Home owners often want to list their home at a much higher price than they are expecting in order to leave room for negotiating. I often get asked “How much negotiating room should I leave when pricing my home?.” On first thought, this logic may make sense, but for real estate sales, it doesn’t really … Continue reading SELLERS MYTH: I NEED TO PRICE MY HOME HIGHER SO I HAVE ROOM TO NEGOTIATE
Christmas is only around the corner and the weather is heating up! 2017 has been a mixed bag for the property market. Low stock levels across the Western Suburbs have kept prices on an even keel with the average days on market still well below the state average (for those homes priced correctly). Nedlands … Continue reading WHAT’S NEXT FOR PROPERTY IN 2018?
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?
Can you believe it’s only 9 weeks to Christmas!! ...and for many buyers a house is most definitely on their Christmas wish list. But, at this time of year, with the festive season almost upon us, many sellers are considering the all-important question when it comes to going to the market. When is the right … Continue reading ‘TIS’ OR ‘TIS NOT’ THE SEASON TO SELL?
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 ??
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 … Continue reading I AM SO CONFUSED BY ALL THESE DIFFERENT SALES METHODS!!!