Building Reports For Strata Titled Properties

Greg Flood of BPI Building & Pest Inspections Wollongong discusses a common myth about building reports for strata titled properties. Hi, Greg Flood here from BPI Buildng and Pest Inspections Wollongong just here to talk to you today about strata titled units, townhouses and villas. … [Read more...]

South Coast Sea Changers Driving Prices Upwards

The South Coast property market sat dormant for years after the global financial crisis. But now prices in the Shoalhaven area near Nowra and the pristine waters of Jervis Bay are growing faster than Sydney. All of sudden, families and seachangers? who can’t afford the city or coastal areas to … [Read more...]

Most Home Buyers at Risk of Hidden Property Defects

Searching for the Perfect Home Like many before her, Elaine Banoub was excited about buying her first home. She just didn't expect the process to take over a year and two rescinded contracts before it would actually happen. The first property Banoub considered was perfect. It had been … [Read more...]

Regional Areas Outperforming Sydney In Property Price Increases

According to Knight Frank’s Residential Property Report regional locations around the Sydney area are outpacing Sydney itself in terms of property prices. In particular the Blue Mountains, Central Coast and Wollongong areas are the regions that are outperforming Sydney. Michelle Ciesielski, … [Read more...]

Your Guide to Buying at Auction in NSW

Selling by auction has become a popular way to sell residential property in New South Wales. On average, 38% of homes went to auction and more than 95% of homes were sold via auction in some areas Selling property at auction is advantageous when the housing market is tight and buying are … [Read more...]

Video: Greg Discusses Pool Barrier Compliance With Craig Buckley

In this video with Craig Buckley from McGrath Estate Agents, Greg discusses the latest NSW pool laws and how they affect pool owners, tenants and home buyers and sellers. … [Read more...]

The Building Inspection Checklist

A basic building inspection can help you to identify cosmetic issues but typically a more thorough inspection is required to address any structural issues or maintenance needs. You may not have have the expertise to identify potential structural issues but keeping in mind what to look out for … [Read more...]

Should NSW Abolish Stamp Duty?

Stamp duty is by far one of the most reviled taxes in the entire country. Many people have been locked in heated discussions about the idea of replacing the stamp duty with a land tax and to settle the specifics of the idea, there have been extensive calculations done to get a grasp on the most … [Read more...]

Laws for Buying and Selling With a Pool in NSW

As of the 29th April 2016, there are now new laws for buying, selling or leasing a property with a swimming pool in NSW What’s changing? New laws apply to the sale or lease of properties with a pool in NSW. These changes have been introduced to further protect the safety of children under the age … [Read more...]

Wollongong Real Estate Agents

Tired of looking all over the web for Wollongong real estate agents? We thought we collect as many as we could and put them in an easy to access list below. We are an independent building and pest inspection company and have no affiliation with any real estate agent. The following agencies … [Read more...]