Final Inspections – Why are people so worried about them ?

  Just before settlement the your agent will call you to organise what is commonly known as the final inspection. This is a walk-through of the home by the buyer prior to settlement. In WA every buyer is entitles to a final walkthrough before the big day. But is it that simple? So what exactly … Continue reading Final Inspections – Why are people so worried about them ?

IS SPRING THE BEST TIME TO SELL?

Ask anyone in the street when they think the best time to sell a home is and the answer will almost be unanimous – Spring! And it’s no wonder – everything’s in bloom, brighter, blossoming and looks great. But talk to real estate agents and drill down on sales results, and you’ll find that the … Continue reading IS SPRING THE BEST TIME TO SELL?

DOES CASH ALWAYS WIN?

Many in the real estate industry firmly cling to the belief that cash is still king when it comes to buying real estate. Industry experts will tell you that cash talks when it comes to sealing a deal and it is true there are a number of advantages to going in with a cash offer. … Continue reading DOES CASH ALWAYS WIN?

WHAT TYPE OF MARKETING SHOULD MY AGENT BE USING?

Sellers are always cynical of the proposed marketing budget that their agents suggest – especially in this day in age where the seller pays for it all ! After being involved in the sale of hundreds of homes one thing has become very clear, those sellers that follow their agents guidance and roll out a … Continue reading WHAT TYPE OF MARKETING SHOULD MY AGENT BE USING?

WHERE HAVE ALL THE HOUSES GONE ??

Frustration and disappointment have always been part and parcel of the home buying process.  But there is always another opportunity just around the corner....right?  Maybe, but not at the moment. As one of the Western Suburbs busier agents I usually have a constant flow of new homes coming to the market and can usually assume … Continue reading WHERE HAVE ALL THE HOUSES GONE ??

QUICK TIPS TO GET THE BUYERS QUEUING UP

Competition in today’s house selling market can be very intense in some areas. Your home is on in competition not in isolation. So its important no matter whether you are the only house for sale or needing your house to stand out among other houses that are for sale – that your house excels in … Continue reading QUICK TIPS TO GET THE BUYERS QUEUING UP

WARNING DANGER AHEAD: 3 COMMON REAL ESTATE TRICKS

Way before I was a Real Estate Agent, I was a normal buyer and seller – hard to believe I know 😊. And after many years in my own property business buying and selling a lot of homes I have identified 3 common tricks that agents will use to try and get you to list … Continue reading WARNING DANGER AHEAD: 3 COMMON REAL ESTATE TRICKS