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
So, you’ve been thinking about selling your house and your keen to get started - and then you realise …….YOU HAVE KIDS! How is that going to work without losing your mind? Well, it has been done plenty of times before, so don't worry too much. If you plan out the selling process correctly, it … Continue reading HOW TO SELL YOUR HOME WITH CHILDREN (OR TRY!)
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?
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
So you’ve decided to sell your home. Preparing and getting ready can be a daunting and thankless job. Selling a house even under the happiest of circumstances can be stressful and the preparation exhausting. So, what can you do to minimise this? Every year I am fortunate enough to help many families through this process … Continue reading 10 TIPS FOR A HASSLE FREE 1ST HOME OPEN
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
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
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?
Buying Secret #1: Get to Know the Neighbourhood Before you buy, get the lay of the land – drop by morning, noon and night. Many a buyer has been disappointed because they thought they found the perfect home, only to find out the area wasn’t for them. Drive by the house at all hours of … Continue reading TOP 10 SECRETS TO BUYING THE PERFECT HOME