Are you thinking of buying or renovating a property?
If so, you'll definitely find this useful.

Several tips for buying a house to renovate

Before you start
Regardless of your chosen property, the most important thing you need to take stock of is your finances. These will completely dictate what you do and will guide all of your planning. Working out how much you have to spend will dictate how large the project will be, and how long it will take.
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Finding a house
The best way to find a suitable house is to look through different estate agents. As renovation has become much more popular in recent years, the competition for finding suitable properties has risen considerably. Therefore, you may be on an estate agent’s books for many months before they offer you anything.
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Before you buy
Before you buy a house, there are a number of things which you should check so you do not get any nasty surprises when it's too late. Make a plan of what changes you would like to make to the house, so you know exactly how the finished product would look. This will help you decide which rooms you want where and will give you an indication of exactly how much work will be necessary.
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The downturn in the national market has also become more broadly based

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VIDEO – Melbourne highlights weaker market

Can repercussions of weakening market get any worse?

Even as action slows, Victoria is the busiest state

Industry head takes a shot + Listings grow in 3 capitals + Perth on the up

Advice from a property professional on how to maximize the potentials of the booming region

Buyers turn to the New South Wales' district for its character homes and lifestyle

Lower property prices linger from June quarter

A bright future awaits Sydney's suburbs as improvements are planned

Research shows these properties have lost half their value over the last decade

APRA interventions seem to have run "beyond their usefulness", says industry group

Entries are now open for prestigious industry awards

This drop, however, would not indicate a market crash

The city's vacancy rate has climbed all the way to 3%

Another day brings proof that the market is weakening

Specifically: the length of property's stay in the market significantly decreased

No property gold left + SMSF investment falls + No spring in property prices

It's not the Victorians searching for a home who need fixing, says industry group

New research reveals the best locations for growing capitals

NSW's capital offers diverse opportunities to investors

Sydney has peaked + Aussies and Kiwis mad about UK mansions + Is it time to fix – 1 in 2 say ‘yes’

Rental market leads Perth’s property market recovery

Which areas in Sydney offer a good opportunity for capitalisation?

Despite this, the number of first home buyers still increased

Restrains on investor finance cause the market to cool, which in turn may affect economic development

Research firm: in some cities, there are no suburbs where an investor can buy a detached house and expect it to be cash flow positive...

The new tax will affect Western Australia's property market

Downturn was seen in five of Australia's eight capital cities

This will keep the value of properties in the long run

Dr Andrew Wilson and Kevin Turner discuss the weekend’s auction results.

Tweaking negative gearing could lead to poor outcomes including a shortage in rental housing, according to one leading economist

The focus is on a model more suited for today's population

Sarah Megginson shares some of articles you will find in the latest issue of Your Investment Property magazine.

Kieran and Kevin discuss the property stories that stood out this week. Sarah also gives a sneak peek into the latest edition of Your Investment Property magazine.

Additional supply might continue to weaken the market

Take it as yet another indication that home market in the country is weakening

Recognising Australia's leading property professionals, Your Investment Property is proud to announce the winners of our first-ever Property Investors Awards!

This will likely push other major banks in the country to increase rates as well

Certain policy decisions from the three levels of government have driven housing approvals lower