House sales increase significantly in Pilbara region

2018 There was a significant increase in house sales in the Pilbara region during the June 2018 quarter. REIWA President Hayden Groves said reiwa.com data showed sales activity had increased a significant 24.7 per cent in Karratha and 16.1 per cent in Port Hedland. “Sales were also up on an annual basis, with activity in…

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Landlords vital in the fight against homelessness

Homelessness remains a problem in WA and there is much to be done to help our fellow West Australians affected by this. National Homelessness Week kicks off on Monday 6 August, with this year’s campaign reminding Australians ‘there’s always something you can do’. As part of the campaign, Shelter WA will be running a series…

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Excited and sad at the same time. How is that possible?

Simple. My son Merv and his partner Toni are leaving for a 6 Month holiday around the World. They received a wedding invitation from a cousin in Calgary Canada several months ago and after debating about how and what to do, finally jumped at the chance to go. Lucky them as they will get to…

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313 West Coast Drive, Trigg is for sale!

Asking price is $5.500,000   Why would you want to live anywhere else? This beautifully designed masterpiece combines location with luxury and boasts spectacular, uninterrupted ocean views. Ray White is proud to be the listing agent of 313 West Coast Drive. Finished to the highest of quality, this Webb and Brown Neaves built home creates…

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Ocean front in Trigg for sale

Webb & Brown Neaves 3 storey high with an elevator for sale for the first time. 625m2 of building including 4 car garage. 5 large bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, study, home office, theater, fabulous kitchen with all the toys and technology of today’s modern existence. Swimming pool Pictures arrebentar than a thousand words. Call to view…

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Heathridge: Music prodigy Luis Santos on international mission to record more bassoon tunes

BASSOONIST Luis Tasso Santos and his double bass playing partner Ebony are growing tired of the same ‘old’ tune they play together. “For double bass and bassoon duet, there’s only one piece to play for that and my partner is a double bassist so we haven’t had much music to play together,” Santos explained. He…

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Mixed results for Perth rental market in June quarter

Perth’s rental market produced mixed results in the June 2018 quarter, with stable dwelling rents, subdued leasing activity, declining listings and faster leasing times. REIWA President Hayden Groves said the June quarter’s mixed results were not unusual given Perth’s rental market was in a transitional phase. “Although the worst of the downturn appears to be…

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One moved out and the other moved in!

The house was empty for ONE whole week after my daughter moved out with her hubby, son and the dog and into their new home and took all their belongings with them. The downstairs room beside the garage was used by my husband as his “man cave” until my daughter moved in and used it…

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House sales down in June, but 31 Perth suburbs buck trend

reiwa.com data shows Perth house sales were down in June, but 31 suburbs across the metro area defied this trend to record more sales in June than they did in May. REIWA President Hayden Groves said a further eight suburbs also saw sales volumes stabilise over the month. “While house sales activity in Perth decreased…

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Moving out but not too far and already missing them!

I had my daughter and her family, (husband, son and dog) son and the dog spend almost 3 years in our house. It was a load of fun, the house once again with the warmth of a family, the laughter of a child growing up from babyhood who is now over 3 years old and…

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Seven common mistakes investors makeI

uWhen it comes to winning big in real estate, many turn to property investment. But achieving success takes time and patience, with only a handful making it past their first investment. To ensure you don’t fall into the property trap talk to an expert and do research. 1. Don’t buy in an overheated market Momentum…

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