Sometimes we hear sellers say that agents price properties low and drive prices down. That raises an interesting question: Are agents responsible for affecting the market values of property? The reality of pricing is that it’s the market that determines market value. The market is made up of the buyers. What the agent thinks a… Read More Are Agents Responsible for the Market Value?
Many sellers have an aversion to putting their property on show, or erecting a For Sale board. Do you really need these to sell your home? No – not if you don’t want to sell for full market value. Allow me to explain. Every buyer will try to purchase for the lowest amount. If a… Read More Do Sellers Really Need Showhouses and Boards?
Let’s face it, everyone knows an estate agent – and you may well have a close friend who is an agent. When it comes to selling your property do you list with your friend, or not? Can your friend sell your property? Probably. Selling real estate isn’t that hard, to be honest. You could even… Read More Shall I List My Property For Sale With My Friend?
Experts will debate the Property vs. Shares investment and pull statistics to prove their point. The reality is that all investment comes with risk. There is no doubt that many shares have performed exceptionally well over the past few decades – Allan Gray for example. But we could also list a number of shares that… Read More Do I Invest In Property, or Shares?