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Leaving your rental on a happy note

March 26, 2019

Landlord Renting

Tenancy periods come to a close for many reasons. Tenants relocate for employment reasons, for access to schools of choice, for lifestyle or even for financial priorities, for example. Tenants may also transition into home ownership. For whatever reason a change in accommodation is due, tenants are always keen to get their bond back. Suddenly […]

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 10 March

March 15, 2019

Buying Investing Renting Selling

Sales activity decreased 15 per cent in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 538 transactions. The latest decrease in sales figures come on the back of a shorted week attributed to the Labour Day holiday. Perth’s top selling suburbs this week were Nedlands, East Perth and Kingsley. Listings for sale There were 16,970 properties for […]

The pros and cons of rentvesting

February 12, 2019

Investing Landlord Renting

Ever heard of rentvesting? It’s an alternative way of getting into the property market and achieving home ownership sooner rather than later. Rentvesting is where you rent the property you want to live in, normally in a desired location, and then buy an investment property in a suburb you can afford. But just like any investment strategy, […]

Perth Monthly Market Wrap

January 28, 2019

Buying Investing Renting Selling

Perth Monthly Market Wrap Written by: Brett White The review for December is finally here and the results has really been interesting. According to the Herron Todd White Residential Report, “Perth’s housing market overall remained relatively stable, but also fluctuated significantly by sub-region. Even pairs of neighbouring suburbs across Perth have seen growth rates that […]

The Rental Generation

January 9, 2019


Would you consider renting for life? That may well be your tenant’s expectation. Historically, the most common path to a comfortable retirement had three key steps: buy a house, pay it off before retiring, and save hard for as long as possible so you have a decent nest egg. These days there are many who […]


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/  

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 10 June 2018

June 15, 2018

Buying Investing Landlord Renting Selling

The WA Day public holiday affected sales activity in Perth this week, with reported transactions declining 18 per cent to 439 sales. This decline is attributed to a 22 per cent decline in house sales and a four per cent decline in unit sales. However, there was a two per cent increase in vacant land […]