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January 25, 2019

THE 'HEART BUYER' AND REJECTING EARLY OFFERS

By Andrew Trim
Author of Real Estate Dangers

The location is ideal, it has the right number of bedrooms and living spaces, the yard is great – it feels like the perfect home. Occasionally, a buyer matches a property to perfection.

This buyer is going to live in the property. It will become their home. There is an instant and strong emotional connection.

This is the ‘heart buyer’. Heart buyers are seen early in marketing campaigns and only want that specific property. There...

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January 24, 2019

HEADS UP - HOPE BALL 2019

Goulburn has many events & social days throughout the year, but the Relay for Life Hope Ball is definitely one to mark on your calendar.

Last year the Hope Ball was a huge success with a record attendance & the Charity auction raising $12,927.75, alone.

The 2019 Hope Ball will be held on Saturday, 27th April.

First National is a proud sponsor of the Hope Ball & Relay for Life and our team is looking forward to attending this year’s ball which will...

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January 18, 2019

PROPERTY & THE DANGERS OF A DIGITAL FOOTPRINT

By Andrew Trim
Author of Real Estate Dangers


Before the Internet, properties were primarily marketed via newspaper advertisements, signs and in agents’ windows. These mediums had a remarkable and often overlooked advantage over modern forms of advertising – they left no easily traceable marketing or sales history (a digital footprint).

There is an old saying ‘nothing is as useless as yesterday’s newspapers’. In the newspaper age, an owner could dip their toe in to test the waters....

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January 14, 2019

FIRST NATIONAL BACK TO SCHOOL GIVEAWAY 2019 - TERMS & CONDITIONS

• This competition will be drawn at 4pm on Wednesday, 23 January 2019.

• Entries are void for employees of Goulburn First National Real Estate & immediate family members.

• Entrants are responsible for collecting the voucher from our office during our business hours

• This competition is in no way sponsored or associated with Facebook

• There is no limit on entries

• You must like our Facebook page

• By tagging 1x friend, that enters you & that friend to go into the draw to win

•...

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January 11, 2019

TIPS ON HOW TO SELL FOR MORE IN 2019

by Peter O’Malley
Author of Inside Real Estate

Accept the market was overpriced – the market is not falling from fundamental value, it is falling to fundamental value. When you accept the market was overvalued, the downturn becomes less painful and the next decision becomes easier to make. Waiting for prices to return to fresh highs means you won’t be selling in 2019, or 2020 for that matter.

Accept the market conditions – in a downturn, some properties manage to sell above...

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January 04, 2019

GOULBURN REAL ESTATE MARKET - BOOK GIVEAWAY

Forget what you've seen or heard — the media's hype surrounding real estate doesn't accurately reflect the reality on the ground. Inside Real Estate is a down-to-earth guide for anyone navigating the property market in the digital age. Written by industry professional Peter O'Malley, this book exposes the truth about modern real estate and shows you how to work the market to make smart & profitable decisions.

Exposing common practices and bringing myths to the light, this book shows you what...

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December 29, 2018

THANK YOU - CHRISTMAS GIVEAWAY 2018

Christmas is a time for giving. If you follow Goulburn First National Real Estate on Facebook you may have seen our Christmas Giveaway. We were both excited and proud of the response from our community. Thank you so much to everyone that participated in the weekly competitions.

$1000 in prize money was given away to be spent at local businesses.

Thanks again to the local businesses that partnered with First National to provide the prizes and congratulations to the prize winners.

Week 1...

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December 20, 2018

WELCOME LOUISE

The Property Management team at Goulburn First National are always growing and expanding and we are extremely excited to announce that we have a new team member.

Our previous Maintenance Coordinator, Lyndal Morris, has taken on a new career opportunity and sadly, has left our office. We wish Lyndal all the best in her new position.

Our Maintenance Coordinator role has been filled by our newest team member LOUISE MURRELL. Louise joins the team having had over 20 years of...

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December 20, 2018

OPEN FOR THE HOLIDAY SEASON 2018

Thank you to all of our clients & customers for their ongoing support during 2018. We wish you a Merry Christmas & a Happy New Year. We look forward to assisting you in 2019.

Our office will be open throughout the Holiday season, we will only be closed on the public holidays. Have a safe, relaxing break.

- Barry, Heidi & the GFN Team.

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December 11, 2018

THE DANGERS OF AFTERPAY

I use Afterpay, will it affect me if I apply for a loan? Will Afterpay affect my credit score? & does my Afterpay account history stay on my credit score forever? We had a chat to the team at Fife Financial Services Goulburn & they gave us some helpful insight into the current Finance Market & the modern lay-by app ‘Afterpay’.

 

What is Afterpay?

Afterpay has been described as "modern day lay-by" —...

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