Is it the right time to sell my investment property?

There is no shortage of information and opinion about any real estate market and an abundance of advice on what the best options are in the market at the time. If you are an investment property owner, there might be information relating to changes in legislation, potential tax benefits and dips and rises in the

Are you selling yourself short? Leverage market appraisals

Most property owners receive offers for a market appraisal from one or more real estate agents on a weekly basis. While this offer is designed to be the first point of contact between property owners and agents and offered as a free service, the appraisal itself can be a valuable tool if handled correctly. Is

Setting The Right Price When Selling Your Home

The real estate market is highly dynamic, and the final sale price of a property is determined by several factors. While the mortgage owed and the cost of purchasing another property are important considerations, they do not solely determine the listing price or the eventual sale price. An experienced real estate agent with local knowledge

What you can include on contracts of sale

Signing contracts of sale for any property can seem daunting, at first. But, when handled correctly, the procedure should be straightforward and easy to understand — for buyer and seller. During the negotiation process and once a deal has been agreed to by both parties, a contract of sale is signed by the vendor and

Working with nature to help property values thrive

If you’re planning to put your property on the market, the importance of presentation cannot be overemphasised — and never more so than in the garden.  An appealing outdoor zone and landscaped gardens can hugely increase the value of a home, which is why prospective sellers should start putting their green thumbs to good use

Should I sell by auction?

There are many advantages to selling your home by auction. This form of selling a property can contribute to achieving a higher final sale price by increasing the competition of the potential purchasers who are bidding on auction day.  When setting your price prior to an auction you have the choice not to sell under

5 things to disclose when selling your home

When it comes to putting your home on the market for sale, there are several areas that are important to disclose to your agent and potential buyers before and during the sale of the property. Failure to disclose many of these areas can result in harsh penalties, depending on the state that you are in

Why a property won’t sell

When property markets are influenced by external factors or changes in economic conditions, there can be fluctuations in how fast a property may sell. There are additional factors that can also limit the length of time that it takes to sell a property and important factors to note if you are considering selling. Price If

4 Mistakes to avoid when selling your home

When it comes to selling your home, there are a few things that you should consider before deciding to sell and then testing the market to see if it will achieve your goal sale price. Avoiding little mistakes along the way can reduce stress and maximise the outcome.  1. Avoid overcapitalising on improvements It may

Tips for your winter open home

Inclement weather can sometimes put a dampener on the number of people who may come through your open home and when it comes to your winter homes, as with any season, you want to show off your property in the best possible light. The winter months are a great opportunity to show how warm and

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