Value of your home

Hi again readers, I have been doing quite a few valuations lately so it is something we should chat about today. Question: How do you come to the value of your own property? By my experience, the seller's estimate is 5-15% above the market value. The fact is, your property i…

12 steps to a home purchase

Welcome to another #TamaraTalk! I read an article by Real Estate Conversation (February 15th, 2019) about steps to purchasing your home! I have summarized some key factors below... 1. What are you looking for? Work out your requirements! 2. Research your suburb and ask local…

Time to achieve the right price!

Hi again readers and welcome to another #TamaraTalk... This afternoon's subject? Timing when putting your property on the market. There is no one size fits all! For example, if you have a beautiful jacaranda tree in the garden, my advice would be sell in November when the pu…

Starting 2019 Off Right

Hi again readers, Feeling like you made all these property resolutions for #2019 and have so far been putting it off and now it's nearly February so.... it can probably wait until #2020 :') Well, if you needed a wake up call to get sh*t done then this is it! Go make that ver…

Common Questions

Something I always get asked as a real estate agent is... "What are the owners expecting in regards to PRICE?" This can be a tricky question. For example, if the property is going to public Auction we cannot (in Queensland) give you a price guide. However, you (as the buyer)…

Teamwork Truth

Here at the Tamara Lee office, we do do LOT of thinking and rethinking and scheduling and rescheduling...Listings, business plans, calendars, emails, client relationships, open homes, technology break downs and the list goes on. This year, the three of us have decided to tur…

2018 Trends

As 2018 draws to a close, it's natural to sit back and reflect on events throughout the year. It's pretty easy to say 2018 has not been without it's challenges. In saying that, what a wonderful freaking year it was! Here are some pictures and trends I thought summed up the y…