Andrew Date

Hampton Style Property in Bayside

Seven Benefits of Using an Independent Buyers Agent

With the market heating up, many people are looking to engage a professional buyer, to help cut through all the real estate jargon. In this short post, we share a few benefits of engaging with a professional buyer’s agent also known as a buyers agent.  These are the top benefits

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Beaumaris Secondary College | how public school zones add value to a suburb

The Best Schools in the Bayside Area

When our buyer agents first meet with our clients to assist them through the buying process. One of the most common questions we receive is. What are the schools like in the area? So in order to help, we decided to compile a list of Bayside’s Top Schools all in

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The 4 things you need to know about interest rates!

Whether you’re looking to buy your first home or your tenth home, interest rates will play a big part in your decision-making process. Back in the 1990s, borrowers were paying as much as 17 per cent interest. Fast-forward to 2000, and the average interest rate was a little over 8

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South Yarra Modern Contemporary Home

What is driving house prices up in 2021?

The Melbourne residential property market is currently witnessing an absolute perfect storm in favour of the seller. House prices are rising, and the following factors are directly influencing market sentiment and growth. Higher Demand Record Low SupplyRecord Low-Interest Rates (2%)Stamp Duty IncentivesFirst Home Buyer IncentivesNew Construction IncentivesHigher than average savings

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Understand the Auctioneer!

Often when we are bidding on behalf of our clients, we will call the Auctioneer by his or her name. Why? It adds credibility, builds trust and may throw other buyers off their game. Just knowing the listing agent and being familiar with potential rival bidders is not enough if

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32 First Street Black Rock. We bought this home before Auction on Australia Day 2021

Making a pre-auction offer on a property

Buyers considering making a pre-auction offer must first understand the agent’s rules of engagement. The rules of engagement are set by the selling agent and auctioneer who is representing the owner of the home. Also known as the (vendor) Too often, buyers mistakenly assume that by making a pre-auction offer,

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Industry Insider buyer agent celebrating with their clients in front of the newly bought house

How do I find a professional buyer’s agent?

We share our top tips on what to ask when interviewing your property buyer’s agent! 1 – Google them, if they have an excellent reputation, you will find out pretty quickly with a simple Google Search. Interview them before you even pick up the phone or enquire online.  2- Ask about

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“A guide for first home buyers”

A Guide for First Home Buyers Everything to know for First Home Buyers 1 – Don’t Listen to friends or family that have not bought property before. You need to seek advice from people who have actual on the ground experience in the area you want to buy. Independent & local

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