Top 5 real estate searches revealed

In today’s digital world it won’t surprise you to learn that most real estate purchases begin with an online search. Most buyers will check your property out online (as well as a number of others) well before they contact an agent.The words people are entering into the search bar reveal a lot... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 27 Oct 2017 0

The ‘W’ word and why it’s so important to talk about

Talking about what happens to your assets when you pass away is not the topic of choice for most people. However it is one of those difficult conversations that is important to have with your loved ones. And one of the most important assets that must be considered and talked about during this... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 19 Oct 2017 0

Selling with pets – the do’s & don’ts

Almost one in two of us have a pet these days and as much as we all adore our furry four legged friends, it’s a different story for potential buyers.The truth is, when selling your home your pet could be your biggest liability.When selling you have to be objective about the way your... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 12 Oct 2017 0

Painful selling lessons most sellers learn the hard way

According to real estate agents from all corners of Australia, there are a few common lessons sellers learn the hard way. We have listed them below.Letting an early offer go in case a better offer comes alongThis mistake was mentioned time and time again. Many sellers assume that if they receive... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 05 Oct 2017 0

Perth’s million dollar suburbs revealed

Research by the Real Estate Institute of WA shows there are 23 suburbs in Perth where the median house price is at least $1 million. The research considered suburbs with more than 30 annual sales.Of those suburbs, some are surprising to the homeowners who bought there years ago.The... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 28 Sep 2017 0

5 tips to help you find your perfect home in Perth this summer

Once the persistent showers we have been experiencing in Perth begin to ease (apparently next week) and the mercury starts to climb you can be sure of one thing – we will start to see more buyers out and about eager to secure a home in time for summer and Christmas (yes, it will be here... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 21 Sep 2017 0

The A – Z of Property Jargon

Cash rate, mortgage insurance, body corporate, offset account…these are just a few of the words that may crop up during the life of your loan. But what do they all mean?Below is a list of the most commonly used residential property-related terminology (from A-Z):ARREARS – An outstanding or... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 14 Sep 2017 0

WAxit – could it really happen?

A group of WA Liberals has put secessionism back on the agenda in a renewed push for WA’s own version of Brexit and become an independent nation.The so-called WAxit (WA exit) comes amidst anger over the state’s low GST share. However experts say the cost of funding our own public... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 08 Sep 2017 0

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