The question always goes "Should I buy a house or an apartment?"

But few first home buyers think about the 'in between' option that's well worth considering – townhouses.

In today's episode, we're taking a look at the pros and cons of buying a townhouse versus an apartment.

We also talk about your unique '3Ps', making decisions based on your lifestyle and future plans, finding a 'unicorn home', and more!

If you enjoy the show, do like, rate, subscribe, and share it with others! We have loads of resources available and if you'd like to chat, email us at [email protected]!

We'll see you on the inside!

Episode Highlights:
1. Why banks need to value property [03:11]
2. Types of bank valuation [09:39]
3. Are first home buyers entitled to full valuations? [15:26]
4. Banks, valuers, and panels [19:52]
5. How valuations work in an auction [23:34]
6. Issues that can come up in bank valuations [28:38]
7. What to do if your property gets a low valuation [34:40]
8. Understanding the risks of working with banks [39:43]
9. The apartment trap [42:41]
10. Bank valuations on off plan property [47:02]
11. How to protect yourself from settlement risks [54:18]
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Veronica Morgan & Meighan Wells 

Veronica & Meighan are both licensed real estate agents who exclusively help buyers. Together they have nearly 40 years experience as property professionals.

Veronica is principal of Sydney based Good Deeds Property Buyers and is also co-host of The Elephant in the Room property podcast as well as Location Location Location Australia on Foxtel and author of Auction Ready: how to buy property at auction even though you're scared s#!tless!

Meighan is the multi award winning principal of Brisbane based Property Pursuit, chairperson of the REIQ Buyers Agent Chapter & a regular media commentator.

We are here to guide you through your home buying journey

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