Property winners and losers + Investors remain bullish

This week Veronica Morgan from Elephant In The Room podcast takes on the host role and first up talks to the author of the CoreLogic Pain and Gain report, Eliza Owen, who reveals just how many property owners lose money when they sell.    Kent Lardner the data whiz kid, is the brains behind the newly created Suburb Trends Report that does not dabble in the … Continue reading Property winners and losers + Investors remain bullish

Sydney Leads Recovery

Last week The capital city final auction clearance rate came in at 61.3% last week, slightly lower than the week prior when 62.7% of properties sold at auction. The lower clearance rate was across a higher volume of auctions with 856 held, up on the 612 held over the week prior. Of the 738 results collected, 12% were withdrawn which was much lower than the … Continue reading Sydney Leads Recovery

VIDEO – Market Strengthens More

  Melbourne pips Sydney Withdrawals decline again Auction numbers at 6 week high This week, 867 capital city homes were scheduled for auction, with preliminary results returning a 65.9 per cent clearance rate.  Although the number of auctions held remains low, since restrictive policies around open homes and onsite auctions were lifted, the trend has been towards more auctions held and a substantial reduction in … Continue reading VIDEO – Market Strengthens More

Most Capitals Hold Firm

Auction numbers edge up slightly Clearance W.O.W. is up Withdrawals down to 11% Last week The final weighted-average clearance rate came in at 62.7% last week, surpassing the previous week’s 60.4% as the highest result since the week ending 15 March. While clearance rates have bounced back to almost pre-restriction levels, volumes remain significantly lower than what we would usually see. There were 612 auctions … Continue reading Most Capitals Hold Firm

LJ Hooker Queanbeyan: Business as Usual Through Virtual Inspections

Kylie Maxwell is the Director and Franchise Owner of LJ Hooker Queanbeyan. She joins us this week for an insightful discussion on the current situation of her agency and how her team manages to continue delivering service to their clientele. In Kylie’s interview with Kevin Turner, she mentioned that LJ Hooker Queanbeyan is business as usual, but they make sure that they put the safety … Continue reading LJ Hooker Queanbeyan: Business as Usual Through Virtual Inspections

Tell Me the Truth

Agents are hungry to know the truth about what is happening due to COVID-19. At the onset of the pandemic, the California Association of Realtors (CAR) quickly pivoted to provide a steady stream of market data and survey research assessing exactly what their members were experiencing. This week Bernice and Greg sit down with CAR’s Vice President and Chief Economist Leslie Appleton Young for an … Continue reading Tell Me the Truth

Smoking in Strata

Complaints about passive smoking have escalated in strata communities while residents are spending more time at home due to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Kevin Turner asked Grant Mifsud from Archers Strata to help with some answers if anything can be done by Bodies Corporate to better protect residents.       Continue reading Smoking in Strata

Key Takeaways from 50 Episodes of RedX’s Stability & Opportunity Podcast: What’s Working for Agents Now

This week we’re delighted to welcome Justin Zimmerman, the Director of Content for RedX, the industry’s best Expired, For Sale by Owner, and For Rent by Owner resource. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Justin Zimmerman has hosted 50 podcasts with top agents and industry leaders who are achieving success in today’s challenging environment. Today Justin shares his top takeaways from all those interviews. … Continue reading Key Takeaways from 50 Episodes of RedX’s Stability & Opportunity Podcast: What’s Working for Agents Now

The Facts About Online Auctions

When on-site and in-room auctions were banned recently it seemed that the real estate industry was well poised not to miss a beat because of the growing popularity of auctions online. Veronica Morgan catches up with auctioneer extraordinaire Damian Cooley to find out why they didn’t kick in as well as everyone thought they would – or did they? Damian tells Veronica.     Continue reading The Facts About Online Auctions

COVID-19 – Reshaping the Property Manager Role

Tamsin Wilson is the Head of Property Management at Belle Property Parramatta. She joins us in a powerful session to discuss the importance of internal communication and cloud-based software to cope with the difficulties of the pandemic. Together with Kevin Turner, they will also look into how COVID-19 is reshaping the role of the property manager and how to communicate and build relationships between tenants … Continue reading COVID-19 – Reshaping the Property Manager Role