REAL ESTATE ENTERS THE MATRIX AS VIRTUAL REALITY EXPLODES ON THE SCENE

In the Matrix, Keanu Reeves enters a world of virtual reality simulations, machine overlords and bullet-dodging martial arts. These days it seems less and less like science fiction, as virtual reality emerges as a viable technology with exciting applications across a number of industries, including real estate.

Soon real estate agents might give you the chance to explore detailed simulated environments, only without having to worry about battling computer generated assailants.

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Future of buying off plan

THE FUTURE OF BUYING APARTMENTS AND TOWNHOUSES OFF PLAN

As Bob Dylan sang, “The times they are a-changin’”. The ways we think about apartments and townhouses now, are different to the ways they were thought about in the past. The way we think about them in the future will be different too.

To get an insight into what the future holds for people purchasing property off plan, we spoke to David Shearer, the Director of Project Planning at Independent Projects.

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HOW CAMPBELL5 IS CHANGING THE WAY WE THINK ABOUT APARTMENT LIVING

If you’re currently in the market to buy a new home or an investment property off plan, no doubt you’ve heard of Campbell5.

There has certainly been a lot of hype surrounding the project. With the recent market release of Greenwich and Saint-Germain, the first two new residential developments in the area, Campbell5 is getting more attention than ever.

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BUYING OFF PLAN – PART 3: HOW TO BUY YOUR NEW PROPERTY – FROM DEPOSIT TO SETTLEMENT AND BEYOND.

This is the final instalment of our 3 part series on buying property off the plan. In the last 2 instalments we covered the major benefits of buying off plan and some of the strategies you can use to find the right property. Today we’ll focus on the actual purchasing experience.

To make things easier we’ve broken the purchasing experience down into 4 different sections: the exchange process, the construction period, the settlement process and the post-settlement period.

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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT BUYING OFF PLAN – PART 2: FINDING THE RIGHT PROPERTY.

This is the second part of our 3 part series which answers common question about buying a new property off the plan, specifically in townhouse or apartment projects. Last time we covered the major benefits of buying off plan. Today we’ll focus on strategies you can use to find the right property.

Your personal circumstances will always determine your priorities so your approach could vary based on what you need to achieve as part of your purchase. Whether you are planning on living in the property or renting it out as an investment, the important fundamentals need to be considered to ensure you are really happy with the end result.

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