Designed primarily as the first contact point in what agents hope is a lifelong relationship, the obligation-free quote can be a positive experience for interested parties, depending on how it is handled. In effect, the appraisal should be the first step towards obtaining at least three opinions of your property’s value, with the median (or middle) value probably a more accurate indication of its worth.
Whether you’re bidding for a prized piece of real estate or rare work of art, auction results — on the surface — can be a triumph or travesty. The outcome should always depend on the financial discrepancy, rather than an emotional attachment. But how do you navigate the adrenaline-charged auction environment without overpaying, overplaying or missing out?
The COVID pandemic has dramatically altered the real estate industry, from lifestyle aims to the way properties are bought and sold.
Your very first auction can be quite a confronting and confusing moment if you’re not entirely sure what you’re in for. There are a few things to note and look out for, but most importantly you want to take in what’s happening at this auction, so you can be more prepared for the next one. […]
Real estate auctions are heady, emotional times for buyers and sellers. Both groups are keen to remain savvy, shrewd and unemotional but this isn’t always easy. Becoming well wised up on the many auction terms we, real estate agents, throw out will help you though. Read on to get smart!
COVID-19 is not only about border closures, face masks and half-empty supermarket shelves. Depending on where you live, house hunters and us, your real estate agents, have been forced to think outside the box and rely almost solely on digital technology. Trembling at the thought of doing this, when you haven’t ever used Facetime or Skype? Never fear! That gorgeous dream home up for auction can still be yours.
The NSW property market will welcome the return of open homes and on-site auctions from 9 May, 2020. Traditional property inspections and on-site auctions will be allowed to be held after a six-week ban due to the Covid-19 pandemic and social distancing restrictions.
The New Zealand property market has adopted the use of technology successfully to adapt to the Covid-19 pandemic and Level 4 lockdown conditions. From virtual property inspections to online auctions, buyers and sellers have been able to continue transacting virtually.
Here’s the solution you’re looking for to continue selling despite the Coronavirus restrictions on real estate auctions and open homes.