Agent Select Selling Tips

When Is The Best Time Of Year To Sell Property?

Before answering this question it’s important to note that the property market is continually changing and Australia has many different markets within each State and suburb, right down to different property types. In general, it is obviously best to sell your property during a “Seller’s Market”- that is when there are a high level of potential buyers and a less number of

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Real estate agent fees and commissions in Melbourne and Victoria

Choosing between real estate agents is a tricky task. In any given area, there could be dozens of agents from a large pool of real estate agencies and even within those, not all agents are the same. For a home owner looking to sell, the process can seem overwhelming, especially if you don’t know what to look for. How do everyday people manage to do this year after year? One of the bigg

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Real estate agent fees and commissions in Sydney and NSW

So the current market all around you is active and home owners just like you have decided it’s time to sell your house. But you’ve taken a look at real estate agencies, maybe chatted to a few and found yourself confused by the the agent commissions and fees. How do they work? It’s not a decision to be taken lightly because you’re looking for a true partner in getting y

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Understanding Real Estate Agent Fees in Adelaide

So real estate continues to buzz around you and in this current market, you’re thinking it’s time to sell your house. For home owners just like you around Australia, this is the time when you’re looking around at different real estate agencies and forming ideas on how to proceed. Do I even need an agent? Should I try for sale by owner (FSBO)? How much will a licensed real esta

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How to take the stress out of downsizing

Downsizing - or reducing the size of your home - usually involves selling your property and buying a smaller one. It’s often something people do when the kids have left home and they want to free up some equity or cut down on maintenance. But there are other reasons people downsize, such as reducing the mortgage, moving closer to the city, a sea change, retirement or even for their health.&n

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How to choose the best real estate agent

Choosing the right real estate agent for your property can save you time, money, and make the process of selling far less stressful. So what should you be looking for when searching for the perfect agent? Here are our tips: Do some homework first Before you approach any agents it’s in your best interests to have done some homework - not only on the agents themselves but also on the

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The easiest way to find a real estate agent to sell your home

Finding a real estate agent you trust to sell your home can be a stressful and time consuming process.  Ideally, you want to achieve the highest sale price for your property in the shortest possible time while paying the best commission rate to the right agent. So where should you start when choosing an agent? Why you need to compare agents Don’t just choose the agent whose pho

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Real estate agent fees and commissions in Canberra and the ACT

So real estate continues to buzz around you and in this current market, you’re thinking it’s time to sell your house. For home owners just like you around Australia, this is the time when you’re looking around at different real estate agencies and forming ideas on how to proceed. Do I even need an agent? Should I try for sale by owner (FSBO)? How much will a licensed real esta

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Real estate agent fees and commissions in Brisbane and Queensland

There’s a lot to consider when choosing a licensed real estate agent to guide you in selling your home. It’s a highly pressurised decision because your choice of agent can make the road ahead simple or frustrating, or they can find you a fantastic offer or a disappointing one. For most home owners, the biggest factor is cost. That’s with good cause of course--you want a lot of

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Real estate agent fees and commissions in Perth and Western Australia

There’s no feeling in the world quite like getting the dream sale price for your home. It’s the final sign that you’re moving on to the next stage of your life, with hundreds of thousands of reasons to jump in with both feet. But although it’s an exciting time for everyone involved, getting there can also be a confusing time, and with good cause. There are dozens of ques

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How do I sell my house?

So the time has come. You’re upsizing, downsizing, or just need a change of scenery. Whatever the reason, it’s time to sell your house. But how do you go about it? In Australia’s hot real estate market, it can be a confusing time for anyone. Luckily, we have a guide here on how to get the most from your home and make the process go as smoothly as possible. Let’s have a q

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Is a Property Manager worth it?

Managing an investment property by yourself can save you money, while a property manager can help out a time-poor investor. Is it worth an investor’s money to hire a property manager? In order to determine whether a property manager is worth an investor’s money, bank ME’s head of home loans Patrick Nolan goes through the process of what an investor does that a property manager

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Sell My House Using Multiple Agents

Sounds like a good idea right? Get more agents working for you, create more competitive tension to sell your property? You can sack any agent at any time if you are not happy with them? Well the reality is very different! Our experience shows there can be a major problem with using 2 or more agents. An open listing as the name suggests is open to any number of agent's you choose. It does

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Best Questions to Ask a Real Estate Agent

Your house is one of the biggest investments you'll ever make, so it pays to be a little choosy about who you hire to help sell it. Be prepared to interview at least two or three agents to find the right person. Asking the right questions will help you gain insight into the agent's capabilities and personality. Of course, they should be thoroughly familiar with yo

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Real Estate Agent Fees & Commissions

When you’re selling your home, arguably the biggest decision you’ll make is which real estate agent you’ll choose to work for you. This is especially true for those selling property for the first time as you’re unfamiliar with the whole process. But while there are many factors you should consider to determine which agent is “right”, one of the biggest that m

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How to compare Real Estate Agents

Finding a real estate agent you trust to sell your home can be a stressful and time consuming process. Ideally, you want to achieve the highest sale price for your property in the shortest possible time while paying the best commission rate to the right agent. So where should you start when choosing an agent? Why you need to compare agents Don’t just choose the agent whose photo you

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What should an Agent do for their Commission?

Here's what a Real Estate Agent should provide: Recent market sales and appraisal data in your area (Agent Select will provide you this too) Contact with a large number of buyers Screening of those buyers to identify qualified leads Advice on how best to market and present your home Effective implementation of your marketing and advertising strategy Advice on the most appr

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Preparing to Sell your Home

Every seller wants their home to sell fast and bring top dollar.  Well, it's not luck that makes that happen. It's careful planning and knowing how to professionally spruce up your home that will send home buyers scurrying for their chequebooks. Here is how to prep a house and turn it into an irresistible and marketable home. Difficulty: Average      Time Req

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