Posts

Room for the Whole Family

Room for the Whole Family

Room for the Whole Family

4 Eastwood Place McDowall Qld 4053

For Sale – Early-Mid $600,000?s

Flutterby and ask, this immaculate family home offers a lifestyle many dream of; separation of living, private level yard, perfect entertainer, bikeways and park at your doorstep.

Your new home features five bedrooms, three beautifully appointed bathrooms, central kitchen with open plan living, formal lounge and dining and a media/rumpus that takes your breath away.

Located opposite parkland in a quiet cul-de-sac within the McDowall School Catchment and close to shops and all amenities.

Flutterby and ask before someone else does!!
Features
General Features

Property Type: House
Bedrooms: 5
Bathrooms: 3
Land Size: 763 m² (approx)

Outdoor

Garage Spaces: 2

Contacts
Madeleine Hicks
Mobile: 0413 733 617
Email this agent

Getting Your House Ready To Sell

Getting Your House Ready To Sell

EMOTION VS.REASON

When conversing with Real Estate agents, you will often find that when they talk to you about buying real estate, they will refer to your purchase as a “home”.  Yet if you are selling property, they will often refer to it as a “house”.  There is a reason for this.  Buying real estate is often an emotional decision, but when you are selling real estate you need to remove emotion from the equation.

You need to think of your house as a marketable commodity.  Property!  Real estate!  Your goal is to get others to see it as their potential home, not yours.  If you do not consciously make this decision, you can inadvertently create a situation where it takes longer to sell your property.

GETTING YOUR HOUSE READY TO SELL

The first step in getting your home ready to sell is to “de-personalize” it.  This is so that potential buyers view it as their home.  For example when a potential homebuyer sees your family photos hanging on the wall it puts your own brand on the home and momentarily shatters their illusions about owning the house.  Therefore, put away family photos, trophies, collectible items, knick-knacks, and souveniers.  Put them in a box.  Rent a storage area for a few months and put the box in the storage unit.

Do not just move the box into the garage or a closet.  Part of preparing a house for sale is to remove “clutter”, and that is the next step in preparing your house for sale.

…ask Madeleine by making comment or emailing me directly.

Building and Pest Inspections

Building and Pest Inspections

Part of any normal contract of sale, in Queensland, is the Building and Pest Inspection.  This often is a time of great stress for many home buyers and sellers, in particular the first home buyers who are new to the market place.  These buyers  are purchasing homes in the McDowall, Everton Park areas that are usually 30 plus years old,  these homes often have maintenance issues, yes no homes is ever perfect. Not even a new home, with established homes if there are major structural issues these would already be evident where with a new home they are still to surface.

4

Buyers when reading these report panic, quiet often missing out on good quality homes that only need to be well maintained.  The job of the inspectors is to draw your attention to all the little jobs that require attention if he does not do this they are not doing there job.  These are then backed up by huge disclaimers which the building inspector’s insurance insists they put into the reports.  The inexperienced buyer is completely baffled and confused. Quite often they crash the contract over minor issues. The seller is left frustrated and annoyed that they lost the contract.

Sellers can minimize this stressful time, prior to going to the market place having a pre-sale building & pest inspection and attending to any issues that maybe of concern.  Thus being for warned.

Buyers need to understand that every home has some issue.

…ask Madeleine by commenting on this and I will help you through your next building and pest report.