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Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 14 October

October 19, 2018

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  Sales activity increased two per cent in Perth this week, with 467 transactions reported transactions. This increase can be attributed to a 10 per cent increase in house sales, however unit and land sales declined nine per cent and 32 per cent fall respectively during the week. Listings for sale There were 14,558 properties for […]

The full circle of the real estate market

October 18, 2018

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  Just like employment figures, petrol prices and home loan rates, the real estate market is not static. Nor is the market singular. Rather, the real estate scene is made up of many markets each moving through its own cycle. When it comes to future-proofing your investment there’s no foolproof method. However, there are some […]

 

Perth Housing Market Update | October 2018

October 16, 2018

Buying Investing Landlord Selling

Watch the latest Housing Market Update for Perth. The housing and economic data is derived from the CoreLogic Hedonic Home Value Index for the month of September, released October 2018.  

How to Clean a Mirror

October 15, 2018

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Mirror mirror on the wall, how do I keep you clean forevermore? Here’s your go-to guide on how to clean mirrors without streaks. You’re welcome. Fingerprints, splashed water droplets and toothpaste splotches sound harmless, yet all leave your mirror looking unsightly. Plus, the reflection creates an effect that makes the entire room appear dirty. The […]

Tropical Garden Design Ideas

October 15, 2018

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Tropical garden design might sound like it’s hard to achieve, but once you know a few tricks, it’s much easier than you’d think. Tropical gardens typically resemble jungles with plenty of lush foliage filling every nook and cranny. According to Bunnings Greenlife buyer Kate Eggleton: “A tropical garden means bringing the key elements of the tropics […]

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 30 September 2018

October 12, 2018

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  Sales activity decreased 14 per cent in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 425 transactions. This decrease is most likely due to the Queen’s Birthday public holiday last week. There were 318 house sales, 66 unit sales and 41 land sales during the week. Scarborough and Willetton were Perth’s top selling suburbs, recording […]

Should you fix and if so for how long?

October 11, 2018

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  The thing about interest rates is that there is no right or wrong answer. What we know is that interest rates have remained historically low for some considerable time, often against prediction. What we don’t know is how long that might continue. Fixed interest rates fluctuate for a variety of reasons. Sometimes it reflects […]

 

Perth Market Update - September 2018

October 8, 2018

Buying Investing Landlord Selling

Find out how the Perth property market performed in September, with this quick update. We’ve got the latest median house and rent price figures, sales and leasing activity updates, plus find out how Albany in regional WA performed. For more WA real estate information, visit: https://reiwa.com.au/the-wa-market/perth      

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 30 September 2018

October 5, 2018

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  Sales activity decreased 14 per cent in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 425 transactions. This decrease is most likely due to the Queen’s Birthday public holiday last week. There were 318 house sales, 66 unit sales and 41 land sales during the week. Scarborough and Willetton were Perth’s top selling suburbs, recording […]

Rent.com.au Monthly Market Report for September 2018

October 5, 2018

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The Rental Generation

October 4, 2018

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Would you consider renting for life? That may well be your tenant’s expectation. Historically, the most common path to a comfortable retirement had three key steps: buy a house, pay it off before retiring, and save hard for as long as possible so you have a decent nest egg.   These days there are many […]

RBA Cash Rate Announcement October 2018

October 2, 2018

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At its meeting today, the Board decided to leave the cash rate unchanged at 1.50 per cent. The global economic expansion is continuing. A number of advanced economies are growing at an above-trend rate and unemployment rates are low. Growth in China has slowed a little, with the authorities easing policy while continuing to pay close attention […]

5 home improvements you can do in a weekend

October 1, 2018

Landlord

For most people, being a homeowner is a coveted goal. While it has its perks, a home’s upkeep is a perpetual series of projects. I have to remind myself that it’s about the journey, not the destination. And thank goodness for that because our journey is a long one! What I’ve learnt is that making small home […]

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 23 September

September 28, 2018

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  Sales activity decreased one per cent in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 502 transactions. This decrease can be attributed to a 44 per cent decline in vacant land sales, despite a four per cent rise in house sales and a three per cent rise in unit sales over the week. Data released […]

Giving them a helping hand into investment

September 27, 2018

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  If you remember back to the process of buying your very first investment property, ‘stress-free’ probably doesn’t come to mind; and whether you now own one or multiple investment properties, you will probably always remember the big step you took. With property ownership becoming seemingly tougher for future generations to achieve, helping your children […]

How Conveyancing Works

September 25, 2018

Buying Selling

After countless inspections, you finally find your dream home. It’s close to your children’s school, comes with a dreamy backyard, and is well within your budget. Now comes the paperwork. What is conveyancing? Conveyancing is the process of transferring ownership of a legal title of land (property) from one person, or entity, to another. A […]

Perth Monthly Market Wrap

September 24, 2018

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The property market is affected by factors such as current national or local economic conditions. Even weather and time of the year has an impact on the number of listings, average selling days, consumer sentiment and sales volumes. Taking this into account, it is quite hard to predict the future of the market and locate […]

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 16 September

September 21, 2018

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  Sales activity increased two per cent in Perth this week, with REIWA members reporting 514 transactions. This increase can be attributed to a seven per cent rise in house sales, despite a 13 per cent fall in unit sales, and a 10 per cent fall in vacant land sales over the week. Listings for […]

A property manager’s many hats

September 20, 2018

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  The day in the life of a property manager is almost impossible to capture.  Priorities shift and change with every email and phone call. Each property manager works differently, with the same priority –looking after your investment. If there ever comes a time you can’t reach your property manager, rest assured they’ll call you […]

REIWA reveals Perth’s top 10 fastest-selling suburbs

September 19, 2018

Selling

REIWA has revealed Perth’s 10 fastest-selling suburbs for the 12 months to July 2018. At the same time last year the western suburbs dominated the rankings with eight suburbs in the top 10. Only three of these suburbs have retained a placing, with the northern corridor putting in a strong showing this year. THE TOP […]