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42: Michael Garside: Why The Old Stuff Still Works In Real Estate

By |August 21, 2015| No Comments

Michael Garside, principal at Harcourts Dapto, joins Real Estate Pros this week to discuss why the “old stuff” still works in real estate. He shares a very raw account of his journey as a real estate business owner and the unique challenges that come with running a real estate business in a regional area – only 90 minutes south of Sydney’s booming property market.

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Michael Garside: Why The Old Stuff Still Works In Real Estate

Show Notes

Michael Garside appears regularly in the Top 10 Agents in NSW for his superior real estate service. Michael’s extensive real estate experience and local market knowledge means he can offer his clients valuable insight into the past, current and likely future trend in their real estate market.

A highly systemised and organised business owner, Michael leads his team by example in delivering real estate service that is superior to all other local agents. An exceptional negotiator, Michael believes that a successful real estate transaction comes from his ability to listen, understand, and clearly and effectively communicate with his clients.

Michael’s number one priority is his clients. It’s highly important that all his office’s clients have a highly positive experience when dealing with Harcourts Dapto. His team shares his vision and values, and together they offer a highly professional service that is both reliable and honest.

There is so much valuable content in this episode with Michael, so don’t miss it. Be sure to tune in to hear all his incredible insights and wisdom.

Please join us in thanking Michael for being here today, and thanks to you as well for joining us. We’ll see you next time on the  Real Estate Pros podcast.

Fast Five

Who has been an inspiration to you throughout your career?

Garth Makowski (director of Harcourts The Property People). He’s always been there to help me through.”

What is your favourite thing in the world to do when you’re not at the office?


What is your favourite business book?

Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh.”

What is your favourite technology resource you use daily to help run a better business?

Web Books.

What is ‘one thing’ that prevents people in real estate from achieving success and what would your advice be to overcome it?

“Consistency. If you’re going to put anything into place, stick with it.”

What is your favourite success quote?

“The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again but expecting a different result.”

Discovery of the Week

The first ever Real Estate Industry Social Media Marketing Report has just been released – discover how real estate professionals are using social media to market their businesses in 2015.

Fast Fact of the Week

According to Matt Lawson from Google, consumers are spending 18% less time on the web each time they visit but they are visiting more often – up to 150 times a day.

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