Category Archive: Rent to Buy

Mar 17

When do I pay Stamp Duty?

Stamp Duty and Vendor Finance across the land. In all  states Stamp Duty is payable on the purchase price or the value of the property, which ever is greater ( the government always wins ). The stamp duty is always payable but is due to be paid at different times according to the paperwork you …

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Mar 15

Getting the Basics Right: What is Rent to Buy?

Lease Option If you are new to real estate, the term “rent to buy” can be quite misleading. It implies you are renting a house and buying it afterwards. That is only half right: A rent to buy contract can be dismantled into 2 parts: 1. A lease arrangement and 2. An option to purchase.

Mar 15

Warning on ‘risky’ We Buy Houses scheme

Warning on ‘risky’ We Buy Houses scheme Date  November 2, 2012 Chris Vedelago Helping families realise the Australian dream, or a risky investment scheme? Photo: Paul Rovere

Mar 15

Get on the property ladder with a rent-to-buy option

29th June 2012 Get on the property ladder with a rent-to-buy option There’s a little-known way of getting a start in the property market that allows aspiring property owners to get a toehold in the market without having to save a sizeable deposit. It’s called rent-to-buy and it’s essentially a form of vendor finance. Here’s …

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