Stamp Duty – how much do you pay?

Transfer duty, or stamp duty in Australia is payable when a property is purchased. This applies to owner-occupiers, investors, buying vacant land, commercial or a business that includes land. In New South Wales, stamp duty is paid within 3 months of an exchange of contract (except off-the-plan purchases). So how much does one pay? For[…]

Buyers Agent Preferred

Engaging a buyers agent to purchase property in Australia is increasingly becoming the favourable method for many property buyers. At any price point or location, owner occupiers and investors are recognising not only the benefits of engaging the services of a professional property buyer, they are coming to terms with their own shortcomings when it comes to[…]

Buying opportunities in regional areas

Richard Evans, Buyers Agent at Fortune Property Finder, is seeing growing interest in the Newcastle, Hunter Valley and Lake Macquarie regions in the advent of COVID-19. “Lifestyles went under the magnifying glass during the lockdown with many people considering a regional change as their new normal,” he said. “Whether it is the appeal of a[…]

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