Is it best to sell furnished or unfurnished?

If you were looking for a new home, would you prefer to inspect an empty home to assess the space available for your own furniture? Or would you prefer to see a furnished home?Some people argue that an empty home lacks character and visual appeal, while others argue that styling an empty home is... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 19 Apr 2018 0

Going up to downsize

If there is one thing we know about Melville it is that the suburb is full of large family-style homes and almost totally built-out (unlike neighbouring Cockburn).In fact, Melville has more 5-bedroom + houses than almost any other suburb in Perth.However, to cope with Perth’s rising... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 15 Apr 2018 0

Going up to downsize

If there is one thing we know about Melville it is that the suburb is full of large family-style homes and almost totally built-out (unlike neighbouring Cockburn).In fact, Melville has more 5-bedroom + houses than almost any other suburb in Perth.However, to cope with Perth’s rising... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 29 Mar 2018 0

Buying property with family – the do’s & don’ts

No matter how close you are to your parents, siblings or cousins and how well you get along, when you throw money and property into the mix, it can sometimes be a recipe for disaster. But that does not mean that buying with family should never be considered.The fact is, there are some very... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 15 Mar 2018 0

Choosing an agent

According to a recent survey conducted by leading independent market research company, Roy Morgan on how people selected their real estate agent, the majority of sellers polled said they would interview more agents next time they sell.38% of respondents to the survey said they interviewed just... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 09 Mar 2018 0

Upside of selling your home in Autumn

Who would have thought that Autumn would ever surpass Spring as the most popular season to buy and sell property?Based on the average number of sales by month and season over the last 30 years, data from Corelogic has Autumn coming out on top – but only just.Around 27% of all sales in... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 01 Mar 2018 0

The ‘Silent Sell’ – what is it & why would you do it?

Have you ever missed out on buying a property that sold before it was advertised for sale (including on the Internet)? We often hear buyers tell us how surprised they were to see a SOLD sign go up in front of a house that they would have loved to buy themselves had they known about it.Known as the... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 22 Feb 2018 0

When is the right time to downsize?

To sell or not to sell?When it comes to the family home, this question can be one of the toughest to answer. And arguably at no time is the decision to sell the family home harder to make than when your kids have moved out and you find yourself (whether it’s just you or you and your partner)... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 02 Feb 2018 0

Top 8 interior design trends for 2018

If you are in the process of designing a new home or a renovation to your existing home, it can be quite overwhelming when trying to keep up with the latest design trends. Researching interiors can lead you to an almost endless array of styles and choices.Thanks to Pinterest, lifestyle magazine... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 29 Jan 2018 0