Tag: Karen Lister

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 »

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… 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 »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »