Perth rental market improves in August

The Perth rental market continues to show promising signs of improvement, with the vacancy rate falling to 4.5 per cent in August – the lowest it’s been since April 2015. REIWA President Hayden Groves said the Perth rental market had shown encouraging signs across all key indicators. “What we are seeing is a steady yet…

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Back stronger than before: The 12 Perth suburbs now recording strong price growth after experiencing declines last year

North Fremantle, Bicton and Nedlands are among the 12 Perth suburbs to have experienced house price growth this year after suffering declines last year. REIWA President Hayden Groves said 12 suburbs across the metro area had defied the declining trends experienced in the 12 months to June 2017, to record strong house price growth in…

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Over 10 per cent of house sales in Perth now sell above $1 million

Sales above $1 million now account for 11 per cent of all house sales in the Perth Metro region. REIWA President Hayden Groves said there had been a steady increase in the proportion of sales above $1 million in Perth since 2012. “It’s interesting that the proportion of sales occurring above $1 million has increased…

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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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