Spring 2021 Issue. Free download

Common Mistakes

1. Forgetting pre-qualification A common mistake made by homebuyers is not taking the time to get pre-approved by a bank a mortgage broker. This can result in countless hours spent searching for homes out of your price range, or worse, purchasing a home only to find you don’t qualify for financing.Take the time to get […]

Healthy Homes Standards

The healthy homes standards introduce specific and minimum standards for heating, insulation, ventilation, moisture and drainage, and draught stopping in rental properties. The healthy homes standards became law on 1 July 2019. Landlords and tenants should both understand the dates for complying with the healthy homes standards. Go to the Government Website Here

COVID-19 update

I have information for buying and selling property during the COVID-19 lockdown If you’re in the middle of a real estate transaction, it’s likely to be affected by the COVID-19 lockdown. This page explains what you might need to do depending on which stage of the transaction you’re at. I’ll update this page when there […]

House for Sale – Simple Yet Effective Home Staging Tips

Before you put your house on the market, you have to set the stage. The way you prepare and present your home for sale can impact its perceived value to potential buyers. You don’t have to make drastic changes or updates to your home – small details often make the difference in getting the sale […]

Thinking about your finances when buying

            Saving a bank deposit and taking out a home loan (mortgage) are the first steps towards purchasing a home for most of us. Summary of important things to know A home loan is likely to be the biggest financial commitment you will ever make. It’s important to investigate and […]

Buying A Home

Thinking about your goals The home buying process can be exciting, especially if this is your first home. Before you start, take time to think and talk about how buying a property fits into your future plans. Summary of important things to know Think carefully about your long-term goals and how you will get there. […]

A Global Audience for your Property

Our unique partnerships with domestic and international property websites brings a global audience when you list your property with LJ Hooker. LJ Hooker 88 years | 730 Offices | 8000 people | 8 Countries Established in 1928, LJ Hooker has grown to become one of the largest residential and commercial sales and property management organisations […]