One of the most difficult decisions for a seller to make is whether or not to accept the written offer that they have on your property. Naturally, if its’ a full price offer you’d be delighted and, provided the terms were fair, you’d sign and pop open the champagne! But if the offer isn’t full… Read More Sellers – How Do You Know You’re Selling for The Right Price?
It’s amazing how surprised we are when we buy the cheaper product and then get frustrated that the quality isn’t what we expected. We then end up having to buy the more expensive product anyway. Result: the cheaper product was more expensive. There is an international rule that says’ “you get what you pay for”. … Read More Cheap is Not Good. And Good is Not Cheap.
This is the question sellers will ask when considering an offer to purchase their property. It’s a big question to answer, and the difference can mean hundreds of thousands of Rands to a property seller. So just how do you find the answer? Much will depend on the process that you followed to price and market your property.… Read More How Do I Know This is The Best Offer I’ll Get?
It’s interesting to note that most sellers overlook the importance of service and communication when selecting an estate agent to market their home. For many sellers, the price the agent puts on their property and the fee they charge appear to be the deciding factors. It’s only later that they realize the agent does not… Read More What Service Do Sellers Want From Estate Agents?
When you think of a property auction, do you think of a desperate seller and a low price being fetched? That’s they way auction used to be – but not anymore. There is a new way of auctioning property that not only attracts a totally different buyer – but it can also help you achieve… Read More Is Auction For You?
There is very little to match the disappointment of making an offer on a property, only to hear it’s been declined – or even worse, that someone else made an offer and it was accepted over yours. The reality in the current market is that, especially in the lower to middle price ranges, there are… Read More How to Strengthen Your Offer on a Property
Auction creates a transparent platform for buyers to compete for a property. Transparency builds trust, and this leads to a fair and equitable transaction being concluded by all parties. Benefits of auctions to buyers Buyers for auction property benefit in the following ways: A set auction date allows the buyer time to better plan and… Read More Auction – Bidders Guide
One of the biggest risks a property purchaser has is the risk of their home loan being declined. By far the majority of property purchasers need to make use of bank finance. The result is that they need to make their offer subject to their finance being approved within a certain time frame. Sadly this… Read More A First: Pre-Approved Bonds for Auction Bidders
In an every-changing market modern estate agencies continue to innovate and perfect ways of achieving a property seller the most the market will pay. In previous articles we’ve discussed the conventional way of marketing a home – with a price. It’s important the list price is correct so as to attract the right buyers. If… Read More Modern Selling Strategies Shake Up The Market
There are many questions that a seller needs answered. How much is their property worth? How long will it take to sell? What marketing do I need? What service will I get? But one of the biggest concerns a seller has is just how much commission they need to pay, and understandably so. Estate agents’… Read More Agent Commissions – What You Need to Know