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Why is the advertised price of many properties today become so misleading, ambiguous and inaccurate?
Costs can add up quickly when selling your home, which is why some people consider hiring a discount agent to help cut costs.
If you choose agents based on the selling price they quote you – their opinions – you may be disappointed, and may even wind up in financial difficulty.
We all know the saying that there is no second chance to make a first impression. This is most relevant when selling your house.
Moving house is one of the biggest projects that people will ever take on outside of work. It requires oodles of work and long-term preparation.
Just like a public auction, there are times when a silent auction works better than a standard private treaty and vice versa.
With TV shows like The Block and Reno Rumble gaining popularity, homeowners have been inspired to carry out their own makeovers and add value to their homes
Are you considering selling your investment property? Do you want the best advice on how to maximise your return on investment?
Preparing your house before a buyer inspection. Wilsons want to give you the latest ideas to leave a lasting first impression on your potential buyer.
The Buyer Price Declaration is a concept developed by economist, Sir William Vickery – one of several ideas that earned him the Nobel Prize for Economics.
The most dangerous thing you can sign is a “standard” selling agreement. Thousands of sellers make this mistake – they sign-up with an agent without realising what they are doing.
If you don’t trust the agent, don’t hire the agent. The most important ingredient in any relationship, business or personal, is trust.
The ‘Quote Trap’ catches thousands of sellers who are told one price before they sign-up and another price after they have signed-up.
Choosing an agent based solely on a high quoted price and a low commission rate can be a dreadful mistake. Agents who offer low commissions can be poor negotiators.
Thousands of sellers get caught with the wrong agents. If you sign a ‘standard’ real estate agreement, and, later, you are not happy with the agent, it is very hard to get out.
It is a big mistake to pay any money in advance. Many sellers handover thousands of dollars and lose their money. Consumer advocates call this the ‘Advance Fee Scam’.
It has one purpose: to convince sellers to lower their prices so that their homes can be easily sold, thus ensuring that the agents get paid.
Thousands of sellers do not realise how agents use advertising to promote themselves. And very few sellers realise how advertising damages the value of their homes.
Agents who treat buyers badly will also treat sellers badly. If you have ever tried to buy a home you will know exactly what this means.
There is a big difference between what a buyer pays for your home and what that buyer would have paid. Most agents do not know how to obtain the best market price.
The greatest myth with auctions is that they are “the best way to sell”. This is not true.
You must never allow an agent to use a false low price to attract buyers to your home. This highly deceptive form of selling.
A home will quickly become ‘stale’ if it is not sold in a few weeks. And stale homes get lower prices because buyers wonder why others rejected it.
There are two big dangers with Open Inspections – first,they are a security risk and second, they can easily damage the value of your home.
Many sellers have discovered, from bitter experience, that the buyers they rejected when their home was first placed for sale were the buyers prepared to pay the highest price.
Too many sellers pay far too much commission. The most important point is what you get for the commission you pay.
Dull Home get Dull Prices – But a home which sparkles,and has the right feeling, always sells for a higher price.
Each year, home-sellers are hurt both financially and emotionally by unethical agents and flawed real estate systems.
No matter how high a price appears to be, the question remains: “Is it the highest price?” If more agents asked this question, more sellers would receive higher prices.
Asking and answering these questions will insure a plan emerges to guide you through the process.
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