Selling Investment Property to Tenants: Dos and Don’ts
Selling to tenants: a good idea or a big mistake? I have had some landlords ask me: “Should I sell my property to my current tenants? They have taken great care of the property and treasure it”. Though this may seem the rational thing to do, but will the tenants pay a premium price for your […]
Selling Your Property? Consider Property Styling!
Your property has to look good online and in print, but also in person. How can you achieve this? By creating a memorable experience — because it’s the property they recall at the end of their busy day that will have them coming back to yours. Many argue that property styling is just an additional […]
Girraween Sold Property Case Study
I have created this case study to show you, not all agents are created equal and to display the evidence to let you be the judge. I have selected 2 properties that are very equal in many ways. They both have professional photography They both were advertised in domain.com.au and realestate.com.au Both had paid to be at […]
Lock it in or keep it loose: Fixed rates vs variable rates
The RBA cash rate has not moved from 2.50% p.a. for 13 consecutive months and we are in for another 15 months of cash rate stability according to the ASX futures curve. Depending on your lender, variable home loan rates seem set to remain in the range of 4.65% p.a. to 5.10% p.a. Most Australians are […]
Why Your Real Estate Agent Needs To Know Online Marketing
Want to know how property sellers lose large amounts of money when selling their property online? Well I’ll reveal how buyer agents pick up the scent of vulnerable prey/sellers and sniff out a good property deal. I will also let you in on how sellers send out the smoke signals saying “take advantage of me” […]
Are All Real Estate Agents Rich And Overpaid?
There is a debate in the world about the usefulness, and alleged obscene amounts of money earned by some professions. We are aware of the fact that real estate agents are not the most trusted professions in Australia. In 2011 Australia Reader’s Digest surveyed 1000 Reader’s. Here is where we ranked in; 38. Celebrities 39. […]
Real Estate Market Update July & New Unique Style Of Video
Welcome to another monthly market update. With the end of July we come ever closer to the end of winter and the beginning of the spring selling season. July proved to be another strong month for our team as we sold just over 20 properties with some record results across the board. A two bedroom […]
May Real Estate Market Update Girraween NSW Area
Another bustling month in real estate saw another 20 properties sold by the team here at Elders. Several properties saw sensational results with one particular home at 29 Andrews Avenue, Toongabbie attracting 76 buyer inspections to the first open home and selling for $106,000 above the promoted price. Another property at 54 Gilba Road, Girraween […]
A hasty decision that could cost you $13K on your home sale
How a poor negotiator cost a homeowner thousands of dollars! I would like to share with you an example of how a poor negotiator cost a homeowner thousands of dollars. Two agents appraised the house from $290,000 to $310,000 and the sellers chose the agent who offered the cheapest fees. On the surface it makes […]
Market Update Mixed Bag
Time for another market update on what is happening in your marketplace. Recently March was somewhat of a mixed bag this year with our sales team having sold close to 30 properties this month alone with some outstanding results and prices achieved, however it has not been all smooth sailing with some open home numbers […]
How To Spot An Internet Savvy, Property Selling Batwoman.
Real estate agents are struggling to find their feet in the new digital world, many going to great lengths to promote their skills using the latest trends in technology. If you haven’t seen the youtube video with a real estate agent rapping about a house or Batwoman appearing in the photos of a property you […]