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You're a builder or developer and would like to know how Bartercard will work for you?

Rather than have their properties sit on the market for months, keeping money tied up, making interest payments and being unable to move on to new projects, builders and developers have been desperately searching for an edge that will get their properties sold fast, without having to discount, so they can maintain their profit margins.

Since 1992, Bartercard has been working with builders and developers using simple strategies that get their properties sold without having to price cut. They've tapped into a network of approximately 32,000 cardholders across Australia and New Zealand and have structured the sales to accept a percentage of the overall price in Bartercard trade dollars.

Bartercard review: Hear from one of our most successful developers...

Shaun Cosgrove is no stranger to Bartercard having been involved since 1998. His latest business, national real estate agency, Harcourts, joined in 2015. "We have used Trade Dollars for a huge range of items, from sign writing the cars and office space, to billboards, radio advertising, client gifts, restaurant vouchers and so much more. This has really helped me to preserve cash flow by allowing me to spend Trade Dollars on business expenses. Being a member has certainly had its benefits. I've experienced opportunities that I wouldn't normally have had - building a network of suppliers and tradespeople that I have won business through and reciprocated business with as well. Harcourts has secured clients that we may not necessarily have gotten if we hadn't been able to take a portion of their deposit with Trade Dollars. You can't ask for more than that!"

Shaun CosgroveHarcourts

When the idea of me introducing members to Bartercard was presented to me my initial response was to push back. However, once my trade broker explained that Bartercard is “my business network and the more members involved the easier it would be for me to spend”. I began reaching out to other likeminded business owners I know about joining this unique and very innovative business tool that has benefitted my business. My Trade Broker went and met with the first lead I entered into bRewards and they joined Bartercard to secure my business, which will allow me to offset over $12,000 a year in real cash expenses using my trade dollars. Since then I have entered another six bRewards referrals, which my Trade Broker is currently working on and I have just had my second referral join Bartercard to secure more of my business, helping me offset more of my real cash expenses further – TOP STUFF. Not only can I spend my trade dollars with these two new members (hopefully six) from extra revenue earned with Bartercard that I otherwise wouldn’t have achieved in cash, but I am also saving cash along with securing reward points that I am using to purchase things I can’t always typically buy on Bartercard like flights for our next family holiday.

Cambridge Homes Canterbury

We recently joined the Bartercard program and are very pleased wtih how useful we are funding it and how it is helping us achieve a number of business objectives. Our Bartercard use so far has included items such as covering office operating expenses, staff functions, travelling expenses for staff on the road, payment for advertising packages and the purchasing of great products for marketing campaigns. This really helps with the management of our operating expenses.
And finally we have found the Bartercard team great to work with - always available to meet and talk. They have helped us get up and running with the program and to understand how we can best use it for maximum benefit. I highly recommend meeting wtih an Account Specialist so they can get to know your business and provide insights on how Bartercard can benefit you.

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