Selling or purchasing a property is a big decision. For most clients we engage with, their property is their largest asset. It goes without saying that Trust is a consideration for anyone engaging in a property transaction. Let’s first consider the trust issue for a property purchaser. A purchaser has the legal right to know… Read More The Issue of Trust in Real Estate
One thing is for sure if you’re considering selling a property: you certainly have “choice” when it comes to selecting your estate agent. So that begs the question – just how do you go about selecting your agent? Let’s start with identifying the outcome that you want. It’s usually the same for most sellers, but… Read More What Are You Looking For in an Agent?
As a seller, it’s only natural that you would want to save where you can on your selling costs. One of those significant costs is the estate agents commission. If two estate agencies were offering the exact same marketing, service, and results, and one was considerably cheaper than the other one, then it would make… Read More “Low-Commission” Estate Agents – What You Need to Know
When there is strong demand for a property it’s not unusual for buyers to have to compete against other buyers for a property. In such a case, just what can you do to strengthen your offer? And what important factors do you need to bear in mind? Let’s start with the concept of multiple offers. … Read More Buyers – How to Compete in a Multiple Offer Situation
Making the decision to purchase a property isn’t one that you take easily. For most of us, our property is our biggest financial asset. Searching for the right property is important, so here are some tips on how to go about it. The very first thing you need to do, before you start shopping, is… Read More Where To Start When Searching for Your Property
Often as consumers we prioritise price over quality and then we get disappointed when the result is unsatisfactory. We then undoubtedly have to opt for quality second time round, paying twice for the same desired outcome, resulting in a far more expensive exercise than was necessary. Ever heard the saying; “you get what you pay… Read More Identifying value over fees
It’s exciting to start shopping for the property of your dreams. You may well draw up a shortlist of important features your new property needs to have, suburbs you will consider, and the style of property that you like. But then there’s the all-important question of how much you can spend. If you have a… Read More Buyers – Prequalify Yourself Before You Shop