Tom Panos Interview on Sky News

When is the right time to go to market in 2016?

Sky Business interview with Real Estate Expert Tom Panos (skip to 0.20). You can stop after 1.30 as he starts talking about the Eastern States and their market conditions. Related articles: Should I Stage or Style my Home for Sale. Does it Really Matter? How bad customer service can affect your sale price How a […]


The election is finally over… So what?

After what can best be described as a very long election campaign that was dragged out even further by the seemingly endless counting of votes we are hopefully able to get back to normality sooner rather than later. But what does that mean for the Perth real estate market and what can we expect? An […]


Building Inspection clause. Knowing the difference could save you $60,000 – $80,000

When purchasing a property buyers often make the offer subject to a structural building inspection. Understanding what the clause really means, can be the difference between faced to spend an additional $60,000-80,000 as illustrated below or paying nothing. More likely than not, the agent use the standard  “Australian Standard Pre-Purchase Structural Inspection Condition” available to […]

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Keep warm in winter without spending a fortune on heating.

Have you experienced that the cold mornings make your home freezing unless your heater is running all night? Do you have to turn the heater on at night or find your Ugg boots or blankets to keep warm inside your home? You could understand this is the case if you were living in an older […]

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Separating? How to deal with the finances in a simple way.

A separation or divorce is never easy and can easily turn into an absolute nightmare.  It can drain you emotionally and mentally. On top of that you may also have joint assets and liabilities including property that have to be split between you. Here is how to deal with the financial side of a separation […]

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July 2016 Take Away Message

As a buyer Some buyers will be looking for the bottom of the market before they make a move. However, we only know that we have reached the bottom of the market, when the market has already turned again and by then, you will have missed the boat already. Therefore, if you are ready, now […]

May 2016 Property Update

Perth Market Update May 2016

Some would argue that on Mothers Day (last Sunday) around fifteen million Australians or so were hypnotised by Mr. Turnbull when he called for an election as the country is expected to be going into a snooze during the election campaign. From a local real estate point of view, the fact that we have an […]

Take Away Message May 2016

Take Away Message for May 2016

As a buyer Now is the time to go property shopping but it is important to do your research and be patient. Properties that have not sold in the first 6 weeks should be the focus as the seller is more likely to accept a lower offer. Properties with a medium length lease are also worth […]

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Should I Stage or Style my Home for Sale. Does it Really Matter?

Are you planning on selling a property and are you concerned about the presentation? If so, you may want to consider if you should sell your Perth property empty or staged/styled. Does it really matter and is it worth the effort? There are pros and cons for both empty and staged homes when selling. This […]