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Some Traits to Look For in a Real Estate Agent

March 12, 2019

Purchaser Sales Vendor

It can be a difficult challenge for a Vendor to find a suitable Real Estate Agent to help them with one of the most important transactions they may ever undertake: the sale of their home. With Agents having such a diverse range of skills and personalities, it can be hard to determine which Agent is […]

Allowing Pets - Pros and Cons

March 5, 2019

Landlord Tenant

Landlords are put off by prospective Tenants with pets. Why? Because they have a perception that pets will cause thousands of dollars’ worth of damage to their investment and they will be left with the clean-up bill. But if a Tenant has proof they are a responsible pet owner should they change their minds? Outlined […]

Pets and Rentals

February 28, 2019

Landlord Property Management Tenant

Even though we are a nation of pet lovers, finding a rental property that allows pets can be rather difficult. This situation is causing many people stress, and being unable to find a property where pets are welcome, tenants resort to desperate measures, such as giving up their pet or keeping it a secret – […]

Meet your match!

February 13, 2019

Landlord Property Management Sales Vendor

Were you looking for “the one” this Valentine’s Day? You know, someone who will be attentive to your wants and needs, always openly communicate with you and be there for you whenever you call? Yes? Well, then you’ve come to the right place! That is, if you’re talking about finding a real estate agent that’s […]

Lower Commissions - Are they better for the seller?

February 7, 2019

Sales Vendor

If you pay your Real Estate Agent a lower commission, will you make a greater profit? It is understandable that you want to pay a lower commission and lower fees, but that shouldn’t be your sole consideration when comparing Real Estate Agents. If an Agent is promising you a surprisingly high sale price and is […]

Buy or sell first?

January 23, 2019

Purchaser Sales Vendor

Juggling settlement without dropping the ball It’s a common conundrum – how do you balance buying a home while selling the old one? If it’s your own home that you’re putting on the market, the stakes are even higher. You don’t want to be paying two mortgages, but you don’t want to lack a roof […]

Open for inspections - What are the benefits?

January 21, 2019

Purchaser Sales Vendor

In the real estate world, we give our own type of tours through available homes, they’re called open for inspection (aka inspection, OFI or open house)—and, they not only benefit the seller but the buyer and real estate agent as well.   Here are a few reasons why open houses will always be appealing for many […]

Time to hire a Property Manager?

January 15, 2019

Landlord Property Management Tenant

Is it time to hire a for your investment property? For many investment property owners, regulating their properties and Tenants is not their only profession. But, when you take on the title of Landlord, there is, unquestionably, a lot of responsibility that goes along with it. Of course, it is possible to manage an investment […]

7 Pricing Myths

January 7, 2019

Purchaser Sales Vendor

Pricing your own home is hard, what with all the history and hopes this magic number entails. Of course, you want to make a profit. Of course, all that money you spent installing a swimming pool or a half-bath will be recouped, because you’re leaving your digs in better shape than when you bought it, right? Right? Well, not necessarily. Too many home […]

Five ways to fool burglars while you're away for the holidays

December 19, 2018

Landlord Property Management Purchaser Sales Tenant Tennant Vendor

We’re heading into the Christmas holiday season, which may have many of us feeling very merry. However, for any would-be burglars out there, the upcoming holiday may seem like the perfect opportunity to get their “Grinchy” ways in gear. After all, homes are typically filled with a little more gifts and goodies during this festive […]

Ready to sell?

December 17, 2018

Purchaser Sales Vendor

In a hot real estate market, it can seem that as soon as a “for sale” sign goes up in someone’s yard, the home is immediately under contract. If you’re planning to sell your home, you may be wondering how you can make that sight a reality in your very own yard. Well, it all […]

Five reasons you need a Real Estate Agent to sell your home

December 12, 2018

Purchaser Sales Vendor

How can you remain as cool as a cucumber when you’re dealing with the heat of trying to sell your home? By getting the help of a trusted real estate agent, of course! If you were considering selling your home let us share five reasons why you need to sell with One Agency Robert Mure: […]

Three tips on how to handle a low offer

December 11, 2018

Sales Vendor

It is a pretty amazing feeling for home sellers when the offers start coming in. However, that excitement can quickly be shrouded by a low offer, or an offer that is far lower than their asking price. But once the seller gets over the initial shock and that slightly insulted feeling, they’ve got to make […]

5 Must have items for your house hunt

December 4, 2018

Purchaser Sales Vendor

Buying a home can be a difficult process for anyone—from first-time homebuyers to experienced property investors looking to expand their property portfolio. Today’s home buyers are coming into the process much more prepared. They have done the ‘virtual’ research, now they need to physically get out there and take a look at the properties on […]

How to buy a home in your twenties

November 27, 2018

Purchaser Sales Vendor

We’ve got to give it to the millennial generation; they’re an educated, tech-savvy bunch that typically knows what they want. Lately, we’ve been finding that many twenty-somethings in this group have decided that what they want is to buy their first home. Now, there are apps galore on just about everything out there, but swiping […]

PREPARING FOR PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHS

November 21, 2018

Landlord Property Management Sales Vendor

When you only have a few seconds to grab a buyer’s attention you want to create as much visual impact as possible.  Professional photographs will help you achieve this. Technology has come a long way and smartphones are amazing but when it comes to selling such a valuable asset, having a professional photographer, who will […]

Downsizing

November 1, 2018

Purchaser Sales Vendor

Is it right for you? How do you know when it’s time to downsize? Is now a good time? The short answer is that there is no short answer. The time to downsize is different for everyone. It does happen to all of us eventually though. We have achieved the great Australian dream of owning […]

Routine Inspection

November 1, 2018

Landlord Property Management Tenant

What does a Property Manager look out for? A Routine Inspection is a regular, periodical inspection of a rental property performed by a Property Manager.  In Victoria, two inspections are permitted in a 12 month period. The first inspection cannot be performed until 3 months into a new tenancy and then every 6 months after […]

Notice to Vacate - Landlord

October 23, 2018

Landlord Property Management Tenant

A tenancy agreement can only be ended in accordance with the Residential Tenancies Act 1997. If your landlord wants to end the tenancy they must give you a ‘Notice to Vacate’ in the correct written form and send it to you at the rented premises by registered post or give it to you in person. […]

Notice to Vacate - Tenant

October 23, 2018

Landlord Property Management Tenant

Ok, so you would like a sea change or your new home has been built and is now ready to move into…how do you go about giving notice to your landlord that you will be leaving? If you wish to end the tenancy, you will need to advise the landlord in writing, make sure you […]