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Is a Real Estate Agent Actually Useful When Selling My Home?

real estate agent

In an article published at Domain, reporter Joanne Gambale asked me what real estate agents actually do. How useful are they when it comes to selling your home?

Perhaps you are wondering about this, too.

A real estate agent can make a big difference when selling your home. If you can sell your home at an acceptable price… a real estate agent can often sell it at a great price.

Why is that, I hear you ask?

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Here’s Why it’s Better to Buy a Two-Bedroom Apartment in Sydney

two-bedroom apartment in Sydney

Apartments make a great entry point into Sydney’s real estate market. As your original purchase or investment property, you will want a smaller apartment. That typically means a single or two bedrooms.

Which one offers the greater benefits?

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8 Tips For Buying Property At An Auction in Sydney

tips for property auctions in Sydney

Buying property at an auction gives you the opportunity to see other potential buyers and find out what price they’re prepared to pay for the same property.

However intimidating, auctions are a transparent selling method. If you know how to play your cards right, you can get the upper hand.

Let buying property at an auction work to your advantage.

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10 Tips For Attending Open Houses

open home in eastern Sydney

As long as there is a scramble to acquire a property, there will be open houses.
Open houses are a great way for you to check out the property with your own eyes, suss out the competition, and dig beyond what is mentioned in the listing data.

As a buyer, here’s an etiquette guide for attending open houses.

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High-End Property Market Decline is Starting to Slow

high end property home in Northbridge

After Australia’s worst property slump in a generation, the latest market data analysis heralds good news: the property market decline is now easing up. 

Even better is that according to the latest Property Pulse report from CoreLogic, recovery is going to be fast for the top end of the market. 

In a report by Sasha Karen of Smart Property Investment, she details data findings that bode well for property market investors. 

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Buying an Investment Property

investment propertiesThe ONLY PERSON you should hire to find and buy you an investment property is an Active Property Investor

…NOT a Financial Planner, an Accountant or any other professional who sometimes offers expensive and overpriced properties OFF THE PLAN often for their own commission. These professionals are also often inexperienced in the day to day property market.

I am not only a Senior Property Buyer’s Agent but also an Active Property Investor.

Here’s the secret to buying investment properties: If you hang out with successful property investors, you will learn a lot and become a successful property yourself.
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What to look for at an Open House in Sydney

what to look for in an open house

A home is one of the biggest purchases you are ever likely to make. When emotions are running high, you are more prone to make irrational decisions.

But you can avoid that by giving yourself a workable structure.

Know what to look for at an open house in Sydney in order to make the best buying decision for your family.

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Pre-Auction Tips: 8 Things To Do BEFORE Auction Day

pre-auction tips

Property auctions can be a great place to acquire your next home – if you know what you’re doing.

There are many things you must know and understand before diving into this high-stakes/high-stress process.

Here are some of my best tips. You’ll find one that’s is often overlooked — but not by you — after you read this.

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