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If you are anything like most buyers, you’ll undoubtedly have a wish list for your new home that’s pages long…but few of us have a bottomless pit of money to fund our long wish list and we’re therefore forced to make some compromises when buying.
Time to compromise
Below are a few reasons why we think winter is a good time to buy!
Buying a property
Your best investment opportunity might not be right on your doorstep, yet travelling to inspect a property in a different region will eat away at your savings. So, is buying sight unseen a wise decision?
Buying sight unseen
It can take some time to make the move from renting to owning your dream home.
Couple buying a new property
New Rules taking effect on September 1
Effectively means from 1st October 2015 tax is payable on any profit on the sale of residential property where the property has not been owned for two years.
Bright Line testing
Making that leap from renting to home ownership is never easy, but Generation Y is finding innovative ways to get its foot on the property ladder
Making that leap from renting to home ownership is never easy, but new research by LJ Hooker shows Generation Y is finding innovative ways to get it’s foot on the property ladder.

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