Property tricks that could cost you…

Property tricks that could cost you… These days when looking at property what we see is quite often not what we get. Some people often get caught in the trap of buying a property just because it is styled beautifully. Use these tips to make sure you are not falling head over heels with a [...]

Tips that defy the traditional property rules…

Tips that defy the traditional property rules… Even though there are signs that the Sydney property market is cooling the auction clearance rates still do suggest that we are in a strong market. Hot markets actually smoke out great properties as they instigate vendors to sell. Traditionally the advice would be not to buy a [...]

Agent not disclosing buyer’s offers

Agent not disclosing buyer’s offers A new client asked me the other day if it was against the Real Estate Act for an agent not to disclose another buyer’s offer as they had missed out on multiple properties because this kept on happening. The answer is NO it is really up to the agent or [...]

Many buyers still ask – what is a vendor bid?

Many buyers still ask – what is a vendor bid? Have you ever stood at an auction and heard the auctioneer announce a vendor bid and wondered what it is? I hear this question come up all the time and for most buyers it can be very confusing. The vendor bid was introduced after the [...]

Flint property’s tips on an effective property search

Flint property’s tips on an effective property search f you have been considering buying real estate in the current market and keep missing out then you might be starting to think “why bother”? It’s easy to get trapped into a negative story regarding your search, how you’re priced out of the market and agents under [...]

The difference an agent makes…

The difference an agent makes… The difference an agent makes. It is often said the “difference a day makes” and I will say the same about real estate agents. Spend a Saturday looking at real estate across Sydney and you will see the difference. You may see the well-heeled, attractive skinny brown types or the [...]

Let the auction do the heavy lifting…

Let the auction do the heavy lifting… Recently I was bidding for some clients in Balgowlah. After finishing my price research I advised my clients to wait for the auction. I suspected the vendors wanted more than what the property was worth. In today’s market I hear a lot of buyers talk about ‘buying property [...]

Preparing your property to sell…

Preparing your property to sell… The idea here is to appeal to a wide group of people and not let your personal taste get in the way. Remember, not everyone loves a canary yellow bedroom! My tips for getting your home buyer ready: Go through each room and remove any personal items; such as photographs [...]

Why use a buyers agent? – Case Study

Why use a buyers agent? – Case Study Why use a buyers agent? I hear the general public say “I know how to buy a property.” “It can’t be that hard.” It’s the people that are wise enough to admit they don’t know what they don’t know that end up coming to see us. And it [...]

7 HOT Tips to Buying Property in Sydney

7 HOT Tips to Buying Property in Sydney There is a lot of talk about people feeling like they can’t get into the Sydney property market. People always ask me, when will prices go down? When is the right time to buy? What area to buy in? The Sydney property market is hot hot hot [...]