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It’s the Little Things That Count at Settlement8th July, 2015

Once an Offer and Acceptance has gone "unconditional" on a sellers property, time seems to literally fly by for most. With the myriad of last minute items to attend to before settlement and the excitement of the big move, it's easy to see how some details can slip through the cracks, even for the most experienced of sellers. As they move through the settlement process, Selle.

What’s Your Garage Doing?8th July, 2015

Do you use your garage to house the car or store stuff? So often we treat the garage as a spare room for storing discarded toys, tins of paint, old furniture, tools and Christmas decorations, then leave the expensive car parked outside. While it does make for cheap and easy storage space, there’s no reason why your garage shouldn’t also be a fully functi.

Perth Property Oversupply8th July, 2015

New data shows that the number of properties on the Perth market has reached 14,000, while the number of homes for rent has surpassed 6,500. President of the Real Estate Institute of Western Australia, David Airey, said listings had jumped for both sales and rentals as a result of WA's slowing population growth rate and the effect of new building construction impac.

New Suburbs Turn Green2nd June, 2015

Is this the way for the suburbs of our future? Two major development projects on either sides of the country have rated tops for sustainability and environmental innovation. Alkimos Beach in Perth’s northern coastal corridor and Caloundra South in Queensland have both been given 6-Star rating by the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA). The Alkimos Beach site wi.

Ready Set Build…2nd June, 2015

The winter months often sees us spending more time at home. It can bring to light things around the home that need fixing. Jumping into renovations without proper thought or planning, however, can see the project go awry. - Do you need approval first? - Are you going to build it yourself or have a contractor do part of the work? While using a registered buildi.

Tips to Remove Clutter2nd June, 2015

It’s not uncommon to develop some hoarder-like tendencies when you live in a home for an extended period of time. The trick is knowing how to sort between the essentials and disposables. Whether you are going to be moving house or just want to make a head start on a Spring clean, here are some top de-cluttering tips. Set objectives When tackling clut.

Five Reasons Your House Didn’t Sell…2nd June, 2015

The house wasn’t priced correctly. People are emotionally attached to their own houses, especially if they’ve lived there for a long time, which leads them to thinking it’s worth more than it is. Take a step back, look at it unemotionally & get independent opinions of experts in order to know its true value and set a realistic price. You hi.

Bathroom Grout Repair2nd June, 2015

No matter how thoroughly a bath room is kept clean, the grout between the tiles starts to wear and becomes discoloured or mouldy. Luckily, it takes just a few hours work to repair the grout and get the tiles sparkling again. 1. Replacement grout can be found in your local hardware store. Make sure the colour of the new grout matches the existing colour. 2. Remove the loos.