The Wellington Real Estate Lowe Down
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49 - Disrupting the Real Estate Industry: The Uber of Real Estate?
At a recent Friday afternoon corporate get together, a person with strong ties to the Real Estate industry mooted the idea of “The Uber” of real estate. The idea behind his comment was that, just like taxis, real estate agents could be “disrupted” (i.e. made partially or completely obsolete), by a digital competitor or new business model.
This makes intuitive sense. Like taxis, and many industries that have been disrupted, it is a fragmented industry. Commissions are perceived to be high which should allow a low cost high volume model to work. On the surface, many consumers appear to welcome the idea of lower commissions and even working without an agent. Click here to read more...
48 - Should You Buy First Or Sell First?
47 - The Most Expensive Way to Save Money?
46 - Agents On The Go Get The Best Results
45 - Spruce Up, Don't Do Up
44 - Soothsayers Have No Say In Real Estate
43 - Rating Values Of No Real Value To Vendors
42 - Five Small Misperceptions That Can Cost You Big Money
41 - Why I Will Never Buy A Lotto Ticket?
40 - Why The Internet Has Not Killed Print Advertising?
39 - Pricing Your Home: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly
38 - How To Make Better Real Estate Decisions?
37 - Should You Renovate Your Home Before Selling It?
36 - Should You Arrange A Building Inspection Report Prior To Selling?
35 - Supply Shortage... Now Is The Time To Sell!
34 - Real Estate Salespeople: Greedy, Snakelike, Expensive, Dishonest
33 - Why Discount Real Estate Agencies Don't Work...
32 - Sales, Marketing and Psychology
31 - The Best Time To Sell Your Home Is Right Now
30 - Deliver The World What The World Wants
29 - Tips For Home Sellers And Buyers
28 - It Is Always A Mistake Not To Use The Best Marketing Strategy
27 - Look Beyond Your Own Experience
26 - Timing Your Sale To Beat The Market
25 - Buyer Psychology
24 - It's A Sellers' Market Again!!
23 - Maximising Your Equity
22 - Determining How To Price Your Property
21 - Crystal Ball Gazing
20 - Selling In A Downturn: Part II
19 - Selling In A Downturn: Part I
18 - Wellington's Changing Housing Market
17 - The Importance Of Advertising
16 - It's The Middle Of Winter So Is It A Bad Time To Sell?
15 - Dealing With Tenants When Selling Your Investment Property
14 - Smart Investment Decisions
13 - Have A Clearly Thought Out And Effective Strategy
12 - Buyer Budget Over - A Recent Test Case
11 - Should You Accept An Offer Prior To Auction Or Tender?
10 - Pre-Sale Presentation
09 - What Is Market Value?
08 - Over Exposed - How Long Should It Take To Sell A Home?
07 - Selling Your Home Privately
06 - Closed Tenders Explained
05 - Choosing The Right Agent
04 - Is Winter A Bad Time To Sell?
03 - Adding Thousands To Your Home Through Presentation
02 - Adding Thousands To Your Home Through Renovation
01 - What Is A Rateable Value And How Relevant Is It?