At this time of year, with the festive season almost upon us, many sellers are considering the all important question when it comes to going to the market. When is the right time to sell? For those looking to sell now, is it best to push ahead and go to market in December, one of … Continue reading ‘TIS’ OR ‘TIS NOT’ THE SEASON TO SELL
GREEN VS PURPLE VS STRATA VS SURVEY STRATA There are a number of different types of property titles in Western Australia. Many are completely unknown to the majority of people and are rarely encountered. However, when purchasing a home, the type of title your property falls under can affect your right of use, so it’s … Continue reading A – Z OF PROPERTY TITLES
If you ask ten people who have recently bought or sold a home in the past 12 months, the chances are that at least one of these ten people will tell you a real estate horror story. There are many mistakes home sellers make when choosing a real estate agent. It’s possible that it’s only … Continue reading 10 SIGNS YOU’VE HIRED THE WRONG REAL ESTATE AGENT
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
Well you have searched for months, found the perfect home and negotiated the perfect price. Then your real estate agent asks you that final question....."so who will you be using for settlement?" Settlement Agents, or Conveyancer's as they are also called, are responsible for transferring a property from one owner to another – so every … Continue reading WHAT IS A SETTLEMENT AGENT AND WHY DO I NEED ONE?
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
Myth #1: Any renovation is a good one. Some people think that any improvement is a good one, but not all home improvements are created equal. All renovations require planning, time, money and sometimes council approval. If you are planning on living with the new renovations for years to come then you may get value … Continue reading TOP 4 HOME RENOVATION MYTHS