402 | Do You Need a Buyers Agent in Today’s Market? (Part 1)

If you’ve been listening to the podcast recently, you’d know that we’ve been encouraging folks out there to keep investing despite today’s property market – basically, to be “greedy when others are fearful,” in the wise words of Warren Buffet!

But…how are you supposed to get into the market – or even make progress – when you don’t have the experience or the time to invest? 

Folks, the answer is a Buyers Agent! 

We’ll be deep diving into what a Buyers Agent actually does, the #5 critical roles they fulfil on behalf of their buyer and why they are super beneficial for folks looking to invest in today’s property market!


Here’s a teaser of the #3 biggest reasons to use them… 

#1: The Herd is ______  

#2: The War Chest is Getting ____   

#3: The ____in the Desert 


And you can be sure you’re hearing this from a real industry expert…Yep. For those of you that didn’t know, Bryce is a Buyers Agent himself with more than 18 years of experience under his belt!!! 

But we aren’t just giving you the positives – we’ll also be sharing the top 3 things to consider BEFORE taking on a Buyers Agents and the red flags which indicate it’s a no-go.   

Listen now to understand the importance of a Buyers Agent and if you really need one in today’s environment!!  


P.S. And because we’ve got SO much gold to share on this topic, we’ve had to break it into a 2-Part Series!! Stay tuned next week when Ben and Bryce share real-life stories and one of our favourite Winters Series Guest will return for a special appearance….😉


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Here’s some of the gold we cover… 

  • 0:00 – A sneak peek of today’s episode… 
  • 1:53 – Let’s dissect RBA’s New Announcement  
  • 5:20 – Nervous about rising rates? Listen to this part! (We all have those feelings too)  
  • 14:18 – What does it really cost you?  
  • 15:40 – A disclaimer from Bryce (Key Message: Take value where you see fit!)  
  • 17:25 – So…what is a Buyers Agent??  
  • 18:28 – The 8 Critical Roles they fill  
  • 19:32 – The 10,000 Hours: What makes a good Buyers Agent?  
  • 25:26 – The 2 things a Buyers Agent MUST be good at!!  
  • 27:53 – The two biggest anxiety points during a transaction!   
  • 29:20 – Sometimes it’s your f____ and f_____ who are the hardest to convince! 
  • 30:22 – Looking to get a Depreciation Schedule done (or fresh content straight in your inbox?!) Tune in here.  
  • 32:23: Lets Recap! 
  • 33:13 –The Buyers Agent Equation: How do you benefit?  
  • 34:16 – The #5 Unreplaceable Benefits of Using a Buyers Agents 
  • 40:40 – The Unseen Advantages 
  • 41:45 – A teaser of next week…(Real stories from Bryce & Ben?! One of our fav winter series guests is coming back?? Yes please!)  
  • 42:29 – The Home Buyer brief vs. The Investors brief 
  • 44:35 – Generally, Home Buyers get charged….more?!  
  • 45:43 – The 3 Services: Full vs. Negotiation Only vs. Hybrid 
  • 47:47 – The most time-consuming part of the job is…. 
  • 50:02 – 3 Things to Consider BEFORE selecting a Buyers Agent! – #1) I_D_ _EN_ _ C_  
  • 52:31 – #2) F_ _ _ (The ULTIMATE Betrayal!)  
  • 56:15 – #3) LI_E_S_  
  • 57:58 – Our Top #3 Reasons to Use a Buyers Agent right now…. 
  • 58:41 – Reason 1: The Herd is ______ 
  • 1:00:05 – How it relates to BOTH Economic Theory & Human Behaviour!  
  • 1:06:10 – Why you should expect to feel uncertain (Ask your family THIS question…)  
  • 1:08:37 – Reason 2: The War Chest is Getting ____  
  • 1:11:14 – Reason 3: The ____in the Desert 
  • 1:13:38 – In summary: How can Buyers Agent’s help today?   




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