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Kelly’s Helpful Helpers

Hi there This list of recommended trades people and professionals has been compiled by people like yourselves whom have had work done and then informed me about the exceptional work at reasonable prices. I have no alliance with any of these people, they have merely been recommended to me by past and present vendors or purchasers. If I hear that …

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The importance of creating purchaser competition.

I Keep on Saying…!! There is a green belt in any suburb and it is Glendowie! There is an extremely high demand for properties in this area. Why? Because of school zones, location, flat sites, large flat sites, not sub dividable, potential etc. So I’ll tell you a story. I have had a new property listed this week that I …

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Trends in the property cycle

Its Time… As a real estate agent I try too choose not to keep informed on current events via the media. Often these are written from a “personal perspective” and not based on trends or facts. They often pick up on the here and now and always include “what if, and this would mean”. The only economic news that truly …

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The auction process

    As your appointed salesperson, it is my goal to achieve the best possible selling price for your home.  The purpose of this document is to inform you about the auction process in general and my role and activities in particular. I will cover the following: Buyer Classification & value of feedback Buyer registration procedures Pre-auction offers & Protocol …

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Selling privately in today’s market

Often the number one reason for home owners to sell privately is to save on the exorbitant fee that are perceived to be the cost of sale by the general public. However in today’s market selling privately is in my opinion “Costing” private sale vendors 10’s of thousands of dollars………. and I am suggesting after you have taken the cost …

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hot is HOT!

In today’s market Purchasers are becoming much more selective and are buying for the long term – so a lot more thought is put into it as opposed to impulse buying. Good properties are still achieving fantastic results and the advice and expertise of more experienced agents is being sought. I recently ran a successful auction campaign and this was …

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Wish, happy and grumpy

When I am talking with both vendors and purchasers I will often refer to three different prices that may assist in achieving the result that they are both aiming for. This is particularly relevant in Auction situations which are the most popular process in the Eastern Bays for buying and selling homes. As the vendor there is the price that …

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Can’t win them all…

I missed out on a listing this week and it was because I wouldn’t pay for the cost of marketing the property and discount my rates. The agent that got the business is in the area with a smaller boutique branch and I immediately felt sympathy for him. We as real estate agents and I am sure you feel the …

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