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
Can you believe it’s only 9 weeks to Christmas!! ...and for many buyers a house is most definitely on their Christmas wish list. But, 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 … Continue reading ‘TIS’ OR ‘TIS NOT’ THE SEASON TO SELL?
Frustration and disappointment have always been part and parcel of the home buying process. But there is always another opportunity just around the corner....right? Maybe, but not at the moment. As one of the Western Suburbs busier agents I usually have a constant flow of new homes coming to the market and can usually assume … Continue reading WHERE HAVE ALL THE HOUSES GONE ??
Competition in today’s house selling market can be very intense in some areas. Your home is on in competition not in isolation. So its important no matter whether you are the only house for sale or needing your house to stand out among other houses that are for sale – that your house excels in … Continue reading QUICK TIPS TO GET THE BUYERS QUEUING UP
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
How do you know what’s best when buying a home. A good deal of passion and an ounce of common sense? Maybe it should be the other way around, but that is not what happens for most buyers. Many different influences are part of the process when purchasing your first or even your last home. … Continue reading 5 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Bought My First House
Regardless if you are going to be buying your own place or renting a property, moving to a new home belongs to the group of big decisions that you make only a handful of times in your life. While the moving experience can be made simple, I do not know anyone who wants to do … Continue reading HOW TO FIND THE PERFECT NEIGHBOURHOOD FOR YOU
Lets face it we all buy with our eyes first! I myself have been known to choose a bottle of wine just for the label - heaven forbid. Selling your home is no different to selling any other product. A house that is visually attractive and "sparkles" on the surface will sell faster than its … Continue reading TIPS & TRICKS TO SELL YOUR HOME
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?
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