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How to Create Your Own Suburb Profile

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How to Create Your Own Suburb Profile Buying a home is a significant decision which requires thorough research. Understanding the live-ability of your potential suburb is critical. Here is how to create your own suburb profile: Fake live in the neighbourhood Test drive your most regular journeys Research businesses and public amenities operating in the vicinity Cycling down

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Property Price Transparency Boosts Confidence

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Property Price Transparency Boosts Confidence Property price quoting is improving but it still has a long way to go. Buyers and sellers have increased confidence where there is agreement on price. That is the very nature of a deal. Sellers want to know what their property is likely to sell for, and buyers if they can afford

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Lack of Transparency Wastes Everyone’s Time

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Lack of Transparency Wastes Everyone’s Time As expected, January was a quiet month for real estate sales.  Yet, the lack of transparency between some real estate list prices and the eventual sale prices continued. Sellers want to know what their property is likely to sell for, and buyers if they can afford to purchase the property. Where

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Finding a Top 10 Real Estate Agent

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Finding a Top 10 Real Estate Agent When it comes to finding a top real estate agent either as a buyer or seller it’s important to have confidence in their skills. Feedback from our customers says that the accuracy of real estate agent price quotes is paramount. Real estate agents which provide accurate price quotes before

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Underquoting Fine for Inner West Real Estate Agency

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Underquoting Fine for Inner West Real Estate Agency An inner-west real estate agency has received a fine of $15,000 after acknowledging it made false and misleading representations about the sale price of a property. Consumer Affairs Victoria commenced an investigation against Village Real Estate (Newport) after receiving a complaint alleging that it had misled potential buyers by

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What the Press is Saying About REALas

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What the Press is Saying About REALas “Rows of for sale signs in the one street may not create the best first impression. But it’s not as bad as you think. A plethora of real estate boards is a sure sign of high price growth, says Josh Rowe, chief executive of property price prediction firm realAs.”

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10 Most Satisfying Suburbs in Real Estate

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10 Most Satisfying Suburbs in Real Estate In 5 out of every 10 auctions in Sydney the final selling price was less than 10% over the agent quoted price (December, 2016).  Accurate price quoting is satisfying for home buyers.  Every time a house is actually in the real budget range of a home buyer this

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10 Most Frustrating Suburbs in Real Estate

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10 Most Frustrating Suburbs in Real Estate In 7 out of every 10 auctions in Melbourne the final selling price was more than 10% over the agent quoted price (December 2016).  Inaccurate price quoting is frustrating for home buyers. Every house a home buyer misses out on wastes time, money and causes heartache. The suburbs

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Hocking Stuart & O’Brien RE Underquoting Fine

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Hocking Stuart & O’Brien RE Underquoting Fine Two more Melbourne real estate agents have been caught underquoting, as Consumer Affairs Victoria’s crackdown on the practice continues. Both real estate agencies have received a fine.  “Underquoting is not a smart sales tactic – it’s illegal. These undertakings serve as a serious warning to agents doing the wrong thing.”

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Underquoting Action: Fletchers & Hocking Stuart

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Underquoting Action: Hocking Stuart Doncaster, Fletchers Balwyn Consumer Affairs Victoria has commenced proceedings in the Federal Court of Australia against two real estate agencies for allegedly engaging in misleading and deceptive practices relating to the sale of land. The real estate agencies are Hocking Stuart (Doncaster) and Fletchers (Balwyn). Fletchers Balwyn Consumer Affairs Victoria will

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