Who’s Looking At Relocating To The Blue Mountains

The number of people looking to relocate to the upper blue mountains from the inner west is increasing every week. Karen Lister talks about the difference in peoples needs and wants when moving to a new area. Karen suggests people do their homework and make a decision about what they are really...…

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To Granny Flat or Not To Granny Flat

Everyones looking for a house with a studio these days, the potential for a home business, guest accommodation, teen breakout space, air bnb the list goes on and on. So is it a wise move, what are the red flags and will it make me plenty of money when I sell? Under...…

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It’s A Crazy Market Out There No Rhyme Or Reason

There seems to be no rhyme or reason to what is selling nor what it is selling for at the moment. Its been close to 12 months since the market started to correct. We have purchasers being more cautious, banks tightening up on their lending and vendors needing to correct their...…

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Price Your Property Correctly At The Beginning Of The Sales Campaign

It is critical in the current market to price your home correctly at the very beginning of the marketing campaign. If potential buyers perceive your property to be overpriced they will not even come and have a look at it. The highest priced agent isn’t necessarily the best agent for the job, choose...…

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Exchange Versus Settlement Karen Explains the Terminology

Buying and selling can be very confusing, what do I do first, who do I speak to about the various steps? When does it become a legally binding contract? Karen and Katherine discuss some of the steps involved in the process of selling and buying. Whats the difference between buying...…

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Jump into 2018 with Karen from Umi realestate

Karen Lister from Umi realestate discusses what the market is doing at the moment, how you use your agents’ expertise to present your home for maximum impact and in turn achieve the price you want. The time spent prior to listing your home is a time that is best used...…

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Umi Real Estate Believes That Big Is Not Always Better When Choosing An Agent

In this edition we discuss the idea that some vendors believe they will get more exposure from a larger agency. Karen Lister explains the structure on Realestate.com.au and Domain and how all agencys are on a level playing field. Karen believes that so much depends on the simple things such as agents...…

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Chad Gilson Talking Everything Bathurst and Umi Real Estate

Chad is our Bathurst and Central West area specialist. In this episode, Chad discusses some of the differences and emerging trends in the market out west. Chad brings a youthful approach to Umi real estate and plenty of experience for someone so young. He spent a large part of his...…

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Median House Prices In The Upper Blue Mountains

Median house prices have changed significantly in the last 12 months. The Blue Mountains is witnessing  big growth in all areas. We look at the median house prices in the upper mountains and how the price gap between suburbs is narrowing. Wentworth Falls now has a higher median house price than...…

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We Have An Offer

We’ve spent the last few weeks discussing the process of listing your home for sale. This week we look at what happens when a potential purchaser puts in an offer. What should you do as a vendor to make the process as stress free whilst also securing the best price...…

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