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What type of property buyer are you?

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Buying property can be confusing and often quite daunting, but don’t despair; you’re not the only one who feels this way. Knowing what type of buyer you are can help you better tackle the process of buying property. has put together a quiz which will offer expert advice to the various types of buyers, from a stressed shifter to a master negotiator; this quiz will allow you to put your best foot forward when it comes to making that important life decision of investing in the property market.

Below are some details of the different types of buyers:

Master Negotiator

Buying a house is a challenge for this person – it is a task for them to get their teeth in to and to success at, they like getting a job done well. Nonetheless, Master Negotiators sometimes risk not being ahead of the game by not embracing the benefits of new technologies.

Digital Mogul

These types of people embrace technology and use it everywhere possible when buying a property. Digital Moguls need to remember that face-to-face communication is an important part in researching, and truly getting a feel for a property.

Stressed Shifter

These types of people are worriers, they are scared of change and factors involved with buying a house overwhelm them. Stressed Shifter should not be afraid to ask questions about the process or the property – that’s what the real estate agents are there for.

The Supervisor

Are happy to give help and advice to people and tell them where to find the best places to research, however Supervisors should still do their homework and educate themselves to become confident in topics such as sales and auction results.

Petra Sprekos is the general manager of,  one of Australia’s leading real estate portals. The online portal has over 1.1 million unique visitors per month with more than 350,000 property listings for sale and rent to choose from.

This article first appeared in Women in the Black.