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Why our low property interest rates benefit sellers

Why our low property interest rates benefit sellers

  If you’re in the market to buy a house in Australia, chances are you already understand how interest rates affect how much you’ll end up paying. However, you might not ...
How to style your coffee table like an interior designer

How to style your coffee table like an interior designer

We’ve all seen those picture-perfect coffee tables or desks while scrolling through social media and wondered how to get your stack of books and plants looking just ‘so’. Neale Whitaker ...
Peppermint Grove; Perth’s most expensive suburb

Peppermint Grove; Perth’s most expensive suburb

PEPPERMINT GROVE is the most expensive suburb in Perth to buy property. It topped Reiwa’s list of the 10 most expensive suburbs for the 12 months to December 2019 with ...
Property market update: Perth, February 2020

Property market update: Perth, February 2020

  After a long period of stagnation, the Perth property market has started to show green shoots of recovery. Will the Western Australian capital be able to sustain growth long ...
6 tips for renovating on a small budget

6 tips for renovating on a small budget

Renovating a home on a small budget doesn’t have to be difficult or time consuming. If you don’t mind doing some DIY and shopping around, you can make your home ...
WA government freezes household fees in the wake of COVID-19

WA government freezes household fees in the wake of COVID-19

THE state government has announced a $607 million economic stimulus package, including freezing household fees and charges in the wake of COVID-19. It declared a state of emergency on Sunday, ...
Construction of new train station at Perth airport nearing completion

Construction of new train station at Perth airport nearing completion

Construction of the new train station at Perth airport is about to reach another milestone with the new skybridge connecting commuters to the terminals nearing completion. The station is now ...
Perth’s top 10 suburbs for house price growth

Perth’s top 10 suburbs for house price growth

PERTH’S property market is starting to show signs of improvement, and nowhere more so than these 10 suburbs. Here’s REIWA’s list of Perth’s top 10 suburbs for median house price ...
How to paint interior walls

How to paint interior walls

The walls of your home colour your world. They are what set the mood for everyday life. So, the way you apply your paint can be just as important as ...
Perth property market has highest growth potential

Perth property market has highest growth potential

In a vote of confidence, property investors are backing Perth as the property market with the strongest outlook, according to an annual survey from property investment consultancy Momentum Wealth. The ...
House prices surge in February, sending most capitals back to record levels

House prices surge in February, sending most capitals back to record levels

Home price rises across every capital city except Darwin drove national dwelling prices 1.1 per cent higher last month, with five capital cities now recording record-high property values. Key points: ...
South City Beach ‘jewel’ named top WA Home

South City Beach ‘jewel’ named top WA Home

A THREE-level home, referred to as the jewel of South City Beach, has been named WA’s Top Home at the 2020 Master Builders-Bankwest Housing Excellence Awards. Designed by Banham Architects ...
Perth suburbs to watch for in 2020

Perth suburbs to watch for in 2020

As we settle in to a new decade, savvy first homebuyers are taking advantage of low interest rates, the extension of Keystart’s temporary increase in income limits, as well as ...
6 design trends shaping our homes in 2020: Part II

6 design trends shaping our homes in 2020: Part II

4. MAKE THE MOST OUT OF THE OUTDOORS The size of an average house built in 2018/19 is 228.8 square metres, that is a 1.3 per cent decrease from last ...
Reiwa reveals Perth’s top suburbs for investors in 2020

Reiwa reveals Perth’s top suburbs for investors in 2020

PERTH’S southern suburbs are the ones for investors to watch in 2020, according to Reiwa. Medina, Armadale and Parmelia are the standout performers in its top 10 list of areas ...
DIY: Magic Closet Lighting

DIY: Magic Closet Lighting

I wanted to put a light inside my wife’s clothes closet. I didn’t want to put in a regular light bulb & socket,as this would require a bulb, which gets ...
New bridge connecting WA hospital to parks, helping sick children

New bridge connecting WA hospital to parks, helping sick children

    Main Roads Western Australia will build a new bridge connecting Perth Children’s Hospital to Kings Park and Botanic Garden, after a $6.3 million funding commitment. The project will ...
6 design trends shaping our homes in 2020: Part I

6 design trends shaping our homes in 2020: Part I

Homes experts, architects and interior designers reveal the trends that will shape Australian homes as we move into a new decade. The 1920s saw the introduction of two major influences ...
Grand vision for Two Rocks revitalisation

Grand vision for Two Rocks revitalisation

A revitalisation of Two Rocks is on the cards, with Transport Minister Rita Saffioti recently announcing a draft master plan for the outer northern suburb. A significant milestone in implementing ...
Top 8 Home Design Trends for 2020

Top 8 Home Design Trends for 2020

Welcome in the twenties with a fresh new space! It’s a new year, and a new decade, so we spoke to Houzz to learn all about the top design trends ...
Most Australian capital cities likely to set new house price records: Domain forecasts

Most Australian capital cities likely to set new house price records: Domain forecasts

House prices in most Australian capital cities are set to hit new records this year as home buyers take advantage of very low interest rates, a new forecast shows. Sydney ...
Solid growth predicted for Perth’s property market: Q&A with the pro’s

Solid growth predicted for Perth’s property market: Q&A with the pro’s

AFTER years of declines, property analysts are predicting a return to price growth for Perth in 2020. CoreLogic head of research Tim Lawless expects Perth to record 6 per cent ...
Fight or Flight? Your guide for deciding to stay or sell your home

Fight or Flight? Your guide for deciding to stay or sell your home

  Do I stay or do I go? “This question is practically as old as the mortgage,” Douglas Elliman agent Josh Rubin said of the decision between moving and renovating. Despite ...
The 5 Best Home Interior Remodel Tips For A Higher Selling Price

The 5 Best Home Interior Remodel Tips For A Higher Selling Price

Remodeling your home in a way that makes it more functional and enjoyable for the next couple of decades is usually worth any reasonable expense and effort. But what if ...
‘I am a huge bargain hunter’: Woman, 25, behind incredible ‘Hamptons-style’ home in Perth reveals her top DIY secrets

‘I am a huge bargain hunter’: Woman, 25, behind incredible ‘Hamptons-style’ home in Perth reveals her top DIY secrets

A young woman with an incredible ‘Hamptons-style’ home in Perth has revealed the DIY secrets behind her beautiful property. Jo Borrello, 25, from Western Australia, had her home specially built and moved ...
What effect does the RBA holding the cash rate have on the housing market?

What effect does the RBA holding the cash rate have on the housing market?

The Reserve Bank of Australia’s decision to hold interest rates at the historic low of 0.75% last week might have first homebuyers wondering what this means for them. Similarly, homeowners ...
When is the best time of year to be selling a home in Perth’s coastal areas?

When is the best time of year to be selling a home in Perth’s coastal areas?

The reason that spring is so widely regarded to be the best time of year to sell your house is that after the cold, dark, gloomy months of winter, everyone ...
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