Elite… what does it mean?

Hi again readers, Here in the world of real estate, we have certain goals and awards that everyone wants to reach. Within the Ray White group, the award to trump them all is definitely the "Alan White Elite Award"... but what does that mean exactly? For the past three years,…

Choosing Right

Hello again readers, This week we have successfully sold 191 Arthur Terrace in Bardon! This campaign did not come without it's challenges, our beautiful owner had the property on the market with an untrustworthy agency before he decided to hire Tamara Lee. This certain agenc…

Selling on a Main Road

Hi again readers, Today we are going to discuss something I get asked about A LOT... selling on a main road. This is a slightly daunting subject but with our recent amazing sale on Kelvin Grove Road, it's time to sit down and discuss how we did it so quickly. The negatives f…

June Update, what does the election actually mean?

Dear friends, Whatever your personal feelings about last month’s election result, stability in Canberra is always good news for the property market! There’ll be no changes to negative gearing or capital gains tax for the foreseeable future – woohoo! – which means it…

Demand for inner-city Brisbane Classrooms

Recent article from The Courier-Mail highlights the demand for inner-city Brisbane classrooms. Enrollment data included in this article shows at least "13 schools in Brisbane have seen student levels jump by more than 30% in just four years" (Bennett, 2019). Closest college …

What is Stamp or Transfer Duty?

Stamp duty is a tax imposed on numerous acquisitions, including selling real estate, cars and assets belonging to a business. In the case of real estate the purchaser is the one who pays the tax. It is a legal requirement for stamp duty to be paid within 30 days of the settl…

Bidding

Ray White Real Estate's Bidding Guide Consider your top bid while you are in a calm & rational state of mind and stick to it Stand right at the front with a good view of the auctioneer - ask a question right at the start to show you mean business Start with a strong bid,…

Open Home Checklist

Welcome to Tamara Lee's open home checklist Ensure the garden beds are weeded, windows sparkling & lawns mowed Make sure the front entry way is clear of any clutter, bags, shoes or personal items Natural light is your best friend! Open the blinds and windows, feel the fr…