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Property Market Report – December 2017

Quarterly Market Report No. #45 – December 2017

By Terry Ryder, creator of Introduction: What’s Coming Up For Real Estate in 2018? The coverage of real estate in mainstream media is misleading and confusing at the best of times. But a bad situation is about to get worse. You’re going to be reading a lot about “the end of the Australian property…

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Auctions Get Lower Prices

9 Reasons Auctions Get Lower Prices

You'll never consider auctions again after reading this!

Homesellers tempted to auction their homes should remember four words: AUCTIONS GET LOWER PRICES. Never mind what agents tell you, never mind what you read in the papers, auctions are a financial minefield for consumers. Despite the booms in many areas, thousands of homesellers are turning their backs on auction and benefiting. But there are…

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John Birkett holding a chameleon

How a zookeeper discovered his home was worth $300,000 more.

Working with animals since 1976 has given John Birkett a rare gift: common sense!

Recently, someone asked John a personal question: Q: What’s your home worth? A: John replied: “$1.2 million”. Q: You sound very sure. Why so sure? A: Because the house next door which is almost identical to mine just sold at a Public Auction for $900,000. Q: Well, how does that make your home worth $1.2…

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8 Reasons To Consider A Jenman Approved Agent When Selling A Property

1. Honest Quoting You will receive a guarantee that the selling price you are quoted will be honest and accurate. If your home sells below the price quoted, you will not be charged any commission. This means you can trust the selling price quote of a Jenman Approved Agent. 2. Fair-Go Fees Jenman APPROVED agents are required…

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Block Shock!

Another Auction failure – Dave Hughes admits he would have paid more!

Proof that Auctions don't get the highest price.

Early this week we discovered that comedian Dave Hughes was the mystery buyer behind the winners of The Block. But, he has now admitted that he would have paid more! Like most auctions, you’ll find that the winning buyer probably has a cheque for more than 10% of the final bid, giving an insight into…

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Hog Agent


By Lisa Hayden

“You can’t sell a secret you know.” This is a line given by thousands of agents to thousands of home-sellers in order to persuade sellers to splash out more and more money advertising their homes. The theory goes like that the more places you advertise your home, the more buyers you reach. Of course, anyone…

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Open Inspections are a mistake!

Open Inspections

Dangerous, Restrictive, Inconvenient, Impersonal and Frustrating

Opening your home for public inspection is one of the worst mistakes you can make. It is always a financial mistake, but it can also be your worst emotional mistake. Dangerous Do you ever leave your front door open and allow strangers to wander through your home? Of course not. It would be madness. Anyone…

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How Agents Get Free Advertising

And how home-sellers can too!

BACK IN THE 1980s, I OPENED MY OWN REAL ESTATE AGENCY. I was keen to succeed. I wanted to know the best way to become the best agent, make the most sales and, of course, make a good profit. I read books, I listened to audio-programs (and nearly developed an American accent), I attended real…

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James Kank

Sold my property for $500,000 more

James Kank has sold over 20 properties in his time and says ‘Leeza is by far the BEST agent I have ever dealt with in my time of selling properties’. Listen to the full story to hear how Leeza got over $500,000 more for James Kank than any other agent in the area. Here is a…

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