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  1. T

    Recommended Pre-settlement off-the-plan building inspection, Sydney

    Hi All, Does anyone have recommendations of someone who can do a building inspection for an off-the-plan (OTP) property in Sydney? Have a property in the Homebush/Auburn area that is about to settle but would like them not only to find any defects but also check to see if it's built in...
  2. M

    property disaster off-the-plan.

    Hi guys, Over two years ago I naively signed a contract as an over-excited 21 year old for an off the plan property purchase of 1 of 44 townhouses in Emerald Qld. With zero vacancy rates and a rental appraisal of $750 a week it was the perfect investment. Until I learned about developers...
  3. Alex P Keaton

    The Village at Wellard - Off the Plan apartment

    What do people think of this as an investment? Lambeth Circle, The village at Wellard - Invita Apartments Located within the village, short walk to train station. Village at Wellard - Off the Plan apartments Wellard Square - New Woolies opens end of 2014 I think Perth's values...
  4. K

    Car space described as "storage space" in contract

    Hi This is my first post. My wife and I recently signed a contract to buy a 1-bedroom apartment off the plan in a 130+ apartment development in the City of Sydney council area. In our discussions with the sales agent we were offered the option of purchasing a "car parking space" with the...
  5. millymiles

    Off the Plan Purchase Question

    Hi guys need some advice... Friends put down a deposit for an off the plan unit in a development of 32 consisting of units and townhouses. They were told they had to pay progress payments... I thought with OTP developments it was deposit and balance at the end? I would appreciate hearing of...
  6. D

    Collingwood\Fitzroy off the plan apartments

    Hi, I am looking for opinions on the current Collingwood\Fitzroy apartment market. We keep hearing that Collingwood has a .7% vacancy rate and that you can't go wrong buying in the area, but with all these new high-rise devt's coming soon how much impact will this have on the market? I have...
  7. J

    Stopping Settlement

    Hi All, Has anyone had any experience pulling out of a settlement due to the developer not meeting his contractual obligations? I would be interested to learn how it panned out. I am currently in dispute (have not settled yet) on 2 apartments. A couple of years ago I signed up to purchase...
  8. C

    Recommendation for OTP pre-settlement inspection SYD

    Hi all, A off-the-plan unit we purchased is nearly settlement date and I am looking for a recommendation for a person to engage for an defect inspection pre-settlement. We've already been out to the property a few times to have a look but am considering a professional in case we have...
  9. V

    Rooty Hill, NSW

    Hi, I am evaluating Rooty Hill off-the-plan property at the moment. It seems affordable at this stage with good rental yield. It is very close to M4/M7 and has its own train station (although slow station). It is close to the market and area has good schools and hospital. It is 3 BR villa for...
  10. Z

    Off the Plan in Port Melbourne

    Hi, I have been reading quite a number of posts about Off the Plan (OTP) purchases, in particular one good thread discussing this - link below. Being new to this forum, my very first IP, and OTP; I hope I could get some of your thoughts on this, rather than just the ideal 10 year property...
  11. B

    Off the Plan in South Yarra

    Considering to buy off the plan apartment in South Yarra Melbourne for a development that is to be complete in 2013-2014. 6 star fit out with all the amenities. Looking at 2Bed, 1 Bath, 1 carspace, 72sqm. 600K. Is there any Capital Gain to be made? or will this most likely sell at same...
  12. J

    Caveat on off the plan property

    Hi all, First time poster long time reader. Appreciate any input on my current situation below; My contract for off the plan purchase was rescinded last year by the developer because the market has gone up substantially. They are now putting this unit back on the market and trying to sell...
  13. B

    Homebush West Centenary Park development off the Plan

    Hi guys, I am a newbie and needed your expert advice & opinion It is an off plan development in 5 stages, developer is called Hallmark Construction P/L, the agent said there will be IGA store, convenience stores located inside the complex, Problem is, it is not really advertised and i...
  14. jsoe

    off-the-plan purchase mystery

    My partner and I have been looking for a reasonable off-the-plan units around Sydney, but have been blown away by how expensive they are! I'm talking 45% more expensive than existing well-kept units. Ok, as a buyer, the point of buying off-the-plan is to buy a brand new unit at today's price...
  15. zenq

    Selling subdivision off the plan

    I have a 4 block acreage subdivision in North QLD with complete DA and works approval, but have not yet got finance to complete the subdivision. My finance broker has advised me with presales I should have no trouble getting finance. I am going to approach a lawyer (MacDonell's) today about...
  16. A

    Off the Plan Property in Southbank

    Hi, I am interested in two properties; both of them are off the plan and on City road Southbank. Completion is end of 2012. First Property $440,000 - 65 sqm, 2 Bedroom 1 Bathroom, 17th Floor, Facing City (North), No car park, Low on amenities therefore low body corp 200 per month...
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