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Happy Seller.

June 16, 2017

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“If you are thinking about selling a property, I can thoroughly recommend Tim Altass Real Estate. I can report that we were very happy with the sale. The property was sold within two weeks of listing and at a price which was higher than our original expectations. It doesn’t get much better than that.” C. […]

Professional Team.

June 9, 2017

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Sold within Weeks for the asking Price.

May 17, 2017

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After having our unit on the market late last year with no results, we contacted Tim Altass Real Estate to have a chat.  Steve came to meet with us. We could see he was passionate about his work and knew the market exceptionally well.  We felt we were in expert hands.  His warm, approachable and […]

Great Result in Record Time.

May 10, 2017

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  “Couldn’t be happier with the professionalism and proficiency of the team at Tim Altass. Great result in record time, absolutely no stress, what more could you ask for?” D. Martens & E. Edridge.

Big house for rent? How to avoid “Share houses”

May 5, 2017

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By Keith Windle Whilst the obvious answer to avoiding a share house is “don’t accept an application that has multiple tenants”, it isn’t quite as simple as this. The important thing to think of is “what will happen after the tenants move in”. Let’s say you rent out your 5 bedroom house to a lovely […]

Very Professional and Friendly service.

May 3, 2017

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  It has been a pleasure to deal with Steve Barclay and the Tim Altass crew. Professional all the way. It is important when selling a property to be kept informed and Steve certainly did do that.  Thanks again for the friendly and excellent service.                     […]

Brisbane Property Market Buzzing with the Largest Price Falls Since 2011. Huh?

April 26, 2017

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By Keith Windle Is it any wonder that nobody can get an accurate view on the Brisbane Property Market? Earlier this month, the media wrote 2 confusing articles just 9 days apart. On the 11th April, an article was published titled “Brisbane property market buzzing as $29m in houses trades hands”. The article went on […]

Sold with confidence in Carina Heights.

March 29, 2017

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As executors of our Mother’s estate we engaged Tim Altass Real Estate to sell our Mum’s unit.   We found the team to be very pleasant, patient, friendly and polite. At all times they acted professionally in their dealings with us. They took time to clearly explain the policy/ethics of Tim Altass Real Estate and […]

Very Happy Sellers - Carina Heights.

March 1, 2017

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Our experience with Tim Altass and his entire team was brilliant – they all provided a high level of service and kept us informed every step of the way. One of the great things about Tim Altass Real Estate is they don’t charge upfront advertising costs and all the agents that showed people through our […]

Selling in Seven Hills.

February 22, 2017

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“The Tim Altass team was exceptionally professional, friendly and service minded. We would not hesitate to use them again.” B. Idestrom.

How to buy cheaper (and sell higher)

February 8, 2017

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Here is a way that is virtually guaranteed to save you thousands when buying and selling real estate – Ask the selling agent “What will they  take?”, “What offers have they had ?”, “What do you think it’s worth?” and “Why are they selling?” It’s amazing how many times you can find out important and […]

Another satisfied customer.

February 7, 2017

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‘We were treated with the utmost courtesy and respect at all times and at no time were we pressured to make a decision. It was very refreshing to have the method of selling our home so clearly and patiently explained to us by your agent Felicity. She inspired confidence in the whole process and put […]

Another success in Murarrie.

January 24, 2017

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On behalf of my sister and myself we cannot thank you and your team enough for the work you put in to sell our dad’s house at Murarrie. As you know we were quite stressed at the time, having just put dad into a home and really needed a quick sale. The advice you offered […]

A Wise Man Once Said...

January 18, 2017

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By Keith Windle A wise man once said “the best predictor of future behaviour is past behaviour”. With this in mind, we find it strange just how many of our tenants move out of our rental property and into another one, without the new property manager contacting us. Naturally you would think the first thing […]

Maintaining the Investment

January 11, 2017

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Maintaining the Investment By Peter O’Malley There are some realities about owning & managing an investment property that landlords should accept before they become landlords. If not, the investment property that was meant to serve you as a rock solid performer can cause unwanted expenses, energy and stress. It is commonly accepted that tenants on […]

FISHING TIPS FOR LANDLORDS

January 4, 2017

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FISHING TIPS FOR LANDLORDS By Jim Grigoriou When trying to attract a super tenant make sure that you use good bait. Generally we have noticed that the tenants you attract are as good as the property you’re offering. Nice people want to live in nice properties, not dumps. Experience also shows us that owners who keep rent […]

Rentals Open For Inspections – The Good and the Bad

December 28, 2016

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Rentals Open For Inspections – The Good and the Bad By Keith Windle In today’s real estate market, it’s common to see rental properties “Open For Inspection” when the property manager is looking for a new tenant. While there are some good reasons for doing this, unfortunately there are also some bad. The good points […]

Selling our Property in Carina Heights.

December 21, 2016

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“Thanks for your help in selling our property in Carina Heights. You achieved a great sale price for us within a short time. Your strategy impressed us from the start and you carried it out very well. You also took the trouble to keep in touch with us regularly and it was a pleasure to […]

Buying in Hawthorne.

December 14, 2016

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“We recently bought a home listed by Tim Altass Agents. We dealt with Felicity Volkland. Felicity listened to us and made herself available at all times during this important process. She was clearly working for the seller but nonetheless, very helpful. She provided all requested information promptly and freely. I would not hesitate to have […]

Selling in Murarrie

November 2, 2016

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Sanaz and the team at Tim Altass Real Estate were extremely professional and very helpful during the process of selling my mother-in-law’s house. Sanaz was very accommodating with any question or request that we had and nothing was too much trouble, especially with myself not being based in Brisbane. She responded to phone calls and […]