Contract Exchange vs. Settlement

Newcastle Buyers Agent - property investment training course and first home buyers support - Exchange, Cooling off & Settlement

When you first agree to buy a property, your offer and the vendor’s acceptance of that offer is not binding until both buyer and seller have exchanged contracts, but you’re not finished until settlement occurs. 

There are always technicalities during this “Cooling Off” stage so it helps to be aware of the process. It can be nerve racking for first home owners.

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Windale is Redfern Twenty Years Ago — Should You Invest?

Windale near Bennetts Green one of largest Harvey Norman stores - good property investment

Bad Rap, but close to Newcastle, Beaches and Lake!

Windale, a suburb of Newcastle, is portrayed as one of the most disadvantaged communities in NSW. It has some of the highest rates of unemployment, substance abuse and social housing in New South Wales but much of the social housing has already been sold to investors and first home owners and at VERY cheap prices!

Would you kick yourself if you didn’t invest in a property in one of the closest suburbs to Newcastle at these prices?

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Verbal or Email Offers Are Acceptable But Not Binding

Offer and acceptance verbally and in writing for investment property buyers agent in Newcastle

You can make a verbal or email offer for a property, but nothing is binding until you’ve signed the contract of sale and made a deposit. A previous post [Offer and Acceptance] discussed what happens after an offer is accepted, but this time we’re going to look at some of the options you have when making an offer in the first place.

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Why You Should Invest Now in Cessnock

Cessnock is Very Cheap and Good Rent Returns

Investing in Cessnock Hunter Valley Wine Region is cheap with good rent return
There’s a lot more in Hunter Valley Wine Region and Cessnock than just wine

This March, the U.S. Federal Reserve raised the country’s cash rate a quarter of a percent, to 1.75 percent. It’s the first time in 18 years, the U.S. has raised the cash rate higher than Australia’s, which remains unchanged at a record low 1.5 percent.

If you’re still looking to invest in real estate Cessnock might be a good low risk, high return strategy

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