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How to Make Good Choices When Downsizing

February 18, 2019

Real Estate News

Whether the kids have flown the nest or you’ve binged too much of that Netflix show about tidying up, there comes a time for all of us when less is more. How many unused, or spare, or junk rooms does one home need after all? How many years does the piano or billiard table remain […]

What are the three main options when it comes time to sell?

January 24, 2019

Real Estate News

When it comes to selling your property, making the decision and choosing an agent is the only half the battle. Once you’ve decided to sell you must then decide which is the best method of sale for your property to achieve your desired outcomes. There are three main options when the time comes to sell. […]

5 Tips for Choosing the Right Tenant

December 19, 2018

Real Estate News

Many property owners underestimate the value of good tenants, until they get bad ones! There are a number of important things to consider when choosing the perfect tenant and a bad choice can end up being a disaster. Check out our 5 tips for choosing the right tenant and find the perfect match to help […]

Should your next property have a pool?

November 29, 2018

Real Estate News

There are many things buyers look for when searching for their dream home and a pool is not always on their wish list. This of course depends on where you live, with people in Darwin considering a pool much more essential than those in ‘4 seasons in one day’ Melbourne, for example. There are a […]

No National Property Slump

November 20, 2018

Real Estate News

According to Australia’s largest independent real estate network, there is no national property slump and Australians should be more optimistic about our economic and property market outlook. First National Real Estate | Savins of Casino, Ian Savins says there is much to be optimistic about nationwide and that declines in sections of both Sydney and […]

How to Increase the Value of Your Investment Property

November 15, 2018

Real Estate News

Buying a quality property, in a good location, is an important foundation when it comes to owning an investment that will steadily increase in value over the long term. If you choose your investment property well and pay a good price below, or around the median value for the area, the odds that your investment […]

NEW FINANCIAL YEAR - YOUR PROPERTY GOALS

July 21, 2017

Real Estate News

Media Release – 20 July 2017    NEW FINANCIAL YEAR – YOUR PROPERTY GOALS   Whether you’re looking to buy your first home, upsize, sell or invest, there are plenty of changes you can make to reach your property goals this new financial year according to First National Real Estate | Savins principal, Ian Savins. […]

LOCAL REAL ESTATE AGENT WELCOMES BUDGET

May 11, 2017

Real Estate News

A local real estate agent has welcomed the Federal Government’s budget, saying it gives the appearance of leaving negative gearing largely unchanged, while focusing its efforts on boosting supply and creating opportunities for young people to enter the market, but that changes to depreciation could have consequences. ‘Negative gearing is the backbone of Australia’s property […]

CANSTAR BLUE ANNOUNCES FIRST NATIONAL AUSTRALIA'S LEADER FOR CUSTOMER SATISFACTION!

November 3, 2016

Real Estate News

Customer satisfaction research and ratings agency, Canstar Blue, has announced First National Real Estate the winner of its 2016 ‘Most Satisfied Customers’ award, following customer research about the experience of homeowners, tenants and landlords with Australia’s largest real estate brands. In assessing quality of service delivery nationwide, Canstar Blue focused on a series of measures […]

NOW IS THE TIME TO GET A FOOT ON THE PROPERTY LADDER

April 15, 2015

Real Estate News

First National Real Estate | Savins says low official cash rates mean a wealth of opportunity for first homebuyers, people who consider themselves long-term renters, and property investors – both residential and commercial. The Reserve Bank of Australia’s official cash rate has a range of effects across the economy, and it definitely lifts the average […]

RENTS TO RISE IF NEGATIVE GEARING DROPPED

February 18, 2015

Real Estate News

First National Real Estate | Savins says suggestions that negative gearing is a perk for the rich are misguided and, if eliminated in the next budget, the most vulnerable in our communities could soon see unaffordable rental prices. ‘The great Australian dream is to own your own home and it is important we remember just […]