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Tips to establish a good relationship with your tenant

If you own an investment property or are planning to buy one, you may think that finding the right tenant is all you need to be concerned about. While that is extremely important, keeping them is equally critical. After all, the longer you keep a tenant happy in your property, the less the... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 03 Mar 2022 0
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5 home organisation hacks from a professional declutterer

We all know how good it feels after doing a thorough declutter, spring clean and organisation exercise at home. It’s starting the job that’s the hard part. Just thinking about where to begin is enough to cause many of us to procrastinate and never get there. That’s why... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 26 Feb 2022 0
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Should we renovate or build from scratch?

It’s the age-old question – should we renovate our existing home or sell and build from scratch? As is the case with all major decisions in life, there are pros and cons on both sides and individual circumstances to consider. This article shares the pros and cons for renovating versus... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 18 Feb 2022 0
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Where to start when looking to buy a property

Whether you’re a first homebuyer or it’s been a long time since you bought and sold property, working out where to start, what to do and who to talk to can be daunting.For some people, the Internet may not have been around when they last ventured into the property market. And... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 11 Feb 2022 0
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What features determine the market value of a WA home today?

There is an art and science to estimating a property’s current market value. While you can use online tools to give you a guide, they are far from accurate and offer a guesstimate at best. That’s why it is critical to seek a professional marketplace appraisal from a real estate... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 04 Feb 2022 0
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How to make the winning offer on a property

It’s easy to assume that price is the only factor that determines the winning offer on a property. But you may be surprised to learn that price is not the only factor. So how do you put your best foot forward?1. Research comparative propertiesIt’s important to strike a... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 28 Jan 2022 0
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6 tips to encourage kids to clean up after themselves

As we approach the end of the school holidays, you may be just about at the end of your tether, tired of the never-ending mess and clutter and sick of the sound of your own voice as you ask the kids to clean up over and over again. Sound familiar?Anyone who has ever stepped bare footed on... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 21 Jan 2022 0
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Tips to prepare you for property settlement

If you are about to embark on your first property ownership experience, it’s natural to feel a little daunted by the process. This is where it pays to know what happens beforehand.Once you have agreed on the price, paid the deposit and contracts have been exchanged, the next... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 23 Dec 2021 0
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The rise of multi-generational living

Common in many parts of the world but not so much in Australia, multigenerational living is on the rise down under. The phenomenon is being driven by a combination of:Worsening housing affordability,Our ageing population,A shift away from seniors living and aged care facilities,... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 16 Dec 2021 0
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The powerful role of colour in the home

Colour does a lot more than just enhance a home’s decor and style. The right colours have been shown to have many benefits from influencing moods, creating a focal point and indicating a clear purpose to evoking memories and even increasing productivity. However, many people feel daunted... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 10 Dec 2021 0