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Propertybuyer takes the stress and frustration out of the buying process.

With 16 years of experience in the industry, 30 Awards for Excellence and over 2500 purchases, our Buyers’ Agents use a proven method that gets results for our clients.

5 steps to smarter property decisions

  1. Complete the Property Brief
  2. Tell us your key preferences and criteria. Read more
    This tells us a bit about your requirements, budget, property specifications, preferred locations and whether you are buying a home or investment property.
  3. Discuss and develop strategy
  4. Defining the approach to reach your desired outcomes. Read more
    We meet in person or teleconference or skype to provide initial advice about locations, property types and strategies to achieve your desired outcomes.
  5. Research and shortlist
  6. We do extensive research to create your refined viewing shortlist. Read more
    We conduct extensive market research to identify areas and properties that match your requirements. This includes: - Comprehensive suburb analysis including information from RP Data, DSR Score, Residex and Australian Property Monitors - Identification of potential risks and benefits according to infrastructure and population drivers- Identifying investment potential such as capital growth projections - Analysing local market conditions and buying trends - Searching online and offline for suitable properties - Proactively contacting every selling agent in the target area - Identifying properties not advertised on the open market (silent listings) This generates a list of hundreds of properties, which we refine to a shortlist of the best opportunities (usually 5 or 6). We contact each selling agent to obtain a realistic price guide, ensuring there is no under-quoting. We also source important information including strata fees, land size and rental return (if applicable). After you provide feedback on the shortlist, we arrange a private inspection for one or several of the properties, at times convenient for you. If you prefer, we will inspect on your behalf and return a report of our findings.
  7. Evaluate
  8. We conduct a market appraisal using hard facts and market data. Read more
    Once you decide on a property, we use local knowledge and our database of comparative sales to provide you with a detailed appraisal report. This is to help you decide how much to offer. We’ll provide a recommended price range, which gives you a competitive edge over other buyers and protects you from paying too much.
  9. Negotiate and secure
  10. We negotiate to get you the best possible price & terms. Read more
    Once you’re satisfied the property meets your needs, we commence negotiations with the vendor or vendor’s agent. With professional skill and firm negotiating techniques, we aim to secure your property at the lowest possible price. In the case of auctions, we aim to buy prior – however if the auction does proceed, we can bid on your behalf.Once the offer has been accepted, we strongly recommend obtaining a building and pest report. Your solicitor will also review the contract of sale to ensure legal requirements are satisfied. (Note: the purchaser pays separate fees for pest and building inspections, strata searches and legal conveyancing.) We keep you informed of issues that may arise prior to settlement, and provide any assistance you may require along the way. For investors, we provide advice on rental values and help you select competent local property managers.If your offer is unsuccessful or auction bidding exceeds your target range, we return to the shortlist. If the market is particularly difficult, it may be worth expanding your search to include other areas. Most of our clients secure a property within 30-50 days of engaging our services.
  11. This handy infographic details how you could use a buyers' agent.
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