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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New Listing! Rural life style, one of a kind!

76 Bebich Drive, Wanneroo Prepare to be impressed with the presentation of this well-designed home and its surroundings. A property with total peace and tranquillity, the possibilities are endless on 3.2 acres of prime land. The 400sqm (approx.) home is surrounded by various orchard trees, luxurious gardens, magical entertaining areas and the sounds of nature. It is your very own sliceof paradise. The spacious kitchen is a chef’s…

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Check it out: Gado Brazil Steakhouse

In Mt. Lawley 620 Beaufort Street! ALL YOU CAN EAT! Gado Brazil is an authentic Brazilian Steakhouse ( Churrascaria ) where the meat is cooked over a wood-fired charcoal BBQ. This results in a mouth watering flavour and texture that will have you craving for more. Wood-fired is the ultimate flavour enhancer. Gado means livestock…

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This month the RBA announced that it would leave the official cash rate at 1.5%*

How Much Can I Borrow? Before you can set a realistic budget for buying your dream home, you’ll first need to find out how much you can borrow. Your borrowing power depends on your income, assets and current living expenses, as well as the size of your deposit and credit history. Here are three things…

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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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