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Advertise for Results

Standard web listings are no longer cutting it in this difficult market.  Owners need to consider how much is spent for advertising and how to get the best results. Tenants and buyers rarely use newspaper advertising. To gain the most out of web advertising,  property owners are realising that by paying more to position the [...]

By | November 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tenants Home & Contents Insurance

Recently the media has been filled with pictures of a house flood in Perth and a submerged car! We are told it was a Water Corporation pipe failure. We understand that Water Corporation have admitted liability and will bear the cost for repairs to the house. The owner is fully insured too.  Sadly the poor [...]

By | November 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Protecting children in rental properties

A recent coronial inquest was held into the death of a 22 month old boy, who tragically died at the family's Yokine home in October 2013.  Forensic pathologists found that the boy had died of injuries suffered when the 1.25m tallboy he was climbing on toppled onto him. During the inquest the boys mother gave [...]

By | November 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Property investment still makes sense in WA

Author: REIWA President Hayden Groves Much has been made in recent times about the WA rental market favouring tenants. While it certainly is a good time to rent and tenants do have a healthy supply of stock to choose from, this does not mean prospective investors should be deterred from utilising property investment to help [...]

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Suburb Profile – Hillarys

Hillarys was named after an early settler, Bertram John Hillary (1895-1957), who had become blind in his right eye while fighting in Gallipoli during the First World War. He came to the area during the Great Depression while fishing for a living with his brother Harry, and built a boatshed on the beach in 1930. Subsequently, he expanded it to [...]

By | November 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pros and Cons of Buying or Renting

Are you a renter interested in buying a home or a homeowner wondering whether renting makes more sense at this point in your life? Its time to evaluate the relative costs, benefits, and drawbacks of owning versus renting your home. The positives of renting Financial institutions are offering an 80% mortgage loan and many cannot afford it and renting [...]

By | November 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Are you a tenant thinking of getting a pet?

There are a few basic steps and things to think about when wanting to get a pet. First consider the practicality of the pet in your rental property. Does the property have the room to accommodate the pet you are thinking of Does the property have delicate carpets  or furnishings that could be damaged What [...]

By | July 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments