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.
There seems to be a growing trend towards joint mandates being given by sellers. A joint mandate is a mandate that is given exclusively to 2 or more estate agencies to market a property. This differs from a sole mandate, which is given to one estate agency. The estate agency commits to market the property… Read More Joint Mandates – Not Good for Sellers
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?
As with everything in life – you get what you pay for. Yes, we want to save money where we can. But we also know that cheapest is very seldom best. It’s all about the value you get for your money, not about how much it costs you. To illustrate it simply: Most people don’t… Read More Commission Rates – What You Need to Know
So you are listed on Sole Mandate with a real estate company and it’s just not working for you. What are your options? Before you judge your agent, consider the following truth: An estate agent can’t control when a property sells, or how much it will sell for. Both of these issues are controlled 100%… Read More A Sellers’ Options When Their Mandate Isn’t Working