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. […]
Has the Australian Real Estate boom finished already?
I have seen a lot of commentary lately speculating about the “property bubble” bursting and the property boom being finished. No doubt you have too and if you haven’t already got on board you are probably regretting missing out. It seems that any time things seem to be going well there are elements within the […]
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 […]
Tenants Feeling Misled? The True Costs Of Self Managing Landlords
Some tenants are feeling misled by landlords who are trying to maximise their profit by hiring a real estate agent only to advertise their property, preferring to self manage from there on. As a landlord, there’s nothing wrong with trying to maximise your profit depending of course on how you do it. You may feel that […]
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 […]
Facts, house prices sky high, mortgages and government levies
The ‘it’ topic of the moment is house prices. Everyone is discussing the current trends in property prices, selling or buying, mortgages and everything to do with this topic. Everyone has an opinion but here are some of the facts relating to the current state of the housing market. These are also good pointers for […]
Lalor Park is changing and it’s not in the way you think
When you hear the word Lalor Park what comes to mind; Is it housing commission? Graffiti? Or is it crime and burnt out cars? Well I’m about to let you know about what is really happening within Lalor Park and it is changing for the better through the sweat, blood and tears of everyday community volunteers. […]
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 […]
Local Toongabbie church here to make a difference
Grace worship centre is a local Toongabbie church that loves to give its community a good old Aussie barbecue. The interesting thing is that they are very multicultural just like Toongabbie, but who doesn’t like a snag on the barbie. They have built a strong multicultural membership where people from diverse cultures, backgrounds and socio-economic […]