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DAHUA STRIKES $140M DEAL TO BUY POINT COOK SITE FROM LAND BANKERS

March 21, 2019

Economy

Shanghai-based developer Dahua has beefed up its Melbourne housing pipeline after striking a $140 million deal to buy almost 100 hectares of land in Point Cook in the city’s south-west. Title deeds show Dahua Group Melbourne has placed a caveat over a 98.4-hectare site at 688 Aviation Road after agreeing to buy it from land […]

WA’s 10 top searched suburbs for rentals revealed

March 13, 2019

Rentals

reiwa.com’s latest search result data has revealed the 10 suburbs and regional towns most popular with West Australian tenants looking for a rental home over the last 12 months. REIWA President Damian Collins said the list was quite diverse, as it featured seven suburbs from within the Perth region and three regional towns. “The list […]

Half of all home sales in Perth occur below $500,000 in February

March 5, 2019

Homes under $500K

Forty-nine per cent of home sales in Perth occurred below $500,000 in February, according to the latest reiwa.com data. REIWA President Damian Collins said while CoreLogic’s Home Value Index showed prices in Perth had declined 1.5 per cent to $438,952 in February, reiwa.com data shows the composition of sales during the month favoured the lower […]

Simple ways to boost the value of your home

December 12, 2018

Tips & Tricks

Enhancing the value of your beloved home doesn’t have to be as intensive or time-consuming as a full-blown renovation, landscaping project or getting an interior designer through to improve the feng-shui. Adding value to your home and property can be as effortless as updating finishes or flooring, modernising tired paving or walls and getting on […]

Make Christmas crackers in 7 steps

December 12, 2018

Christmas!

The only rule? The items need to fit within an empty toilet roll. We’re talking chocolates, miniature bottles of alcohol, toys, games, puzzles, or even more upmarket items like jewellery and gems. If you’re looking to add a personal touch to your Christmas lunch, then this might be just the ticket. Make Christmas crackers in […]

Boost to Keystart a win for WA home buyers

December 12, 2018

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REIWA welcomes the McGowan Government’s decision to extend the Keystart scheme loan amount by $421 million as a means of improving housing affordability in Western Australia. REIWA Deputy President Lisa Joyce said the boost to the scheme was a win for WA home buyers and would help more West Australians achieve the dream of homeownership. […]

The Best Streets To See Christmas Lights In Perth

December 12, 2018

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That time of year has crept upon us once again and nothing says Christmas quite like driving past a once normal suburban home, suddenly exploding in Christmas themed glory. As the one time of year we can eat our weight’s worth of food or start each day with an advent calendar chocolate, why not heighten the […]

The best places to invest in real estate: lessons from a decade

October 11, 2018

INVESTING

PICKING the right city is more important than the right suburb if you want to make good money from property investment. That’s a key lesson learned from a fresh study of the past decade of house price performance. Property Investment Professionals of Australia chairman Peter Koulizos examined 10-year home price movements across thousands of suburbs […]

First home buyers must-haves !

October 11, 2018

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The kids may want a treehouse, the parents are craving a masterchef-worthy kitchen, the teens want their own hang out space, but before we get too far ahead of ourselves, what should we really be looking for in our first home? To ensure you get bang for your hard-earned buck,  five questions every new homeowner […]

WRITING AN OFFER & ACCEPTANCE.

September 2, 2018

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WRITING AN OFFER & ACCEPTANCE. Most properties in Western Australia are sold through private treaty (offer and acceptance) process. An interested buyer would let the selling agent know that they are interested in buying the property, the agent at this point will invite the interested buyers to write an offer to purchase completing and “OFFER […]

WARNING SIGNS OF YOUR CEILING BEING UNDER STRESS

September 2, 2018

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Firstly, I have actually been a victim of a ceiling collapse. So, many years ago my partner and I were finally ready to take the plunge and buy a home together. Home opens on weekends were the norm, for about 6 months straight…. Trying to find the “one”. One night I noticed the boyfriend on his […]

TO RENT OR BUY?

September 2, 2018

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There is perhaps no question more vexing for young Australians today than to rent or buy a home. Of course, for many, there is no choice at all. Lacking the substantial deposit required to enter the property market in many Australian cities, they rent by default. But for many, the logic of home-ownership is unquestionable. […]

ENTRY HALLS, WHY THEY ARE SO IMPORTANT.

September 2, 2018

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Entry Halls, why they are so important and why it could make or break your sale! It’s the first glimpse a potential buyer will get of your home. It may either spark their interest or make them want to turn and run so you need to get it right! Let’s pretend for a moment that […]

A Stress Free Guide to Moving House

September 2, 2018

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Here is our stress-free guide to moving house! Consider your moving dates carefully when you’re moving house. When moving from house to house in the past, we have always ensured some overlap between leases to allow us time to actually move. Ensure that your move does not coincide with a big family or life events. […]

6 CREATIVE KIDS’ BEDROOMS TO INSPIRE

September 2, 2018

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To create a realm of delight and wonder for your child, simply take an idea and run with it, here are 6 creative kids’ bedrooms. Putting together an awesome bedroom for your child is one of life’s great joys. And if today’s Instagram is any indication, there are millions of ways to do it. The […]