Alycee Barrett
Sales Consultant/Licensed Agent
0416 188 752
Helping You With Your Property Needs
"Listening to your needs" I absolutely love helping people buy and sell homes, real estate is my passion and my love. I'll do this till my 90s and hope to help you buy and sell your next home.
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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…Read More→

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…Read More→

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…Read More→

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…Read More→

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…Read More→

REIWA information!

You can now add a reiwa.comXtend campaign to your listing and the feedback from our members has been positive! reiwa.com Xtend offers a new way of advertising in which you can add a re-marketing campaign to your listing. It will automatically create a range of adverts of your listing which will appear across thousands of…Read More→

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…Read More→

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….Read More→

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…Read More→

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…Read More→

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…Read More→