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Buying and selling in Western Australia

Keep in mind that Western Australia has no cooling off periods and once your offer has been accepted – there is a legal and binding contract.  ensure that your offer has a working order annexure – this means that 7-10 days before settlement a final inspection is done to ascertain that the property is still […]

Stamp Duty

Buyers – some information for you on Stamp duty in Western Australia Quick info – a house of $1,000,000 = stamp duty calculates to $42 615 for a house of $500,000 – stamp duty calculates to $ 17 765 a house of $1,500,000 – stamp duty calculates to $68,365   IF you are a first […]

Off market Sales YES or NO !?

In the past year off market sales have shown an increasing trend with more home owners opting for this way of selling.  Reasons?  Well, everybody has a different reason.  They prefer the confidentiality, the ease, less stress and no marketing fees.  Sometimes a property has been in the market a couple of months previously with […]

All about NRAS

Have you heard about NRAS? Australia’s National rental affordability Scheme NRAS Explained What is NRAS?  National Rental Affordability Scheme NRAS (“National Rental Affordability Scheme”) is a commitment by the Australian Government to stimulate private investment into the affordable sector of the rental housing market. Introduced in 2008 – the initial aim was to create up […]

Covid mania

Keep in mind that in all the doom and gloom there are still buyers who just sold and need to buy, who has to down size or upsize, and sellers who have to sell. Are you one of the knowledgeable ones who knows that as long as you buy in the same market you sell […]

Homes selling faster!…

It was quicker to sell homes in the last three months of the year than in the July, August and September period of 2019, according to new research by the Real Estate Institute of WA. It took 67 days on average to sell a property in the last quarter of 2019, which was 16 days […]

Latest Finance News

Strong uplift in borrowing for property purchases over the month according to the the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) recently released housing finance data. Total housing finance for the purchase of property increased 4.4% in December in seasonally adjusted terms, the highest monthly growth rate in over three years. It signifies an additional $832 million […]

Living in Roselea Estate

Market Update 2nd Quarter 2019 Gwelup

Tips and Tricks when going to market

So you are ready to Sell? You may not feel like going the extra mile when the decision has been made to sell – but everything matters.  Ensuring premium price is first of all getting the marketing right and secondly going all out in preparint to sell By following these tips, you will add to […]

Dated bathroom – should I renovate?

To get rid of those tiles and old vanities or not? Talk to me if you are not sure what to do in terms of your dated bathroom. We have a vast resource of reliable bathroom renovators and can confidently recommend tradies that has been recommended by previous sellers and buyers. Welcome to contact me […]

Never sold a a home before – what is the process?

It is a very scary thing to sell a home if you have not done it before. What is the process? What costs are involved and how long does it take? Once you have met your agent, gone through the pricing and selling strategy and signed the listing agreement, it’s al set for READY, GO! […]

Perth Property Market Update June 2018

Sales activity in Perth is on the increase and more properties are now under offer than in the previous quarter The second Quarter REIWA report will be out soon and an update will be released during the first week of July 2018. The REIWA 2018 first quarter report  noted that 2283 house sales had settled […]

But…are you selling for the BEST Possible Price??!!

Have you heard this term before?  YES? – as it says – OPENN IS A TRANSPARENT NEGOTIATION PROCESS    Some fantastic results has been achieved with this sales process in the residential property market and in a shorter time frame, resulting in very happy buyers and sellers.  Openn Negotiation is a sales method that are […]

Ready to Sell?

You may not feel like going the extra mile – but everything matters.  I have had Sellers thanking me after they have sold their property at a premium price.  By following these tips, you will add to the success of your home sale! Talk to your agent so that they know you are going to […]

Importance of Styling your Home

Does your chairs and sofas talk to each other? Interviewing a few home staters and decor specialists gave us lots to think about. Some examples: Think of a nice hotel lobby: The furniture is arranged in groupings that invite conversation. When you place the furniture in your living room, aim for a similar sense of […]