HIA’s Deputy Managing Director, Graham Wolfe in a statement said any attempts to remove the demand for new housing would reduce supply, affordability and jobs.
“While several measures announced today by Labor to address Australia’s housing affordability challenges provide a sensible approach to increasing supply of new homes, others targeting demand will have an adverse impact on affordability now and into the future,” Wolfe said.
“We can’t address housing affordability nationally with both eyes solely on Sydney and [...]
CoreLogic research analyst Cameron Kusher said that given mortgage rates have fallen over recent years, certain cities, namely Sydney and Melbourne, have seen heightened demand and a rapid rate of sale for properties.
(Note – this analysis only calculates where there were at least 10 observations of paired listings and subsequent sales over the year and is [...]
Key PointsYou don’t prospect to get a listing, you prospect to get contacts Frequency builds trust The listing is usually won before the listing presentation.
“Mr and Mrs Vendor, there’s only two reasons your property hasn’t sold: it’s either the price is too high or the marketing is poor. If it’s not sold in two weeks we need to address it again.”
With the spotlight firmly on the iconic region and major tourism infrastructure investment now fast-tracked, Airlie Beach is set to boom as Australia’s next ‘must have’ property destination.
According to local PRD Whitsunday Principal, Christie Leet, Airlie Beach was on the verge of significant growth and development and with property prices at 2002 levels, the Whitsunday’s will once again shine as Australia’s coastal real estate hot [...]
In my last article, I addressed the fundamental power habits every agent needs to develop a valuable database. Once you’ve got those success routines down pat, you’re ready to maximise the minutes and hours of your day.
Listings can be won or lost based on an agent’s speed – which is often interpreted by their clients as competence and enthusiasm for the job. So the time it takes you to return a call from a prospective vendor or a hot buyer, the rush to deliver your jaw-dropping [...]
Speaking exclusively to Elite Agent, CEO David Highland said, “we have outworked our competition and new ways to be innovative”.
Focused on creating a positive atmosphere for staff and promoting an environment everyone can perform to the best of their ability, Mr Highland says that the company knows that motivation is key and the business is committed to creating a positive culture; with equal importance placed on every member of the company and greater equity opportunities for key staff within the [...]