Thursday, 22 October 2015

Useful Real Estate Tips for Successful Spring Selling

We are now officially in the final quarter of a year in which the real estate market has been very strong. The housing bubble has led to great demand for real estate agents Sydney-wide. It has also made things more competitive.Let’s take a look at some real estate tips for this spring given the current state of the economy and how to capitalize on the high number of sellers in the market.

How is the real estate industry placed going forward?

With property prices on the downward swing after several months of high demand (brought on due to low interest rates and various other factors) the number of buyers in Sydney’s housing market looks to be on the verge of a plateuo. The property market has been running hot and effectively driving Australia’s economy since the mining industry slowed. However, the number of buyers is growing at a faster rate compared to that of buyers, so much so that experts are predicting a 7.5% reduction in property prices from March next year. The slowing of this market is expected to play out over the 12 months and into 2017.

As far as the real estate market goes, we can expect things to cool off eventually but for these spring months are going to see a great deal of players in the market looking to sell their homes. Now is as good a time as any from a seller’s point of view given that demand is still relatively strong and opportunities for real estate agents will certainly be presenting themselves.

But how can these opportunities be made the most of to deliver the best value to your clients?

Be honest with your clients

As always, it’s difficult to predict what will happen in this market. When managing your client’s expectations, be up front about what you kind of dollar value you expect to fetch on the market according to the current economic indicators. If the slowdown comes around earlier than expected, you might find that you struggle to meet expectations if you’ve overestimated interest and general demand. Make sure you’re clients are clued into the the current economic situation.

Up-to-date marketing collateral

Considering investing in additional marketing and advertising in the coming months. Self manageable online marketing techniques such as Goodle Adwords can be used relatively cheaply if you have a quality website. If you don’t, consider beefing your existing site up and providing additional info to make the most of online traffic. Marketing service providers can assist you in the process of organising business cards, brochures relatively inexpensively.

Keep in touch with existing clients

It always pays to check in with old clients and find out how they’re getting on. Providing information to them about the market and when might be a good time to sell might not result in their rehiring you straight away, but can be appreciated and create goodwill and further opportunities in the long run.

Keep an eye on current trends

With the market expected to show down at some point, it always pays to keep informed about whats happening from a macro-perspective to get a sense of the current landscape. The sale prices that particular homes are going for in suburbs around Sydney is also a must.

As always, make the most of your time in the lead up until christmas as thing usually slow down during this period. Happy selling to real estates agents and home owners looking to sell in the next few months!

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Monday, 14 September 2015

The Benefits of Living in Sydney

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Being one of the most beautiful, vibrant and modern cities of the world, Sydney has so much to offer anyone travelling to it and to those lucky individuals who call this city their home. Famed for its history and culture that spans centuries, Sydney has something to offer just about anyone who wishes to work, live and be entertained. Let’s take a look at some of the great reasons why living in Sydney is something you simply must achieve!

The beautiful architecture


Sydney is world-renowned for its outstanding architecture around the city. Most probably its famous site, the Sydney Opera House is one of the stand-out pieces of architecture to enjoy

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But surrounding the city are modern gems such as the Ian Thorpe Aquatic Centre in Ultimo

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As well as 1 Bligh Street, CBD which was the first building to achieve a 6-star Green Star environmental rating.

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Architecture of domestic buildings and homes is also celebrated for its use of environmentally friendly construction materials, as well as the modern styles of some of Sydney’s real estate. 

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Living in Sydney is made all that better if you can easily find the perfect home to buy or rent for a great price!Due to the increasing demand for housing in Sydney, many young people are deciding to take real estate agent courses and build their career in this promising field.

A wealth of entertainment

One of the best reasons to come and explore Sydney is to experience its wealth of entertainment. Sydney is home to the famous Sydney Opera House which attracts acts from all over the world and is constantly hosting the biggest names on a regular basis. With local festivals happening all the time, this international city is high on the list for touring acts, so finding a great night out for entertainment is easy.

Not only is Sydney a great place for being entertained in the audience, there is a chance for you to get involved too. There are numerous places for you to try out Bondi Beach for an amazing time of water sports

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As well as more Adrenalin thrilled days with skydiving and climbing the famous Sydney Harbour Bridge.

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Get in touch with nature


The city is also unlike many other large cities around the world as it is surrounded by nature. This means that if you like a little walk on the wild side, you can do so at the drop of a hat. Hiking and bushwalking is a hugely popular activity on weekends, and you can get away from the bustle of the week and spend a couple of days back to nature.

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There are a number of nature reserves and parks in the local vicinity, so finding a day out won’t be difficult. Try taking a trip north to Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park for an unforgettable walk amongst the wild wallabies and turkey that populate this part of the world.

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A Thriving economy


Having a stable economy goes a long way for some wishing to uproot and move to another city, but Sydney has one of the most stable environments in terms of the economy overall. You’ll find all types of companies and businesses in Sydney offering just about everything you’d ever need, so finding work is easier than in many other cities. The economy of Sydney is always in demand for services and trades, so if you are in the trades industry you will be sure to find the perfect job, or even as a sole trader the chance to thrive has never been better.

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Unlike many other cities around the world, Sydney almost sells itself for being one of the most beautiful cities to live in in terms of nature and architecture. Living in this city is like living in a slice of paradise, connected to the modern world with every home comfort you can imagine. Many people travel to Sydney for a short trip and decide to never leave, it is that special!

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