These days, more and more buyers are utilising the skills of a buyer’s agent to help them buy their next home or investment property.
So, when do you need a buyer’s agent and why? Here are seven signs you’re a buyer that should use the help of a buyer’s agent to make your purchase a success.
1. You’re a time poor professional
Many West Aussies struggle to maintain a healthy work/life balance at the best of times, so when searching for your next home, the last thing you want to do is spend hours scouring the internet to learn the current real estate lingo and make sure you are completely across property trends. (more…)
A dream gift of $25,000 making home ownership possible for thousands of Australian families was announced today through the government’s new HomeBuilder scheme. Those who qualify stand to receive the handout towards their new home construction or renovation.
The program is designed to help builders, tradies and the construction industry withstand the fallout from Covid-19 and give a helping hand to people buying or improving their home.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison said it is for keeping the dream of building alive.
“Twenty-five thousand dollars to support those Australians whose dream it was to build their home or to do that big renovation,” Mr Morrison said. (more…)
After hearing for some time about the many new mining jobs up north, it appears things are starting to take off up there. This is welcome news for Perth property buyers and owners.
It’s reflected in the extensive developments taking place up in Karratha. New flights have been laid on, new FIFO camps are being built and housing availability has fallen to 1.5%. These are sure signs of increasing population and demand.
Yip Yeng Yoong found out about Property Wizards through a quick search on the internet. Living in Singapore, he was looking for someone specific to help find a Perth property for his son. Yip’s son was a student of medicine at the University of Western Australia, and urgently needed a place to move into. Corresponding via skype and email, Yip expressed the urgency of the matter as he wanted his son to get settled before the university semester started. (more…)
If you’ve made the decision to build your new home, you want to tailor it to suit your wants and lifestyle needs. This is where the right builder can help you achieve this, using their trusted expertise and large array of skills.
Here are seven things to consider when searching for the right home builder:
1. Define your wants and needs
First things first, prior to approaching a building firm you need to have in mind the basics of your home. What size, type, and price range will you go for? From here you can begin to delve into the more detailed aspects of home building, like what materials you want to use, the style and design. (more…)
Buyers now understand that it’s important to have expert help when they are buying property, as well as when they are selling, to ensure they get the best deal.
As well, investors are realising buyer’s agents save them precious time and money. While they spend their time where they can earn money – in their profession – buyer’s agents are locating the ideal property for them.
There is also the benefit that a buyer’s agent can save buyers money on the purchase price because they research the property market intimately and so stop them from overpaying.
Buyer’s agents also have the expertise and access to information that can prevent them selecting a property that will under-perform.
Buyers’ agents have now become a permanent fixture in the Perth real estate market – and it seems investors aren’t the only ones taking up the service. There’s a rapidly growing trend for homebuyers to enlist the help of experts in their search for the family home.
Using a buyer’s agent was once mostly the domain of property investors, but a growing number of owner-occupiers are taking up the trend and with a degree of uncertainty plaguing buyers in today’s market, it’s an area that’s tipped to grow strongly. (more…)
“Our family is set for an easy move to our dream home in Perth. We couldn’t have done it without Property Wizards and we’re stoked with how smoothly and quickly it’s gone. The buyer’s agent fee is well worth the money and we’d do it again in a flash.” Steve Hartman, Sydney
Steve and his young family were packing for Perth. Steve’s work transfer was a permanent one so he wanted a home where they would be happy for many years, and where their children could thrive. They longed to be near the beach and coming from high-priced Sydney to more affordable Perth, they could afford their dream home.
NO TIME WASTED
Being a busy professional, Steve was accustomed to using other professional services to accomplish important projects and had no hesitation in appointing a buyer’s agent to find them a new home. The Hartmans wanted to be settled in time for the start of the kids’ school semester so there was no time to waste.