There was one major flaw with English real estate company Purple Bricks and their entry into the Australian real estate market: They were dodgy.
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How sellers can save thousands of dollars. Opinion by Neil Jenman. It’s probably real estate’s biggest con. And it’s affecting thousands of property sellers every month. It’s the advertising stitch-up and here’s how it works. You decide to sell your property and you call the agent. The agent tells you that you’ve got a fine […]
Spruiker faces lengthy jail sentence. UPDATE – On Friday, December 17, 2010, Bangaru was sentenced to eight and a half years in jail. He will be eligible for parole in six years and four months. When he is released he should be deported back to South Africa. ************** by Neil Jenman. One of Australia’s most […]
Millions of dollars in unseen damage caused. by Neil Jenman For many years, Queensland solicitor Tim O’Dwyer has warned would-be property buyers about the likelihood of floods in his normally Sunshine State. O’Dwyer is furious that the government makes it compulsory for auctioneers of water-damaged vehicles to disclose to prospective buyers that the vehicle has […]
Consumers protected in WA by Neil Jenman One of Australia’s biggest property spruikers, Rick Otton, has been banned from promoting his get-rich-quick scheme in Western Australia. The WA Commissioner for Consumer Protection, Anne Driscoll, believed that Otton had been misleading consumers with the promotion of his rent-to-buy scheme. Otton has been widely promoting his claim that […]
But shame on fools at REIWA for gross stupidity! Comment by Neil Jenman. Here is something I never thought I’d say: “The Real Estate Institute of Victoria (REIV) has made a brave and ethical decision.” The Institute has chosen not to support an American motivational speaker who has spent time in prison for fraud and […]