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Amy Mylius

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Amy Mylius is a Buyer's Advocate with Cate Bakos Property in Melbourne and a Licensed Real Estate Agent. She has a Commerce/Arts Degree and a Certificate IV in Property Services. Amy has a background in property leasing and previously owned her own business in the energy efficiency field. Amy has strong research and analysis skills, which she applies to all facets of property investing, including historical sales analysis, rental appraising, cashflow projection and suburb gentrification.

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Does land equate to capital growth?

There’s a common misconception that larger land has inherent value in its potential to develop down the track. Not all...

4 common mistakes when setting bidding limits

Setting a bidding limit for an auction is no easy task. We can arm ourselves with as much information as we can gather t...
The science of auctions: how to make it work for you

The science of auctions: how to make it work for you

Have you ever wondered about the psychological aspects behind auctions? A phenomenon called ‘social proofing’ has a ...
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4 steps to effective negotiation

Property investors need to have strong negotiation skills — but it isn't all about talking price. 
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Auction Inspection : 6 things you need to know before auction

There are six key events which can dramatically change the course of an auction for property investors. Here's what you ...
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Are you seeking the right independent advice?

Purchasing property is one of the biggest financial commitments most people will make in their lives – which is why i...
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The hidden costs of property investment

Recognising the unexpected costs of investing can be a challenge, and it’s the cost of lost opportunity which is the ...
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4 things not to say to an agent

First impressions at an open inspection are as important for the buyer as they are for the agent. There is a fine line b...
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Developing a brief for your property search: Part 2

Does your property checklist have the right amount of boxes?
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Developing a brief for your property search: Part 1

If you aren't specific with your investment goals and requirements, you could be in over your head.
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Keep your friends close and your agent closer

Real estate agents have a lot to offer you – don't be deterred by their position.
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What properties outperform in capital cities?

There is one property type that continues to deliver high returns and generate buyer interest - and there are six key re...
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The problem with buying a bargain

Sometimes buying a property for under market value can come with unexpected costs. Here's what you need to know.  ...
amy mylius cut losses selling investment property at a loss

When do you cut your losses and sell?

If a property in your portfolio is underperforming, how do you work out what's going wrong – and when should you give...

Property investing while renting

The idea of ‘rent money is dead money’ only applies if you aren’t putting your savings towards something else whic...


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