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Advice for my sister

Advice for my sister

Article by Cheryl McKenna - office manager and licenced estate agent. The advice I gave my younger sister The conversation started with a text message “So I am inspecting that house I mentioned tomorrow at noon, and low-key freaking out about it.  Not sure what I need...

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Should I use a mortgage broker?

Should I use a mortgage broker?

Article by Emilee Bezzina - sales agent - Wilsons Warrnambool & District Real Estate Working in real estate we often get asked if purchasers are better off with a mortgage broker or if they should directly see their bank, some may also shop around themselves for...

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What is a section 32?

What is a section 32?

Welcome to our series of articles addressing answers to frequently asked questions by home buyers, in particular first home buyers. You may have heard people mention a property's "section 32", otherwise known as the "vendor statement", or formally, "Vendors' statement...

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There are many markets – this is here and now

There are many markets – this is here and now

Commentary by Lucas Wilson. Scour the media any day at present and you don't have to look far to find extremely pessimistic property market price forecasts due to the current climate and subsequent economic factors. I'm no economist, however an important point to...

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A chunk of coal…

A chunk of coal…

Article by Lucas Wilson.          As we move further along the timeline of the crisis that is the coronavirus pandemic, and seemingly stepping gradually towards the light at the end of the tunnel, I couldn't be more proud of our team here at Wilsons.  Our staff, all...

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Surprise!

Surprise!

We have a wonderful surprise to share with you: People are still buying real estate! We admittedly braced ourselves for a complete shutdown of our industry a few weeks ago, seemingly headed for an inability to inspect houses.  Our inboxes were flooded with digital...

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“Play what’s in front of you…”

“Play what’s in front of you…”

Article by Lucas Wilson. "My head has obviously been spinning in recent days, as I’m sure have all of yours, with everything going on. As the footy season commences (for now!), the quote "play what’s in front of you", is very appropriate.  It is a footy quote that...

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Consider this…

Consider this…

Exceptional Lifestyle and Income Earning Opportunity. This property, and all it encompasses, warranted it's own full article - a standard real estate ad just wasn't going to cut it!  Open up your mind and consider the possibility that this could just be the change...

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Property Management – your experts

Property Management – your experts

Are you a current or prospective tenant or property investor? Would you like to know more about renting, leasing, property investment and/or anything related to property management in Warrnambool and/or our surrounding district? We'd like to introduce you to Juanita...

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Have you been out on a buck’s night?

Have you been out on a buck’s night?

The questions banks are asking. Mortgage brokers have been asking some highly intrusive questions in the wake of the banking royal commission. With banks tightening their criteria for lending to Australians, brokers have reported asking more personal questions. Pro...

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$25,000 ahead!

$25,000 ahead!

Hear from Narelle and Ben about why they chose Wilsons and how they finished $25,000 ahead of what they were thinking they would, thanking Wilsons for going "above and beyond". Thank you guys for jumping behind the iphone camera without notice! Thank you for choosing...

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FHB Information Night

FHB Information Night

Are you looking to purchase your first home but not sure where to start? You’re not alone. That’s why South West Credit has teamed up with a range of experts to hold a First Home Buyer Information Session on Wednesday 7th August, 2019. The event will cover everything...

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Know your purpose for investing in property

Know your purpose for investing in property

Many people assume property investors are rich and carefree. This is far from true. Most residential property investors are simply striving to create a better future for themselves and their families. They own one property – or possibly two – and rent it out in the...

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Dinner’s on us!

Dinner’s on us!

We'd like to shout you dinner to the tune of $150! Valid any time with no end date, if you refer someone to us who is thinking of selling - and they list their property for sale with us, we'll give you a $150 dinner voucher for a restaurant in the local area. It's a...

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Is there another buyer?

Is there another buyer?

Competition increases value. Agents know it, and they use it to achieve a better price. That’s their job after all. What is harrowing as a buyer is trying to work out the legitimacy of the agents often made claim that “there is another buyer”. As a buyer, if you...

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11 tips to make moving day stress-free

11 tips to make moving day stress-free

If you’re enthusiastic about moving day, you represent a minority of the population. Even if you’re upgrading from an old to new home, small to big, many days will be spent packing up your belongings and setting up in your new home. Here are some tips to ensure that...

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Simplicity.

Simplicity.

Often, in Real Estate, things are made much more complicated than they need to be.  Complex sales procedures, confusing pricing strategies, restrictive inspection arrangements, secretive negotiation processes, etc, etc, etc...   From an agent's perspective, it...

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