Seven rules for buying at auction

If you don’t know the tricks used at auctions, you are certain to get hurt. Most auction agents have no regard for your feelings. They want a sale and they don’t care who they hurt. If you are inexperienced at home buying, you should avoid auctions altogether. The financial loss of a few hundred dollars […]

Beware the selling machines

Sucking-in thousands of naive investors. Over the past decade – and the new century in particular – an entire industry has sprung up with the sole purpose of convincing wanna-be property investors that certain companies, clubs or groups can show us all how to get-rich in property. Many (no, make that ‘most’) of these outfits […]

Don’t pay anything!

How sellers can save thousands of dollars. It’s probably real estate’s biggest con. And it’s affecting thousands of property sellers every month. It’s the advertising stitch-up and here’s how it works. You decide to sell your property and you call the agent. The agent tells you that you’ve got a fine home and it’s likely […]

The hard work trap

Thousands of sellers wasting millions of dollars Here’s a question for home-sellers. What is the most important factor in the sale of your home? Is it the quality of the agent, the method of sale (auction or private treaty), the amount of advertising, the advertising medium, the number of buyer inspections, the communication from the […]

The humble agent

So, property prices are rising are they? And everything’s looking terrific. And all you have to do to make your fortune (okay, well, a modest profit) is to just buy a piece of real estate and wait. Right? Wrong. Look, I understand that lots of people are interested in buying real estate. And, yes, I […]

Elizabeth, Rivervale WA

“We highly recommend the Jenman Approved agent who sold our home. She handled everything so well and the sale could not have gone better. Our agent achieved a higher price than we anticipated. Thanks to Real Estate Monitors who do a great job.” October 2014

Mat, Kingsford NSW

“Fantastic! Sold in 8 days! Couldn’t speak highly enough about the agent. Top, honest, didn’t stuff us around. Happy as hell.” October 2014  

Jo, Peakhurst NSW

“Just wanted to let you know how EXTREMELY happy I am with the manner in which the recommended agent conducted the sale of my property. His personal manner, professionalism and negotiation skills were outstanding, these attributes made me feel that I could trust him implicitly during the daunting task I was faced with of selling […]

Linda, Oyster Bay NSW

“The agent that you referred me to did a great job. He worked very hard to get the property sold and he was easy to work with. I would certainly recommend him.” December 2014