Whether you’re welcoming kids into the world, kicking them out of the family home or simply reassessing your financial position, there are some big decisions to be made in order to make sure you get the most out of this process. As life would have it, these decisions are inescapable. Upgrading and downsizing is always … Continue reading DOWNSIZE YOUR HOME AND UPSIZE YOUR LIFE!
Well it’s been an interesting start to the year in the Perth property market. Despite the gloomy headlines Nedlands has continued to perform solidly with low stock levels prevailing at all levels of the market. Many other areas of Perth have not fared so well with the market overall declining 4.7% year on year. As … Continue reading 2017 NEDLANDS MARKET UPDATE
Rising property prices across Australia over the past decade has forced many Australians, young and old, to re evaluate their dream of traditional home ownership. Prohibitively high rental costs have also contributed to the strain on affordable housing for governments across the country and has prompted a rise in the approval and construction of granny … Continue reading THE GRANNY FLAT – IS IT A SOLUTION TO THE HOUSING AFFORDABILITY CRISIS?
Days on Market is a common term bandied around by real estate agents as well as property websites. So what does it mean and why is it important if you are trying to sell your home? Most major real estate websites track and report how long a home has actually been on the market for … Continue reading HOW DOES DAYS ON MARKET (DOM) AFFECT THE SALE OF MY HOME?
Once you've made the decision that you want to sell your home – it’s a straight forward process right?? – Wrong!! You have one more decision to make and that is the selling method you are going to use to sell your home. It’s important to weigh up these options carefully so that you choose … Continue reading I AM SO CONFUSED! – WHICH METHOD DO I USE TO SELL MY HOME?
Many in the real estate industry firmly cling to the belief that cash is still king when it comes to buying real estate. Industry experts will tell you that cash talks when it comes to sealing a deal and it is true there are a number of advantages to going in with a cash offer. … Continue reading IS CASH REALLY KING ?
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. But is it that simple? So what exactly is a final inspection? The purpose of the final inspection is to firstly make sure … Continue reading WHAT IS A FINAL INSPECTION
I am always asked about the benefits of using an agent over doing it yourself. I mean, "how hard could it be to sell your own home". The truth is it is a complicated process with plenty of pitfalls, however its not impossible. But, the real reason why most people don't sell their own home, … Continue reading 21 STEPS TO SELLING YOUR OWN HOME