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purple bricks review

Odds are you’ve heard of PurpleBricks by now. The UK online real estate portal set up shop in Australia last year promising to shake up our market and save Aussies nearly $6 billion in agent commissions.PurpleBricks launched in the...

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In order to avoid the practise of underquoting or "bait pricing" (when agents advertise a price that is misleading) many state governments have now introducted specific rules about exactly how you can display your price. In states...

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Your photos are too large or too smallFor best results, we recommend a resolution of 2000 × 1500 pixels or higher, in a standard 4:3 ratio. It is possible to upload smaller images, however, the images will be...

do you need a sale sign?

Will a For Sale Sign Help Your House Sell Faster?If you're reading this you’re probably wondering whether or not you should have a for sale sign so we’ll save you some time and answer that real quick...

should I hide my address

Hi guys, if you’re watching this video you’re probably wondering about whether or not you should display your address – the quick answer is that you should.  If you don’t display the street address you’re sending...

13 things real estate agents won't tell you

Is hiring a realestate agent the right strategy for you?Australia tends to have a love/hate relationship with realestate agents. Do we trust them? Not really. Do we hire them to sell our most prized assets?...

frustrated private seller

1. Not getting good helpThe company you choose to assist you with your marketing can significantly affect the outcome you achieve so you should research your options thoroughly. Focus on customer service, longevity,...

woman thinking about private selling

When you’re new to all this it can be hard to know what to ask different companies when you’re researching and comparing them. We’ve done the hard work for you and come up with 10 questions that you absolutely...

receiving offers on house

What should you know about offers to buy your house? Firstly, it’s important to remember that talk is cheap. Having an offer in writing can tend to indicate a greater level of seriousness from the...

respond to offers

You've got the basics of offers down - but what are your options if you receive one? We strongly advise that you never simply close the door on low offers, but counter them instead. We’ve seen buyers and sellers...

Negotiation basics when selling

 Whilst a lot of people are scared to negotiate with buyers when selling their property privately, there is absolutely no need to be. You’ve actually greatly simplified the process by taking the...

Negotiation Tips and Strategies

You should understand that a quick negotiation is a good negotiation. Where possible, give the buyer a categorical answer as close to right away as you can. When you can’t give an answer...

 run an open house

Ok so you’ve decided to have an open house, and you’ve thoroughly prepared – what more do you need to do to make sure it’s successful? Firstly, you should emotionally prepare. You may get many people at your open house...

people selling own house

Ok so you’ve decided to have an open house – what should you do before the big day if you want it to be successful? Well firstly, Let people know about it!  Promote your open house as widely and as early as...

open homes what should you do

Today we’re discussing whether you should conduct open houses or only have inspections by appointment. There’s no single right answer to this question, it’s really a matter of personal opinion but we wanted to help you make...

ideas on writing description

A few questions you should ask yourself to start with are: why did you buy it? What do you love about it? What are its strongest features? What sets it apart? And what type of buyer would...

researching selling price

 How much is my house worth?It's the number one question people ask when it comes to property. Your house is likely to be your greatest asset and whether you're thinking of selling or you're just trying to...

differently priced buildings

4 ways to display your property price to potential buyersWhile you may have identified what your property's worth and how much you'd ideally like to sell it for, there are 4 common ways to display your price...