News and updates

A quick message to investors

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Stop buying properties with part planning permits if you want to make money on investment! What is happening? Investors are buying properties with planning permits thinking that they can go straight to a builder and start construction soon after. This is definitely not the case, nearly all properties sold with planning permits are not supplied with completed documentation. Items that are in most cases missing are the following: water retention systems designed by engineers, landscaping planning, and energy rating reports.
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New Home Investments

Friday, July 22, 2016
Investment property sales at Berstan Homes are experiencing strong growth with many clients buying Berstan properties for their SMSF. Buying an investment property is a great way of growing your wealth and managing your tax. Berstan Homes have a number of special home and land packages available for the property investor in various high growth areas around Melbourne. Buying a house and land package is a great way of saving on your stamp duty because you only pay the duty
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Interest rates on hold again

Wednesday, June 08, 2016
Yes that's right interest rates are on hold again so what are you waiting for it's time to buy an investment property! Berstan Homes have a selection of investment property packages at the moment with price ranges between $340k to $700k. Berstan Homes select the land for our investment packages with a strong precedence on security and capital growth. We are also able to manage your investment property for you, our professional agent partners are the best in the business.
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Property Investment

Friday, June 03, 2016
Berstan Homes are currently experiencing a large volume of clients looking for investment properties. Mernda Villages and Aurora at Wollert are proving to be favourites. Investing in property at the moment with interest rates being at a history making low level is certainly helping our clients make the property investment decision easy.
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Buyers beware

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
The great autumn weather certainly bought the buyers out over the weekend we had plenty of couples visit our display village with strong interest in all categories of homes. We had several potential clients interested in our Astoria43 for knock down rebuild projects in Doncaster, Mitcham and Canterbury. On both days we also had couples showing plenty of interest in our Stockton26 for knock down rebuilds as well. What really caught my attention and very concerning were some investor’s comments
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Interest rates

Monday, May 16, 2016
Don't fix your interest rates till later in the year the big four are all saying the reserve bank will cut rates even lower. Interest rates are currently at historical lows and with the future predictions that interest rates will drop even further spells opportunity for investors. An investment in bricks and mortar is now within reach of many new home buyers and home owners looking for an investment property. Berstan Homes have homes with land starting at $321k. Investment
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Interest rates down again!

Thursday, May 05, 2016
Record low interest rates are the way to make some serious money! Now is the time to start investing in property Berstan and Stocklands have a red hot deal for investors at the moment with packages staring at $322k. The investor packages have rental returns of around $320 per week and an average yearly growth of 5% which equates to a return on investment of around 25+%. Most of our investment packages have tenants ready to move in prior to
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Wealth creation with property

Thursday, October 01, 2015
There are many ways of creating wealth and property is one of them. Let's face it, land is not a commodity that's going to be made in the future.  At Berstan Homes we have the ability of constructing a dwelling on the land and this will provide a passive rental income and of course capital growth. Some areas gain capital growth every year with very few not. We have many investment opportunities available for the property investor.
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Quick buck developer & builder

Thursday, September 03, 2015
It has come to my attention that there is an estate where the developer and their builder friend have successfully sold all lots to foreign investors. The properties have been sold with the intention of all homes to be put on the rental market with all proceeds heading off shore. This type of selling and marketing has many long term effects on the surrounding estates and neighbourhood. The 200 plus properties are being built by one of Melbourne's largest house
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Interest rates going down

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
With the current financial climate the Reserve Bank is more than likely to reduce interest rates even further. What a great opportunity to take advantage  of these historical lows by buying an investment property. Berstan Homes currently have several properties to choose from with turn key packages starting at $290k and an estimated rental return of $300 per week. These investments are offering around a 5% plus return and a return like that won't be found by putting your money
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