Buying a home is likely to be one of the most expensive and time consuming processes in life. It can take an extraordinary amount of time, money and stress.
That’s because for many people, buying a home to live in is more than just a transaction or an asset. It is a huge investment of emotion. Regardless of whether you are a first home buyer trying to get a foot into the market, upsizing your family home, downsizing for an easier lifestyle or buying a prestige property. It’s not called a ‘dream home’ for nothin!
In every situation, the need for expert advice to achieve the best result is paramount. Without an expert in your corner the risk of serious and costly mistakes can be enormous. It’s not uncommon for buyers to pay more than they have, or more than the property is worth when they become frustrated, desperate, or too caught up in the moment.
That’s where National Property Buyers can help. We are a buyer advocacy and property advisory firm with an enormous amount of knowledge across the entire Melbourne metropolitan area, including the Mornington and Bellarine Peninsulas. Our team of Buyer’s Agents have decades of experience and a huge passion for the residential property market.
We have the local knowledge and expertise you require and deserve. We will assist and guide you through every stage of the sometimes complex buying process, ensuring your best interests are represented and protected at all times.
Our job is to save you time, money and stress when searching for and buying your home. Our comprehensive Buyer Advocacy service, will give you peace of mind that you will secure a quality property for the best conditions and at the lowest possible price.
Buying a property, for most people, is the biggest financial and emotional investment in life. Don’t go it alone. Have someone in your corner.
Antony Bucello, Director
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At National Property Buyers we understand that it can be time consuming and stressful to search for property. That’s why we take all of the “legwork” and research out of your hands, but at the same time keep you informed and updated throughout the entire process.
For simplicity we have broken our buyer agent process down into three steps – we also understand that each situation is different so we are happy to tailor a service to suit your unique requirements.
Our comprehensive search process is designed to save you valuable time and stress by undertaking all the due diligence and legwork to find your ideal property. We will source options from both advertised and non-advertised (ie “off-market”) industry databases and contacts, as well as properties that are not advertised to the general public, ensuring that no stone is left unturned throughout the search.
Our extensive due diligence will include a detailed property report and price analysis made available to you, which will enable you to establish the value of the property prior to starting the negotiation process. We also can organise all other inspections and reviews, including building and pest inspections and a review of contracts by your solicitor or legal representative.
Negotiating with Sales Agents to get the best result for the buyer can be a challenging task, particularly for the inexperienced. We thrive on this and have extensive negotiation experience. We use this experience and will work hard to ensure you make your purchase under the best possible conditions and for the lowest possible price.
We offer a suite of services that we are able to tailor to your needs. Each property purchase is different and each client will have individual circumstances in which they purchase but our end goal is always the same. To buy you a quality property for the best conditions and at the lowest possible price.
Full Premium Service
This is our most popular service. We understand that it can be time consuming and stressful to search for property. That’s why we take all of the “legwork” and research out of your hands, but at the same time keep you informed and updated throughout the entire process.
Our Premium Service includes regular online searches and sourcing off-market properties, unlimited inspections, independent assessments with detailed reports and negotiating the successful purchase. We keep working until your ideal property has been purchased.
Assess & Negotiate
The Assess and Negotiate service is suitable if you would like to do the property search for yourself, or you have already found the property you would like to buy.
We will inspect the property, prepare a detailed, independent property report and price analysis and negotiate the purchase on your behalf.
We can also organise building and pest inspections and a review of the contract and Section 32 by a solicitor or legal representative if required.
Auction Bidding & Negotiate Only
Our buyer’s agents use their extensive experience in negotiation to secure your property at the best possible price, under the best possible conditions, irrespective of the method of sale.
We provide auction bidding for those that are uncomfortable with the auction process or are simply not going to be available on the day of the auction. We also provide a negotiate only service for property listed as private sale or EOI.
Either way, you can tap into our decades of experience and proven negotiating strategies and be assured an experienced professional is representing your best interests.
Get your example Home Buyer Property Report (and bonus eBook)Our detailed property report includes key information such as suburb demographics, trend analysis, room by room analysis, comparables sales properties, land information, estimated buying range and more! And as an added bonus, we will send you our top 10 tips for negotiating your next property purchase.
The Secret Sauce
When selecting a Buyer’s Agent, you are entrusting them with (one of) your biggest financial investments, you need to know they are working as hard as possible for you.
We believe statistics alone don’t give you the information you need to make a good purchase. They are only one aspect – past performance, predicted growth, median house prices are all important but actively knowing the market you work in is crucial!
You want your Buyer Agent physically viewing the property themselves. And not just the property, but the street and surrounds as well. You want in-depth knowledge of the suburb, including the reputations of local schools, plans for new infrastructure and real travel times. Relationships with local sales agents, allowing them access to pre-listing or off market properties to ensure no stone is left unturned is vital. You want them being honest with you and recommending against a property even if it has you seeing stars in your eyes. We do this at the lost of quick fee because we know the there are better matched properties out there. You want a Buyer Agent that will not only share their honest feedback but listen to yours, the final decision always remains with our client and we will proceed under your instruction.
But how do we identify the right property for you? We call it – The 3 P’s.
Property. Position. Price.
Each criteria is linked with one another and depending on your individual requirements weighted differently. For example, a family may have a a particular school zone they wish to live in where as a first home buyer may have a stricter budget but more flexibility on location.
Once we ascertain your requirements the search can commence. Your requirements will continue to refine as we shortlist and review properties until we find the ideal match of property, position and price.
Total Value of Properties
$1/2 Billion +
We are very proud of our success rate with clients and believe our 5 Star Google Rating reflects the amount of time and energy we dedicate to each engagement. A job well done to us is when we have exceeded our client’s expectations and we are always humbled and grateful when a client takes the time to write us a testimonial and thanks us for assisting them on their journey.
We lived in Melbourne a few years ago. On returning to Melbourne we thought that it would be easy to find a property that matched our specifications, in our preferred area, and within our budget. It was far from easy, and we wasted time and effort viewing and researching unsuitable properties that did not match all or some of our criteria. We urgently needed a Buyers Advocate to search, assess and negotiate for us.
Antony Bucello referred us to Robert di Vita, and Robert became our mentor. His professional manner, enthusiasm, in- depth knowledge and contacts in the property market, made our search for our ‘perfect property’ enjoyable and constructive. Robert steered us away from considering one bad choice, which we otherwise might have settled on.
Our near perfect property, that matched all our criteria, was a property suggested by Robert, and one that we had overlooked when searching in property websites. We viewed it, loved it, and Robert’s negotiating skills got a sale price agreed that was well within our budget.
Below is a selection of case studies on helping clients buy their first home, their next home or their dream home.
Full Premium Service
1.5% to 2% (+GST)
of the purchase price
Our full service (search, assess and negotiate) includes; regular searching , sourcing off-market properties, unlimited inspections, full independent assessment reports and negotiating the successful purchase. We keep working until your ideal property has been purchased!
Generally, this service is between 1.5 and 2% (+GST) of the purchase price. This fee is made up of an initial engagement fee of $2,000. The remaining balance is paid on success, when we have secured your property (called the ‘success fee’). This means the engagement fee is part of the total fee and not in addition.
We also offer a ‘fixed fee’ option.
Assess & Negotiate
0.75% to 1% (+GST)
of the purchase price
The assess and negotiate service is suitable if you’d like to do the property search yourself or have already found the property you would like to buy.
We inspect the property and prepare a detailed property report and price analysis and negotiate the purchase on your behalf.
Generally, this service is between 0.75 and 1% (+GST) of the purchase price.
This fee is made up of an initial engagement fee between $1,000 and $2000 (+GST), with the remaining balance paid on successfully securing your property (called the ‘success fee’).
We also have a ‘fixed fee’ option.
Auction Bidding &
Negotiating with Sales Agents to get the best result for the buyer can be a challenging task, particularly for the inexperienced. This low-cost service is for those uncomfortable with auctions, private sale negotiations or simply not available to attend on auction day.
Auction bidding or negotiate only fees are fixed upfront and an engagement fee is payable in advance. The initial engagement fee is typically between $500 and $1000 (+GST). And only upon securing the property is the success fee paid. Generally, for auction bidding, this is between $500 and $1000 depending on requirements.
This means it could be as little as $500 (+GST) to have an expert represent you on the day.
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Address: 333 Whitehorse Road, Suite 2, Level 1, Balwyn VIC 3103
Phone: 1300 500 555 Phone: +61 3 9836 3322
Buyers Advocate Melbourne, Victoria
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