Be clear on your motivation

By Paul Reed

PRD Nationwide Hobart


FROM time to time, all of us are going to need the use of a real estate professional.

So instead of you receiving the usual about all things real estate, I thought over the next few months I would share some tips that you should consider when selling your home.

This week it is all about motivation when wanting to sell.

Working out what your motivation is before becoming serious about the sale of your home will, in the long run, help reduce possible stressful situations.

For instance, if your motivation is to downsize or upsize, then this is useful information for your agent as part of the sales process.

Your agent can then help you to acquire your new property by knowing the type of property you are looking for.

This can save hours of scrolling through realestate.com.au or attending hours worth of open homes every weekend.

With Hobart and surrounds currently being a popular market for homeowner occupiers and investors, it is now more vital than ever to work through what your motivation for sale will be.

When you enter the market as a buyer, your sale motivation becomes your buyer motivation and if you do not properly understand your sell/buy motivation, it could potentially see you miss a property you would like to make an offer on.

See below some common motivators for sale in real estate:

  • Downsizing/upsizing.
  • Purchased another property.
  • Financial pressure.
  • Relocation.

If you simply can’t wait for the remaining simple steps, give me a shout and I would be more than happy to have a chat and share.

Whether you’re looking to sell or stay, I would love to meet you.


Suburb Market Update

This month, we focus on the suburbs of Seven Mile Beach, Mornington and Sorell.

For a 12-month rolling average to April, the median house price for each suburb is $497,500 for Seven Mile Beach, $300,000 for Mornington and $345,000 for Sorell.

Price data is courtesy of core logic rpdata professional.

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The Eastern Shore Sun is your monthly community newspaper, reaching over 30,000 homes and businesses in the communities of Clarence and Sorell. It is the product of Nicolas Turner, Justine Brazil, Ben Hope, Simon Andrews, Tobias Hinds and guest contributors, with support from advertisers.

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