Welcome to the December edition of the Smartline Report.
As 2018 draws to a close, we want to share with you some ways to ensure next year is as financially beneficial as possible. Discover how to use the holiday period to maximise the capital value of your home, whether you plan to sell, get a valuation or just enjoy some cosmetic upgrades. We also look at some effective strategies to manage your finances, particularly if you are considering a loan next year. Lastly, when is the ideal time to upsize? Read on to find out more.
I hope you find these articles informative. As always, please don’t hesitate to call if you would like to discuss any
Maximise your capital value the right way
In between hitting the beach and finishing off the Christmas ham, there’s no better time than the long summer holidays to tackle some jobs around the house. Short.. Read more >
Lending standards have tightened considerably with banks more discerning about who they’ll lend to, and how much they are willing to lend. If you’re planning… Read more >
Upsizing smartly – how to get maximum bang for your extra bucks
While there are still some micro markets within states and even within cities where prices… Read more >
Australian property market update
CoreLogic Research Director Tim Lawless presents Smartline’s latest national housing and economic data, as well as a breakdown by capital city. More info ›
December property market outlook
After 13 months of consistent value declines nationally, dwelling values fell again in November 2018 according to the CoreLogic home value… More info ›
The Herron Todd White team reports comprehensively on the state of property markets around Australia.
Smartline Article Archive
Do you need insurance when buying a house?
Do you need insurance when purchasing a house? And if so, which insurance do you need, and… Read more >
Wrap it up: Key mortgage moments from 2018
We frantically shop for Christmas presents, and prepare for the impending summer holiday. The… Read more >