Private Seller vs. Real Estate Agent

The Battle Cards Are Set – Who Will Win? David vs. Goliath.  That, sometimes, is what comes to mind when people hear that a “real estate agent” has approached a Private Seller (For Sale By Owner or FSBO). The perception that it’s a battle against wills. From the start, it’s known that the agent is…

Who is the best real estate agent?

When selecting an agent to help you sell your property, it’s natural for you to want the best. But who is the best agent? The answer depends entirely on your definition of ‘Best’… Best for the agent or best for you? On the whole, the real estate industry’s definition of ‘Best’ is grounded in self-interest,…

Real Estate Agents: Do you care about your clients?

Identify as more of a Consultant than a Salesperson? Does your sense of achievement come from adding value, rather than extracting it? Want to protect and serve your clients rather than ‘close’ them? Are you uncomfortable with many of the manipulative sales techniques taught in this industries thirst for commission? Instead of the big egos,…

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.…