About Vendor Marketing

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Vendor Marketing are the vendor advocacy experts.

We specialise in BOTH property marketing and real estate agent selection for property sellers in Melbourne.

Our goal is to give vendors a winning edge, providing tailored, independent advice that helps them achieve a stress free, successful property sale.

How we began

For over 20 years, property marketing and real estate has been my passion.

It began when I purchased my first property in 1991 whilst forging an exciting career in media sales. Seven years later I purchased a second, larger property and put my media and marketing knowledge to good use selling the first property as a vendor. This was my first experience of capital growth, and I quickly discovered why property is the Australian dream!

In 2009, whilst working as Real Estate Advertising Manager at Fairfax Media, I again became a vendor, selling my second property at auction in flat market for a great result. Armed with substantial property marketing and advertising experience, I created a strategic property marketing plan for half the cost my real estate agent would have charged.

What cemented my idea to leave Fairfax Media and launch Vendor Marketing in 2012 was the constant calls I received from Vendors checking up on their Real Estate Agents.

After more than a decade in the industry, I recognised an acute need for vendors to have an impartial, professional advisor. And so I created Vendor Marketing: a professional, independent property marketing and advocacy service designed to help them confidently navigate the property sale process from start to finish.

Craig Knudsen
Principal Advisor / Licensed Estate Agent

m 0403 091 511
e  craig@vendormarketing.com.au

Bio

• Certificate IV in Property Services – Real Estate
CPP40307
• Real Estate Advertising Manager – Fairfax Media
Domain.com.au, The Domain Weekly’s & Domain Age
• Business Development Manager – Private Media
Propertyobserver.com.au
• Agent’s Sales Representative
• The Building Blocks of Online Advertising
• Advertising Federation of Australia
Marketing, Media Planning & Buying, Retail Advertising, Research & Strategic Planning, Campaign Planning & Creative
• Developing Effective Advertising Strategies

Testimonials

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    Very knowledgeable, good communicator

    “Very knowledgeable, good communicator”

    25 Bruce Drive Somerville 3912 | Testimonial | Vendor Marketing

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    M & M Zani, Somerville

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    Amazing end result

    “Craig has been an amazing blessing to us throughout the whole transaction process. Not only has Craig provided all details to our family, but has also given us tips and advice on selling the property to people within the niche property market which our house resides in. The most amazing thing is that we sold the property within a measly 2 weeks during the COVID-19 period. Once again, thank you Craig for your wisdom and knowledge that you have provided and the successful end result which you have provided for us.”

    165 Serpells Road Templestowe 3106 | Testimonial | Vendor Marketing

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    Ip Family, Templestowe

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    Sale of property

    “I am very happy with Vendor Marketing. Craig took the time to explain everything in detail. I was supported throughout the process and the outcome was outstanding. I would happily recommend Vendor Marketing to anyone.”

    5 Preston Road Hughesdale 3166 | Testimonial | Vendor Marketing

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    E Caramanolis, Hughesdale

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    My experience with Vendor Marketing

    “I hired Craig Knudsen from Vendor Marketing, to be my vendor advocate, as I didn’t have any experience in selling a house. I am very glad that I did, he made the whole process worry free. He helped me to get the right selling agent and ultimately a very good price for my house. I found Craig to be easy to talk to, honest and reliable, he was always available if I had a problem. I would be very happy to recommend Craig from Vendor Marketing Vendor Advocates to anyone.”

    1 Bowman Street Aspendale 3195 | Testimonial | Vendor Marketing

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    M Allnutt, Aspendale

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    The expertise is invaluable

    “The expertise, experience and advice provided by Craig Knudsen of Vendor Marketing was exceptional. As exector of my late parent’s estate there were some complex legal and family dispute issues which involved a legal deed which needed to carefully adhered to. Craig worked skillfully with solicitors, conveyancers, real estate agents and all parties to ensure the process and terms of the deed were adhered to and achieved. He is a highly skilled and professional advocate. He is also a gentlemen and a pleasure to deal with. I could not recommed Craig and Vendor Marketing more highly. He ensured my journey through the selling process was that much easier. I will definetely use Craig again and recommend him and Vendor Marketing to all my friends and family. Thanks Craig, you really are a star.”

    29 Hinkler Road Glen Waverley 3150 | Testimonial | Vendor Marketing

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    N Raines, Glen Waverley

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