What is Stamp Duty? Everything You Need to Know
If you are looking to get into the Australian housing market, whether for a residential home or an investment property, it is important to have a solid understanding of what stamp duty is. Table Of Content What is stamp duty How much is Stamp Duty in your state When do i have to pay...
Foreclosures
 Foreclosures Introduction to foreclosure What are Mortgagee repossessions Foreclosure Properties Buying Pre-Foreclosure Property Risk buying a foreclosure property What causes a mortgage foreclosure How do foreclosure auctions work Foreclosure...
Flipping Houses in Australia
There’s plenty of interest in buying and selling distressed property. But what are the mechanics of the process? DG Institute Founder Dominique Grubisa outlines the 10 key steps to flipping houses and explains how you can make a profit while helping the property owner solve their financial...
Tips for choosing a builder
A bad builder will cost you money when you’re renovating a property. DG Institute founder Dominique Grubisa checks in with her tips for choosing a builder. How to choose a builder for your house Always Check the Builder’s Portfolio Ask for References Check for Licenses and...
Renovation plan
DG Institute founder Dominique Grubisa shows you how planning your perfect home renovation can help maximise your ROI. You need a renovation plan in place to make sure you don’t end up overcapitalising on your project. The key to succeeding as a house flipper is figuring out how to get the...
How to add value to your home
Are you wondering how to add value to your home? In this article, DG Institute founder Dominique Grubisa outlines some cost-effective improvements that you can make when renovating your property. How to add value to your home on a budget? Create More Light and Space Update the...
How to flip houses for profit
DG Institute founder Dominique Grubisa tells you what to look out for if you want to learn how to flip houses for profit. Flipping houses is not as easy as those TV shows make it seem. There’s a simple idea behind property flipping. It’s all about buying and selling homes for a profit....
Getting into flipping houses
Flipping houses is not as simple as it seems on TV. There’s a lot you need to consider for a successful flip. Watching the TV shows might seem like enough to convince any real estate investor that flipping houses simple. You buy a home, renovate it, and sell the house for a huge...
How To Identify Under Market Home Value When Buying
As an investor, you aim to purchase properties so you can make a profit. But what if the market goes against you? That’s where having value adds becomes important. During any given period of time, the state of the property market will fluctuate. Increased competition, changes in prices, and...
renovating and flipping properties for profit strategies
The right renovations can add tens or even hundreds of thousands of dollars profit to a property flip. But what are the rules for success? DG Institute Founder and CEO Dominique Grubisa shares seven tips to make your renovations pay dividends. How to buy and renovate houses for profit? ...
The property clock
As a property investor, your goal is to buy at the right time so you can make a profit later. The concept of the Property Clock can almost certainly help you invest better in real estate. Buy low and sell high. That concept lies at the heart of investing in general, and property investing in...
Do you think that TV shows like The Block glamorise property flipping, and what are the real chances, if you took your hand to it, that you'd actually flop? DG Institute Founder and CEO, Dominique Grubisa explains what it's really like at the coalface, flipping properties, where the risks and...
flipping houses in Australia
Flipping houses in Australia can be a great way to generate wealth, but duties and fees can cut into your profits. DG Institute Founder and CEO Dominique Grubisa discusses three tactics for reducing out-of-pocket expenses at sale time. How to save money when flipping a house? Sell your...
renovating for profit - DG Institute
If you’re renovating for profit, the right changes to a property can make all the difference. Think strategically and never undertake improvements unless you can recoup twice their value at sale time, writes DG Institute founder and CEO Dominique Grubisa. Property flipping typically involves...
short sales, dominique grubisa
Short Sale Property Once a homeowner is "upside-down" in their home mortgage, there is an opportunity to use this to your advantage while helping them out of a tough situation. A successful short sale property requires that all parties involved see that it is in their best interests, in other...