We owe 200000 on the mortgage and need at least 40-50k cash. We live in SA so thought we could not Vendor finance deals here. I am open to all information though and will look at your sites.
Hello Ian,Thank you so much for that. Like everything you need to scope all avenues carefully. I worry about property with a mortgage and an IRS lien sitting right under them and code violations and have not found a site to look this up as yet. Congrats on your purchases so far, that is fantastic to hear. If you have some trusted repairers, a…[Read more]
Hi Petejac,Thanks for you input, I understand that Steve and Tommy suggest this but it would have been the same situation the first time around at the training. I will still look into deeds as My wife knows a few people now around the states through her home staging business, and yes It is best to have people look at homes for you. (that you can…[Read more]
Had a look on the OCBA web site and come up with this bit of information. Might be a bit of a problem here in SA.http://www.ocba.sa.gov.au/consumeradvice/realestate/method/rent2buy.htmlWell does not say it cant be done but think there is a fair amout of risk.
Just a quick up date on HSBC, I have it all set up now and seems all pretty simple. Just awaiting my ITIN number so we can get started. I also have transfered some money direct to the HSBC US account through my PayPal account. It is probably not the best rate but was easy to set up and no fees have shown up at all for doing this. I just nominated…[Read more]
We are looking to keep in CF+ and so we can continue buying houses. As it stand we are a ittle maxed out with the banks. We did try selling it not long ago but fell a bit short of the money needed. It is a positive house at the moment through holiday rental but the banks do not regard holiday rentals as a permanent rental agreement. There is quite…[Read more]
[Podney,Can you clarify, were you advised you had to set up a HSBC Australian savings account? If so, i could understand that you will get charged to deposit a US drawn cheque (all banks do this, but the fee varies though). If thats the case I would just accumulate the cheques and send them to the US via registered international mail to the HSBC…[Read more]
I am currently setting up an account with hsbc and i was told by them that the US checking account is for internet banking only. To bank a cheque with hsbc you also need to set up a savings account with them but I was advised that it will not be worth it if cheques are of low value. They have to send the cheque back to the US to varify it, then it…[Read more]
Hi all,I am a home stager in SA, for a 3 bedroom home with 2 bath would cost you any where from $2700-$3300 for a 6 week rental period. I prefer a 6 week period to allow any conditions that are usually put into a contract, eg. finance etc.Make sure you interview your home stager and look at their portolio of properties they have staged. Most…[Read more]
Hi all,Since coming into the world of Steve Mcknight I found my calling as a home stager!Checkout my website and feel free to give me a call anytime.www.superiorstyle.com.auI am located in SA and look forward to hearing from you all soon!!!Mel
Thanks for your input, appreciated. Part of my due diligence is this post for additional information regarding aussie rob. Have looked over the net etc but not to much on his product other than his own web site. He sells it well, like he should but the main thing is, is it as good as it sounds. Dont mind paying the money for a product that works…[Read more]
Hi,Depending on your sizes you may be able to purchase ready made from either bunnings or ikea. There are also companies that specifically only sell benchtops, i generally google or use yellow pages. Sorry I'm in SA but it may help….