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Thoughts on realestateinvestar

Discussion in 'Information Resources & Tools' started by fairy, 30th Jun, 2015.

  1. fairy

    fairy Active Member

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    Has anyone here used them ?
     
  2. HD_ACE

    HD_ACE Game-Changer Premium Member

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    Pretty good.
    Have a go on the free trial and you will see.
     
  3. Be Developer

    Be Developer Property Developer Business Member

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    @fairy

    its good property search engine, and you may find it useful with their research.

    i used the free version long time ago, like every other database, it had some garbage data in it.. but overall , it is good.
     
  4. Tekoz

    Tekoz Well-Known Member

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    So compares to the Pricefinder, OnTheHouse and RPData Premium, which ones is better value for the information they provided ?
     
  5. Steven Ryan

    Steven Ryan Mortgage Broker Business Plus Member

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    It's good value.

    FYI, unless things have changed, a 1 year subscription to API mag entitles you to 3 months free PriceFinder access–also good value.
     
  6. D.T.

    D.T. Adelaide Property Manager Business Member

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    Yes, this is still available. They used to forget to stop your account after 3 months too but now they've figured that out :(
     
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  7. happyhome

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    I am on free trial, looking good so far.

    Thoughts all of the portal are using RP Data as a main source of data? (I am newbie here is Australia market).
     
  8. beachgurl

    beachgurl Well-Known Member

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    I use Investar. The vals are a bit off tho but it's a quick way to research a property and get historical data on that property and the surrounds.
     
  9. ej89

    ej89 Well-Known Member

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    Anyone keen to do a joint account? Pay one account and multiple people get access to it?
     
  10. spludgey

    spludgey Well-Known Member

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    All these tools be it realestateinvestar, pricefinder, rpdata, etc are all well and good and quite helpful, but I feel that if you have narrowed it down to the area that you want to invest in and have looked at every single property on realestate or domain, they don't really add all that much. Maybe you'll have to venture to a couple of other free websites like oldlistings or onthehouse, but then you essentially have the same information for free that you would have had to pay for otherwise.

    If you follow a particular strategy or buy a lot of property, it might be worth it, but I don't feel that it is for me currently.
     
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  11. House

    House Well-Known Member Premium Member

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    Trying out the free trial for REI (got 55 days for $1) and think having all the tools and reports in one place is pretty sweet. And I love me data I do. Although I'll probably wait until I can make it a tax deduction as the no contract $250/m is a bit pricey if only using it to buy once or twice a year. It integrates with Xero so suppose that would help to offset some accountancy fees if you have a few IP's.

    Does anyone know how accurate is AMP valuer? Finding some BMV's of $50k+ but they get a '2' on their own confidence score (apparently good).