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Why Relationships in Real Estate Are So Important, And How This Directly Effects an Agents GCI

2023-11-21T14:46:15+10:00By validum|Blog Article|

We all know that selling Real Estate is a people game. Each transaction touches many different people within the process of selling property, and an Agent’s ability to build strong relationships with all the people involved in the process, is vitally important to how much money they will ultimately make! The difference between good agents and bad agents simply comes down to relationships and how well they can put them all to work at the appropriate time...Good agents keep their word, don’t make promises they cannot keep, are on time [...]

Current Facts on The Real Estate Climate

2023-11-21T14:50:27+10:00By validum|Blog Article|

With Green Finance Consultant Dimitri Grespos (Green Finance Group) What happens on the first Tuesday of every month except in January? The Reserve Bank of Australia Board meets to discuss various issues, then vote on monetary policy.  Monetary policy involves setting Australia’s official interest rate, which is referred to as the Cash Rate. A quick history lesson on the cash rate: The last time there was an increase in the cash rate prior to this year was on 3 November 2010 of 0.25% for a cash rate of 4.75%. The [...]

The Market is Changing! Is Now a Good Time to Get into Real Estate Sales?

2023-11-21T14:54:11+10:00By validum|Blog Article|

If you have been considering selling Real Estate but are holding back because of interest rate rises and changing market conditions, then we thought we should highlight some key points that may make you re-consider... The reality is, regardless of market changes, property still transacts (lots of property) and it's usually at higher prices than in previous years. The jobs market in Real Estate is still very strong with high demand in both Property Management & Real Estate Sales. When interest rates start rising (like we are seeing now), it [...]

So, You Want to Work in Real Estate, What Next?

2023-11-21T13:18:59+10:00By validum|Blog Article|

You’ve thought about working in real estate. Maybe you’re attracted by the opportunity to earn good money, the flexibility of hours, the connections you get to make or you simply love property. Whatever it is that has attracted you to the real estate industry, it is a good thing. I love working in real estate! But working in real estate isn’t for the faint hearted. Like any job you take the good with the bad, and a career in real estate can be extremely rewarding in terms of providing a [...]

Commercial Property with Sandra Carder

2023-11-21T14:55:27+10:00By validum|Blog Article|

Commercial real estate has traditionally been a male dominated career, full of cookie cutter corporate avatars, talking in numbers and moving and shaking in a business sector which seemed impossible to break in to.  As far as career choices go in high school, ‘commercial agent’ is not on the list -  nor has it typically been a role considered by anyone wanting a career in real estate.     To date the industry has been a prehistoric old boys club that remains in short supply of resources and support even for those [...]

Placed Australia

2023-11-21T14:55:29+10:00By validum|Blog Article|

Sure, Real Estate is booming across QLD at the moment and it's a great time to start your Real Estate journey. First steps…get licensed, then…get a Job! Easier said than done right? Since opening the doors on October 2020, in the height of the COVID pandemic, Placed Australia Real Estate Recruitment have gone on to become one of Queensland's leading Recruitment Agencies for Real Estate. Placed Australia have an enviable client portfolio consisting of Queensland's leading Real Estate brands, boutiques & independents and have made the job search process super-easy [...]

How Will the 2022 Floods Impact the Real Estate Market in Queensland?

2023-11-21T14:55:22+10:00By validum|Blog Article|

The recent severe weather events have devastated communities across Queensland. Thousands of homes have been inundated by the floods with a death toll of 13 people as a result.  So exactly how have these floods affected us?  We look at our top four (4) impacts of the 2022 flood events on Queensland. Clean Up & Economic Costs With more than a years' worth of rain in three days, authorities have indicated the severe floods also created a year's worth of waste destined for landfills in just a few days.  This waste [...]

How to Get Into Real Estate in Queensland; What You Need to Know

2023-11-21T14:57:31+10:00By validum|Blog Article|

Here’s Your Five-step journey to getting into Real Estate Becoming a sales agent or property manager or simply getting into the real estate industry is a highly rewarding career with uncapped earning potential and there are many opportunities available as the real estate industry is booming right now. Most important is choosing the right training provider that will give you that head start and support to navigate this new career pathway and gaining the correct qualifications is so crucial. That’s why at Validum all their trainers are actually real industry [...]

Why is the Queensland Property Market Booming

2023-11-21T14:57:51+10:00By validum|Blog Article|

We have never seen a year like 2020.  But out of adversity comes triumph and this has never been truer than what we are seeing in the 2021 Queensland real estate market – it’s booming! We look at the top 5 reasons for why it’s Queensland’s time to shine in the Australian property market. Lifestyle Housing – Lifestyle housing are properties that people invest in for a change of lifestyle either as a holiday house or a sea / country change.  During continual lockdowns and border closures, southerners from Sydney [...]