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What are the downsizing options in Perth real estate?

May 22, 2019

Landlord Selling

  If you are at a point in your life where you’re ready to downsize from your existing home to something smaller, chances are you’re feeling disillusioned by Perth’s lack of housing diversity. The most common and cost effective option for this problem is to wait for a property to come on to the market, […]

First impressions of a rental property

May 21, 2019

Landlord Selling

A tenant’s first impression of a rental property is not determined when visiting a property to inspect it for the first time. In fact, it’s likely they would not even be there had it not been for the images they saw in the property’s advertising (whether that be online, in print or in your real […]

 

Perth Housing Market Update | May 2019

May 17, 2019

Buying Investing Landlord Selling

Watch the latest Housing Market Update for Perth. The housing and economic data is derived from the CoreLogic Hedonic Home Value Index for the month of April, released in May 2019.

Four ways to promote your property for sale

May 15, 2019

Landlord Selling

  Choosing the right marketing strategy to help promote your property is imperative to achieving a quick and successful sale. Before listing with an agent, it is a good idea to discuss with them what ideas they have to help sell your home and why they think that particular method will work for you. Once […]

 

Perth Property Market Update - April 2019

May 14, 2019

Buying Investing Landlord Selling

Find out how the Perth property market performed in April 2019 with this quick property update. We’ve got the latest median house and rent price figures, sales and leasing activity updates, plus find out how Bunbury in regional WA performed.

Preparation is key when selling

May 8, 2019

Landlord Selling

When it comes to real estate there is no such thing as ‘too much preparation’. The buying and selling process is rife withunknowns, so it’s important you’re well prepared for any possible scenario that may arise. Be prepared for every situation Diving in blind to the selling process can cause you a lot of grief. […]

How to sell fast in a slow market

May 1, 2019

Investing Selling

About to sell? Who do you target your property to – and how? Your Investment Property reveal how. When you bought your first property, you had a purpose, the property met your needs, and certainly there was a special connection.  Now as the vendor, you are on the other side of the fence. But stepping […]

Buying to sell

April 30, 2019

Buying Selling

This may be a useful start to a checklist if profit is your goal: Buy at the right price. Buy in the right location, and at the right size. Build relationships with best-performing local agents before you buy ; agents you value and trust implicitly because they are the agents to see your purchase-to-sale activity […]

Obtain a market appraisal before selling

April 25, 2019

Investing Selling

When it comes time to sell your property, one of the first things you should look to do is obtain a market appraisal. A market appraisal will provide you with a good understanding and realistic expectation of what your property is worth. How is market value determined? To determine this estimation, your agent will consider […]

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 14 April

April 18, 2019

Buying Investing Landlord Selling

Sales activity decreased nine per cent in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 515 transactions. This decrease can be attributed to a 12 per cent decline in house sales and a 16 per cent fall in unit sales, however vacant land sales increased 18 per cent this week. Perth’s top selling suburbs this week […]

 

Perth Housing Market Update | April 2019

April 17, 2019

Buying Investing Landlord Selling

Watch the latest Housing Market Update for Perth. The housing and economic data is derived from the CoreLogic Hedonic Home Value Index for the month of March, released in April 2019.  

A new fence can add instant street appeal

April 17, 2019

Investing Selling

If you’re putting your home on the market, a new fence is often one of the easiest ways to add instant street appeal and attract potential buyers. But how much does that idyllic white picket fence cost? Forget fancy renders, extensive landscaping and expensive paint jobs. Before plunging your hand too deep into your pockets […]

 

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 7 April

April 11, 2019

Buying Investing Landlord Selling

Sales activity increased three per cent in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 575 transactions. This increase can be attributed to a 14 per cent increase in unit sales and a six per cent increase in vacant land sales. House sales were unchanged. Perth’s top selling suburbs this week were Scarborough, Willetton, Mount Lawley, […]

 

Perth market update - March 2019

April 9, 2019

Buying Investing Landlord Selling

Watch for a quick update on how the Perth property market performed in March 2019. We’ve got the latest median house and rent price figures, sales and leasing activity updates, plus find out how Broome in regional WA performed.

7 things that turn buyers off

April 8, 2019

Selling

While every buyer is their own man or woman, there are some common complaints from buyers looking for properties that don’t pass muster. Know what they are and you can avoid them when it’s your turn to sell. Clingy sellers It can be extremely difficult to let go of a property, especially if it’s somewhere you’ve made […]

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 31 March

April 4, 2019

Investing Selling

  Sales activity increased 16 per cent in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 574 transactions. This increase can be attributed to an 18 per cent rise in house sales, a 18 per cent rise in unit sales, and a two per cent rise in vacant land sales over the week. The top selling […]

Lift your home’s energy level

April 2, 2019

Investing Landlord Selling

For some reason, change of season makes home owners think about refreshing their homes, and this is certainly worth thinking about if you are throwing open your home for property inspections. These practical tips are inspired by Feng Shui practices, and whether you follow the ancient Chinese practice or not, they may help you enhance […]

7 ways to make your home feel bigger on a budget

April 1, 2019

Investing Selling

We all battle to find more space in our homes. We want a cleaner look. We want more storage options. Being minimalist at home is a great way to start creating more room, with less stuff. Here are seven ways to transform your home, on a small budget, so it feels bigger, brighter and better than […]

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 24 March

March 28, 2019

Buying Investing Landlord Selling

Sales activity decreased 12 per cent in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 505 transactions. This decrease can be attributed to a 15 per cent fall in house sales, a four per cent rise in unit sales, and a 14 per cent fall in vacant land sales over the week. Perth’s top selling suburbs […]

Furnished or unfurnished? What’s best for selling your property

March 27, 2019

Selling

Some may argue an empty house lacks visual appeal, while others say furnishing a house is expensive and inconvenient. So, do houses sell better unfurnished or furnished? It can simply come down to what is the better option for you and your circumstances. If you are selling your home, these pros and cons may help […]