Day: July 28, 2020

Above, Below, or At List Price? How Much to Offer on a House

So, you’ve spent weeks house hunting and you’ve finally found the perfect home for you and your family. But how much should your initial offer be? Should your offer start above, below, or at list price? Figuring out how much to offer on a house can be one of the most challenging parts of the homebuying process.

You, of course, want to come in with a competitive offer, but you also don’t want to overpay. Before deciding on an amount, consider these six factors and work with your real estate agent to help you dial in on the perfect offer

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Luigi Rosselli: from Malcolm Turnbull’s gate to Sydney’s best houses and apartments

Architect Luigi Rosselli’s thoughts on minimalism: “All that white … it’s so bright people have to wear sunglasses and there’s nowhere for the toaster.” Picture: John Appleyard


The architect Luigi Rosselli has designed homes for mining magnates, famous sports people, the CEOs of three major banks in Australia and high achievers of all kinds.

“Even penniless journalists and artists,” Rosselli chuckles during our Wentworth Courier interview.

“They’re all fantastically wonderful people.”

Many of his clients choose to fly beneath the radar — others publicly celebrate the architect’s work.

One of his first commissions – after arriving in Sydney in 1984

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