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Trend Watch: Be Well

August 21, 2018

Buying

Wellness is becoming the newest trend in real estate and Australia is a leading light in the global wellness property market. Real estate and communities that put peoples’ health at the centre of design and development are the next frontier in residential real estate. To combat modern problems of sedentary lives, unhealthy diets, stress, social […]

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 12 August 2018

August 17, 2018

Landlord

Sales activity decreased 11 per cent in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 491 transactions. This decrease can be attributed to a six per cent fall in house sales, a 20 per cent fall in unit sales and a 27 per cent fall in vacant land sales. Listings for sale There were 13,585 properties for […]

 

National Housing Market Update | August 2018

August 16, 2018

Buying Investing Landlord Selling

Watch the latest Housing Market Update across Australia. The housing and economic data is derived from the CoreLogic Hedonic Home Value Index for the month of July, released August 2018.

Holiday Rental Investment

August 16, 2018

Landlord

School holidays are over yet again for many of you (collective ‘sigh’ from parents!). Did you manage to get away somewhere different? Perhaps the fresh air and fun-filled days have you thinking about investing in a holiday home? If you’ve returned pondering the question of whether or not to buy a get-away place of your […]

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 5 August 2018

August 10, 2018

Landlord

There was a 15 per cent increase in sales in Perth this week, with 557 transactions reported. This increase can be attributed to a nine per cent increase in house sales, a 53 per cent increase in unit sales and a 19 per cent increase in vacant land sales over the week. Listings for sale […]

Make kitchen renovation appeal to buyers

August 9, 2018

Landlord

Home owners with kitchen renovations on their radar for 2018 may draw ideas from a survey by Houzz, an American company that expanded to Australia four years ago. The Houzz platform is described as a renovator’s one-stop shop and an online destination for inspiration, expertise, interior design and renovation advice. The survey found the big […]

5 Organising Tips To Consider Before Moving

August 9, 2018

Landlord

Moving can be one of life’s most-stressful events – but a well-considered approach will be your secret weapon to tackling the overwhelming job at hand. It’s all about some careful planning and focusing on reducing what you take with you to lighten the load. Leave behind what you don’t want (or need) and give yourself […]

RBA Cash Rate Announcement - August 2018

August 8, 2018

Uncategorized

At its meeting today, the Board decided to leave the cash rate unchanged at 1.50 per cent. The global economic expansion is continuing. A number of advanced economies are growing at an above-trend rate and unemployment rates are low. Growth in China has slowed a little, with the authorities easing policy while continuing to pay close attention […]

Dealing with storm damage when selling a home

August 7, 2018

Selling

THE winter months in Perth are usually cold and wet and this year has been no exception, with several storms battering the city and suburbs. These conditions can cause damage to properties, fences, gardens and trees. Depending on the severity of the damage, most homeowners can repair or tidy up themselves. However, what happens if […]

 

Perth Market Update - July 2018

August 6, 2018

Buying Investing Landlord Renting

Find out how the Perth property market performed last month, with this quick market update video. We’ve got the latest median house and rent price figures, sales and leasing activity updates, plus find out how Albany in regional WA performed. For more WA real estate information, visit https://reiwa.com.au/the-wa-market/perth-metro/  

Rent.com.au Monthly Market Report for July 2018

August 6, 2018

Landlord

REPORT HIGHLIGHTS: • Year-on-year, houses in Sydney have slowed more significantly than in any other capital: It took 27 days on average to move a house in July, 22% slower than in July 2017. • Canberra metro was the only state capital to see median rents fall across both property types in July. • Six […]

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 29 July 2018

August 3, 2018

Landlord

Sales activity in Perth increased by three per cent this week, with REIWA members reporting 486 transactions. This increase can be attributed house and land sales increasing by one per cent and 94 per cent respectively, despite unit sales declining 27 per cent. Listings for sale There were 14,158 properties for sale in Perth this week. […]

Location, location, location…. What does that really mean?

August 2, 2018

Landlord

It doesn’t mean the same as it did fifty years ago, and in some markets, a lot has changed even in the past decade. Fifty years ago it could generally be said that differences in property value between city and country were a loss less than today. Then, in many regions, a shift to the […]

Selling Your Home

August 1, 2018

Selling

Selling is a competition, no matter what the product is. Selling your home is no different. A lot of people have properties they want to sell but end up with an unsold property. This could be a hassle especially if you need the money for another investment. Here are some strategies that you can use […]

Secrets To Help You In Selling Your Property

July 31, 2018

Selling

Selling your property isn’t as easy as it looks, unless your an experienced real estate agent. It takes time, effort and a lot of planning. Here are some tricks that will help you sell your property while also getting the maximum value for it.   Marketing Putting out advertisements online is the best way to […]

Keeping Your Rental Property In Top Condition

July 30, 2018

Landlord

Do you want to keep good tenants? Attract new ones? or simply make the most profit for your rental property? It all starts with regular rental property maintenance. Protecting your investment should not always mean renovations. There are many simple ways to keep your rental property in it’s pristine condition and making it look and […]

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 22 July 2018

July 27, 2018

Landlord

Sales activity in Perth declined three per cent this week, with 482 transactions reported. This decline can be attributed to a three per cent increase in house sales, a nine per cent decline in unit sales and a 37 per cent decline in vacant land sales. Listings for sale There were 14,153 properties for sale in […]

Alfresco investment may be the go

July 26, 2018

Landlord

If you own an investment property and are thinking about what you might be able to do to make it more attractive to tenants, you might like to consider adding a useable outdoor area. Most people relish the idea of being able to entertain outdoors. It is so much a part of the way we […]

Where To Invest? House or Unit?

July 23, 2018

Landlord

  This question has been around the property market for years now. Every property investor has their own opinion on which will be a better property investment. There has been a lot of outdated information and notions regarding which type of property should you invest in, but let us take into consideration that in time, […]

Perth Monthly Market Wrap

July 23, 2018

Uncategorized

The stagnant market in Perth continues this month. This can be observed around fringe areas that are suffering from oversupply. The median price has dropped by a small fraction from $515,000 to $510,000, this is still not final and will be expected to increase to $517,000 after all sales in the area have been settled. […]