.1 The first one is quite simp...

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ABC News – Is the Property Market too Hot?

The Reserve Bank has warned that Australia's property market has become unbalanced because of the surge in loans to investors. The RBA is worried about speculative buying, particularly in Melbourne and Sydney and is now talking to other regulators about stricter lending standards. On top of that, there seems to be concerns about people over leverag...

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What you need to know when increasing your rent

Laws differ from state to state around rental increases, however the reasons for rent increases are similar across every state and Territory throughout Australia. Rent reviews and increases should be revised at least annually, if not at every 6 month interval. The common times to do so are January or February, when most landlords are looking at the...

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Top 153 Unit Hotspots

Just like many hot button issues, the debate on whether houses make better investments compares to units continues to divide investors. Whether you prefer to invest in houses rather than units, the reality is that units are no longer the laggard they once were, thanks to soaring demands from homebuyers. While houses are still the dominant force,...

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Perth suburbs star

This time, the new season of Location Location Location Australia brings Bryce back to Perth. The West Australian has taken this opportunity to interview him on his most recent purchase. Here's a snippet of the article: "As the Perth-raised co-host of Location Location Location Australia, Bryce Holdaway is often quizzed by WA viewers as to why t...

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Pros and Cons of Buying Off the Plan Apartments

The Pros There's lots of reasons to consider why you should buy an off the plan purchase because there's nothing that can replace that sort of brand new feeling. You're the first person to actually move into the property. There's got shiny taps, it has got beautiful clean tiles, the carpet smells fresh and its got that really nice cozy feeling abou...

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Uniformity for Buyers Advocate License

>> Play Audio here   In this podcast, Kevin Turner from Real Estate Talk interviews Ben and asked him about the issue that we have in our property industry across Australia: The lack of a uniform Buyers Advocate license. Here's a snippet of the interview: "Kevin: I want to take this subject one step further. I’m talking now to t...

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When should you do a Building and Pest inspection?

So the question is when should you get a building and pest inspection done on a property that you looking to purchase and in my view, you should always get it done prior to entering into a contract when you're actually in a position when you can do that. But I'm also aware that in some cases you just can't, so for example if it's a really fast movi...

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