Category Archives: Bendigo News

Is it time to trade up?

Posted by welovebendigo on December 11th, 2018 in Bendigo News, Real Estate Tips | No Comments

Tweet Your home may have been the perfect size for you when you bought it, but life changes quickly – maybe some kids came along or the in-laws moved in – and then all of a sudden your charming little home starts to feel like it’s bursting at the seams. But selling your current home […]

Do your renovations require Council approval?

Posted by welovebendigo on November 23rd, 2018 in Bendigo News | No Comments

Tweet Planning renovations on your property? No matter how big or small they may be you should always check whether or not you need Council approval. Your first step in finding out if approval is required is getting in touch with your local Council directly, as building rules differ from region to region. So do […]

Why it’s a great time to buy your first home

Posted by welovebendigo on July 27th, 2018 in Bendigo News | No Comments

Tweet     Been sitting on the property sidelines wondering when to make your real estate move? There’s no need to hold off any longer because there are plenty of reasons why now is a great time to enter the property market. Interest rates are low Buying a home is more affordable at present thanks […]

Pay extra to help save on your mortgage!

Posted by welovebendigo on July 6th, 2018 in Bendigo News, Property Market News | No Comments

Tweet         Interest rates have been holding steady at the all-time low of 1.5 per cent since August 2016, but they may not stay that way forever. While an interest rate change may not be on the cards for some time, many economists are predicting that when a change does happen it […]

Budget 2018: No News is good news for investors!

Posted by welovebendigo on June 29th, 2018 in Bendigo News, Property Market News | No Comments

Tweet         Housing affordability may have been a central feature in the 2017 federal budget, but no new measures were introduced this year to help struggling homebuyers. However, while many first homeowners are likely to be disappointed by the latest budget, real investors are breathing a sigh of relief. A small victory […]

How A Green Home Can Add Property Value!

Posted by welovebendigo on February 23rd, 2018 in Bendigo News, Home & Lifestyle, Real Estate Tips | No Comments

Tweet A lot of homes weren’t built with environmental sustainability in mind, however an increasing number of buyers are becoming interested in “greenfriendly” property features. Some homeowners may be confused about what green-friendly really means and maybe hesitant to make changes to a property if they don’t understand how it might add value. A lot […]

Should You Buy A First Home Or An Investment Property?

Posted by welovebendigo on October 27th, 2017 in Bendigo News | No Comments

Tweet If you’re looking to break into the property market you may be weighing up whether to buy a home to live in or an investment property to rent out. While buying a home to live in can seem appealing, in some cases an investment property can be more financially rewarding long-term. There are pros […]

How To Get An Edge Over Other Bidders On Auction Day!

Posted by welovebendigo on October 21st, 2017 in Bendigo News, Real Estate Tips | No Comments

Tweet     Buying a property at auction can be an extremely nerve-wracking experience whether it’s your first time bidding or maybe even your fifteenth. That’s because everyone who registers on auction day is hoping to walk away with their dream home, however there can only ever be one winning bidder on the day. When […]

Spring into the Spring selling season!

Posted by welovebendigo on September 2nd, 2017 in Bendigo News | No Comments

Tweet The spring selling season usually proves to be a busy time for the property market with homeowners sprucing up their properties ready for sale, and buyers spending hours hitting the pavement on the hunt for the perfect property. If you plan to be one of the many Australians buying or selling in the spring […]

Should you fix your home loan rates?

Posted by welovebendigo on August 25th, 2017 in Bendigo News, Property Market News, Real Estate Tips | No Comments

Tweet With predictions of interest rate rises in the near future many homeowners are wondering if now is the best time to lock in their mortgage rate. While the official cash rate has remained on hold since August 2016 many experts, including ex-RBA board member John Edwards, are forecasting imminent rate rises. Mr Edwards has […]