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The benefits of story-telling when selling property

As human beings we all love a good story. But by story, we are not just referring to the kind told in a book, on the stage or in a movie. Stories are a part of everyday life, whether or not we realise it.If you were asked to recall the date of the best holiday you have ever had and the... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 20 Feb 2021 0
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The lowdown on refinancing in the current climate

With interest rates lower than we have ever seen before and lenders scrambling for our business, now is a great time to consider refinancing your mortgage if you’re not getting the best deal from your lender. However, given these times of uncertainty, there are a few important things you... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 12 Feb 2021 0
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The top 5 property Q&A’s for the 1st half of 2021

Now that we have all put 2020 behind us, it seems Australians in general are keen to move forward. And, as a nation, we’re not sitting idle waiting to see what happens. In fact this year, market activity has ramped up much earlier than it normally does post the Christmas/New Year period... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 05 Feb 2021 0
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10 reasons you may be happier in a smaller home

If you listen to the opinions of many people who have downsized, there must be truth to the saying, ‘less is more’. It’s interesting that we are almost expected to buy a bigger house each time we move. There’s even a term for it: ‘upsizing’, which is the... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 30 Jan 2021 0
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Selling your home when going through separation

It’s an unfortunate reality that more couples decide to separate at the start of a new year than at any other time. It is always a stressful process, made even more stressful when there is jointly owned property involved. The best advice any solicitor would give you is to adopt a... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 22 Jan 2021 0
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To fix (your home loan) or not to fix? That is the question!

With interest rates at record low levels, the big banks are now offering borrowers the most enticing deals ever. Subject to approval, borrowers are now able to fix their mortgage rate below 2% for 4 years with some banks. The question is – is this a once-in-a-lifetime chance you should grab... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 16 Jan 2021 0
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Property driving WA’s economic recovery

Despite the trials and tribulations of 2020, Western Australia is experiencing strong economic recovery that is exceeding expectations with property one of the key drivers.During the budget handed down in early October, the forecast for this financial year stood at a net operating surplus... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 18 Dec 2020 0
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4 traits all successful and profitable landlords share

It’s fair to say now is an ideal time to invest in property in Perth.The low levels of vacancy rates indicate a shortage of accommodation, which could ultimately lead to rent rises over the next 12 months.Furthermore, interest rates are at a record low and the property market is only... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 11 Dec 2020 0
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What is a buyer’s agent & how can they help you?

Buyer’s agents in Perth have traditionally helped more investors than homebuyers. However, with the number of listings low and competition amongst buyers high as a result, more homebuyers are reaping the benefits of enlisting the services of a buyer’s agent to help them make the right... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 04 Dec 2020 0
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Uncovering the invisible value in your property

Every home has a story and nobody knows that story (or your home) like you do. That’s why whenpricing and marketing your home, we do more than just inspect it, take beautiful photos and have professional copy written. We want to know the full story. And we want your target buyers to know... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 27 Nov 2020 0