More than 90 per cent of Australians start their property search online - a far cry from just 10 years ago when property websites were few and far between.
Today's home buyers rely on the web to research their purchase, view property listings, sell their home or investment property and monitor market trends.
The problem is that many websites are cluttered, hard to use and full of distracting ads. Which is why thousands of home buyers are changing their view and starting their search at realestateVIEW.com.au
With the most up-to-date listings, easy-to-understand market reports and helpful mapping tools, realestateVIEW.com.au is an industry-owned property portal owned by industry professionals. This means it is a trusted source of property information and advice.
It is also Australia's fastest growing real estate website* - something realestateVIEW.com.au General Manager, Petra Sprekos, attributes to the combination of good design, helpful tools and lots of listings.
"realestateVIEW.com.au is really giving home buyers, renters, sellers and investors a fresh view of how they can research and find a property.
"The rapid growth of realestateVIEW.com.au in Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania reflects the frustration many home buyers have with portal websites that are hard to use.
"In contrast, realestateVIEW.com.au is the first choice for buyers and sellers who want trusted advice, the best house price research and comprehensive listings," Ms Sprekos said.
Backed by trusted professionals
realestateVIEW.com.au is majority owned by the Real Estate Institute of Victoria (REIV). Earlier this year, the Real Estate Institute of South Australia joined VIEW, with more than 140 leading agents now listing properties on the website.
A key benefit of the website is that buyers and sellers will find listings hours and even days before they appear on other websites.
"If you are a first home buyer in particular, finding a listing first on realestateVIEW.com.au can be the difference between securing your dream and missing out to another buyer," Ms Sprekos said.
Other benefits of using realestateVIEW.com.au include:
Used by millions of Australians every year
Faster listing times so you see property first on VIEW
Identify REI member accredited agents and property professionals
Loaded with the information and data you need to maximise the sale price and minimise the sale time
The VIEW alert service to help you find your dream home sooner.
Help for sellers and renters
Of course realestateVIEW.com.au is not just for home buyers. Anyone thinking of selling their home should insist on listing with realestateVIEW.com.au. The website offers maximum exposure to the buyers you want.
The powerful listing engine ensures your property is advertised hours and even days before the competition. And thanks to the site's comprehensive, trusted data, realestateVIEW.com.au is in a better position to attract genuine, active buyers.
"When it comes to finding property for sale or lease, the fact is that most people now use internet as their main search tool. Can you afford not to list your property online with realestateVIEW.com.au?" Ms Sprekos said.
WIN up to $20,000 just by changing your VIEW
Now realestateVIEW.com.au is giving you even more reason to change your view in the Change your VIEW, Change your LIFE competition.
Up to $20,000 towards your new home purchase (or live rent free for a year up to the value of $20,000)*
5 x $1000 weekly cash prizes*
The competition closes 27 September, 2009 so get in fast. To enter simply visit realestateVIEW.com.au/competition and follow the prompts.
Change your VIEW, Change your LIFE TODAY.
*Nielsen Net Ratings, May 2009
**Terms and conditions apply. See website for details
The above information is supplied by realestateVIEW.com.au.
Disclaimer: while due care is taken, the viewpoints expressed by sponsors do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Your Investment Property.
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