The election is over….so what’s it mean for property?

Bloody good things, is what! You could argue that there’s been some inertia in the market in the lead up to this week’s election. Doom and gloom with respect to changes in negative gearing and capital gains taxes, prompting a lot of “looking but no touching” from our buyers, and navel gazing from our sellers.… Continue reading The election is over….so what’s it mean for property?

The Hierarchy of Home Buyers

A conversation I have frequently is with buyers who have been unsuccessful in purchasing a property (or multiple properties) and are becoming quite desperate to get ahead of the game. Often there is a common theme to this unfortunate cycle, which is the way in which they are making their offer on the property, or… Continue reading The Hierarchy of Home Buyers

Cost vs Value – how trying to save on fees is likely to cost more!

I get it… I do. The temptation to sell one’s own property must be very compelling - especially when trading up or getting out from under too much debt, the need to save every penny and all. But here’s why selling your own property is going to cost you far more than you planned…. I… Continue reading Cost vs Value – how trying to save on fees is likely to cost more!

Property Selling Methods – You mean there’s more than one?!

So you're ready to take your property to market - should be pretty straightforward from here, right? But with a number of different options available to you when it comes to sales methods, you may find that it's not quite as simple as you thought. With some input from Homesales let's look at some of… Continue reading Property Selling Methods – You mean there’s more than one?!

20 Awesome Things to Find in West Leederville!

1. The Wine Thief Positioned conveniently on the corner of Woolwich and McCourt Streets, this fab little independent family-owned wine and liquor store sells the sweet nectar from the Grape Gods from many regions. Pop in and see Damian, sign up for a tasting and even sample some their wares in the adjourning park on… Continue reading 20 Awesome Things to Find in West Leederville!

De-cluttering!

De-cluttering! We’ve discussed the value of home styling in a different post, but what about those who still need to live in their home whilst it goes on the market? Ok all of you Hoardy McHoardersons out there, this one’s for you 😊 Call it `​Spring/Autumn cleaning'​, call it ​`joining the minimalist movement', or call… Continue reading De-cluttering!

Local spotlight: Getting back to nature!

If you frequent Leederville's amazing Oxford St, you may have noticed a new kid on the block! Hass & Co Botanics is a small business owned and operated by Casey, Cal, and their beloved Bichon, Misty. Casey and then-puppy Misty left country-town New Zealand behind to explore the city lifestyle on offer in Perth meeting… Continue reading Local spotlight: Getting back to nature!