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How to save thousands of dollars every year on your mortgage payments!

July 10, 2017

Property Management

If you have a loan for your home or investment properties, you could be paying thousands of dollars too much in your mortgage payments. Although the banks are tightening their belts and making it harder to borrow, especially for investments and developments, they are still very keen to keep your business that they already have. […]

Preparing Your House for Winter

May 25, 2017

Real Estate Market Sales

With the wet season finally upon is now is the perfect time to prepare for storms which have hit the Perth metropolitan area in recent years.  The extensive damage to roofs, fences from falling trees and branches, water damage to ceilings with gutters not being able to cope with the heavy rain. Below are some […]

 

"Do I rent out my property or do I sell it?"

May 8, 2017

Property Management Real Estate Market Sales

INVESTORS, I thought I’d share MY STORY with you, in the hope that you will make some smart choices which will save you đź’°đź’° down the track. So many of my clients are weighing up, “Do I rent out my property or do I sell it?” With the Perth market softening, this question is becoming […]

Madelyne Bates shares Weekend DIY Idea "Restoring a Tried Deck"

April 15, 2017

Sales

Welcome to idea’s for around the home, are you looking for something to do this weekend? Whilst making the most of this fabulous weather before winter starts, here’s a idea for the weekend that can make a great change to your home. Decking areas around the house are a beautiful addition to any home and […]

 

Most Embarrassing Thing That’s Happened to Me in Real Estate!

January 25, 2017

Property Management Uncategorized

    Hi, Justine Valender Centurion Real Estate in High Wycombe. I got asked the other day, ‘what is the most embarrassing thing that happened to me in the real estate’. I’ve had a few things happen in my time, but there’s one particular story, which I thought I would share. A typical day in […]

 

What Does a Typical Day Look Like? Property Manager in Kalamunda

January 25, 2017

Property Management

  Hi, everyone. Justine Valander from Centurion Real Estate in High Wycombe. I get asked all the time “What does my typical day look like in real estate?”. For those of you that know I focus mainly in property management, leasing and client relations manager or also known as BDM, Business Development Manager. My main […]

 

Price Your Rental Right, Kalamunda, High Wycombe, Forrestfield

January 25, 2017

Property Management

Hi, everyone! Justine Valender from Centurion Real Estate in High Wycombe. Talking today a little bit about price. If you’re a landlord out there and you’re choosing an agent,you are obviously wanting to get an idea on what your property will rent for in this market. I just want to give you a few tips when […]

 

If I Consider Pets will I Get More Rent, Kalamunda, High Wycombe, Forrestfield

January 25, 2017

Property Management

  Hi, everyone. Justine Valender from Centurion Real Estate in High Wycombe. I just left an appraisal and I got asked the question. If I consider pets, would I get more rent for the property? I thought I would have to share this with you because I do get it asked quite a bit. In […]

 

I’m Happy to Help but You Need to Get Rid of Your Cheap Agent!

January 25, 2017

Property Management

Hi, everyone. Justine Valender from Centurion Real Estate in High Wycombe. One of the hardest things about my job is when I go out to parties or gatherings and people come up to me and want to talk about real estate. Mainly, they know I’m in property management and their having a little bit of […]

 

How I Keep a Work Life Balance - Kalamunda / High Wycombe Property Manager

January 25, 2017

Property Management

  Hi, guys. Justin Valender from the Centurion Real Estate in High Wycombe. Thanks for joining me on the road. I got asked the other day. What do I do in my spare time just to help with the sort of work life balance. One thing I do which I absolutely love, I’m here with […]

 

Getting Your House Ready for Rent

January 20, 2017

Property Management

  Good morning! Justine Valender from Centurion Real Estate in High Wycombe. I thought I would share with you just a few tips today on what are next steps in getting your house ready for rental? I get asked a lot of the time, I’m going to properties on which they would never really plan […]

Warning! Top Mistakes That Landlords Make When They Choose Their Property Manager

January 8, 2017

Property Management

Top tips on how to choose a Quality, Experienced Property Manager in the Foothills So you have just put the hard work in doing the research to find the right investment property. You would of taken the time to  research price, location, area, amenities etc.  After this point you would of invested more time into […]

Foreign investors buy one-in-three homes

December 14, 2016

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The number of foreign buyers has reached record levels in Victoria, where they accounted for 32.5 per cent of all new property purchases in the fourth quarter of 2014. While foreign buyers were less prevalent in new housing markets nationally in Q4 – accounting for 14.8 per cent of buyers compared with 16.8 per cent in […]

WA leads the way for population growth

December 14, 2016

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Australia’s population growth has slowed but is still above the long-term average. The population at the end of June was 23.5 million, which marked a 1.6 per cent increase on the previous year. WA was the biggest mover, growing 2.2 per cent to 2.6 million people, while Tasmania made the smallest gain, growing 0.3 per […]

First home buyer survey reveals surprising results

December 14, 2016

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Saving for a house deposit has become easier in almost every capital city during the past five years – with two notable exceptions. First home buyers who live in the capitals needed an average of 4.4 years to save for a house deposit as at June 2014, according to a Bankwest survey. That compares to […]

Pick-up in Perth ends bad month

December 14, 2016

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A weekend of interruptions has ended a slow September for Perth despite a pick-up in the last weekend of the month. However, experts believe the slight pick-up is largely due to Perth not having a team in the AFL grand final and the Royal Show. Overall figures paint a different picture for Perth. Sales for […]

Perth returns to normality

December 14, 2016

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The Perth property market has bounced back to normality in February after a seasonal lull during the Christmas and New Year holiday period. According to the Real Estate Institute of Western Australia (REIWA), in the three months to February sales returned to the same level experienced in the three months to November last year, before […]

Strongest price growth in four years

December 14, 2016

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The real estate market has experienced its strongest growth in over four years, with all capital cities experiencing a rise in house prices over the December quarter, according to the latest Australian Property Monitors Quarterly Housing Report. Nationally, the price of houses crept to a new record median price of $597,556. This was the strongest […]