Not a home open goes by where I don’t get cornered by a home buyer with an iPhone (or Galaxy) showing me the internet based valuation for the home we are selling. More and more often when I sit in people’s homes, the family I am representing have done their own research on the internet … Continue reading WHY YOU SHOULD NEVER TRUST ONLINE HOME VALUATIONS
So, you’ve been thinking about selling your house and your keen to get started - and then you realise …….YOU HAVE KIDS! How is that going to work without losing your mind? Well, it has been done plenty of times before, so don't worry too much. If you plan out the selling process correctly, it … Continue reading HOW TO SELL YOUR HOME WITH CHILDREN (OR TRY!)
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
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!
Apps, apps and more apps. There is no doubt that digital tools are reshaping the real estate industry landscape like never before, giving buyers access to a wealth of information at their fingertips. Mobile versions of popular websites like realestate.com.au are the logical first step for people who want to compare prices. But the potential … Continue reading TOP 10 PROPERTY APPS – THAT GET THE JOB DONE
How do you know what’s best when buying a home. A good deal of passion and an ounce of common sense? Maybe it should be the other way around, but that is not what happens for most buyers. Many different influences are part of the process when purchasing your first or even your last home. … Continue reading 5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Bought My First House
So you’ve decided to sell your home. Preparing and getting ready can be a daunting and thankless job. Selling a house even under the happiest of circumstances can be stressful and the preparation exhausting. So, what can you do to minimise this? Every year I am fortunate enough to help many families through this process … Continue reading 10 TIPS FOR A HASSLE FREE 1ST HOME OPEN
If you ask ten people who have recently bought or sold a home in the past 12 months, the chances are that at least one of these ten people will tell you a real estate horror story. There are many mistakes home sellers make when choosing a real estate agent. It’s possible that it’s only … Continue reading 10 SIGNS YOU’VE HIRED THE WRONG REAL ESTATE AGENT
Well you have searched for months, found the perfect home and negotiated the perfect price. Then your real estate agent asks you that final question....."so who will you be using for settlement?" Settlement Agents, or Conveyancer's as they are also called, are responsible for transferring a property from one owner to another – so every … Continue reading WHAT IS A SETTLEMENT AGENT AND WHY DO I NEED ONE?