Getting Ahead in the Housing Market (ES)
Want to step onto the property ladder but don’t know where to start? Or how to go about finding and funding an investment property? Confused by all the conflicting advice and jargon?
This course is designed to provide independent and unbiased insight into buying real estate in New South Wales. The course aims to give you confidence to search, fund and buy your next property, and have enough understanding to plan future purchases. It also aims to help you avoid biased advice and potentially expensive mistakes.
Time: Thursdays, 3 May - 31 May 2018, 11:00am-12:30pm
Duration: 5 x 1.5 hour sessions (7.5 hours total)
Venue: Paddington RSL
Teacher: Melissa Morgan
Course fee includes hand-outs and childminding for one child aged 6 weeks to 5 years. Click here to book in additional children. *Please note - You must enter the names and ages of ALL children you will be bringing in the 'Note to Seller' section at checkout.
o Different types of property – torrens vs strata
o Real estate agent jargon
o Property expenses – levies, rates, stamp duty
o Strategy – making a plan
o Auction vs Private Treaty
o Market fundamentals – how to understand auction clearance rates, interest rates, property cycles
o Professional assistance – conveyancers, inspectors, brokers, agents, accountants (and how much they should charge you!)
o Home loans – loan features, products, comparisons, building equity, serviceability
o How to secure the deal – from exchange to settlement
o Ongoing ownership – maintenance, land tax, strata meetings
Meet the Teacher:
Melissa has been an active property investor & developer for the past 18 years. In that time she has built a solid portfolio and been involved in countless transactions, more than a dozen renovations, as well as property management & development projects. She has recently been
profiled in Australian Property Investor.
Melissa has completed a Masters in Business (Property Investment & Development) and a Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate).
Melissa has a passion for empowering others to step onto the property ladder and would like to impart the skills and knowledge to do it with confidence and avoid costly mistakes.
With two little girls under 5, Melissa understands what its like to juggle family life and other interests!