Archive for December, 2017

BENEFITS OF USING A PROPERTY MANAGER

With Christmas on our doorstep investors and home owners are getting prepared for the new year, what better time to talk about the benefits of using a property manager. Property management is more about managing the tenancy than it is about managing the property. This makes sense given the tenant is the one living in and caring for the property, whereas the property … Read the full post »

LOCAL MARKET REPORT

Apologies for the tardiness of this update on the local market, but I have been delaying it deliberately hoping that I’d be able to report some positive numbers after several quarters of falling property rents and values.

September’s final numbers from Landgate and REIWA reveal the number of property transactions throughout Perth fell back 10 per cent for houses and 18 per cent … Read the full post »

BUYING AND SELLING IN THE SAME MARKET

Property market commentary is almost always focused on the numbers although unless you are a sophisticated property investor, many of these statistical observations can be confusing to the “mum & dad” buyer trying to read the market.

When buying the family home, as long as you buy and sell simultaneously under similar market conditions, then the state of the market is almost irrelevant. … Read the full post »