grace_slickWeather affects on open home inspections
20 July 2010
Yeah, I think in some properties gloomy weather really makes them look quite blaaah and wouldn’t inspire buyers. At the same time though, it doesn’t make people blind…
d@nBest to list a price when selling, or leaving a property ope
22 July 2010
But if everything is disclosed then you are more likely not to call them. The goal (for them) is for you to contact them so they can start the 'relationship'. It's a…
ESBJuggling settlements of both houses on same day??
21 August 2010
I did it quite easily. Settlement for the house I sold was at 2pm and settlement on the purchased property was at 2:30pm on the same day. The removalist loaded up the…
markymark85Estate agent fees selling in Vic - how much did you pay??
25 August 2010
Our commissions have always been around the 2% but with added incentives if they reached certain prices. So if they got 550k they would get 2% if…
GregCTel$tra Velocity Stanglehold of Laurimar Estate in Doreen.
26 August 2010
Hi Mav Unfortunately your client is pretty well stuck with Telstra. The only hope she has is with an NBN or structural separation of Telstra. Your complaints to TIO etc…
markymark85Need advice about Truganina, really! Helppp!
2 September 2010
Two new train stations are proposed for nearby Williams Landing and Tarneit (not too sure when they will be built though- But hubby and I don't mind…
grace_slickHow much did you pay for your agent's fees when selling?
5 September 2010
I'd be more inclined to say the agent would have to work a lot harder for a hideous property than for a nice, well kept property, regardless of price. In our searches,…
grace_slickHow did you juggle selling & buying properties?
5 September 2010
Aww, we WISH!!! We would be SO happy if that all worked out, but there's about a 2% chance it will. More likely the auction for the place in our building will be passed…
fitnhealthyBuilding Inspector required for Mount Barker SA
10 September 2010
Hello All I am going to inspect a unit to buy tomorrow and if all goes well will put in an offer to buy subject to finance, sale and building inspection. Just wondering…
snshamiHow long before a property goes stale
14 September 2010
Hi, I just thought I'd post an update to our home selling saga. We did eventually end up selling. I think the sale date was early August. We got less than we had initially…
grace_slickMaking an offer before auction advice
16 September 2010
I am SO impatient to know what happens with this auction... We're sort of waiting to see what happens at an auction for a place WE love, and I'm really hoping to read a…
walkyCascades on Clyde - private sale or agent?
17 September 2010
Hey guys, I am putting my land at cascades on the market. It is probably one of the largest blocks left at 1001m2 and is flat. I'm tossing up whether to privately sell it…
grace_slickAnyone have / had an interest only loan?
24 September 2010
Hmm. Well, we're totally screwed then. Is our broker irresponsible to be trying to do this for us? If we bid at auction, assuming (90% it seems wrongfully) that we're…
grace_slickHow to find out rental history of a street?
30 September 2010
Thank you!! Edit - DAMMIT! It still doesn't work!! It just brings up the 2 priced options! I went down the bottom on the right (the first page, it had down there the sign…
IzzehzWhen must a copy of Agency agreement be given to the vendor?
7 October 2010
If this is for training for the Certificate of Registration, I believe you should have received a training manual or something similar. I'm sure that they would not expect…
zirconPost-settlement, do you get any documents to keep?
7 October 2010
I'm in WA so the situation will probably be a little different. Our settlement agent sent us a copy of the Certificate of Title a week or so after settlement, once the…
mpcj1) Reviewing contracts before Auction & 2) For Sale ads
15 October 2010
Michelle - maybe your Melbourne person was referring to a section 32? In Melbourne a vendor (or rather their legal dude) needs to prepare what is called a Section 32…
DollarHas anyone had to pay more than the asking price?
16 October 2010
Really though people selling things use sales tactics and whilst not everyone is truthful and honest there are alot of people that will do anything to get the buyer "hook,…
xquisiteMelbourne hotspots for new estates/land purchase?
20 October 2010
I know there is supposed to be a land shortage, but I'm getting utterly confused with all the new estates around. In the north of Melbourne, how do you choose which estate…
TrojanshouseBuying in Brisbane, permit issiues etc
3 November 2010
G'day all I have made an offer on a property that I like in logan, got my heart set on it, my house is now up for sale! only problem is, there is a double garage ad a…
runaroundNew pool laws - At what point is the house considered sold?
23 November 2010
hi we just have sold our house and settle on the same date we have been told we need to get an inspection done because of the settlement date but they cant do inspections…
travelbugThe Gold Coast Property Market is Very Sad Indeed
13 December 2010
Yes it is frustrating when you buy and find out you could have bought it cheaper by waiting. When a person buys a home it's an emotional buy. Most people don't think…
markymark85Housing contracts and building/pest/plumbing inspections WA
16 December 2010
Hey peeps After months my other half and I went and bought a house instead of building. We are first time home buyers. I put down in the…