real estate agents

Four Mistakes People Make When Choosing A Real Estate Agent

by Greg on May 23, 2016
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Are you thinking of selling your home in the near future? Finding a skilled real estate agent should be your first priority. They can assist you in many matters such as marketing your property, finding a buyer, and delivering the best possible results in selling your home – which will make the whole process much […]

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Selling? ‘Get More for Your Home’

by Chris Lang on November 4, 2014
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Did you know there’s a revolution happening in the Australian real estate industry? A relatively new way to sell a home called “Agent-Assisted Sale” is becoming more and more popular. Why? If I could name just one reason, well, it would be “because it allows home sellers to get much more for their property”. Anyone […]

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Renting with pets

by Chris Lang on August 14, 2014
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I must say that renting with a pet makes your job much harder, because not many landlords want to accept tenants with pets. When I was looking to rent a place, I discovered that my beautiful dog pretty much ruined my chances of getting a house by 80 percent – 8 out of 10 houses […]

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Comparing Real Estate Agents: Common Mistakes You Should Avoid

by Greg on November 14, 2013
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Finding a real estate agent that best suits your needs, and who can find you the best price can seem to be a simple affair. However, the process of choosing the real estate agent that is best placed to secure a speedy and profitable sale is a little more complicated than that. Mistake #1: Picking […]

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5 Shattered Myths About the Contract of Sale

by Chris Lang on January 24, 2013
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First home buyers, having just embarked on their journey may find the process VERY confusing, and perhaps the most confusing thing of all is the Contract of Sale. It’s surrounded by some potentially dangerous myths which we are going shatter in a moment! Myth #1 – “You are just making an offer” The Contract of […]

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Making an offer on a house – things you must know

by Chris Lang on August 11, 2012
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In any private sale making an offer on a property is one of the important steps. If you make an offer and it’s accepted – just keep your part of the deal and the house is yours.

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Appraisal and valuation: learn the huge difference

by Chris Lang on July 12, 2012
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If you look up appraisal and valuation in the dictionary, they will come up as synonyms, but there is a huge difference between those words when it comes to real estate.

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Houses advertised without asking prices are an instant turn-off

by Chris Lang on April 10, 2012
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Have you spotted this trend lately? A new listing comes up on realestate.com.au, with pictures and everything, a nice description, just one thing is missing – the asking price. “Perhaps the real estate agent forgot to update this small – but important – detail”, you’re saying to yourself. Or do you attribute this to the […]

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How good is your real estate agent? [Funny Video]

by Chris Lang on March 6, 2012
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It’s obvious that when you sell your house, the real estate agent you hire can make a big difference. But how do you choose the best person for the job? What qualities do you look for? Should they be … – Experienced? – Knowledgeable? – Professional? – Helpful? Well, that seems like a reasonable list, […]

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Andrew Blachut: The Big Change In realestate.com.au Nobody Is Talking About

by Chris Lang on July 11, 2011
Andrew Blachut: The Big Change In realestate.com.au Nobody Is Talking About

Last time Andrew Blachut, the owner of DIY property sales website Propertynow.com.au, was interviewed on homeiown.com, he was NOT happy – and for a very good reason. His business, PropertyNow.com.au, relies on the ability to gain the maximum of exposure for his clients – vendors looking to sell their homes. These people choose the DIY […]

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Property sellers: why it matters how your buyer was introduced

by Chris Lang on February 28, 2011
Property sellers: why it matters how your buyer was introduced

Selling your house for the first time can be tricky. Let’s say you’ve listed your home with a real estate agency, and they have tried (their best?) to sell it. There were opens for inspections, some people came through with offers, but no one offered the price you would be prepared to sell for. As […]

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