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Is this the one for me?

April 14, 2018

Buying News Uncategorized

  Knowing when to move on the right property Buying a home is one of the most important and largest financial decisions that are likely to make. Getting it right will result in years of security and happiness from your home. As happy as the right purchase makes you, the wrong purchase can become a […]

Auctions & the three card trick...

April 7, 2018

Buying News Selling Uncategorized

Public auction involves multiple bidders competing against each other to secure the one item – in this instance residential real estate. This is the simplistic theory of auctions. In order to get home owners to sign up to an auction, agents use the equivalent of the 3 card trick. They tell home sellers that auction […]

March 27, 2018

Buying News Selling Uncategorized

QLD population to hit 5 million, driving housing demand Queensland’s population is projected to reach 5 million in a couple of months, according to the ABS today, and this is translating to a strong property market in the Sunshine State. REIQ Chairman Rob Honeycombe said Queensland real estate market, and the wider Queensland economy, would […]

Should you renovate before selling?

March 20, 2018

News Renovating Selling Uncategorized

  With TV shows such as The Block and Reno Rumble gaining immense popularity in the last few years, many homeowners have been inspired to carry out their own makeovers and add value to their homes. A question our sales team at Johnson Real Estate often get asked is “should we renovate before we put […]

The dangers of rejecting the first offer...

March 15, 2018

News Selling Uncategorized

  High offers often come early during the selling process, however owners will often hold out in the hopes of a better deal coming along. Sellers can be  lulled into a false sense of security making the assumption that a good offer in the early stages of selling can mean an even better offer will […]

Real Estate referral companies...Who are they?

March 12, 2018

News Selling Uncategorized

In recent times there has been numerous Real Estate referral companies appearing in the media through TV and radio. All of them claim they will find the best agent in your area for you if you are selling. What they don’t tell you is that the agents they recommend to you have to pay them […]

Why overpricing your property does more harm than good!

March 8, 2018

News Selling Uncategorized

Setting a price for your property is one of the biggest decisions you will make during the selling process. Choosing the right price gives you the greatest chance at selling your home quickly and at the best possible price. Pricing your home may sound simple, but many sellers make a mistake that causes their property […]

How much does it cost to sell a house?

March 6, 2018

News Selling Uncategorized

When choosing an agent to sell your home don’t make the mistake of only looking at the commission rate each agent charges. If you base your decision on commission alone you will be in for an unpleasant surprise. So, how much does it really cost to sell your home? There are three costs to consider […]

www.aus4017.com/

August 31, 2016

Community Partners News

John Wilson has developed www.aus4017.com as a community website portal for theAustralian 4017 Postcode, covering  the Brisbane suburbs of Bracken Ridge, Brighton, Deagon, Sandgate, Shorncliffe and surrounds. The portal supports the great work that is being done in the local community by so many community organizations and services such as the Sandgate & District Chamber of […]

7 Steps for knowing if your property has subdivision potential

August 27, 2016

News Renovating Selling

When you subdivide a property, you need to get approval from the local council. They have their own regulations, which means dealing with different rules and individual challenges. Here are 7 steps to narrow down your research and know if you may be able to subdivide: 1. Does your property have at least 800sqm in […]