Author Archive | Jacque

Sydney Buyers Agents

Budget 2017: How will it impact property?

It’s clear that there are winners and losers in this year’s NSW budget.  Property investors are often seen as a target for our state government in which to increase revenue coffers, and this year’s release is no surprise.  Whilst investors have lost some tax deductible benefits, including travel when inspecting investment properties, foreign investors have […]

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Buyers Agent Sydney

Common buyer mistakes: Are you guilty?

Because so many buyers only go through the buying process once every seven years or so (the average time that Australians move house) they can be a little “rusty” when it comes time to purchasing what is often the largest asset of their lives.  Here at House Search we’re often approached by several clients who […]

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Buyers Agent Sydney

Do renovations always add value?

Interesting statistics released from the latest edition of the HIA (in it’s Renovations Roundup report) predicts that home renovations will become an increasingly important part of the residential building industry over the next few years. “2016 marked the strongest year since WWII for new home building starts in Australia but our forecasts indicate that activity […]

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Buyers Agent Sydney

Is property searching making you fat?

I had an interesting conversation with a potential client, Mick, recently- both himself and his wife have been searching online for their “perfect” property whilst living interstate and were complaining about the enormous amount of time it was sucking up.  Every spare moment after work and most Friday evenings and Saturday mornings  were spent going […]

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Selling Buyers Agent Sydney

Is the art of “selling” actually dead?

Given the strong Sydney market we’ve experienced, and especially in the last four years, buyers could be forgiven for viewing real estate agents as more “door-men/women” rather than sales agents. After all, at many Saturday open inspections they take your details, hand out brochures and watch as you traipse your way through the property, only […]

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