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Shano’s You-Beaut Seller’s Quick-Fix Guide

Shano’s You-Beaut Seller’s Quick-Fix Guide

Provided by Shane Harman, a valued member of our sales team with experience in building/construction, project management and home renovations. If you’re selling and you’re not sure what buyers are scrutinising when they look through your home, well the answer is -...

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Lifestyle Living

Lifestyle Living

The BIG4 NRMA Warrnambool Riverside Holiday Park is an affordable and fantastic facility offering residents a variety of unique benefits. Being set in the farming zone at the Hopkins River end of Jubilee Park Road (see map below article) between Warrnambool and...

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Qualifying Buyers

Qualifying Buyers

You decide to start looking for a new home. Whether it’s your first home, an upsizer, downsizer, new location, holiday house or investment to add to your portfolio… it’s always a big step. You hop on the net or check out the local paper to start your search. Once you...

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Platinum Badge – Ashley Jennings!

Platinum Badge – Ashley Jennings!

Congratulations to Ashley Jennings who was awarded Platinum Badge in sales while attending a training seminar in Sydney this week. This prestigious award lands Ashley on Pittard’s High Achievers List and celebrates his ability to achieve fantastic results for his...

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Rate My Agent Award Winners

Rate My Agent Award Winners

Rate My Agent is Australia’s No. 1 real estate agent ratings and statistics website. It provides recommendations, rankings and reviews for real estate agents in Australia. Unlike other review platforms, all client reviews of agents are verified and linked to a sale....

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The Early Offer

The Early Offer

Written by Peter O'Malley - Real Estate Agent and author of best-selling publications, Real Estate Uncovered and Inside Real Estate When you are selling a property, the only thing more nerve wracking than an early offer is not receiving an early offer. As the property...

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Take the mask off!

Take the mask off!

It's time to take off the mask.   Unfortunately I'm not talking about our covid-enforced protective face masks. No, I want to outline some of what is being masked by the current booming market, and explain some of the perception Vs reality of public auctions. This is...

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Early offers – why public auction agents reject them

Early offers – why public auction agents reject them

By Andrew Trim, Managing Director of Johnson Real Estate and author of ‘Real Estate Dangers and How to Avoid Them’ It is an accepted real estate principle that the best offer will often come early in the sales process – possibly on day one. Why don’t agents like a...

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High versus HighEST

High versus HighEST

The local property auctions are running hot, yes, but so are the local SMART SALES. “Smart Sale” list to sale ratios are running at least as high as auction clearance rates, and with mostly more impressive prices. They just don’t get the same attention in the...

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DIY PAINT JOB – TIPS & TRICKS

DIY PAINT JOB – TIPS & TRICKS

Here are the tricks used by the professionals Slapping some paint on a wall – easy! But achieving a meticulous finish requires some careful preparation. If you are planning on a DIY paint job, here are some tricks of the trade to help you achieve a finish that even...

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WANTED AD’S WORK…

If you are a buyer and are finding that places are selling too quickly, let us know and we will create a wanted ad for you and go look for a property on your behalf.
If you are a seller, simply go to our website and view the ‘Properties Wanted’ section, one of our many buyers could be a perfect fit for your home

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Yes – they’re real!

Yes – they’re real!

Many people distrust salespeople; in fact according to a quick google search, 97% of us don’t trust sales people. The only people we trust less are politicians and car salesmen. Not surprising really, as the popular view is that people in sales only care about the dollar, not the person; that they would say anything to ‘make the sale’.

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Mortlake History

Mortlake History

Article by Cheryl McKenna - Office manager and Licensed estate agent. Originally known as the township of Mount Shadwell, the town of Mortlake was originally settled over 180 years ago. Being particularly fertile ground, the area was quickly populated by farmers, and...

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Get ahead of the curve

Get ahead of the curve

Are you thinking of selling in the relatively near future? Maybe you're waiting until you get a few things done around the house, or waiting for the timing to be right which is not quite yet?  Maybe you're waiting to find your next property to buy?  Perhaps you want...

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Pack your bags…

Pack your bags…

Article by Cheryl McKenna, Office manager and licensed estate agent Moving house. The phrase strikes fear into many a heart.  Ranked as more stressful than divorce, moving house is in fact included in the top 5 stressful life events. Some of us do it once in a...

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“Such a wonderful result for us as a vendor”

“Such a wonderful result for us as a vendor”

Check out the wonderful renovation that Michelle and Gary completed on their house in Warrnambool, and hear from a delighted vendor, very pleased with the sale, which happened within a few days of going to market, with roughly 15 inspections, 7-8 offers, and a sale...

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Questions from a seller, or a buyer (she wasn’t sure)

Questions from a seller, or a buyer (she wasn’t sure)

Article by Cheryl McKenna - Office manager, and licensed estate agent It began with a conversation with a lady enquiring on a property that we had for sale.  All said quickly without a pause or even time to take a breath! “I’d like to have a look at the house on...

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What’s your style?

What’s your style?

Article by Cheryl McKenna - Office manager and licenced estate agent. What’s your style? Do you love a classic Californian Bungalow or are you a fool for the decorative filigree of the mid to late Victorian Era?  Does walking into an Edwardian home evoke memories of a...

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