To Fee or Not to Fee? That is the Question

As most of Australia is duly aware the financial sector is in the midst of a drawn out, yet necessary, shake up with mortgage brokers facing the brunt of suggested changes. Regulators have shared their scepticism around lender-paid broker remuneration, doubting if the industry can act in the best interest of their customers whilst operating …

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Why Engaging an Experienced Buyers Agent is a Value Proposition

The most frequent questions a Buyer’s Agent (BA) is asked is “Why Do I Need a Buyer’s Agent?”  and “How does a Buyer’s Agent add value to my Property Acquisition?” Whether you are a first-time home buyer or a seasoned property investor, the answer is the same. A buyer wants: Access to 100% of properties …

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History Repeating

The word is about, there’s something evolving, Whatever may come, the world keeps revolving… They say the next big thing is here, That the revolution’s near, But to me it seems quite clear That’s it’s all just a little bit of history repeating. The newspapers shout a new style is growing, But it don’t know …

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Buyers Agent MythBusters

If you are familiar with the television program MythBusters, you know their goal is to put to test myths and urban legends that have been going around for donkey’s years and prove whether they are right or just that – a myth. Well here at Rose & Jones, we aim to provide insight into what …

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Looking Through the Mist

After a booming 4 years of property sales and property price growth across the Sydney market, clearance rates consistently above 80% and seemingly unrestrained lending, as the middle of March 2018 approaches and clearance rates (as reported) are hovering around 66%, if you believed what you read, we are heading for market crash. Firstly, a few …

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Year in Review 2017

2017 has been a big year for Rose & Jones. We have expanded in a number of ways, including welcoming new staff to the team as well as broaden our reach to Victoria & Queensland. To those of you who have been following Rose & Jones for some time, we re-branded at the end of 2016 and began our next …

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Certainty in an Uncertain Time

Certainty in an Uncertain Time The last three years in the Sydney housing market have provided vendors with perfect storm like conditions. Money has been cheap and banks have been providing record breaking competitive lending. This coupled with stock shortages and a rapidly increasing population in major cities has lead to a property BOOM in Sydney. There has …

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Plan for Success: Tips for Taking the Stress Out of the Search Journey

Searching for and securing a property can prove to be a very time consuming and stressful experience, as well as a potentially costly one. In this regard, the old adage “fail to plan and you plan to fail” is particularly applicable to the property search and buying process. Fundamental to any successful property search, is …

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Plan for Success: Tips for Taking the Stress Out of the Search Journey