Reading the play when buying at auction
Auction bunnies are home-buyers duped into bidding at auctions when they have no chance of being a successful buyer.
Presenting better vs selling better
Each year as winter sets in, many would-be home sellers put their plans on hold until the spring arrives.
The house presents much better in spring so therefore it will sell better, goes the thinking.
How to survive it.
Less than one in 50 sellers make this wonderful investment. It's one of the best ways to beat the agents and the buyers in the lying game.
How some property sellers lose thousands.
You can be sure of one thing: inflated asking prices lead to deflated selling prices.
The personal price of not selling.
There are two prices when selling a home - a financial price and a personal price.
Don't chase the market down.
Don't make the mistake of 'waiting for your price'. When the market is going down, waiting just costs you money, big money.
The lure of easy money
They have joined forces with a slick sales outfit to share in the kickbacks...
RULE 1: Stay away from the con artists.
If you want to make money by investing in real estate then your first and foremost goal must be 'stay well away from the property con artists'.
Don't let a housing loan hurt your life.
And, following another interest rate rise which will increase mortgage payments by $17 per month for every hundred thousand dollars borrowed, many families will be doing it even tougher.
Why buyers should consider a buyers' agent.
Agents are notorious for being rude to buyers, for failing to return their calls, for failing to consider their feelings and for generally not caring a damn.