• AFTER lounge

    Before & after: Mid-century home overhauled for fabulous ROI

    We’ve got another fabulous before and after for you today, courtesy of one of our recent sales. Originally purchased by our client in 2017, for $420,000, the Dianella home was subsequently renovated with a focus on highlighting its lovely mid-century features. The kitchen, bathroom and laundry were all overhauled and a new garage, with skillion […]

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  • Lifestyle trend: The Perth metro holiday home

    With WA borders closed to the rest of the world until recently, we began to notice a micro-trend emerging – the Perth metro holidaymaker. Confined to WA, spending much more time at home, and facing the ever-present threat of lockdown, many buyers began looking for a local holiday home escape that was within an hour […]

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  • AFTER lounge. What a transformation!

    Before & after: Strict reno budget produces amazing result

    Located in Yokine, this two-bedroom, one bathroom unit was renovated for sale by a savvy owner who achieved a fabulous return on her investment. Purchased for 270k, after spending 29k on it, we sold it recently for 380k. Throughout the renovation process, the owner focussed on finding on-trend items that were reasonably priced. All in […]

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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