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GET AN ESTATE AGENT WORKING FOR YOU

First National Real Estate Bentleigh Director, Rose Koutoumas says home owners and buyers often fail to tap into the in-depth local knowledge, technology resources and experience that real estate agents have readily available at their finger tips. Read more
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STEP UP TO PROPERTY LADDER SOONER

First National Real Estate Bentleigh Senior Sales Executive, Chris Koutoumas says the first step to home ownership is closer than you think, even in the light of spiraling weekly rents, rising living costs and home prices that have begun gently rising again in parts of the country. Posted on Monday, 12 December 2016 by Chris Koutoumas. Read more
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Thinking of selling? Don't get trumped

If you’re thinking of selling but can’t decide whether to list with an agent this year or early in the New Year, First National Real Estate Bentleigh Senior Sales Executive, Chris Koutoumas says there are some unusual factors to consider as 2016 draws to a close.
Posted on Tuesday, 22 November 2016  Read more
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Six Mistakes to avoid when pricing your home

Although residential property prices and market conditions remain favourable as summer approaches, First National Real Estate Bentleigh Senior Sales Executive, Chris has advised homeowners to avoid the six most common mistakes people make when pricing their home.

‘Australian dwelling values have risen 0.5 per cent over the quarter and 7.5 per cent over the past twelve months and, with stock levels remaining comparatively low, vendors may be tempted to be less careful with their pricing’ said Chris.
Posted on Tuesday, 22 November 2016  Read more
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Using your SMSF to invest in property.

What is a Self Managed Super Fund? A Self Managed Superannuation Fund (SMSF) is a specialised retirement savings vehicle, used to accumulate superannuation money for retirement benefits for members.SMSFs operate in the same way as any other...
Posted on Friday, 08 August 2014 by Rose Koutoumas Read more
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Melbourne Property Investment

Melbourne property investment in 2014 is likely to continue and grow on the strength of previous years according to many property analysts. Melbourne's median house price values increased by about 7 or 8 per cent in 2013 and is predicted to...
Posted on Wednesday, 05 March 2014 by Rose Koutoumas Read more
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For your information

How often have you driven past a property that has a "For Lease" sign out the front BUT the gardens are so overgrown the property looks horrendous. What message does this portray to potential tenants! or to anybody for that...
Posted on Thursday, 30 January 2014 by Rose Koutoumas Read more
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Home Loan Interest Rates

Latest reports are that the RBA will reduce the official interest rate at its next meeting scheduled for February 2014. The economy has not shown and major improvements and with the Christmas trading figures off to a slow start will have a significant effect on the balance of trade figures.

Posted on Friday, 01 November 2013 by Rose Koutoumas Read more