The experts can give you the inside word on buying property, report
Kylie Davis. Amy Noonan and
EVERYONE wants to get a good deal when negotiating to buy a property. Our experts give you their advice on buying the home of your dreams for the best price. Check out what’s available ‘‘Check your property newspaper as well as online sites,’’ says Tom Panos, who has more than 30 years experience in the industry and is regarded as the country’s premier authority on the real estate market.
‘‘Vendors who advertise in print are serious about selling – they have committed to a marketing campaign so you know they are motivated vendors.’’ Get an agent on your side Real Estate Institute of South Australia president Greg Moulton says he is amazed buyers ‘‘do it themselves’’.
‘‘Sometimes we pay too much or buy in the wrong area – if you use a real estate agent, they are experienced negotiators and they’re not going to let their emotions get the better of them, particularly at auction,’’ Mr Moulton says.
An agent acting only on your behalf to help you buy the property