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Why manage your investment with Mavin?

Frustrated with your existing property manager or your tenant? At Mavin we keep it simple. We are efficient, professional and have a personalised service and simple fee structure, but above all, we keep you informed at all times. The frustration that comes with managing an investment is removed when dealing with Mavin. We take care […]

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How to style your property and get top dollar when selling

It is well known that first impressions count in both our personal and professional endeavours, and your home or investment property is no exception. It is therefore unsurprising that a first impression on potential buyers can be a crucial factor in your success at sale. Quite simply, your property has to appeal alluringly to its […]

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5 Tips to become an astute buyer

Sellers who have had their homes on the market for a long period of time are usually anxious to move on. Such sellers will often choose to let their listings expire and try again later. These sellers are more likely to be willing to negotiate and sell for a lower price. When ready to purchase, […]

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How a tenant can obstruct a sale of your investment

As an investor, there often comes a time when it is better to sell a rental property rather than maintain it. Whether due to a change in personal circumstances, or wanting to invest elsewhere, getting the property sold promptly and for the best possible price is always the goal. If the property has tenants, money […]

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Bank lending is cooling off; what does this mean for you?

This is a must read if you: · Have an existing variable mortgage · Have an investment property · Are looking to sell your investment property; or · Are looking to buy an investment property. As a result of the current economic environment, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has decided to cool investor lending […]

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4 Things you need to know about pre-approved finance

Often when writing an offer, a buyer will inform the real estate agent that finance will not be a problem, or that they have “pre-approval”. This may be true, but it could indicate that the buyer is unsure of the amount they can actually borrow, and therefore offer, on the property. It is important to […]