Check out the latest news of the Australia Real Estate Industry

Best Traits for a Property Manager in 2023

2023-11-21T15:02:46+10:00By validum|Blog Article|

Here are some key traits of a good property manager: Communication skills: A good property manager should have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. They should be able to effectively communicate with landlords, tenants, and other stakeholders involved in the management of the property. Organisational skills: Property managers must be able to keep track of important deadlines, documents, inspections, and appointments. They should also be able to manage multiple properties efficiently. Problem-solving skills: Having an ability to identify and solve problems related to the property, such as maintenance issues, [...]

Real Estate Traits Agents Must Have In 2023

2023-11-21T15:02:28+10:00By validum|Blog Article|

Top 10 Traits Experience and expertise: A good real estate agent should have as much experience and expertise as possible in the local real estate market, including knowledge of current market conditions, property values, and trends. We recommend if you are going into the industry try and work in the area and sell in the area you live in. This adds so much credibility to you as a real estate source and being part of that community is so powerful. Agents should also be knowledgeable about the legal and financial [...]

Best Tips About Getting Into The Industry!

2023-11-21T14:44:38+10:00By validum|Blog Article|

Here are some general steps you can follow: Obtain the necessary qualifications: In both Queensland and NSW, you need to obtain a real estate agent license to work in the industry. This requires completing a qualification such as a Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate) through a registered training organization (RTO) such as Validum Institute. Meet the eligibility requirements: To obtain a real estate agent license in Queensland and NSW, you must meet certain eligibility requirements, such as being over 18 years old, not having any criminal convictions, and being [...]

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

2024-05-21T16:04:22+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?

2024-05-21T16:05:00+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 [...]