Somersoft was created by Jan and Ian Somers and operated from 1999 to 2015. It was Australia's largest and most respected real estate investment discussion community and is now maintained here in archive form. You can continue the discussions at PropertyChat.
Adding value to a property through renovations, subdivisions, rezoning, building and development, or just watering
the garden ! Also covering repair and building maintenance issues - including building and pest inspections.
Discussion on innovative property related money making and financing techniques including, but not limited to, wraps, lease options, flips, put/call options, cashbonds and other "non-traditional" techniques.
Negotiating a deal, Rapport with agents, Finding motivated buyers/sellers, Conveyancing, Finding a solicitor, Property searches, Buying & selling costs, Marketing methods, Experience with buyer-agents, etc.
Ask for help with using the forums and post suggestions for improvements. FAQs about the forums will be posted here too. Announcements from the administrators will be posted here as well from time to time
Come on in, chat about anything... just don't spill the coffee on the keyboard ! Tea and Hot Chocolate also served. Test messages are okay in here - but they may be deleted when the cleaner comes through to mop the floors.