Real Estate Agents: Do you care about your clients?

Do you identify as more of a Consultant than a Salesperson? Want to protect and serve your clients? Does your sense of achievement come from adding value, rather than extracting it? Are you uncomfortable with many of the sales techniques and tactics taught in this industry? Instead of the big egos, self-promotion, hounding, hustling, cold…

How clients are selling for more & saving thousands.

How clients are achieving higher prices & saving thousands in fees: It all starts with the fundamental shift in our operating philosophy – restating real estate from a ‘Commission-driven Sales Industry’ to a ‘Professional Service’. Meaning our core purpose is now to maximise your net sale proceeds. This is achieved by: 1. Protecting you from…

103 Costly Mistakes Home Sellers Make

If you want to end up with the most in your hand from the sale of your property, you need to do three things. The first of which is Avoid Costly Mistakes and Traps.  I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again: Your best protection from these mistakes is to avoid them in the…

Leaking Equity From Your Sale?

In this video (below), we demonstrate the importance of Avoiding Costly Mistakes when selling your property. The key takeaways: 1. Costly mistakes are anything that needlessly erodes your equity (how much you end up with). 2. They’re often what we call “Hidden Losses”. Meaning people don’t even realise they’ve leaked thousands of dollars. 3. Many…

3 Steps To Maximum Profit

Todays quick video is for home sellers who want to end up with as much as possible in their hand. We cover the 3 steps necessary to maximise your net sale proceeds. https://www.restate.nz/how-to-course/

Auctions – Episode 3

WHEN TO CONSIDER SELLING AT AUCTION It’s no secret that I’ve been pretty scathing of real estate auctions lately. Actually it’s more that I object to some agents spreading untruths and propaganda about them – for their own gain. But I’m also on record plenty of times over the years as saying that Auctions have…

We’re Not Number 1

We believe that being the ‘best’ should mean doing what’s best for our clients. So we restated real estate from a ‘Commission-driven Sales Industry’ to a ‘Professional Service’:  Fundamentally changing our core purpose from Selling you to Serving you. From Persuading you to Protecting you. From Pushing you to Guiding you.  From Pitching to Advising.…

Auction Deceptions: Episode 2

It’s said that the most misleading cons contain an element of truth. A classic example is this main one-liner spoken by auction agents – and it seems after more than 30 years of seeing it – sellers are still falling for it hook line and sinker: “When you put a price on your property the price…

Auction Deceptions: Episode 1

It never ceases to amaze me how much bullshit my industry peddles to consumers. That I think, ultimately harms you as home-sellers. And today I want to clear something up. Inspired by a video I saw by a pro auction agent entitled “Auction Misconceptions”. I think it should be titled ‘Auction Deceptions”. You see, he…

Is it true?

Restate was founded to help clients NET more. You can imagine our concern when we discovered that some people were saying that we “undersell” property. The first time I heard it, I laughed it off. After all, you expect that when something new threatens the status quo, rather than rising to the challenge and improving…