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?
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 ??
Selling your home is a huge undertaking, after all its your biggest asset. So before handing over the keys to your castle and putting your financial future into the hands of someone you may have known for less than 60 minutes you need to do your due diligence. After all, if you bought a new … Continue reading 5 QUESTIONS YOU MUST ASK AN AGENT BEFORE SIGNING YOUR HOME AWAY!
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
Apps, apps and more apps. There is no doubt that digital tools are reshaping the real estate industry landscape like never before, giving buyers access to a wealth of information at their fingertips. Mobile versions of popular websites like realestate.com.au are the logical first step for people who want to compare prices. But the potential … Continue reading TOP 10 PROPERTY APPS – THAT GET THE JOB DONE
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
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
By now you are probably wondering, “What is happening in the property market this year”? The media is constantly full of contradictory advice, the market is going up, the market is going down, buy now, sell now……just who to believe? Nedlands continues to be a sought after suburb with family’s and professional couples still queuing … Continue reading Nedlands Market Update: June 2015