Tag: do what you love

Have Vendors and Buyers Moved with the Blue Mountains sale Market?

Have vendors moved with the Blue Mountains sale market or are they still expecting to secure a buyer at last years prices? It’s a tough market out there, we are feeling the effects of the Banking Royal Commission, lending is tight with borrowers having to jump more hoops than they were… Read more »

Social Media And The Part It Plays In Business

In this episode, I talk with Deb Wylde and Peita Davies about Social Media. I am often at loggerheads with myself over what to post on Social Media. I feel its essential to have an online presence, however, I’m never sure how much of myself to reveal. If I think about the… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

Real Estate Commissions

UMI Real Estate

Today, we’re talking about a range of topics which include: Real estate commissions or agent fees: What percentage of the sale of the property goes to the agent fee and what that money is spent on. Marketing: What types of marketing is required to attract buyers. Multiple Agents: It is a good idea to have multiple real… Read more »