Archive for May, 2018

TO AUCTION OR NOT?

Market conditions continue to challenge and whilst recent improvements are encouraging, the average time on market for a home in and around Fremantle remains above the long-term average. Those who need to sell and sell quickly, often opt for an auction given reported statistics for days on market for such campaigns is 28 days.

I’m an advocate for the auction process as a method … Read the full post »

YAWN FEST BUDGET

Being locked in the windowless basement of Dumas House last week for Treasurer Wyatt’s state budget has some benefits. The coffee’s not bad, lunch is free and you have to hand in your mobile upon entry so it’s four blissful hours of relative quiet.

In the lead up to the budget I’ve been asking (well pleading really) with the Treasurer to introduce measures that’ll … Read the full post »

BUSH FIRE PRONE AREAS IN FREO

In recent years, state governments have recognised the need for local communities to be better prepared for bush fire events. The recent, life-taking devastation of wild fires in places like Yarloop, Kinglake and Esperance have prompted a variety of measures designed to save both property and lives. One of these measures has been to recognise areas that are prone to bush fire risk and identifying properties that lie within these … Read the full post »