Success Stories – Nevenka, Queensland

Nevenka was very keen to share his experience of selling his commercial property in Queensland for our Success Stories series.  Read the interview below to find out how the process went for Nevenka. How did buyers react when they found out you were selling this way, without a traditional agent? Well, the buyers contacted us […]

The 4 main costs for selling a house and should you worry about stamp duty?

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Be a savvy seller by understanding your property selling costs and how stamp duty works   So, you’ve decided to sell your house, but what costs are you looking at? And do you need to worry about stamp duty?  It’s often confused, but stamp duty is a tax imposed by the state government for the […]

Closing costs For Sale by Owner: 3 costs you should know about

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Avoid nasty surprises if you’re selling For Sale By Owner by factoring in these closing costs    When it comes to selling your home in a For Sale by Owner transaction (selling your own home without using a real estate agent), the closing costs can vary according to your property and personal lending circumstances. But […]

Your For Sale By Owner Checklist

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7 steps to a smooth and successful closure Once your property’s under contract, you’ll need to start preparing for closure and handover to the new owner. There are several important things you’ll want to do to make sure everything happens smoothly – there are also a few things you’re obligated to do as seller. Your […]

Private sale vs real estate agent… which is better for you?

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Having trouble deciding whether to use a real estate agent or sell your property yourself by private sale? We’ve put together a step-by-step comparison for each of the stages involved in selling property to help make your decision easier. Preparing your property for sale With a real estate agent: A good real estate agent will […]

Become a styling expert to staging a home for a quick sale

5 simple, cost-effective DIY home styling tips Staging a home can not only help you secure a quicker sale, but also a better return. Through careful staging techniques, you can boost the ambience and liveability of your home to trigger an emotional connection with buyers. There’s no shortage of professionals in the industry who will […]

A 5-step approach to selling a house without an agent to get the best return

Why spend tens of thousands on agent commissions? Selling a house without an agent is steadily gaining momentum among sellers who want to keep control of their sales process and bypass expensive agent commissions. And because the internet is thriving with so many helpful real estate resources, you have all the support and information you […]

What’s the Most Accurate Property Value Estimator?

When it comes to researching the value of your property, there are countless websites offering free property value estimators, price guides and calculators. Most of these tools and resources are free and they all tend to be fairly quick and convenient to use, however the price estimates they provide can vary greatly and they are […]

6 Impacting Factors That Bring Property Value Down

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Property prices around the world rise and fall in cycles, impacted by influences such as the economy, interest rates, and employment. Depending on the circumstances, property prices react across the globe or they are affected on a more local level, relating to the country or even suburb. As homeowners, we’re never happier than when the […]