Tag Archive: Lease Option

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 17

An Introduction to Vendor Finance for Real Estate in Australia

An Introduction to Vendor Finance for Real Estate in Australia There are many reasons why vendor finance is popular with buyers and sellers, and why vendor finance has been popular for the sale and purchase of real estate in Australia for many years. These topics are covered in this introduction: Why do buyers and sellers …

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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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Mar 15

Advantages & Disadvantages to Vendor Financed Homes

Vendor financing is a strategy that involves the home seller accepting payment directly from the buyer instead of using a bank or mortgage lender to finance the purchase. This strategy may be appropriate for a seller when demand for housing is low, and for a buyer who may have difficulty obtaining traditional financing. Vendor financing …

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