With the most recent Four Corners Exposé on the secret tactics and questionable practices of some real estate agents, it's easy to feel intimidated by the real estate industry, especially when you're a first time home buyer.

In this episode, we're going to give you our top five tips for dealing with real estate agents when in search of your first home. Listen closely and you'll learn how to protect yourself from high-pressure tactics, how to negotiate effectively, and how to avoid common mistakes that could cost you money.

By the end of this episode, you'll have a clear understanding of how to deal with real estate agents and navigate the buying process with confidence. We hope that these tips will help you to find your dream home and help you avoid some of the common pitfalls faced by first home buyers in Australia.

Episode Highlights:
00:00 - Top 5 tips for dealing with real estate agents in the purchase of your first home
02:15 - Meighan's unique house of the week
03:48 - Survey reveals low trust in real estate agents & influencers
07:34 - Don't make costly mistakes in selecting your buyer's agent
11:33 - Tip #1: Understanding that real estate agents do NOT represent you
18:34 - Tip #2: Avoid costly mistakes by asking the right questions
33:38 - Tip #3: Agents speak; watch their language
36:46 - Tip #4: What every buyer should know about real estate agent processes
39:33 - Tip #5: Should the negotiation process influence your property buying decision?
➼ Episode 32: How Do You Choose a Buyers Agent (and do You Actually Need One)? https://homebuyeracademy.com.au/podcasts/032

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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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