Yesterday I spoke with another potential client who said they’re thinking about downsizing. I seem to be having this conversation a lot this year! -but too many people are using the term “downsizing” when what they really mean is “rightsizing.” Downsizing is where someone owns a large home and truly wants to downsize … Continue reading DOWNSIZING OR RIGHTSIZING
Well, it may seem so at the moment, but fear not, the balance of nature tends to be quickly restored. With the constant barrage of bad news lately on the news you would be forgiven for thinking that the entire world is falling to pieces. From terror attacks, a plunging stock market, Melbourne and Sydney … Continue reading HAS THE WHOLE WORLD GONE MAD?
Just before settlement the your agent will call you to organise what is commonly known as the final inspection. This is a walk-through of the home by the buyer prior to settlement. In WA every buyer is entitles to a final walkthrough before the big day. But is it that simple? So what exactly … Continue reading Final Inspections – Why are people so worried about them ?
Ask anyone in the street when they think the best time to sell a home is and the answer will almost be unanimous – Spring! And it’s no wonder – everything’s in bloom, brighter, blossoming and looks great. But talk to real estate agents and drill down on sales results, and you’ll find that the … Continue reading IS SPRING THE BEST TIME TO SELL?
If you ask ten people who have recently bought or sold a home in the past 12 months, the chances are that at least a few of these families will tell you a real estate horror story. Which as an industry representative is both sad and frustrating. It’s possible that it’s only once you’ve … Continue reading 10 SIGNS YOU’VE HIRED THE WRONG REAL ESTATE AGENT
Not a home open goes by where I don’t get cornered by a home buyer with an iPhone (or Galaxy) showing me the internet based valuation for the home we are selling. More and more often when I sit in people’s homes, the family I am representing have done their own research on the internet … Continue reading WHY YOU SHOULD NEVER TRUST ONLINE HOME VALUATIONS
Well hasn’t the year flown by! I can’t believe it is half way through the year and winter is well and truly upon us. 2018 has seen a strong start for some parts of the Perth property market. Low stock levels across the Western Suburbs have continued and have kept prices on an even keel … Continue reading CLIENT MARKET UPDATE JUNE 2018