Vacant land Foreign persons generally need to apply and receive foreign investment approval before purchasing vacant residential land for development. Foreign persons will normally be allowed to purchase vacant land for residential dwelling development, subject to conditions that: The development is completed within four years from the date of approval; and Evidence of completion of the dwelling/s is submitted within 30 days of being received. This could include a final occupancy or builder’s completion certificate. Vacant land that previously has... View Article
Location, Is it really that Important? Everyone you speak to thinks they know what location means when it comes to property development but I quickly realised that wasn’t so much the case. A good location doesn’t mean it has to be in the best area because you’ll be paying top price and then that strips your profit margin. A good location is one that’s on the borders of a good area that in time will merge with it. Being near... View Article
Eventually, all of us get on in years and will need to downsize in some capacity. There are many options to consider and I guess all evolve around what your wants, needs and desires are for those ‘golden years’. Maybe the thoughts of being with likeminded aged group and camaraderie of a ‘LIFESTYLE VILLAGE’ is something your considering or just simply downsizing the family home to be by the coast, in the country, a whole new state or what ever... View Article
If your remotely thinking about your first home, then seriously there is no better to make the move. With Perth’s property market at it’s lowest point and interest rates at record lows your in the best position to achieve that dream of home ownership. Here’s my top 5 tips to help you get started!
The real truth is this: Those who say they have little to no time to spend in their garden are most likely to love entertaining and relaxing outdoors just as much as their infatuated green thumb counterparts. Well, my lazy gardeners in crime, lets learn to create the most enviable, easy garden there is with low maintenance landscaping and simple garden ideas, so we can spend less time caring for our garden and more time in it. Here’s some great low... View Article
It’s interesting to note that traditionally selling in spring tends to be the right decision. Obviously with spring brings beautiful blooms, endless colours to our gardens and everything looks it’s best. However talk to your local real estate agents and review the sales results and you may discover that this perception that we’ve all believed could actually be a false comfort. The right season actually depends greatly on a variety of other factors such as the property on offer, the... View Article
In order to become a property developer, you will need to make sure that you have all of the financing that you need to accomplish your goals. Speaking to a specialist property development funding company or a bank would be of great use here because they can offer you advice on how much money you will need. You should also remember that whatever money you put into this project, you are not going to get any of it back before you get... View Article
The exterior elevation is literally the “face” of your house. Your home’s front facade is the first thing people see of your house as they drive down the street and, whether you like it or not, people will begin judging your home based on the look of your elevation. The same can be said if and when you decide to sell your property, as you want prospective buyers to fall in love with your home just as much as you... View Article
No Better Time to Get into your First Home with the Increase in First Home Owners Grant to $15,000 for 2017!
First home buyers purchasing newly built properties will now have access to a $15,000 First Home Owners Grant until 31 December 2017. This provides a great stepping stone for first home buyers in affordability to get themselves into their very own home. As with the existing grant, the boost payment applies to new homes up to the value of $750,000 (or up to one million dollars if the home is located north of the 26th parallel). Sciano Heights Success, which... View Article
We see it time and time and that only once owners decide to sell that only then do they finally get around to doing the odd the jobs around the home that they’ve been putting off for years. Painting the eaves, replacing the broken fence panel, ceiling paint that is flaking, redoing the paving that sinking in spots are just a few of the tasks that get added to the list…… I’ll do that one day! The little jobs will costs... View Article