by on 9 May, 2018
There are many benefits to speaking to different consultants early on in the process of building or renovating your home to mitigate mistakes. Think landscape designers, sustainability consultants, and also interior designers. Some of the main benefits are: You get the most out of them, as they can add more value to you when engaged at the right time and it’s not left too late. You get your desired outcome. To save you money, as they are experts who can provide cost savings and ideas you hadn’t...
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by on 17 January, 2018
Building a new home? Are you aware that there are many stages in the build process that are signed off by a building surveyor throughout the build phase? I work with many clients who are building their home and one of the questions that I get asked many times over is what happens throughout the build. ‘How do I know what happens at each stage and what should I expect’? It’s really worthwhile to have a basic understanding of the build stages, so you know roughly what will happen at each step. It ...
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by on 15 November, 2017
As old worlde style meets turmeric latte one of the oldest precincts in the growing regional hub of Geelong, South Geelong is becoming increasingly popular. This isn’t just because of its heritage streetscape says Julie O’Donohue, founder of Next Address. “When people speak about loving the area, they are also talking about liveability and according to the research we have done locally, the livability factor here is off the charts.” says Julie. Within an hour by train you are in inner city Melbo...
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by on 13 September, 2017
Real estate disruptor seeks investors Next Address is Australia's first online real estate marketplace. Next Address uses the power of technology to connect home sellers directly to interested buyers, saving $$$$. The website provides a range of tools to support the sale process, from the property valuation right through to a negotiation system. Next Address puts you in complete control. This simple, yet ingenious website maximises technology to create an easy to use, affordable real estate pl...
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by on 10 January, 2017
Here's what 7 people did to get their house sold quickly.   We all want to sell quickly. This article gives you some ideas as to why your house may not be selling as fast as you would like. 1. Lisa made sure their house was super clean and super tidy. Pretty basic really. It's vital to treat your house as a sales product. It will not sell itself, so spend a little bit of time and effort to make it as appealing as you can. Get a friend to give you an honest opinion on how your home looks to someo...
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by on 25 October, 2016
Want to sell your house quickly? Presentation is key. No matter where you are in the home selling process, everyone wants the same thing - to get a quick sale for an amazing price. Property styling is the one key tool you need to be able to achieve all the goals you set in regards to selling your home. You've probably heard this saying many times before, but you only have one chance to make a good first impression on potential buyers - so let's make that impression last. So what is property styl...
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by on 7 October, 2016
It is time for a rethink.  I'm feeling an incredible amount of frustration today. On the  5/10, once again the real estate sectors poor level of service, questionable tactics and over charging were exposed in mainstream media. We continue to use them to buy and sell our biggest asset.   It's like the punnet of strawberries, you know there are going to be rotten ones. Sure, there are good agents, but sorting through the rubble to find these is a challenge for us all. Even the so-called agent revi...
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by on 19 September, 2016
There are a number of different ways to sell a house, check out the choices and pick the one which suits you. For sale by owner, private house sales, or traditional; consider them all before you decide.  
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by on 15 September, 2016
If you are going to invest in anything in regards to buying your home, it would have to be a building inspection. Similar to a car, you wouldn't buy a $60,000 car without having your mechanic by your side checking out all of the things that you wouldn't know to look for. Your mechanic will be able to tell you that even though the seller has provided a road worthy certificate, it turns out that the car has been in an accident or may need some major work in the not too distant future. This works ...
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by on 6 September, 2016
You have made the decision to sell your home.  You want to make as much money from the sale as possible. The art is not in making money, but in keeping it. -ProverKnowing these five secrets will help you achieve two goals: - successfully sell you home and make up to an extra $20K along the way. You will learn how to prepare, market and sell your home. So let's open up our treasure chest and show you how! Let's get your home readyTaking great photographsChoosing the right marketingUsing social m...
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by on 11 July, 2016
And how do we present our home to appeal?As time passes by, we realise that soon the moment will come when we will have to step back and leave the podium to the newer generations. The generation Y or the so-called millennials are slowly reshaping and reinventing the modern world as we know it and bringing new, fresh and different ideas into every aspect of our lives. So it is time to sit back, relax and see what the Millennials have to offer in the sphere of home décor.Who Are They?Many people h...
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by on 1 December, 2015
Next Address, the story. It was a cold 2014 August night and as usual I was walking my dog Tilly. I was reflecting on a friend's real estate experience: unfortunately it wasn't a really good scenario; poor service, minimal communication and high costs.   I was thinking about how the real estate industry could and should look?  I had an idea which I thought could save people time and money, be focused on customer service and provide excellent communication. I also thought it could be set up to ha...
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