8 tips to save money when you move

Moving house can be more than just a lot of work; it can also be an expensive exercise. But it doesn’t have to break the bank with the right planning and some outside the box (pardon the pun) thinking.Here are 8 tips to help you save money when you move house: Plan carefullyCareful... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 30 Jul 2020 0

5 facts you may not know about granny flats

This week’s latest property listing in Booragoon (see Zoe’s preview) features a stunning, beautifully finished apartment-style granny flat with separate entry. So we thought it was the perfect time to share some interesting facts about the not-so-humble granny flat that you may not be... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 23 Jul 2020 0

Stamp duty vs land tax – Q & A

There has been a lot of talk lately, all around the country, about the need to abolish stamp duty in order to boost the property market and revive the economy that has copped a battering since the COVID-19 pandemic began.The Real Estate Institute of WA (REIWA) is one industry body that is... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 16 Jul 2020 0

6 signs it’s the right home for you

Especially in a market where demand is greater than supply – as we are currently experiencing – if you wait too long to put an offer on the property you love, you can bet that someone else will beat you to it. This can mean losing the property you love and having to settle for the next best thing.... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 09 Jul 2020 0

Navigating tax time as a property investor

It’s the start of a brand new financial year and that means it’s tax time, which can be difficult to navigate, especially if you are a property investor.Here is a rundown of expenses you can claim now as a property investor, according to the very latest information from the ATO.For... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 03 Jul 2020 0

8 tips to help first homebuyers enter the market in 2020

Given the health and economic crises we have been facing in 2020, many first homebuyers are understandably nervous. Is now a good time to get a foot on the property ladder or would it be better to wait until things settle? According to the experts, now is as good a time as any. The key is to be... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 26 Jun 2020 0

8 home features Aussie buyers want in 2020

When you’re selling your home it pays to think like a buyer. keeps track of what buyers look for in a home and they say it changes over time. Recent data has revealed that Australian buyers are seeking the following right now:1. Two living zones & seamless flowOpen... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 19 Jun 2020 0

Have you put the sale of your home on hold?

One of the most commonly asked questions we have been hearing during the COVID-19 global pandemic is, ‘Who would want to buy or sell property now?’ Even now that we are coming out the other side of this crisis in WA and Australia, many property owners and buyers are still wary to act... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 12 Jun 2020 0

Why is stamp duty such a hot topic & what’s in it for me?

Stamp duty has certainly been in the news a lot lately, not only in WA but also in NSW and Victoria. So why has it all of a sudden become such a hot topic? What exactly is stamp duty anyway? And how might the changes impact you?This blog breaks down the basics for you.What is stamp duty?Stamp... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 05 Jun 2020 0

5 first homebuyer myth busters

For most of us, buying our first home is the biggest financial decision we’ll ever make. So is it any wonder that first homebuyers have reservations about the process, especially given there is so much advice floating around, including advice from well-meaning friends and relatives, who may... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 29 May 2020 0