Is property styling a good investment?

With so many homes these days looking like they wouldn’t be out of place in Vogue Living, you may wonder whether the owners simply have exceptional taste and style or if they’ve invested in property styling. And if they’ve invested in property styling, was the investment worth... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 04 Sep 2017 0

Murdoch Hub tipped to drive push for Perth’s southern suburbs

The Murdoch Activity Centre has been touted as one of Perth’s largest property projects, kicking off with the construction of the Murdoch Health and Knowledge Precinct.The $200 million project will consist of:• A 60-room medi-hotel, a facility that will be built next to Fiona Stanley... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 17 Aug 2017 0

Auction Success Story – how we helped make it happen

With Auctions on the rise in Perth we thought we would share a recent Auction buying success story and let you know about a service we offer that not many people are aware of.One of our long-term clients was keen to buy a property in Booragoon that was coming up for Auction through another agent.... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 10 Aug 2017 0

The great divide

Ten years ago the difference between the cost of housing in Sydney and Perth was only $5,000. Today you wouldn’t find two more different markets in Australia.While Sydney has experienced a 118% increase in its median house price over the last decade, Perth’s median house price growth... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 03 Aug 2017 0

Auctions outperform private treaty sales in Perth

Are you struggling to sell but wary about giving an auction a try?New data just released by the Real Estate Institute of WA (REIWA) may cause you to take a closer look at the auction process.According to the data for the three months to June it was 42 days faster to sell by auction in the Perth... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 31 Jul 2017 0

10 common home presentation faux pas when selling

When you are selling your home and getting it inspection-ready, it is important that you assess your home with an objective mindset. In this regard, it is not dissimilar to purchasing an investment property.Whether you’re buying a property that needs to appeal to tenants or selling a... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 20 Jul 2017 0

New financial year, new rules

It’s a new financial year and as is usually the case come July 1, certain new legislations have come into effect.We outline the changes that could affect you in terms of your real estate related decisions and actions below.First Home Super Saver SchemeIndividuals can now make voluntary... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 06 Jul 2017 0

Wealth & Home Ownership

An article published on caught our eye this week. According to the article, a recent survey commissioned by the publicly listed mortgage broking firm, Mortgage Choice, found that almost two thirds of us regard the Great Australian Dream of home ownership to be something... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 26 Jun 2017 0

Can you build wealth through property 10 years from retirement?

If you’re in or approaching your mid to late 50’s and you think you’ve missed the boat to create a nest egg for your retirement by investing in property, you may be pleasantly surprised to learn that all is not lost.While it generally takes time to build financial freedom and it... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 15 Jun 2017 0

Tips to heat your home without breaking the budget

As the mercury drops it’s tempting to crank up the heating at home to keep warm and cosy during winter. But the last thing you want is to receive a frightening energy bill come the end of the season.Fortunately there are some budget friendly options to keep you and your family comfortable... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 08 Jun 2017 0