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 positive impacts of HomeBuilder are also apparent in other key housing metrics

The median selling time in the city is the shortest in 15 years

Higher-end properties are posting bigger gains in values than homes in the affordable end of the market

Owner-occupiers currently dominate the local housing market

Regional markets in the state are benefitting from the strong interstate migration

The state government has recently announced another support scheme for potential buyers

The state has recently rolled out a new housing strategy to boost social housing

This makes Canberra one of the top-performing housing markets in the country

The end justifies the means in abolishing the stamp duty, says an economist

The changes will help ease the financial burden on households and put downward pressure on rents

Property investors in some regional markets are finding tenants for their rental properties quicker than those in capital cities

The local council has commenced the Better Suburbs Projects program

Around 17 suburbs have successfully cleared all their auction listings

The state's investment will boost local jobs, particularly for tradespeople

This might be a challenge for would-be buyers planning to enter the market

The city is becoming a top spot for buyers who are planning to relocate, an expert says

The new reforms will provide greater protections for tenants in share housing

Selling intentions have surpassed the level recorded prior to COVID-19

Potential risks could derail this robust outlook for prices, expert says

The end of the moratorium on evictions and price hikes will fix the rental shortage in the state, an expert says

Owner-occupiers, however, are in good position to snap up bargains

Canberra is one of the best-performing markets in terms of median-value growth

The new set of regulations will help reduce body corporate costs and encourage transparency

The city has, unexpectedly, become the best-performing market compared to a year ago

The ongoing uptrend is in "stark contrast from recent booms," says an economist

Despite its consistent gains, the South Australian capital remains one of the most underrated housing markets, a report says

Record-low interest rates a major driver of housing demand in the city

These suburbs reported the strongest median-price gains for houses and units

Despite the recent price gains, the state remains the most accessible for buyers and renters

What is making the Western Australian capital an attractive spot for potential investors?

Some property organisations and trade media groups have been restricted from posting content on the social media platform

Managing your property portfolio can be hard, but new technology is quickly changing the game

The city is expected to record a substantial growth in dwelling prices this year

There is a need for stronger policies to help protect tenants, an expert says

Buyers, however, are encouraged to be well-informed about the market as volatility remains

An expert predicts a surge in house prices in the capital city over the next three years

The state government aims to deliver more than 1,500 new homes over the next three years

The number of applications in the capital region was four times higher than predicted

The temporary rebate is set to expire in October

The supply of available homes in the region has hit a "critical low", an expert says