FAQ's                                                                            

 

Why would I use a Buyers Agent when I could do this myself?

Negotiating on a property is not something that most people do every day it takes experience in the industry to get the best possible price. You will benefit from our extensive analysis and research undertaken in the current market, which will provide evidence of the Real Worth of the property. We listen to your needs and are experts in our locations; we don't waste time showing you property which is unsuitable for your needs or your price range. We build networks within our industry which can allow us to get access to 'silent' listings or urgent sales, this provides our clients purchasing power for all the properties in the market.

 Moreton Bay

 

What locations do you cover?

We are perfectly located in North Lakes which is approximately half way between both the Brisbane CBD and the Sunshine Coast, we cover all the locations between with ease. This proximity allows us first hand local knowledge of events and new infrastructure around us..

 

How long does the Buying process take?

We are passionate about finding you the right property, and don't believe it's about how long it takes to find a property. For an Investment property the average time is 30 days and depending on what properties are available at the time, a home purchase averages 45 to 60 days.

 

How much does a Buyers Agent cost?

 

We work exclusively for the Buyer, there is no conflict of interest as we do not accept commissions from Selling Agents, Builders or Developers.

 

Our Inital Consultation is FREE.

Upon engagement of our services we charge an upfront retainer of $1000 plus gst, this fee then allows us to begin working towards your requirements. Putting properties to you on a regular basis and keeping you informed of our progress towards your dream property.

We charge a percentage of the purchase price, with a mimimum charge of $5000 plus gst this fee is payable when the property becomes unconditional.

 

Is the fee a tax deduction?

If the property is purchased for an investment, the fee may form part of the 'cost base' and can generally be tax deductible, always check with your accountant with your individual circumstances before relying on this information.

 

Do you sell property as well?

No, a selling agent works to get the highest price and best conditions for the Seller. We work only for the Buyers best interests to negotiate with the sales agent for the lowest possible price, best conditions and terms.

 

Does a Buyers Agent need to have a Real Estate background?

Yes, to be involved in the transaction of buying or selling Real Estate you need to have a Real Estate background and work as or under a Licensee. Principal Mandy Gladwin is a fully licensed Real Estate Agent in Queensland and also has been Licensed in Victoria and NSW. Always a member of the Real Estate Institute in each state and completing continuing professional development each year to ensure currency. As a Property Investor, Renovator and Landlord Mandy understands not only the Real Estate Industry but also the requirements of property investment and those simply wishing to relocate locally or interstate.

 

Do you have professional indemnity insurance, and are you part of an industry association?

Yes we are fully covered for Professional indemnity insurance, and a member of the Real Estate Institute Queensland (REIQ)

 

 

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