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Don’t get caught out: check that contract!

As buyers’ agents part of our role involves obtaining ‘contracts of sale’ on behalf of our clients, to pass on to their legal representatives for review.  Here in NSW there have been several versions updated since we began working for buyers back in 2005, and it’s unusual to see contracts older than 2017, especially with […]

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Should I make an early offer on an auction property?

Operating in an auction-heavy market such as Sydney, we often find ourselves in the position of having to offer “blind” prior to scheduled auction day.  There are so many factors that determine which way we’re likely to negotiate, and though going to auction can turn out to be the right choice, there are sometimes circumstances […]

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Buying blind. Would you do it?

I’m very excited to see the latest property reality series offering “Buying Blind“, starting this week on Australia’s Channel 9 network. It certainly promises to be very interesting TV with our own REBAA President and colleague, Rich Harvey, heading up the presenter team. He’ll be joined by The Block/Selling Houses Australia Shaynna Blaze and builder, Marshal […]

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Double agents a lose-lose for consumers

As independent buyers’ agents we only represent and work for property buyers.  We charge a fee directly to the buyer for the work that we undertake, and are completely independent of selling agents.  Ours is definitely a service-based industry, and we really enjoy what we do for our buyer clients.  Finding the right home or […]

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