Author: Nicole Gervasi

Approx. reading time: 4 minutes

Investing as a young person

Insights, Uncategorized

  For many people, owning a home brings a sense of pride and freedom that cannot be matched by renting. When you own your own home, you aren’t bound by a landlord’s rules, and your monthly payments are building equity. Although buying a home may be the first step you take toward building long-term wealth,
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Approx. reading time: 6 minutes

A Symbolic Story Of Hospitality & Housing

Agency

Written by Andrew D’Aprano, part of the Nicole Gervasi Team March 2020 began the heightened use of the C word, Covid-19.    The world’s economy was shut down almost overnight and the pandemic had confronted the hospitality industry with a huge challenge. Those that know me, the title of this article is obvious; for those
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Approx. reading time: 3 minutes

Kick in the Guts

Insights

We are incredibly disappointed with the government’s announcements yesterday that do not allow for inspections or new listings until the third step, earliest date being 26 October 2020. After multiple and ongoing attempts from the Real Estate Institute of Victoria (REIV) to try work with the government in defining a reasonable path for the sector,
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Approx. reading time: 4 minutes

Running costs of a Kitchen Renovation

House Design

Thinking of remodeling your kitchen? You are not alone. Kitchen remodels are the most popular home renovation in readiness for sale, accounting for 78% of projects last year. It makes sense when you consider the fact that your kitchen is likely one of the most-used rooms in your home. It’s the site of cooking, eating,
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Approx. reading time: 1 minute

The COVID-19 Hotel, Rydges on Swanston, Sold during Melbourne lockdown.

Insights

The hotel at the centre of the state government’s messy quarantine program has been purchased in a multimillion-dollar deal by a private developer. The buyer planning an “extensive refurbishment and repositioning” of the property as a high-end hotel and conference facility. The aim to reopen next year. After hitting the market in July with price
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Approx. reading time: 2 minutes

Property Asset Management

Agency

Quality of management is an important feature of any successful company and is critical for the long-term investor. We manage properties of significant quality in Melbourne and they range between apartments, furnished properties and luxury residences. Here, we target good returns, capital growth & strong governing. We business well-structured & strategic lease agreements & We
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