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Preparing Your Home for Sale

March 2, 2017

Handy Hints

The decision’s made you’ve listed your property for sale. So, what’s next? Despite seeming obvious, the presentation of your home is crucial and good presentation will enhance your chances of selling and getting the price you want. A home that looks well cared for is definitely more appealing than one that looks ‘lived in’ • […]

Let's Move It, Move It!

April 11, 2016

Price

The most frequently asked question to a real estate agent from a vendor? “Why hasn’t my place had any inspections?” The short answer is simple: your property needs to be competitively priced within its market category. While you cannot change the essential nature of a property, you can change the price. We have the resources […]

Real Estate Christmas & New Year Dilemma

December 23, 2015

Opinion

The Christmas season in our office creates an annual dilemma about whether we should take a break or open our doors or at least be contactable by phone.   While there may be visitors to our area interested purchasing, we find it  unreasonable for them to expect our vendors to open their home for inspection […]

Busting the Real Estate Myths

September 21, 2015

Handy Hints

When it comes to real estate, or indeed many other industries, there are plenty of myths. Here are 6 common ones we hear often in real estate and the corresponding reality. Myth 1: All agents are the same Reality: Each agent has a different skill level, different experience, different focus and different qualities – just […]

Five Handy Tips for Sale Presentation

September 2, 2015

Handy Hints

Employing a simple plan to highlight the assets and downplay the weaknesses will ensure potential buyers see your home at its best and make your agent feel confident and enthusiastic about conducting an inspection. Look at your home through fresh eyes, as a buyer will be, to know where to begin. 1. Make a good […]

Buying: Pre-approvals & Deposits

August 26, 2015

Buying

Applying for pre-approval for your home loan before you begin house hunting is a wise move – it pays to be well organised and already have a realistic idea of how much your lending institution considers you can afford and what deposit they require. Let’s say you’ve looked around, up and down and yes, you’ve […]

Pricing for Sale: The Biggest Challenge?

August 4, 2015

Price

So you’ve decided to sell your home? As real agents we understand, not only that your property  is your main asset but that you will have a significant emotional connection to it – it is your home after all.  Naturally when the time comes to sell, achieving the highest price possible is typically and justifiably  […]