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5 Signs The Sydney Property Market Is Turning…

Try not to get too excited, for what you are about to read is something you have probably been waiting a long time to hear: the Sydney property market has probably reached its peak. Why do I think this? Well, there are some definite signs of buyers losing confidence. This lack of confidence breeds uncertainty […]

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5 Golden Steps To Follow When Buying A Home

Recently Veronica chatted with Inside Out Magazine about the exact steps you need to take when buying a home. You see we find many people haven’t spent the time following each step and come auction day things go pear shaped rather quick and they miss out on a great house. Here at Good Deeds, we ensure […]

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What’s the best way to handle auctions?

  We speak to so many buyers about auctions – most hate them – and there’s a myriad of opinions on how to best handle them. When bidding for our clients we take into account many variables including who the auctioneer is, who the selling agent is and how clever they are at auction negotiations, […]

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The 5 people most likely to bid big at auction

  I have been to hundreds of auctions in my time and find it fascinating to watch the ways different people bid. Auctions can be stressful for everyone involved and often buyers surprise themselves: either by bidding more or less than they thought they would. Some buyers register for auctions and never even end up […]

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The sure fire way to avoid missing out at auction

  In a competitive property market, often buyers find themselves either trying to gazump or being gazumped. And with many people, the moral code is that gazumping is fine if you are the one doing the gazumping but unethical if you are the losing party! In NSW, if you have had an offer accepted on […]

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Buying a house and the timing dilemma

It is difficult when you have found two properties that you like and they are both on different timelines. Especially if one is for sale by private treaty and the other by auction in a few weeks. The temptation is to think that the private treaty property will be more straightforward since there is an […]

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Will the new auction quoting laws change anything in NSW?

  The NSW government’s new year’s resolution for real estate agents and quoting laws for 2016 was to make them all quote realistic auction price guides. Isn’t this great news? Buyers will now have a simple and transparent way to determine whether a property is going to be within their price range! Well not exactly… […]

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Opening bid & Auction Strategies

A strong opening bid can often work wonders – but you need to be sure of market values and very brave to go through with it. We refer to this strategy as a “slam dunk”. If buyers are nervous about the market they are going to seek reassurance from other buyers bidding. A knock out […]

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