What is the AllenWargent Advantage?
We walk the talk – we come from financial and investment backgrounds, having personally built substantial property portfolios. We are active, long-term property owners and investors in Brisbane and other markets around Australia and the UK.
A boutique firm with unparalleled market research – this is not just our opinion! We are highly sought after by everyone from property investors to mainstream media to major institutional investors for our unique market insights.
Premium service – delivering a first-class service with upmost customer care and attention is our number one priority. To help deliver this we only work with a limited number of clients at one time.
We take the time to listen and understand your goals to provide tailored strategic advice.
To protect your best interests, and provide the highest level of service, we do not take on competing engagements.
AllenWargent takes a considered, prudent and caring approach, endeavouring to leave no stone unturned in achieving outstanding results.
Experience and Professionalism – together with being qualified professionals, AllenWargent has over a decade of experience representing property buyers across hundreds of transactions.
Independence and Integrity – adhering to high moral principles and professional standards, our core values are integrity, honesty and respect.
As Qualified Property Investment Advisers (QPIA®) and members of the Property Investment Professionals of Australia (PIPA), we follow a strict Code of Conduct.
Who do you typically work with?
We work with all types of residential property buyers:
- Home Buyers
- Interstate Relocations
- First Home Buyers
- Upgraders & Downsizers
- Australian Expats
- Self-Managed Super Funds
- High Net Worth Individuals
We regularly work with interstate and overseas buyers, whether that be investors looking for guidance from a local expert, interstate relocations or expats securing a property before returning to Australia.
We are your ears and eyes on the ground. With the use of current technologies, you can stay abreast with your property search in real time from anywhere.
Do you source ‘off-market’ properties?
Yes. Through our established relationships with local sales agents, developers, and owners, we have access to off-market and pre-market opportunities.
‘Off-market’ opportunities (or ‘silent sales’) are properties that are for sale without being advertised to the general public.
‘Pre-market’ means the property has yet to be openly marketed, however is planned to be launched to wider market in the near future, unless sold prior.
The benefit of these opportunities is limited competition and the opportunity to secure a favourable deal. All appropriate properties and opportunities are considered in any search.
How much do you charge?
We adopt a transparent, fixed fee structure. Our view is that this demonstrates fairness and value to our clients.
The terms of engagement provide a plain English approach to how you will be charged.
The fee naturally excludes any legal, conveyancing, non-standard searches and professional inspection costs such as building and pest inspections. We can of course arrange these on your behalf or alternatively coordinate and liaise with your preferred providers.
Get in contact today for a copy of our brochure and fee schedule.
Do you market or sell property?
No. Our view is that those who actively market property and act for buyers simultaneously have a clear conflict of interest. This does not align with our code of ethics.
Why don’t I just use a real estate agent?
No independence. Real estate agents act for and are paid by the vendor (seller). Selling agents have no contractual obligation with a prospective purchaser and are motivated to get the best price for their client (the vendor). This is a direct conflict to what most buyers are trying to achieve.
Sales agents are skilled negotiators, no matter how friendly or helpful they may appear they are ultimately working for the seller and do not have your best interests at heart.
Engaging an experienced qualified buyer’s agent provides peace of mind having an accredited professional acting independently and objectively in your corner. Please see more here.
How long does it take to secure a property?
The timeframe can vary depending on complexity of the brief and availability of stock. We typically secure a property for clients between two weeks and four months from engagement, with a typical timeframe being around two months.
At times patience may be required to ensure a quality property can be secured. Our view is less than 5% of all properties in Australia are considered A-grade assets.
Where do you buy property?
We provide on the ground property buying services across Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, and throughout the Central Coast and Newcastle areas in NSW.
Are you fully licence and insured?
Yes, Allen Wargent Pty Ltd has professional indemnity insurance and holds a full real estate licence (QLD 4025082 | NSW 10015961).
Peter Wargent – Licensed Real Estate Agent QLD 3701793 | NSW 20020130
Andrew Fried – Licensed Real Estate Agent QLD 4303971
Please contact us here with any questions.