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How to stay one step ahead on the real estate journey

5 April, 2019

2019 autumn buying knowledge selling

If I could tell you how to alleviate some of the stress, confusion and frustration associated with a real estate transaction (either buying or selling), would you want to know? Having worked with clients for many years, I’ve seen first-hand what a lack of understanding can do to a person’s confidence, relationships and ultimately their […]

Always Ask Why

28 February, 2019

knowledge marketing sales team selling

When it comes to selling your home, there is definitely no shortage of real estate agents ready and willing to facilitate the sale. Future sellers will often ask WHO they should use to sell their home but forget to ask the all important question – WHY! This publication, written by CE Property Group Director, Mark […]

Opinions: when they do and don't count

5 February, 2019

2019 knowledge selling summer

Can you believe that January is over and we’re entering the second month of 2019? This month I’m talking about opportunities and opinions. Employment Opportunity Last edition I touched on our recruitment drive for exceptional people. I usually leave this until last but we are so enthusiastic that we want to highlight this first up. […]

Choosing a Sales Agent

28 January, 2019

2017 general knowledge sales team selling

Choosing the right agent is crucial if you want to get the highest price for your property with the least amount of stress. Buyers have a choice – your home or someone else’s Your agent should be skilled, selling the positives of your property and, when necessary, selling the negatives of properties that are listed […]

Welcome to 2019

28 January, 2019

2019 general knowledge summer

Keep in Touch – Welcome to 2019 I believe that this year will be even better than last year. Probably the most common question I have been asked in my time in real estate is, “So, how’s the market going Mark?” To put it simply, it’s either going up or down, it’s never doing nothing. […]

Thinking of selling?

28 January, 2019

2019 general knowledge marketing sales team selling

Don’t want to feel like a duck out of water when it comes to selling your home? Below we provide some practical ideas to make the tasks of selecting an agent, working with your agent, and showcasing your property in its finest light, as easy and stress-free as possible. When it comes to getting the […]

It's happening again... the marketing trap

28 January, 2019

2018 knowledge marketing selling

It is happening again. In fact it has been happening for a long time and no doubt will continue to happen; but it shouldn’t. What am I talking about? The Marketing Trap! With all the wonderful things that real estate can bring to people’s lives and the many wonderful people the industry employs, there is […]

14 Costly Mistakes to avoid when buying a home

28 January, 2019

2019 buying knowledge

If you’re looking at buying your first home, then be aware of these 14 costly mistakes. 1. Borrowing You may borrow too much based on your present situation. You must make allowances for changes in your circumstances in the future. Be especially careful of loans with payments which increase at a later date. 2. Inclusion […]

What does 2019 hold for you and how can we help?

12 December, 2018

2018 knowledge selling spring

KEEP IN TOUCH – NOVEMBER 2018 With the year coming to a close and preparations commencing for the festive season, now is a great time to reflect on the last 11 months and look forward to the future. What does 2019 hold for you? A new job? New home? New investment possibilities? In the book […]


10 questions seller ask

12 December, 2018

2018 community knowledge selling spring

Spring has definitely sprung and Adelaide’s hills and suburbs are looking gorgeous. This may also be the time you’ve decided to sell your home. It’s a big deal and there are many questions that sellers ask before they decide to sell and during the selling process. We have looked into what the 10 most commonly […]

Calendar Photo Competition closes with 191 entries

12 December, 2018

2018 community events spring

KEEP IN TOUCH – SEPTEMBER 2018   Welcome to our latest edition of ‘Keeping In Touch’. WOW!!! That is about all I can say right now! The response we have had to the Calendar Photo Competition has far exceeded our expectations. Not only did we receive 191 photos from 77 entrants, the calibre of photographs […]

Real Estate does not Hibernate

8 August, 2018

2018 knowledge selling winter

KEEP IN TOUCH – AUGUST 2018 Right now, if I was thinking of selling my own property, I would probably initially say to myself ‘Wait until spring, it will look far better’.   I love gardens and mine are in desperate need of a little TLC; the skeletal nature of my deciduous trees and the […]

What's happening in real estate?

24 July, 2018

2018 autumn buying knowledge selling

KEEP IN TOUCH – JULY 2018   What in the world is going on in Real Estate? In the last 2 weeks have you heard like I have, all of these? *    Adelaide’s house prices have gone up                 *    The real estate boom has ended *    Reserve Bank will keep interest rates on hold     *    […]

Buying or selling... talk to an expert

24 July, 2018

2018 autumn general

Welcome to our Easter 2018 edition of ‘Keeping In Touch’. Easter and the four day break for many of us could simply mean a picnic in the park, a day at the beach, stay at home to do some gardening, perhaps the Oakbank race meeting or even a short camping trip up the River Murray. […]

What is the highest price for your property?

24 July, 2018

2018 knowledge selling summer

Welcome to our February 2018 edition of ‘Keep In Touch’. Following on from last month’s edition, which touched on ‘Do we sell or not?’, remember, the first step is not selling, it’s working out what the real value of your property is! Placing a property on the market does not mean selling but it enables you […]

To sell or not to sell...

24 July, 2018

2018 knowledge selling summer

KEEP IN TOUCH – JANUARY 2018 Welcome to our first edition of ‘Keep In Touch’ for 2018. In previous editions we have talked about ‘When is it the right time to sell?’ and it is one of the most commonly asked questions. So, let’s be clear on it. The answer to this question is – […]

What a year!

24 July, 2018

2017 summer

KEEP IN TOUCH – DECEMBER 2017 Welcome to our Christmas 2017 edition of Keeping In Touch. So Christmas is just around the corner and another year comes to a close. Christmas is a really special time of the year and it is a time when we can sit back and reflect on the year just gone and for some us, start planning […]

When is the right time to sell?

24 July, 2018

2017 selling spring

It is one of the most commonly asked questions we receive. When asked this question by a seller, the expected answer is related to a particular time of the year and yes, that certainly may be important, but other factors are more important. Let’s look at the 3 considering factors of when to sell:- *     […]

What should you pay to market your property?

24 July, 2018

2017 knowledge marketing selling spring

Thank you to those who have asked questions and allowed me to help them. There was one question that I received which is a beauty – and I wanted to respond to this. How much money should the home owner spend when marketing their property for sale? This topic gets me fired up! Just recently, […]

Selling in Spring

24 July, 2018

2017 knowledge selling winter

We are on the door step of Spring and the signs are evidenced: the wattles are just about done, the almond blossoms are next and the early ground swell of Spring buyers has commenced.  So much so, that I want to give the best tip I can to sellers, that is, ‘Get in Early’. Understandably […]