Ep.22 Property Inspection Hacks

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This week, Michelle takes us through her property inspection tips and tricks, giving you time-saving hacks to zoom in on the right property for you, and freeing up your Saturdays to see, well, other properties.

HERE’S WHAT YOU’LL LEARN FROM TODAY’S EPISODE:

  • The first step in your selection process, and why Google Maps can be your best friend;

  • Yellow roads, and why they’re important;

  • Public transport links, and when close can be too close;

  • What to look out for when next to a commercial property;

  • Using street view to get an idea of the property and surrounds before inspection;

  • History of sales for the property and warning signs;

  • Infrastructure plans that may affect the property;

  • The minimum width that Michelle looks at for a terrace house interior;

  • Bedrooms without windows;

  • Think about living in the property and simple things like the distance of the bathroom from the bedroom;

  • Outdoor vs indoor space;

  • Bringing a tape measure to judge your own furniture in the space;

  • Rising damp, and how to look out for it; And

  • How to assess storage space.

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SPEAKERS IN TODAY’S EPISODE

Michelle May - Sydney Buyers Agent

Marcus Roberts - Mortgage Broker

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Please note that any views or opinions presented in this podcast are solely those of the speakers, and do not necessarily represent those of any business. These views and opinions are general in nature, and do not take account of your personal objectives, financial situation and needs. Please consider whether it applies in your circumstances and seek professional advice wherever appropriate.

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