When it comes to buying property, "missing the boat" is a fear that a lot of home buyers tend to have, first time or not.

In this episode, we're taking you through the story of a couple who are looking for their ideal sea change home. However, they started their search before COVID and had no idea that the market would run on them! So what are their options now? Have they missed the boat? What should they have done differently?

Tune in to find out more!
Episode Highlights:
• Pip & Dave's story [03:13]
• Getting to grips with the reality of property markets [08:46]
• Things to consider when buying in a fast-moving market [10:42]
• Finding the right levels of compromise [13:37]
• FOMO vs. revising your expectations and budget [15:22]
• The difference between patience and inaction [21:01]
• Changing your property criteria & expanding your search location [22:05]
• Consider different home funding options [23:31]
• Blanket advice is not always good advice [24:51]
• How do buyers manage an offer without paying too much in a hot market? [31:59]
• How to track price changes in the current market [33:49]
• Measuring vs. relying on luck [36:11]
• Compromise must be anchored on practicality [37:39]
• Is there actually a reason for optimism? [39:09]
• Getting over FOMO and moving to just "MO", what are the next steps? [42:15]
• Don't ask others where to buy - your situation is unique [44:13]
Link/s from the Show:
• Take our FREE course on pricing property!
• Check out our Where to Buy Workshop!
• Register for our June 19th Stepping Stone Workshop!
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  Co-Founders

Veronica Morgan & Meighan Wells 

Veronica & Meighan are both licensed real estate agents who exclusively help buyers. Together they have nearly 40 years experience as property professionals.

Veronica is principal of Sydney based Good Deeds Property Buyers and is also co-host of The Elephant in the Room property podcast as well as Location Location Location Australia on Foxtel and author of Auction Ready: how to buy property at auction even though you're scared s#!tless!

Meighan is the multi award winning principal of Brisbane based Property Pursuit, chairperson of the REIQ Buyers Agent Chapter & a regular media commentator.

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