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Great Sales begin with Great Presentations

July 17, 2017

Design Market Marketing Selling

Great Sales start with Great Presentations… For the sale of you home, we like to provide our clients with the best we can offer… Elevated Drone Photos to make a statement! Eye Catching Internal Photos! and Drone Videos to give the potential purchasers a feel for the property. The way your property is presented, is […]

Why do I live in the Country?

June 20, 2017

Uncategorized

Hello, this is Lui from Country Realty. My Friends often ask me, Why do I live in the country? Well, a picture paints a thousand words. And did you notice all the noise? Well, how ’bout that!

Nine reasons why your home may not be selling

May 31, 2017

Market Marketing Selling

You’ve put your place on the market but months later you still haven’t had any offers and you can’t figure out why it hasn’t sold. We asked some real estate experts to come up with the main reasons some properties languish on the market. Photo: Frances Andrijich Overpriced The most obvious reason a property does not […]

How to buy a rural property

May 24, 2017

Buying

For city folk stuck in choking traffic or getting outbid at yet another auction, the appeal of country life – with fresh air, wide open spaces and affordable real estate – is strong. But buying into the simple life is anything by straightforward. Whether it’s to make a permanent tree or sea change, a long-term […]

Getting the best out of your property when selling

May 5, 2017

Market Marketing Selling

When listing your property for sale there are a number of low cost options you can use to help sell your home faster and maximise the sale price. Price your home realistically First and foremost, price your property right from the start. I can’t stress enough how important it is to listen to the advice […]

10 things to splurge on when renovating to sell

April 26, 2017

Decorating Design Selling

If you’re renovating to sell, the stakes are high. Firstly, you’ll want to make sure you’re adding value to the property and improving its appeal to buyers. Secondly, you’ll be working to a tighter timeline than those renovating for pleasure. Award-winning interior designer, and experienced property investor, Jane Eyles-Bennett, says people often get caught up […]

Perth Market Snapshot for the week ending 11 April

April 18, 2017

Buying Market Rentals Selling

Sales activity in Perth declined by seven per cent over the week, with 641 transactions recorded. Listings for saleThe decline in sales can be attributed to a five per cent decrease in house sales and a 35 per cent decrease in vacant land sales. Unit sales experienced a four per cent increase over the week. […]

How social media can help sell your home in days

March 29, 2017

Buying Selling Social Media

In 2015, a real estate agent made an elaborate short film using drones, actors and Facebook to sell a Gold Coast home. It sold in just three days, for $1.6 million. Social platforms – including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and even Pinterest – are used to share the most mundane and trite details of our […]

Tougher home lending conditions not the answer for WA

March 27, 2017

Buying Market

The Real Estate Institute of Western Australia (REIWA) and Urban Development Institute of Australia WA Division (UDIA WA) have slammed talk of tightening home lending conditions across the country. REIWA President Hayden Groves said this was a knee-jerk reaction to market conditions on the east coast, in particular the Sydney and Melbourne markets, and did […]

Prices fall as Perth remains a buyer’s market

March 17, 2017

Buying Market Selling

With dwelling values falling, there are plenty of opportunities for buyers in Perth. Picture: Getty Hopes of a new year property market recovery in Perth have been dashed, with new data showing house values across the city dropped in February. The CoreLogic Hedonic Home Value Index, released on Wednesday, shows dwelling values in Perth decreased […]

Don’t hesitate to make an offer on a property you’re genuinely interested in

February 2, 2017

Buying

28 January 2017 Author: REIWA President Hayden Groves It’s quite common for potential buyers, upon learning their “dream home” has sold, to lament not submitting an offer because either, “we thought the owner wouldn’t have accepted it” or “we didn’t have our pre-approval for finance yet.” Moreover, despite their interest in a property, many buyers […]

Q&A: What should your property strategy be in 2017?

January 30, 2017

Buying Market Rentals Selling

Did you make a new year’s resolution?  What are you looking to focus on this year? We spoke to property experts to see which areas buyers, sellers, investors and renters should focus on in 2017. Here are the key issues and areas your property strategy should address. What 5 things should renters focus on? Getting a […]

11 easy Christmas decorating ideas

December 6, 2016

Buying Decorating Design Selling

These simple decorating ideas make a big impact. Christmas is a magical time of year, but sometimes last-minute drinks, over-indulgent meals and frantic gift buying can make the season slightly stressful. Why not take a step back and really enjoy the season for what it should be – a time to get creative and hang […]

Free Drone Photos for any Listing!

October 10, 2016

Marketing Selling

Lui, the Boss, playing with his new toy! Yes that’s right, Country Realty now have a drone! That means Free drone photos for your properties that you list with us! Stand out from the crowd, List with us Today! Give us a call or email us today.

CoreLogic Rent Review August 2016

September 15, 2016

Market Rentals

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Regional WA outperforms Perth in price growth

May 26, 2016

Uncategorized

26 May 2016 Regional WA experienced positive overall price growth across houses, units and land in the three months to March 2016, outperforming the Perth metro area as the regions recovered from the seasonal impacts of the December quarter. REIWA President Hayden Groves said reiwa.com data showed that while parts of regional WA were still […]

Housing affordability improves in Perth

May 12, 2016

Buying Market Selling

07 May 2016 Housing affordability deteriorated in all capital cities across Australia except for Perth in the year to March 2016, according to the latest findings by Moody’s Investor Services. Moody’s Analyst Natsumi Matsuda said Australians paid 27.6 per cent of their income on mortgage repayment in the year to March. “During the 12 months […]

NAB predicts Perth house prices will fall 3 to 5 per cent in 2016 as economy ‘close to recession’

March 18, 2016

Buying Market Rentals Selling

The Perth property market is set to weaken further this year. Story Summary: SUPPLY SURGE: Buyers’ market in Perth real estate NATIONAL OUTLOOK: Property price growth to stall, says NAB   PERTH house prices are likely to fall by three to five per cent this year as the mining-dependent economy teeters on the verge of […]

2016 outlook

January 4, 2016

Buying Market Rentals Selling

Corelogic, a specialist property information service has provided this brief outlook for 2016 As we move into 2016, it is clear that the strong housing market conditions of 2015 have softened over the final months of the year, setting the scene for more sedate conditions in the New Year. Interest rates are likely to remain […]

First appearances count in real estate

December 23, 2015

Buying Decorating Design Marketing Selling

18 August 2015 Author: Brian Greig First appearances count for a lot in real estate, so it’s important your house looks as appealing as possible when trying to sell. Giving your home a facelift doesn’t have to be expensive. In most instances a simple repainting, pruning or minor landscaping is all that is required, but be prepared […]