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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Prepare Your Home For Sale and List To Sell with Umi

Where do I start if I want to prepare my home and put my house on the market. You need to be mentally ready to go to market. I find that some people aren’t quite ready to sell and therefore almost prohibit the sale. It can be such an emotional...…

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How Do I Choose The Right Agent For Me?

In this program we discuss the process of choosing the best agent for you to sell your home. Even if you have an existing relationship with an agent we suggest you chat to 2 or 3 agents. It’s always smart to see what others have to offer. There can be...…

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Median House Prices in the Blue Mountains

Today we’re discussing median house prices and the amount of stock in the Blue Mountains area and comparing them to last years. Listen below to hear the interesting findings. Median house prices in the following Blue Mountain locations: Leura – $652,000 Wentworth Falls – $625,000 Lawson – $515,000 Blackheath – $500,000 If...…

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Renovations – what should I spend my renovation dollars on?

This week we discuss the following key factors when considering renovations There are some key factors you should consider when thinking about renovating your property Will your renovations require council approval? Research & plan what you would like to do. Cost, don’t under-estimate it. Hire the right people for the right job....…

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Open Homes

Open homes play a huge part in selling a property. Open homes allow potential buys to try to visualise if they can see them selves living at the property. Today we talk about what its like for buyers inspecting a property and what they should expect from an open home. We also...…

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Sell Before or After You Buy?

Do you sell before or after you buy your next property? Its like the age old question, the chicken or the egg? Listen to the podcast below as we go through what you should do first. We also go through all the options you have if your stuck with finding...…

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