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Buyer’s Biggest Mistakes

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Buying property is the most expensive purchase that most people will make. This is drummed into people’s heads all the time. However many are spending hundreds of thousands of dollars, often without carrying out some basic precautions. Especially with the advent of some clever marketing tactics by sales agents.

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Buying Conditions Improving

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APRA’s proposed relaxation of the home loan lending rules will help property buyers even more than today’s interest rate cut, says Real Estate Buyers Agents Association (REBAA) president Rich Harvey. Last month the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) recommended a relaxation of the benchmark rate of 7 per cent to assess a borrower’s capacity to […]

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A Few Things I Look For When Buying

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For some that might seem a little strange but once explained most tend to agree. Here are a few things I am looking for when buying a property before I got to inspect. 1. Street appeal – is it consistent with others in the area. If not it might be harder to resell or attract […]

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Why Choose Newcastle Buyers Agent?

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Why would you choose Newcastle Buyers Agent to help you with your property search? I’ve been in the Newcastle area my whole life. I’ve worked in the property industry for over ten years in sales and as a buyers agent, and I’ve got an extensive business network which culminated in me being the Newcastle Business […]

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Buyers Agent Fees

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Most buyers agents will charge a retainer, and then they will charge a success fee. Some charge a percentage; some charge a flat fee. Flat fees can typically start at $10,000 for a purchase up to $600,000. Retainers can vary from $1,500 to $3,000 depending on the purchase price of the property. For that fee, […]

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Why Newcastle?

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  I’m Tiron. I’m a Newcastle based buyers agent. I’m here to give you a helping hand to get ahead in the Newcastle property market. If you’re looking for a home, investment or a small development, I’m going to be the one to get you there quicker and with less stress. I really enjoy the […]

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Where it Began

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When I was younger, my parents were looking for a property for their second home. We were moving from Mayfield into something a bit bigger for us kids to run around and kick a ball around. We went through probably about 100 different houses. I can’t remember them all but I remember going through so […]

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How to Choose a Buyer’s Agent

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Hi, I’m Tiron from Newcastle Buyers Agent and I wanted to give you a few tips on how to choose a buyers agent. Firstly, you need to make sure they’re an expert in their area. Are they born and bred in that location? How long have they worked in that area? When choosing a buyers […]

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Do Real Estate Sales Agents Like Buyers Agents?

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Hi, I’m Tiron from Newcastle Buyers Agent. A question I get asked quite a lot is, “Do real estate agents or real estate sales agents like buyers agents? And do they like working with buyers agents?” It is a funny question because some agents don’t. They don’t get it. They don’t get that a buyers […]

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Why get an Independent Building Inspection When Buying a House

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Hi, it’s Tiron from Newcastle Buyers Agent. I’d love you to check out these videos of my referral partners. If you’ve got any questions, please check out the comments below. I’m Michael Simons and I own Hunter Building Inspections. I do pre-sale and pre-purchase building and pest inspections. It’s important to get an independent building […]

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Buying off the Plan

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Hi, it’s Tiron from Newcastle Buyers Agent. I’d like to give you some tips for buying off the plan. In general, off the plan can be riskier than buying an existing home. You don’t know what you’re going to end up with, there could be delays and there could be potentially times where your finance […]

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How to Choose a Buyer’s Agent

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How do you choose a buyers agent? You need someone with industry experience. You need someone who has a good rapport with the agents that they’re negotiating with, without being too close. They’re not paid by developers or builders. They’re only paid by the buyer. They’re a member of industry bodies like REBAA or REINSW. And […]

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