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 ?
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?
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?
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?
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 ??
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
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
Selling your home is a huge undertaking, after all its your biggest asset. So before handing over the keys to your castle and putting your financial future into the hands of someone you may have known for less than 60 minutes you need to do your due diligence. After all, if you bought a new … Continue reading 5 QUESTIONS YOU MUST ASK AN AGENT BEFORE SIGNING YOUR HOME AWAY!
Once you've made the decision that you want to sell your home – it’s a straight forward process right?? – Wrong!! You have one more decision to make and that is the selling method you are going to use to sell your home. It’s important to weigh up these options carefully so that you choose … Continue reading I AM SO CONFUSED! – WHICH METHOD DO I USE TO SELL MY HOME?
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 IS CASH REALLY KING ?