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Private House Sales Taken To The Next Level.

You know the song…. “Anything you can do, I can do better, I can do anything better than you”. Well truer words have never been spoken in the real estate game and private house sales are certainly no different. For years agents would have you believe that they were far superior at selling houses than you were, (only due to

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Negotiation

Children – Negotiating Masters

I know we talk about this topic quite a bit, but trust me it’s for good reason. Firstly, this is usually the area of selling privately that most people have concerns about. And secondly, well we need to keep drumming it into you that negotiating isn’t hard or scary or a skill only possessed by real estate agents. We promise. Negotiating is a

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Real Estate Agents

Underquoting – Agents Placed On Warning.

I know I’m not alone when I say this… ‘I loathe agents who continue to practise the deceptive behaviour of underquoting’. It infuriates me. Not only is it dishonest, it’s also counterproductive. Placing a price on a property, a figure that is well below what a vendor is willing to accept, not only hurts any interested buyers out there, it’s

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Costs Involved When Selling

Real Estate Agent Fees. How Much Are They Really Charging?

We are going to do a little comparison here regarding Real estate agent fees so stay with us. According to REIA, Sydney’s average house price in March 2016 was a touch over $1,000,000 taking an average of 71 days to sell. Given an agent, at most, conducts two 30 minute open for inspections each week and if we generously allow

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Selling Your Own Property – The 7 Simple Steps

Not sure about how it works and what the steps are involved when selling your own property using our virtual agent service? Don’t worry, this simple info-graph below will guide you from start to finish. We put a very big emphasis on guiding our clients through the selling process when selling your own property, you feel calm and confident knowing

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Selling Without Agents Empowers Owners

Someone asked me the other day why selling without agents is the path we chose. I think they were expecting the answer to be something along the lines of ‘we just love selling property’, but if I think long and hard about why we do what we do, the answer seems like it could have come from a self help

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Private Sales Increase Investors Profit

Investors and property developers are now embracing private sales due to their ability to increase their bottom line and keep more profit in their pocket. Over the past decade selling privately barely made up 2-3% of total property sales across Australia. Whether that was a result of the lack of exposure it offered, industry restrictions on marketing and advertising or

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Owner To Expert System Equals Success

Finally those wishing to sell their own home without the intervention of a local agent, can do so professionally and successfully and it’s all thanks to the creation of the Owner to Expert selling system. In the past, property owners were certainly placed at a disadvantage if they chose the path of private home sales. Vendors weren’t given access to

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Sell Your Own Home The Smart Way

If you are looking to sell your own home the smart way then you want to take certain outside influences into consideration before making the decision to sell. At the beginning of February The Reserve bank cut the cash rate for the first time in 18 months by a quarter of a percentage point to a new record low of

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Why Agents Sell Privately

Many people don’t realise this, but we have quite a few properties that are either owned by real estate agents or they are selling them for friends or families using our service rather than going through their agency. Most people wouldn’t understand why agents sell privately, but it actually makes perfect sense to us. Agents choose to list their own

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Private House Sales & Your Smart Phone

Can A Smart Phone Buy Or Sell Your Next Home? The way consumers buy and sell property has undergone a dramatic change over the last few years and it’s all thanks to the increased popularity of the Smartphone. Private house sales are gaining momentum due to this technology shift and home owners are reaping the rewards. Roy Morgan Research chief

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No Agent The Way To Go!

Just last week one of our customers who had recently sold their own home with us said “with a service like yours, no agent is required these days” and you know what? We’d have to agree with her. It’s really not required anymore. Unless you’re loaded to the eyeballs without a care in the world, selling your home through an

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Selling Your Own Home Lies

It’s surprising to hear this still goes on, especially in this day and age. The stories that property owners have been and are still being fed about selling your own home are ludicrous. Scare tactics, propaganda and untruths being spread by those trying to protect a profession under scrutiny are pretty unethical. We thought it was time to bust some

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How Much Is My Property Worth?

If I could answer this question with absolute certainty every single time I was asked, I’d be a very rich person. When it come time to sell everyone asks themselves how much is my property worth? To put it very simply, your property is only worth what someone is willing to pay for it. Historical data can be referred to

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Private Home Sales At Xmas

They say December to mid January is a slow time of year for private home sales and all real estate, however if you live where people holiday and you are selling your own home privately, you may be one of the lucky ones. Whilst this may not be the busiest months for those buying or selling property, not everyone stops

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Selling Privately & Stamp Duty

Unfortunately stamp duty is a necessary evil which cannot be avoided when selling privately. But do you really know how much it is costing you? Buyers often get caught up in the whole excitement of purchasing a property and neglect to include the stamp duty when determining their budget. Stamp duty varies greatly depending on which state you live it,

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