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How long has your agency been selling properties in the area & what is your sale rate?

How long has your agency been selling properties in the area & what is your sale rate?

Jackson+Rowe is a second generation business and was established in 1957. We’ve seen many booms and busts, tight credit markets and periods of double digit growth in property prices and in rental prices. Ryde is one of the most stable areas...
I’ve always been told Spring is the best time to sell, is this correct?

I’ve always been told Spring is the best time to sell, is this correct?

The idea of Spring as the best time of year to sell was true 30 years ago. For a plethora of reasons, the volume of properties sold in Spring and Autumn was a lot higher than those in Winter and...
Will it affect the final price if I sell the property vacant rather than furnished?

Will it affect the final price if I sell the property vacant rather than furnished?

This is really a question about who’s going to buy it and they want to see. The question about furnished or unfurnished affecting the sale price is valid because it can and it does. The mistake people make is that...
Do you have a database of buyers?

Do you have a database of buyers?

The answer is yes, the problem with the answer is it’s to the wrong question. The reality of modern day real estate is that the majority of agents use computer software for their sales processes. These programs are predominately database programs....
What’s involved with a contract & when do I have to get this prepared?

What’s involved with a contract & when do I have to get this prepared?

Under NSW law, a property is not to be marketed or offered for sale unless a contract is available to be looked at by a buyer and if they are happy to pay the price, signed by a buyer. There are...
Am I locked into a contract if I sign an agency agreement to sell with Jackson & Rowe?

Am I locked into a contract if I sign an agency agreement to sell with Jackson & Rowe?

Good question, we don’t take hostages. An agency agreement is a written contract. Most agency agreements have a period of exclusivity, typically 3 months is the most common in the industry. The time frames involved in selling a property are usually: 1...
Does the agent have to be located in the same suburb to be effective at selling my property?

Does the agent have to be located in the same suburb to be effective at selling my property?

The internet has changed everything and real estate was one of the first markets to change as a result of its power. In the early 2000’s real estate was one of the top 5 search categories on the internet. Now all...
What are the advantages of a private treaty sale?

What are the advantages of a private treaty sale?

There are three price strategies and each has their benefits and limitations. Asking price This is the original and most widely understood by buyers and sellers and is the oldest form of pricing. An asking price of a typical property worth $800,000...
What are the advantages & disadvantages of an Auction sale from a sellers point of view?

What are the advantages & disadvantages of an Auction sale from a sellers point of view?

You are going to feel a little out of control Auction has no price, you can feel like you’re at the mercy of the elements so to speak. Without the ability to communicate to the market about the price you want...
Is it better to sell by Auction or Private Treaty?

Is it better to sell by Auction or Private Treaty?

This is the third most commonly asked question for agents. Ironically we feel it takes first place in the most poorly answered question. We are going to take a punt and suggest that if you have asked this question or are...