October

Suburb in focus – West Perth

  Suburb in focus - West Perth A short stroll in the westerly direction of Perth City sits West Perth. Home to the much loved and iconic Kings Park, this affluent suburb comprises elegant, modern apartment complexes and impressive office towers. A homing beacon for successful, professional types, West Perth had more than 5,608 residents at [...]

By | October 29th, 2021|Newsletter Item, October, Owner News, Strata News, Tenant News|0 Comments

24/7 access with our “Look at my strata” system.

  Whether you need to know when your next levy payment is due, require insurance details or even the minutes of the last general meeting, you can log in and obtain this information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.     As an owner, you can view and download information and documentation including: [...]

By | October 29th, 2021|Newsletter Item, October, Strata News|0 Comments

Using Rental Rate of Return (ROR) to Assess Value

  September quarterly figures show that Perth is generating one of the highest rental “rate of return” (ROR) or “yields”, across the Nation.       A helpful tool to use when considering a suitable rental rate is to consider the rental “rate of return” (ROR) or the rental “yield”. The rate of return is [...]

By | October 29th, 2021|Commercial News, Newsletter Item, October, Owner News, Strata News|0 Comments

Five popular plants you should avoid in your backyard

When it comes to gift-giving this Christmas, many families will find inspiration in the local nursery. Plants are a popular ultimate eco-friendly gift, but which species should you steer clear of to avoid a future headache?   Ficus Ficus species such as rubber plants and figs have luscious dark green leaves and are surprisingly popular, [...]

By | October 27th, 2021|News, October, Owner News, Strata News, Tenant News|0 Comments

Domain Rent Report: Perth house and unit rents hold steady during September quarter

Perth tenants continue to face record-high house rents with prices remaining at a six-year peak but new data shows the rapid rate of price growth has begun to stabilise. While Perth house rents grew 13.9 per cent during the year to September to $450 a week – the highest annual change recorded since 2015 – [...]

By | October 15th, 2021|Commercial News, October, Owner News, Strata News, Tenant News|0 Comments

Strata; Australia’s newest trillion dollar sector

With an insured value of almost $1 trillion, covering 2.6 million lots and directly employing 9000 people nationwide, the strata sector is an important part of the Australian economy (source; Strata Community Association 2018). The Australian National Strata Data Report, prepared by the University of NSW City Futures Research Centre and funded by the Strata [...]

By | October 5th, 2018|Commercial News, News, October, Owner News|0 Comments

Female footy champs

We may be biased, but think the Wembley Junior Football Club are total winners. Last month, the Wembley Magpies (Year 7 and 8 Junior Girls) went and proved so, by winning the 2018 Claremont/Subiaco Grand Final. They beat the Claremont Tigers by 33 points (Wembley Magpies 8-6-54 to Claremont Tigers 3-3-21). We reckon the girls [...]

By | October 5th, 2018|News, October, Tenant News|0 Comments

A FLOODED FRIDAY NIGHT

What if the plumbing fixture broke in the apartment above and started flooding your apartment? Then it started flooding the apartment below. What if the owner of the apartment above was mid-flight to a friend’s wedding and completely uncontactable for hours during the event? This was one of two cases Dee Gow encountered last month, [...]

By | October 5th, 2018|News, October, Strata News, Tenant News|0 Comments