Talking Property with buyer's agent Michael Salvartsis

Michael Salvartsis was a residential independent valuer for 20 years. In recent times, he has become a buyer’s agent with Based on his vast experience, Michael brings a lot to any discussion on property. We recently sat down with Michael to discuss all things real estate and investing, including: Are valuers conservative? What is the greatest mistake vendor’s make during negotiations? and should home sellers get an independent valuation before listing on the market? - We hope you find the information Michael shares in this interview helpful.


The traditional real estate agent is under attack from the left and the right. On the one hand, companies such as Buy My Place are teaching consumers how to sell without a real estate agent. On the other, UK outfit Purple Bricks hit Sydney in recent times to offer home sellers a real estate agent whose total fees are under $6000.

The traditional full service, full fee agent is coming to realise the real estate office next door and down the road is not their only competition.



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