Perth median house price increases for second month in a row

Perth’s median house price increased 1.6 per cent to $518,000 during November, according to reiwa.com data. REIWA President Damian Collins said this was the second month in a row Perth’s median house price had shown improvement. “Perth’s median house price has been fairly flat throughout 2018, so it’s pleasing to see two consecutive months of…

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My first Christmas Party this year starting with the Craft Group

  I’ve written before about the community craft group I attend every week. What a fantastic day we had on November 22nd for our Christmas party! Sandra Whyte organizes the outing and all the venues. We met at the Craft group in Emerald Terrace, Edgewater as usual, and a bus came to collect us at…

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I had an eventful weekend, though not quite the kind I wished for!

On Friday November 16th I had a collision on my bike with a teenager going to school on his bike. I saw him zooming towards me and I tried tok get as far left as possible, nearly on the grass and practically stopped, but he just kept coming and – bang! I crashed down hitting the pavement…

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What economists predict for Australian house prices in 2019

In the middle of last year, several top economists were predicting house prices to in fact increase in 2018 – one forecasting as much as nine per cent, but since then house prices have experienced their largest and longest peak to trough decline in recent history spurred on by increased housing affordability constraints, a banking…

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Herewith an Invitation to our Art Sale Exhibition

We would love 💖 you to come and a glass of wine and some nibbles at the opening night!! See you there? Please let me know and I will look out for you. See you there

I am getting back on the bike and it’s not just a metaphor

Not this bike in the feature. A normal one? Hehehe! My son and his long-time girlfriend Toni are currently travelling though the US, and some of their things are downstairs – including their shiny new bicycles. My husband bought some sneakers recently and took my son’s bike out, so I decided to take the other…

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How to safeguard your rental bond

As the end of your tenancy agreement approaches, it can be a very tedious process dealing with your bond refund. Ideally, most tenants will receive their bond money back at the end of the tenancy, once the real estate agent inspects the property against the Property Condition Report (PCR), essentially ensuring the premises is in…

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Cooking, Crafting, and Camaraderie.

We had a great lunch with our hostess Maria Antonia cooking a mean Bobo de Camarão an authentic Brazilian dish. A creamy prawn dish. You can check out a recipe here. Her care and presentation on table setting was very elegant. It’s great to see what other people do so when my time comes for…

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New Foreigner Owner Duty Surcharge a disappointing blow for WA property market.

REIWA is disappointed the members of WA Parliament have ignored the concerns of the property industry by voting to pass the Foreign Owner Duty Surcharge tax. REIWA President Damian Collins said the new tax would likely have significant consequences for the WA property market, which was just starting to show signs of a recovery. “The…

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Who says in old age you don’t get any fun?

Today our Craft group is enjoying a Bus ride to Kings Park and having a pic Nic there. pictures are worth more than a thousand words. Here they are:

Globetrotting. My passion!

I am 72 years of age and every so often I get itchy feet and take off on a trip around the world for a month or a month and a half. I have been doing this for the last 30 years. When we lived in Canada we made more frequent trips with the whole…

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