Selling your property in the Gungahlin area? In the market to buy, or need somewhere to rent? Or maybe you just want a professional to manage your investment?
You’ll need a top-notch real estate agent that you can rely on. But as many of our readers will tell you, that’s easier said than done.
In this article, we’ll take a close look at what makes a great real estate agent. Then, we’ll share our top picks for real estate agents in Gungahlin and surrounding suburbs.
Ready to go? Let’s get right to it.
What makes a reliable real estate agent?
We suggest keeping an eye out for the following must-have traits as you decide which Gungahlin real estate agent to work with.
- Years of experience. More often than not, an experienced real estate agent is a great real estate agent. Those that have been through hundreds of sales know how to achieve the best possible outcome for their clients.
- Local knowledge. In-depth knowledge of the local property market is a must-have for reliable real estate agents in Gungahlin. Look for an agent who has spent a considerable amount of time in the area.
- Devoted to customer service. Remember, when you decide on a real estate agent, they are working for you. The best agents are devoted to customer service.
- Honesty. It’s true what they say – honesty is the best policy. Your estate agent should help you set realistic expectations for what price you can secure.
- Drive. The most effective real estate agents have serious drive: to bring prices down, to drive prices up, to secure a fabulous deal for their clients.
The Top Real Estate Agents in Gungahlin According to You
RiotACT’s editorial team has combed through 19 years of on-site comments to compile a list of the most recommended businesses according to you.
Ray White Canberra “strives to provide a seamless, stress-free real estate experience.” And, according to our readers, its team of over 40 real estate professionals succeed at doing just that.
Offering additional services including marketing strategies and photography, this award-winning agency has an impressive record. This includes a clearance rate of 90 percent, a day on market figure three weeks below the average, a database over 10,000 local contacts and more than 1000 rental properties.
Using industry-leading technology, Ray White Gungahlin can help you secure a home or find a buyer. Its team uses its in-depth knowledge of the Gungahlin property market to price homes correctly and secure you the best possible deal.
Ray White Gungahlin also works closely with renters to help them discover a property that meets their budget and timeline requirements. Moving to a new house can be stressful – so work with an agent you can rely on.
With a history going all the way back to 1958, Independent Property Group is one of Canberra’s most experienced real estate agencies.
Independent in Gungahlin offers a full range of services including buying, selling, renting, strata management and property management. Its agents are committed to their clients and put your interests first.
Whether you want to enter the property market, sell your property, need a rental as soon as possible, or are looking for a reliable property manager, Independent Property Group in Gungahlin is a fantastic option.
Reader Matt Minter had this to say after his house sold at auction: “Paul did a great job in preparing the originally messy house into a property ready for sale. He provided advice and help me make the right decisions. I got $30,000 more in the auction then what I thought possible.”
As the Gungahlin region’s leading estate agency, McGrath is committed to delivering the Gungahlin community an unparalleled real estate experience. Its award-winning team of local agents and property investment managers operate at the forefront of the industry and possess an intimate knowledge of the Gungahlin community.
Established on Hibberson Street in 2010, the agency has grown into a collaborative, intelligent, real estate services business built on technology, marketing, support and community.
In the last eight years McGrath Estate Agents Gungahlin has achieved over a dozen suburb record sale results. In 2017 it achieved the highest price ever in the Gungahlin region when selling 15 Quinane Avenue in Forde for over $2M. It also operates the largest property investment management portfolio in Gungahlin with thousands of investors trusting the firm with $700M in assets under management.
McGrath is heavily involved in the community through local relationships with schools, charity groups and sponsorships. Through its partnership with Gungahlin College it has placed half a dozen work experience students and participated in offering school-based apprenticeships, recently resulting in full time employment of Sam Taylor as an associate sales agent.
Agency principal Craig Chapman says: “The reality of today’s fast paced and connected real estate space calls for quality, innovative and experienced professionals that are aligned with your community. This explains why we are the best choice in Gungahlin.”
Peter Blackshaw’s Gungahlin office has been around since 2004, and its team has watched the region grow and develop over the last 15 years. With an impressive team of enthusiastic and skilled agents, you can be confident that your property is in safe hands.
Peter Blackshaw Gungahlin’s team focuses on dedicated customer service and quality, cost-effective marketing. When you work with them, you can expect a tailored experience that suits your needs.
Recent seller and reader Kim Platt had this to say: “Peter Blackshaw Gungahlin sold our house in Hawker last year. We couldn’t have asked for better service or a better result. I would highly recommend them if you are looking to sell your house.”
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