IS IT TIME TO DUMP YOUR REAL ESTATE AGENT? or "How to tell the good from the bad and they ugly" - Part 2
2. They’re inexperienced.
Real estate is a full-time job. If your home search is someone’s side job, you should probably take this as your cue to move on. A few signs that they’re green...
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IS IT TIME TO DUMP YOUR REAL ESTATE AGENT? or “How to tell the good from the bad and the ugly”- Part 1
Constance Payne thought she and her husband had found the right real estate agent to help them land their new home. The busy agent with a prestigious firm seemed like a good choice initially, but Constance said it became clear as the months wore on that this agent didn’t have their best interests at heart.
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The Realistic Rant.
I just had one of the best Tim Tams I've ever tasted in my life! If you haven't tried 'Rum and Raisin Tim Tams', you have no idea what you're missing ... and I normally hate stuff that's got raisins in it .... squishy fly looking things ... but OMG!!! These Tim Tams are amazing ....
And no, I didn't write this to do a free infomercial for Tim Tams. Read on ...
Secret Real Estate Agent Business ... What does it all mean?
"I wanted to have a chat about two terms used in real estate which are probably the most misunderstood and most secret terms of the whole game. Of course, because they are SO secret, once you've read this rant, I'll have to arrange to have you killed ... sorry about that! But seriously, these terms are guarded by real estate agents, only muttered in passing and never in front of clients. What are these two terms?" Read on
The QCAT Rant
"From my recent experiences with QCAT, I would have to say that they are not achieving their objectives; not by a long shot. Now please don't misunderstand me, the staff at QCAT are a great bunch, very helpful (considering the limitations placed on the information and support they are allowed to provide, in accordance with the same Act) and friendly." Read on
Advertising - How much is enough?
"There is a buyer for every property on the market. It's my job to make it easy for that special person to find my properties. This is where the killer advertising campaign comes in. But how much advertising is enough? What are the best forums? Where can you reach the biggest audience?" Read on
What the Budget and the new FHOCG means to you ...
"The new Queensland Government have seen fit to make some dramatic changes to the First Home Owners Grant. The change in rules presents a whole new ball game to those entering the market for the first time." Read on
Choosing the right agent for you
"Did you notice the title of this little rant? Really think about it. It's your choice. I don't want you to feel sorry for me because I'm in a wheelchair and hire me for that reason. I want you to hire me because you are confident that we can work together." Read on
Who is Julie Rayner anyway?
"I became a real estate agent because I like to help people, I have a talent for problem solving and I am really fond of research. So it's really quite altruistic." Read on
Going green with your investment property.
"With Climate Change dominating the news, who will be the next target of the 'Big Green Up'? I was giving this some thought recently and it occurred to me (looking at it from a tenants perspective) that because you are a tenant, you would always be stuck with paying top $ for hot water and electricity." Read on