Categories for Lifestyle

Settled into an apartment, Would you like to win a $1000 prepaid visa? Thanks to WA Apartment Advocacy

3/3/2019
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Settled into an apartment, WA Apartment Advocacy (WAAA) would like to speak to you! WAAA is doing its national research again and they are asking that we share the following message to any clients who recently settled on an apartment. The survey is completely confidential and they could win $1000 pre-paid visa card. As you know WAAA is the voice for people who choose to own and live in apartments and AICWA would like to lend our assistance. The message for...

Millennials are the NOW wave

1/5/2018
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Changing the business mindset from Boomer property consumer to Millennial property consumer, is here, Don’t lose sleep,  this article might be of assistance. By: BekHayes Conveyancers – are you meeting the needs of your Millennial clients? By Bek Hayes, CEO AICSAOne of the largest generations in history is about to move into its prime spending years. Millennials are poised to reshape the economy; their unique experiences will change the way we buy and sell, forcing companies to examine how they do...

What’s Hot in Property

24/2/2017
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Whether you’re buying a property to invest in or call home, it’s a good idea to look at emerging property trends, to support your purchasing decision. Lifestyle locationsBuying a property that can accommodate a growing family in a major city is challenging on the average family income. Instead, some buyers are looking in outer metropolitan and regional areas within two hours’ drive of a capital city. These are considered “lifestyle locations”, according to REA chief economist Nerida Conisbee, because buyers...

How to get ready for Autumn-Winter sale. Six Tips for Home improvement

3/2/2017
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With autumn here, now is the perfect time to make improvements around your home, and get your property in tiptop shape for winter. Here are some ideas for the to-do list. Repair Roof problemsSmall roof leaks will make it harder to keep your house warm in winter. Inspect your roof for damage (or have a professional do it) and fix any holes or gaps.Get your gutters in orderAutumn’s falling leaves look picturesque but can cause a problem for gutters and...

Are you looking to buy &/ build on property near WA bush Fire prone area?

20/10/2016
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Are you aware that your build might have extra costs to meet the requirements of Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) assessment/report being obtained and being below a certain level to ensure building is less prone to bushfire loss.These requirements monitored by the local council could add thousands of dollars to your build costs. More information might be obtained here along with map of prone areas.https://www.dfes.wa.gov.au/waemergencyandriskmanagement/obrm/Pages/default.aspx ​The building standards are not retrospective. Only new class 1, 2, 3 or 10a buildings (and additions/extensions in certain...

Are Property Prices on the move in the next few years?

10/10/2016
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Things could be looking up for homebuyers, with a new report forecasting a drop in property prices over the next three years. But could this also signal the end of the Australian property market golden era?According to BIS Shrapnel’s Residential Property Prospects 2016-2019 report, median house and unit prices in our capital cities will be lower by 2019. This is due to a perfect storm of slower population growth, falling immigration levels and an oversupply of new homes.The Australian Prudential...