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Success Stories: Karen Goodwin

Karen just sold with PropertyNow in QLD and was able to share some time with us, to chat about her experience.What did you think about this way of selling?Karen: "Putting that sold sticker up was a very proud moment. Not only had I saved myself a large sum of money that I could now spend... Read more ...
These days, video is a powerful tool when it comes to selling homes. But how can you make and market a real estate video by yourself?These days, people love video. 4 times as many consumers would prefer to watch a video about a product than to read about it ( source ). And when it comes to...

When selling your home, it’s tempting to pull the wool over buyers’ eyes and not disclose information that may affect your sales price - but is it worth the risk? Non-disclosure can lead to termination of contract, fines or a potential lawsuit down the track.Since the 12th century, consumers...

As you get older, the idea of downsizing your home becomes more appealing. Only you’re concerned about losing money to stamp duty and your Age Pension. If the government passes new incentives for downsizers in the next budget, your troubles could be answered. In with the young, out with the...

Let’s face it, hiring a real estate agent is expensive. So you want to know they’ll sell your home for more, right? Let’s explore this further.Real estate agents today earn approximately 1-3% of a property’s sale price in commission. On a NSW home worth $1 million, that’s up to $30,000. With...

Selling a property with a market value over $750k? Then the ATO’s new rules for foreign resident withholding tax will affect you. Find out what you need to do. That’s right, the foreign resident withholding tax rules introduced last year that previously only applied to property transactions over...

Selling your home this winter? You may not know it, but winter is full of opportunities to create a stunning looking garden. So it’s a little cold and damp out there. But we Aussies love our gardens no matter the season. We have an awesome climate that allows us to enjoy nature all year round...

The property market moves in swings and roundabouts. But one thing is always certain... after a seller’s market comes a buyer’s market.In a buyer’s market, buyers tend to be choosier, properties stay on the market longer and prices stagnate. For sellers, it can be a nerve-wracking, stressful...

Selling your home online? Check out these 8 property apps and online resources to help make the process easy, smooth and fun. Intro: These days, there are apps and resources for just about everything. And when it comes to property, the options are unlimited. Selling your own home has never been...

Advertising your home is an expensive business these days. But the thing is - it doesn’t have to be. Learn how to advertise your home to attract buyers - and save thousands! There’s a myth floating about that you need to spend 1% of the value of your property on advertising...

When it comes to emotional stress, selling your home ranks right up there with divorce and changing jobs.It can be an emotional rollercoaster. And if you let your emotions get the better of you, they can have a very real and negative affect on the financial outcome of your sale.It’s only...

Background checks lead to better tenants, happier landlords and fewer problems… Unfortunately, unreliable tenants are one of the greatest torments for landlords – late rental payments, damage to property, complaints from neighbours… In some cases, tenants default on payments altogether putting...

They tend to be considered a dead period. After all, it’s wet, cold, miserable - and families have fled to holiday in the sun…But when it all appears this bleak, there’s always a silver lining. And when it comes to selling property, the winter school holidays offer a few perks many people fail to...

The question is, how do the colours in your home affect the mindset of interested buyers?For centuries, people have been fascinated with colours and the affect they have on a person’s mood, mental health and energy. Egypt, Greece and China, for example, have been exploring colours for their...

You put your house on the market and the first buyer to show interest turns up with a slickly dressed companion, their suit and shoes outshining your freshly washed floors. You watch the pair wander through your home pointing out all the flaws and talking to each other in hushed tones. And all...

Historical homes – buyers tend to love them or hate them. So, how can you make the most of these romantic rarities and get a worthy result come sale time?In an era of demolition and subdivision, historical homes are becoming an increasingly rare commodity. But they are not every buyer’s cup of...

Australia’s property prices have been soaring for years, but is it possible prices are finally cooling? A look at the Australian property scene in 2017 and what the experts are predicting.Australia’s soaring housing market has been a political headache for governments over the last few years...

When selling your own home, you can deal with dozens of enquiries. And while this is generally a good thing, many of these enquiries will come from people with no genuine interest in buying. Maybe they’re selling property themselves and researching competition. Perhaps they’re property hobbyists...

Are they an incentive or a scam?Let’s face it, agent commissions are supposed to act as an incentive to real estate agents to achieve a higher sales price. And considering they’re the single biggest expense associated with a sale, you’d want to hope that’s the case.Only it isn’t.The thing...

You’d think selling your home would be fairly self-explanatory; humans have been dealing in property for centuries, after all. You make your home look pretty, plop it on the market and Bob’s your uncle, it sells within a matter of days.This is the way it’s always been.Only some people have to...

Here at PropertyNow, we’ve been quietly working away behind the scenes and some exciting things are happening!When we first founded PropertyNow over 10 years’ ago, we were a small family business operating on a shoestring budget. Everything from accounting and administration to...