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Tommy's top Hutt Valley agent from 2006 to 2019

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Hi folks,

Not sure I will like some of the replies to this question but “Is a real estate agent the pushy guy with the sales pitch or the expert with the local market knowledge who can help buyers get the statistics they need to make an informed buy?”

Certainly, there are some agents who think that they can achieve their goals by putting pressure on their clients but most experienced agents know that the best purchaser is the informed one. They know that purchasers who buy under pressure and with insufficient knowledge usually get cold feet before the contract is exchanged - a waste of time and effort for all parties.

Purchasers who keep in touch with a working agent say they enjoy the advantage of being amongst the first to be contacted when new properties come on the market. This is especially important when there is a shortage of properties for sale or the property type the purchaser requires is particularly sought after. Many sought-after properties are sold before the first advertisement to buyers who are on the agent’s books.

Agents provide information to vendors too. Vendors want to know what purchasers think of their property. How did it compare with others in the price range? Did it represent value for money? Is there anything they need to do to attract offers? Vendors can use this feedback to make informed decisions about the validity of marketing strategies, including price.

If you are thinking of selling your home, would like a home appraisal, or simply want more information on the Upper Hutt property market, please call me on the numbers below or contact me via email Alternately, you can fill in your details here on my website.

Kind regards,
Steve Slicker

(04) 212 6787
0275 661 949


Steve Slicker, Upper Hutt Real Estate

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If you are considering selling your property in any of the suburbs below, please call or email Steve

  • Akatarawa
  • Birchville
  • Blue Mountains
  • Brown Owl
  • Clouston Park
  • Ebdentown
  • Elderslea
  • Heretaunga
  • Kaitoke
  • Kingsley Heights
  • Mangaroa
  • Maoribank
  • Maymorn
  • Moonshine Valley
  • Mount Marua
  • Pakuratah
  • Pinehaven
  • Plateau
  • Riverstone Terraces
  • Silverstream
  • Te Marua
  • Timberlea
  • Totara Park
  • Trentham
  • Upper Hutt Central
  • Wallaceville
  • Whitemans Valley