27 July 2015
3 ways to get more bang for your buck
You should never compromise on quality in order to achieve good
value for price; and residential property is a prime example of
Your apartment should tick all the boxes for premium location,
boutique complexes, large floor plates, stunning architectural
design and impeccable finishes, to name a few. You may be surprised
to know that it is possible to secure all this for the same price
(or very close to) what is commonly known as "investment grade"
Things to look for:
- The building should be architecturally designed, unique and
iconic. Imagine two buildings right beside each other, one with
stunning detail and the other a plain rendered box - where would
you rather live?
- Look for well thought-out open plan layouts with generous floor
plate sizes, higher than average ceiling heights and large
multi-purpose outdoor living areas. Large commercial grade windows
and doors for maximum natural light and ventilation are also
- Internally, there should be high quality European fixtures/
fittings/appliances, stone benchtops, full height tiled bathrooms,
feature ceilings and lighting, separate laundries, and ample
additional linen and storage space.
These are just some of the factors you should look for in a
quality apartment. To find out more visit our website or register here to receive our quarterly
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