The Blog.

  • Top five buyer turn-offs

    In the current market, it’s easy to get complacent and assume you will get top dollar for just about any property – but you’d be wrong. For your property to get the most optimal price, it’s worth being aware of the things that can dissuade buyers from making a purchase. From untidy homes to bad […]

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  • How to: Declutter your home for sale

    Ever since Marie Kondo’s book ‘The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up’ achieved best seller status, it sparked a wider conversation about the joys of decluttering. Marie argues that clutter can make it difficult to relax within a space (given our brain is constantly in overdrive, flitting between items and trying to decide what to focus […]

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  • Top five interior trends for spring

    We’ve had a few warmer days here in sunny Perth, with spring most definitely in the air! And just as spring is a perfect time to declutter after hibernating in winter, it’s also a fabulous time to mix up your interior look. It could be as simple as swapping out some throw cushions or as […]

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  • AFTER bathroom

    Before & after: Swift makeover pays off for interstate seller

    As outlined in our last blog post, we are selling quite a few properties for interstate sellers at present. Given current border restrictions mean our sellers can’t be physically present, we’re doing the groundwork for them and achieving fabulous sales results in the process. We recently sold a home in St James for a seller […]

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  • Cloverdale property

    COVID-19 sales challenge: How we sold a Perth home for an interstate seller

    With WA borders closed to visitors from many Australian states, we’ve presided over the sale of several properties on behalf of interstate sellers of late. And while it may sound like a logistical nightmare, our involvement in the process ensured the experience was a seamless one for our sellers. We assisted a Melbourne seller, who […]

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  • How to avoid buyer burnout in a hot real estate market

    Given there is such momentum in the Perth market right now, there are many people who are experiencing buyer fatigue. If you’ve missed out on a property or two, there are many ways in which you can make your offer stand out next time. From putting your best offer forward to getting your finances in […]

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  • Home staging: How much does it cost in Perth?

    There’s no denying that the Perth real estate market has become increasingly sophisticated of late, with home staging and styling for sale a fairly accepted, almost requisite norm. The art of presenting a home in its best possible light, professional home staging allows a buyer to instantly connect with a property and see themselves living […]

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  • How to: Prepare your home for sale

    When preparing your home for sale, it’s important to step back and look at it from a potential buyer’s perspective. I realise that this level of objectivity can be difficult to cultivate (it is your home afterall!) but it’s an absolute necessity if you want to achieve the best sales result possible. And while the […]

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  • Why you should sell your investment property vacant

    With the current bullish market conditions, we’ve found many investors looking to offload their properties. This is largely due to the mistaken belief that a fabulous return on investment is guaranteed, but a huge sale price is never a certainty – even in a market like this. And in our experience, if there’s one thing […]

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  • Should I stay or should I go?

    How to buy and sell in a competitive market. With the property market so hot right now, you might think it’s a bad time to sell and upgrade? We talk to potential buyers all the time and many are reluctant to place a ‘subject to sale’ offer in this market. Most people don’t like the […]

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  • Property boom makes home staging more important than ever

    While there’s no doubt that Perth is currently in the midst of a property boom, it would be a mistake to think that presentation isn’t important when looking to sell your home. Recent comments in The West Australian newspaper, by one Perth real estate agent, suggested that in the current market, a home’s presentation is irrelevant […]

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  • AFTER bedroom

    Before & after: The power of staging

    They say a picture says a thousand words and that couldn’t be truer when it comes to one of the homes that The Perth Property Co. staged last year. Located in Como, this home had been tenanted for six years before we were engaged to overhaul it and prepare it for sale. The extraordinary end […]

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