Tag: Value

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 »

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 »

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 »

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… Read more »

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… Read more »

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…. Read more »

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… Read more »

Real Estate Commissions

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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 »

What’s the best selling season in the Blue Mountains

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Today we are discussing, when is the best season to sell in the Blue Mountains? Any season is a good season to sell your property. Being in the Mountains, Autumn and Spring are great seasons to sell in because of the beautiful scenery and weather. Whether you decide to sell in a… Read more »