Does the traditional real estate industry give you what you want?

Can you trust it to act in your best interests?

Are the commissions fair for the services provided?

Unfortunately for the majority of sellers the answer to those questions is a resounding “NO”. So reject the hype and gimmicks pitched by the traditional industry and have a good look at how it really works. Lets state outright, what we all know to be true but have failed to do anything about: There is a force in real estate constantly working against us. Robbing you of your trust and equity, and agents of their dignity. Lets name that force, accept it as our enemy and look at how 120 pioneering home sellers have overcome it.

How 120 Pioneering Sellers Netted an Extra $580,715 By Rejecting The Traditional Real Estate Approach

Exposes 24 Real Estate Truths

PLUS: The Three Pillars To Maximising Profit


“Truth #1: You, home sellers, hold the ultimate power in real estate”

True Innovation. Clients Deserve Better.

Real estate agents are rarely referred to as “Trusted” or “Good Value”. And the stereotype for the most part is correct. But the agents associated with The Common Sense Approach, truely are the exception to the rule.

Easy to read

In a few hours reading, you’ll be aware of the truth and ready to increase your home sale profit.

Guided Execution

Certified agents to help you implement the approach outlined in the book, assuring you are never lost.

Well Proven

The superior results achieved by those following The Common Sense Approach, is not the result of luck.

Banking the most profit from your sale doesn’t involve hype & it’s not about gimmicks.

It’s about three things…


Fundamental Mistakes

The biggest losses to home sellers are due to fundamental mistakes and traps. They’re often what we call “hidden losses”, meaning you don’t even realise you’ve dropped thousands of dollars. Sometimes they reduce your selling price, other times they increase your selling costs. Sometimes both. But either way they all erode your net profit.

Unfortunately many of them are laid by the traditional real estate industry. The best protection, is to avoid them in the first place. That’s why we wrote this book – to open your eyes.


Your Sale Price

There are lots of things that affect your final price. Many, like the economic climate; number of buyers in the market and amount of competition, are outside of your control and therefore not worth losing sleep over. However we’ve discover there are eight key things you can control. This book shows that getting the best price is not about the gimmicks and slick lines pitched by the real estate industry – it’s about getting your strategy and process right. It’s about implementing a proven and documented approach that consistently creates a superior result.


Your Selling Expenses

Once you’ve done everything possible to maximise your sale price, the only other way to increase your net profit is to reduce your expenses. It’s just common sense that: Any expense that doesn’t add value is eroding your profit. This book reveals how, amongst other things: an inefficient industry, the commission-only model, unnecessary ego advertising, poor negotiations and fundamental mistakes all increase your costs. The problem is, with the traditional approach, you have no way of controlling or reducing those expenses. While clients who have implemented The Common Sense Approach, have on average netted an extra $4,800 each.

Smart. Tested. Proven.

“The result speaks for itself with our home selling for $11,000 over asking price & saving $4,800 on our fees.”

Dan & Jess

The Engine

Behind The Approach

This book will open your eyes to a different home selling approach. From the beginning, it exposes how the traditional industry works against you, then lays out a solution.

Through the application of common sense and professional services, there is a unique way to get genuine advice and bank more profit from your sale.


Diagnostic Process

There is a saying in medicine, “A prescription without a diagnosis is malpractice.” In real estate however, this philosophy is seldom adhered to. It’s not uncommon for an agent to arrive at your home and immediately begin to sell you on his prescription. This of course represents a form of real estate malpractice.

Our certified agents operate quite differently. Before presenting you with a tailored prescription to maximise profit, an accurate and comprehensive diagnosis is conducted.

The Story Behind the Approach

Proven by 120+ Sellers.

The approach outlined in this book was inspired by respected professions throughout the world. Think doctors, surgeons, accountants, solicitors and the like. Their key function is to protect and help those they serve. They use their specialist knowledge and skills to the clients advantage – ensuring they receive the best possible outcome. In a real estate sense, this would mean protecting sellers from fundamental mistakes and helping them bank the most profit possible from their sale.

True professions understand that their client is relying upon them. They operate to the highest standards of ethics and professionalism – never doing anything that could erode the foundation of the client relationship: TRUST. For obvious reasons, this kind of professionalism is attractive. To know your service provider will do the very best by you, alleviates much stress and worry.

The question was asked, “Why does nothing like this exist in real estate?” Instead, the real estate industry is based on a commission-only sales culture  – rife with questionable ethics and self-interest. And the commissions, well they are based upon the value of the clients property which is totally unrelated to the actual work involved in facilitating a sale. If other industries – trusted and valued by consumers – can operate with a professional culture, then why couldn’t a similar approach be created for real estate? Do homeowners not deserve to know that the agent has their best interests at heart? Do they not deserve to bank the most profit possible?

This led to a massive amount of research and a total re-think of how the real estate industry works. How could we raise professionalism and at the same time create more value for our clients? The next logical question, “Based on a professional service culture, could we devise an approach for real estate that could consistently create superior results for our clients?” That is to say, “Consistently sell homes at a higher price point, while at the same time reducing the clients costs, to maximise their profit.” If this were possible, then homeowners could have total and complete confidence that not only would their interests be protected, but they will also net the most possible from their sale.

The solution was amazingly simple, yet required us to think and act differently. The end result of that research is this book – now proven by 120 (and growing) home sellers who have netting on average an extra $4,800 each.

That’s how The Common Sense Approach came to be.

Graeme & Kay saved $10,822

"We would recommend the Restate System
to anyone considering selling their property."

"It gave us increased confidence that the agent was indeed acting on behalf of the vendor...Our clients saved an estimated $8,800 in fees as well."

Quantum Advantage

"It was just common sense to pay for a professional service rather than a flat commission rate. This was followed up with professional & honest service, with frequent & open communication from the whole team at Restate”

Ali & Bob

"We sold our property for $7,000 over asking and saved $9,877 in fees - thanks Restate"

Ross & Delwyn

"After having various Real Estate agents around we decided to put our trust in Restate to sell our house.....we saved heaps in Real Estate fees and got a good price for our house."


"If you want to save some serious money I would highly recommend the Restate new model - you won't be disappointed. I saved $5,759 under their new way of marketing."


"We would recommend their new model to anyone, it's more transparent, you are more in control of the processing and the savings are significant compared to the traditional model”

Simon & Angela

"The price advantage was realised & we enjoy the fact that we have only paid for service required to sell our house. Nothing more, nothing less. The thing that really impressed us though, is the service & support.”


"Restate's flexible approach results in a more individualised plan when selling your property and a better sense of control over the process."

Ross & Kit

"Restate had great options as to what method would work best for me to sell my home using the most cost effective method. Thanks Restate for a wonderful job well done, achieving great results for me.”


"When you're ready to sell your home there's no doubt you should give Restate a call first, if you're serious about keeping more of your hard earned money in your pocket. "

Dale & Tina

"They worked with us & put our interest at heart. It wasn't all about their own profile & them getting paid a huge commission. That's what we liked about this new model.....but also saved us $9,000 in fees”

Penny & Trevor

"With their new model, Restate saved us $1,440 compared to traditional fee structure. I would highly recommend the team at Restate if you are serious about selling your property.”

Andrea & Traceylee

"Adam worked very hard to achieve a sale & kept me well informed, he always had a smile & very positive throughout the whole process.....and saved $2,000 in fees.”

Leanne & Kevin Weastell

"Their new fee structure saved us $4,900 more than traditional fees. This meant we ended up with a bit extra & could comfortably buy our new home without touching our savings."

Frank & Val

"They offered advice when needed, kept us up to date with progress & guided us through the quick & efficient sale of the home."

The Bennewith Family

"What a great experience it was selling with Restate. My view of real estate agents has now changed for the better.”


"We have been very happy with the professionalism of Carl & his staff & are exceptionally happy with nearly $3,500 savings in fees."

Graham & Lyn

"This saved as $4,000 compared to the traditional model. We found them reliable and Adam kept us informed at all times."

Orcilla & Corrie

"I would highly recommend Restate, and they also saved me $1,937 compared to traditional fees"


"I am pleased to recognise the excellent service by Restate in selling our house and acknowledge their new approach to fees represented a saving in the order of $7500”

Jeremy & Ann

"We could see the benefit in their innovative new real estate model. Ultimately this saved us over $4000 compared to the traditional model”


"The property sold within the sales strategy time frame and we saved $2,689 by utilising the new fee model. ”


"We sold & went unconditional in 4 weeks. This saved us $7,000 - $10,000 on the traditional real estate model..."

Liz & Marty

"We had a fantastic time selling our property with Restate....they were open, straight forward & most importantly, honest.”

Annie & Brian

"We were impressed with a quick sale and saved $5,000 compared with traditional real estate fees..."

Pam & Murray

"With this new approach to the selling process we saved over $6,000!! We could not have asked for more when it came to being kept up..."


"The new marketing plan certainly worked for us and also saved us a considerable sum of money."

Mr & Mrs Millar

"Restate sold our home in 8 weeks which meant we had a saving of $11,280 on the commission."

Colin & Raewyn

"... A newer approach which I firmly believe is way fairer to both agent and vendor..."

Stephen & Sarah

"I've sold 8 houses to date through agents and you have been the best agency and I find your new model acceptable where as I normally find the traditional fee structures offensive"


"My son and I decided to go with the old model, we realise now that we could have saved over $3000 had we used the new model. We are still very happy with the quick result."

Mary & Mark

"... they helped us achieve a quick sale with maximum return... With their new fee structure they were also able to save us money in real estate fees..."


"I decided their new model to be a good opportunity to sell my property in the shortest possible time... As I had a tight budget it proved very successful, I saved $1,414”


"We were kept informed of the progress every step of the way even though we lived in W.A. By using their new structure we saved $3,500. We are very happy with the results.”

Shulay & Grant

"Thank you Liz & Adam for selling our house under Carl's (Restate) new structure. We saved enough to pay our solicitors fee for selling and buying our new home.”

Ewen & Gale