The 10 Perth suburbs where tenants are snapping up rentals the fastest

White Gum Valley, Scarborough and Shenton Park are among the 10 Perth suburbs where landlords are finding tenants for their rental properties the fastest. REIWA President Hayden Groves said while on average it takes Perth landlords 45 days to secure a tenant for their rental, numerous suburbs across the metro area were experiencing faster leasing…

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Family gathering every Tuesday and Dining out on our Birthdays!

In our family, we make a point of meeting each other for dinner every Tuesday. This way I know I am going to see my children and their partners and family at least once a week. One home-cooked family meal every 7 days. It’s a nice simple tradition. However on birthdays we make an exception….

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What condition should the property be in at settlement?

One of the most widely misunderstood elements of real estate is what condition a property should be in at settlement or possession. What does ‘buying as inspected’ really mean? In short, a property is sold “as inspected”. If there was dust on a ceiling fan when you first inspected before contracting to buy then the fan…

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Best time to buy in Perth since 2013

March 2018 quarter has revealed it’s the best time to buy in Perth since 2013. The Index, released quarterly, assesses whether it’s better to buy or rent in Perth based on past and current trends in the economic and property market climate. REIWA President Hayden Groves said the March 2018 quarter index showed the annual…

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Saying good bye to a lovely neighbour!

We will all miss you, Rebekah! Catching up with all of the neighbours in my street at the Angling Club to farewell Rebekah, who is moving out of the house next door to me. She’s only moving away to a nearby street but I will miss her a lot. Hopefully she will continue to help…

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Morning Tea Cancer Fund Raising

Well it’s May, which means it’s time again for Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea. Homes, communities and workplaces all coming together to raise funds for Cancer Research and prevention education. In the simplest way possible, morning tea! The community group I am a part of hosted a breakfast too – nearly 100 women showed up, some…

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Real Facts. Pictures worth a thousand words.

Member Real Facts 22 May 2018 Sales activity experienced stability over the week, with REIWA members reporting no change in weekly sales at 538. The overall steadiness in weekly sales is attributed to a seven per cent rise in house sales, a four per cent fall in unit sales, and a 34 per cent fall…

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A Brunch Fit For a Queen!

I had a welcome this week that was fit for a queen! My lovely Brazilian friend and very special client Maria Antonia, who I call Cristina, just came back to re-settle in Perth after 7 years living in Doha with her husband Billy. I arrived at her home in Mullaloo for a mid-morning coffee and…

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Happy 7 YUK 0 Birthday!

We, the SINers had a fantastic lunch in Mundaring for my friend’ s 70th Birthday. It was a full-house, with over 25 of our members attending, each with their own special creation, so we ended up with a fantastic collection of savoury and sweet dishes to choose from. Marion’s property in the hills also has…

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Location! Location! Location! Free Park!

37 Orient Circuit, Hillarys Make an offer! Asking price: $775000 Professionally freshly painted walls, ceilings and doors, display presentation facing a park! Double-storey home, with self-contained living on the ground floor. The upper-floor master bedroom and ensuite flows seamlessly outside to a private Balcony where you can enjoy views of the tree-lined reserve nearby. Also upstairs…

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Spacious family home!

31 Coldstream Circuit, Merriwa Asking price: $339000 Owners moved overseas and this home needs to be sold and is ready for you! Use a bit of “elbow grease” and change this “plain Jane” into your “castle” Brand new painting, professionally done. Brand new carpets professionally laid. The electrician did his bit and fixed any unsafe…

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