This Too Shall Pass

It is truly hard to believe that we are now in the last quarter of what has been one of the most extraordinary years of our lives. Many of us in Australia, up until now, had never been through nor understood what having such severe external restrictions on our lives would look or feel like.[…..]

‘Relationship Selling’ in a time of great challenge and rapid change

Competition before COVID-19 was very high, I was meeting buyers at open for inspections that had missed out on purchasing. Whilst there are fewer homes and fewer buyers in the marketplace, vendors are committed to selling and buyers are qualified with pre-approvals and job security . . . they’re ready to go! I have now[…..]

First Time Home Buyers – A Few Helpful Takeaways.

Is now the time to buy? It certainly seems that way! The market is on a steady rise again, with banks loosening their purse whilst still maintaining a solid serviceability buffer and more responsible lending assessments through greater verification of income and expenses. In a strengthening market, it’s very important that first home buyers get[…..]

Your Steady Hand For The Best Outcome

Selling your home can be a very emotional journey and often people talk about loss when they speak about the sale of a property – it is a ’letting go’ of their home. Preparing a property for sale may prompt many meaningful memories and reflections on the hard work it has taken to build and[…..]

Listening, not just Listing

When the property market is ‘hot’, it seems there are shiny real estate agents around every corner, filling letterboxes with leaflets and promises.   But beyond all of the marketing and talk, I wonder if these new faces are fulfilling clients’ expectations after they’ve listed a property? Sadly, many vendors are disappointed when agents are[…..]

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