Welcome to our Real Estate Agency’s FAQ section! We understand that buying or selling a home can be a complex and exciting journey. This section aims to answer some of the most common questions our clients have regarding the real estate process. Please note that the information provided here is for general guidance only and should not be considered legal advice. If we have not answered a question you may have in relation to buying or selling, let us know and we can assist you.

Buyer Inquiries:

  1. Current Market Trends:

Q: What are the current market trends in the area?

A: Our experienced agents closely monitor market trends to provide you with up-to-date information. Please contact us for the latest insights on market conditions, including pricing, inventory levels, and demand.

  1. Deciding Where to Live:

Q: What should I look for when deciding where to live?

A: Factors to consider include your budget, commute, schools, amenities, safety, and lifestyle preferences. We can help you prioritise these factors to find the best fit for your needs.

  1. Hidden Costs When Buying a Home:

Q: Are there any hidden costs when buying a home?

A: While we can’t list every possible cost here, common expenses include stamp duty, solicitor conveyancing fees, closing costs, and potential repair or renovation costs. Our agents can provide a more detailed breakdown during the buying process.

  1. Building and Pest Inspections:

Q: Who can assist me with building and pest inspections?

A: We can recommend reputable, licensed, local inspection services. These professionals will thoroughly assess the property for any structural issues or pest infestations, providing you with peace of mind.

  1. Negotiating a Purchase:

Q: What is the best way to negotiate a purchase?

A: When acting as a Buyer’s Agent, our agents will help you craft a competitive offer based on market analysis. Effective negotiation involves understanding the seller’s motivations and collaborating to reach a mutually beneficial agreement.

Seller Inquiries:

  1. Current Market Trends and Home Value:

Q: What is the current market value of my home?

A: Our agents use their industry expertise, local area knowledge, and a comparative market analysis (CMA) to determine your home’s value. Contact us for a personalised assessment based on current market conditions.

  1. Preparing Your Home for Sale:

Q: How should I best prepare my home for sale?

A: We recommend decluttering, cleaning, and making minor repairs. Our agents can provide tailored advice to enhance your home’s appeal to potential buyers.

  1. Marketing Strategies:

Q: What are the best marketing strategies to sell my home?

A: We employ a mix of marketing strategies to optimise your property listing, including online listings, professional photography, virtual tours, open houses, and targeted advertising to ensure your property gets maximum exposure to potential buyers.

  1. Selling Costs and Fees:

Q: What are the selling costs and fees involved?

A: Common selling costs include marketing fees, agent commissions, solicitor fees, ongoing insurance costs, and any necessary repairs or staging expenses. Our agents will provide a detailed breakdown of all potential costs.

  1. Timeframe to Sell:

Q: How long will it take to sell my home?

A: The time it takes to sell a home can vary based on market conditions, pricing, and location. On average, homes typically sell within a few months. Our agents can provide you with relevant statistics on the average selling times in your neighbourhood, and we will work with you to set realistic expectations.