Talking Property - 2017 Mid-Year Market Review

The State and Federal Governments introduced a number of measures this past quarter to slow the property market down, although it is difficult to know how these changes will impact the Sydney property market. Peter O'Malley sat down with property analyst Louis Christopher of SQM Research to examine the upcoming quarter.


The traditional real estate agent is under attack from the left and the right. On the one hand, companies such as Buy My Place are teaching consumers how to sell without a real estate agent. On the other, UK outfit Purple Bricks hit Sydney in recent times to offer home sellers a real estate agent whose total fees are under $6000.

The traditional full service, full fee agent is coming to realise the real estate office next door and down the road is not their only competition.



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