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Tips for Renting with Pets

Looking for a rental property in Perth to accommodate you and your furry friend can be challenging. The good news is that it’s becoming increasingly common for owners to allow pets, and more often than not property managers are advising owners to keep an open mind about pets, particularly in the current market. However, under current

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1 in 10 Australians Considering Moving to WA

As reported in the West Australian, a recent survey conducted by research firm SEC Newgate Research shows one in 10 Australians are considering moving to WA, with most enticed by the great weather and job opportunities. Other hot buttons included our world class beaches, lifestyle and affordable property prices. On top of this, data was released

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The Sky Isn’t Falling

Foxy Loxy convinces the gullible flock led by Henny Penny that the sky is falling and to follow him into his cave.  It’s a great outcome for the fox, but not so good for the birds. When the foxes (media) start telling you the sky is falling don’t panic.  This is an opportunity to step

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Vic Park Hotel

Victoria Park Hotel has a new beer garden! Baston and Co. undertook a gastronomic outing in the interests of community research. Alice, our resident Pescatarian, myself (with a set of hollow legs) and Derek, a particularly demanding Glutard, entered the Beer garden, like gunslingers, eyes darting around. An expansive outdoor area, spacious and vibrant, fit for the broad human

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Market Snapshot

This week on Facebook, Peter Fletcher Managing Director of Rezzi, Buyer’s Agency, shared his thoughts on the state of the market and current market stats. 

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Market Round-Up

Stock levels are creeping up with 400 extra houses on the market for sale, since last month. It could be the rainy weather, it could be the Federal Election, it could be interest rates? Regardless, despite the increase, at just over 8400 properties on the market this is still incredibly low. Conversely, the rental market is still super

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FJ Camping

Once a year the Baston and Co. FJ Cruiser (and I) get to go camping 😊. With Isaac and Alice holding fort, I slipped out the door late on a Saturday afternoon. A group of four mates, three cars, one week and 4,200 plus kilometres from Perth to the East Pilbara, and back. We certainly ticked

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The 5 Things Every Perth Landlord Needs To Consider This EOFY

The ATO has announced that rental income declarations and deductions will be one of its key priorities this tax season, so it’s more important than ever that Perth property investors get their tax affairs in order. Here are five key areas that every landlord needs to consider this EOFY. 1. Remember to declare all income generated

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The Mother of all Markets

What isn’t happening!? Everyone I talk to is in an unprecedented position.  Never before have they been so short staffed, have costs been so high and have time frames to deliver been so long.In fact most buying conversations centre around the ‘how long’ not the ‘how much’. This is truly an inflationary environment where the value of

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Happy Easter

Whether it’s Easter bunnies or Easter bilbys or even chickens, our Team are wishing you all a safe and happy Easter break. Please travel safely and remember that double demerits are in place this weekend. Lee, Derek, Isaac, Alice and Rickie xx

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Historically Fast

305/69 Leonard Street was Under Offer before I could blink.  Online Monday morning and Under Offer by Tuesday.  Similar properties in the recent past have seen campaigns over 200 days long, without a sale. Why is the market moving so fast?  Investors who have been reluctant to enter the market are now seeing yields go through

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Should You Buy Now?

What incentive is there?   It appears the world is going to hell in a handbasket. Against this tide of tragedy and woe, our little life raft of positivity in Western Australia is a beacon of hope. The uncertainty in Eastern Europe continues to apply upward price pressure to commodities. Our state’s engine room is driven by the

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