Spring is finally here, what many regard as the silly season of real estate as homes generally sell like hot cakes. The perception that it’s the best time to put your home on the market is widespread throughout Australasia…read more here
If you’re in the market for real estate in Australia, then it is almost a given that you will be dealing with a real estate agent at some point – they conduct the sale, auction, purchase, exchange, letting and leasing of property.
Given that the value of any of these transactions is likely to be the largest an average Australian will ever make, it’s hardly a surprise that real estate agents are, perhaps unfairly, one of the least trusted professions in the country…read more here
Moving homes is an omnipresent part of real estate in Australia. The Concierge service, completely free to Ray White clients, exists to smoothen the process and make your life as easy as possible.
Fortunately, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the majority of Australians move house for positive reasons – like upgrading to a bigger or better home, becoming a first home buyer, taking up new work or an educational opportunity or moving in with a partner…read more here
No matter how hard you try, the problem of accumulating junk is always something we battle throughout life. Things like your kids’ school memorabilia, photo albums, CDs and DVDs are all items that seem to almost appear out of nowhere. If you find that your home is looking a tad messy, you might want to think about adding some extra storage. This is also a crucial step if you’re listing houses for sale. Being able to walk from one side of the room to another without knocking things over at open inspections is definitely a plus…read more here
If you’re choosing a real estate agent for your the sale of your home, there are certain things you need to know. Most homeowners don’t sell their house very often, so it can be easy to become “out of touch” with the real estate industry. If you’re fresh to the market and feeling bewildered, here are some things to ask your estate agent…read more here
There’s one thing that’s common to all houses for sale – the owners are getting a barrage of advice from friends, family and everyone else with good intentions. However, you can’t realistically take on all this information – you’re only human after all! So, here are our five top pieces of advice to pay attention to…read more here
Once you have made the decision to sell your property, you will need to take several months completing certain steps, including appointing an agent, negotiating your finance and choosing the method of sale for your property…read more here
What is your property worth? During the course of selling your home, one of the most important decisions to make is the property’s asking price, or its reserve if selling at auction. You need to ensure that you set a price that reflects the full market value of the property, but is also realistic and remains attractive to buyers. A few factors to consider when determining the value include location, size and age…read more here
From the moment your home is put on the market, potential purchasers will be driving by to look at it, and attending open for inspections to view inside. It is therefore essential that you get your property looking as attractive as possible. Renovating can be a great way to add value to your property, but also consider these tips when preparing your home…read more here
When selling real estate in Australia, it’s extremely important that you put a lot of time and effort into making your home look good. A good looking home can work wonders when prospective buyers are viewing your property – remember first impressions are everything…read more here
Selling real estate by auction is a very popular method for many Australian home owners. The competition among bidders, intense marketing campaigns and build-up to auction day creates an exciting and exhilarating way to sell your home. New information from RP Data has shown just how popular real estate auctions have been recently. Over the week ending July 27, national auction clearance rates hit a three-month high, RP Data found. During this period, 1,900 auctions were scheduled to occur across the capital cities, with most of them occurring in the Melbourne real estate market…read more here
When you’re looking to sell your home, there are undoubtedly important aspects of the interior that demand attention: bathrooms and kitchen are always noted as rooms that can sell a house on their own. However, before any prospective buyer gets into the home to see these rooms, they’re going to make their way past your front door. And what does the front of your house say about you? It’s the first impression on people, so let’s make it a good one…read more here
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