‘It’s definitely worth at least a million’ – Quoted in Brisbanetimes.com.au Article

Will new rules really prevent real estate agents from acting unethically?

The real estate business is a funny one, and sometimes an easy (and deserving!) target.
In November this year I will be celebrating 10 years in Commercial Sales & Leasing, and over this time I’ve seen and experienced a lot of agents “telling people what they want to hear”, quoting low to guarantee themselves a deal, or just plain getting the pricing wrong. Some of these agents come and go.
I’m in for the long haul, and there’s always plenty of deals to go around so I don’t need to do any of the above.

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What I’d Buy With $1 Million – Quoted in Realestate.com.au Article

Recently I was interviewed by Australia’s largest real estate portal RealEstate.com.au on what I’d buy with $1 million…

After running wild with a few dream scenario’s 🙂 🙂 I got serious and thought about what I know, and what would make a good investment – and well you can probably guess!

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Migrating From a Home Office to Dedicated Workspace

Enquiries often come in from home/small business and start-ups.

The usual story is that at home the space is too small, and largely because it’s unproductive (bodies running around, dog, chores,etc.!)

Here’s another aspect from a recent article below that may be of interest.

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Vanilla Pod Gourmet Cakes

Vanilla Pod

I was delighted to help the Carla & Scott with their new Albion venture recently – just because I share their passion for food and can attest to the quality of the items they produce, which is top notch!

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Twitter Cards – A New Way to Interact

Twitter Blue Bird

This is something you should explore if you are a heavy Twitter user, or looking for different ways to engage as a person or business.

As explained by Twitter:

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Google Inside Maps, Easy Shop Navigation..

Further to Google’s inside street view, you can now get directions around say, Ikea, or Westfield Chermside on your phone – nice.

I’d imagine targeted advertising will come but it’s handy and free for the moment!

See if your local shopping centre is in the list on the inside maps FAQ page.

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This Agent Keeps Hassling Me!

Calling for business

The call starts something like this:

Me – “Hi, Super Agent Thor here, did you like X we saw? Be good to know,etc.” (To a prospect’s Voicemail)

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iPhone App Review – Photosynth from Microsoft

Real Estate marketing ads can generate a call or full view (on a website), just from having a great picture.
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Start 2013 Update

It is interesting to be “ear to the ground” of businesses when dealing with people and their commercial sales and leasing needs.
So, a summary of things and chats with people so far: See more ›

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Enter a New Player in Ascot & Hamilton Residential Property

McGrath Real Estate
Agent Mikki Finlay. Source: McGrath.com.au

Agent Mikki Finlay. Source: McGrath.com.au

WEBSITE: http://www.mcgrath.com.au/agent/Mikki-Finlay-/1446

PROPERTY

Prestigious Racecourse Rd, (Ascot end) is a new home to McGrath. This area is populated with designer boutiques and services catering to the ‘upmarket’ suburbs of Hamilton, Ascot, Clayfield and surrounds.

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