When we eventually decided to sell our family home, which had been part of our lives for the past fifty-eight years; it was with a lingering sense of reluctance. As mum’s executors the four of us held differing views of how and when to sell, and who we might get to act for us as our agent. Each of us approached a different agent, but we decided on Derek of LJ Hooker (Bracken Ridge) because of his optimistic assessment of our prospects, combined with a marketing strategy which was not only less costly than other quotes, but in our view was better aimed at the sector we were looking to attract.
It was a unique property given its size and the nature of the suburb that now surrounds it. This meant it was of interest to only a limited section of the market, taking five months to sell from advertising to settlement. Despite a couple of false starts we eventually agreed on an offer, assisted in no short manner by Derek’s upfront analysis of the various offers, and the situations they repr
Derek, I would like to express my thoughts and appreciation on the effort and hard work that you put in to selling my house and advice offered for free in purchasing another house, that is what was value for money!!
The selling of my house:- It took some time and through your efforts and advice the house was sold at a price satisfactory to all parties involved. You made a sacrifice that was beyond what any other Real Estate agent would do. You did not think of personal gains!! You thought what was the best for me, and to convince the buyer that it was a bargain, which was the case!!
The purchase of another property: - I asked you a thousand questions about how to buy, when, where and how. Your thoughts on what was a bargain and how much they were worth in the present climate of the house market. With your advice I considered that I saved $10-15 Thousand on the purchase of my next home.
Finally, you have restored my faith in a real estate agent and when I do come to sell aga
must say , I’m” very happy” with L J Hooker Bracken Ridge and Samantha! .. I’ve had the pleasure of meeting her already this week ( House inspection ) and she has been wonderful in ensuring my investment property is being taken care of under your banner.. I knew your business was already going to do a great job in managing my property , but again it’s great to deal with someone that looks out for your best interest. Cheers, ChrisChris / Sandgate