Market Update

Market update It’s just that time of year again when the old financial year goes out and the new one comes in.   It is also the time of year when the evenings are dark, we sit hugging our fires and it’s not much fun working outside unless you are lucky with a sunny day. But…Continue reading

The Real Estate Mix

The Real Estate Mix… …is probably at bit like the marketing mix – it takes many different types of approaches and areas to get it right. For a healthy real estate market to exist many other aspects besides just your normal residential buying and selling come in to play. Investors are major part of the…Continue reading

Will you win selling your property in the current market?

Will you win selling your property in the current market? Well, this is a loaded question… and most of you are no doubt asking yourselves how can you possibly make a profit selling in this market. The simple answer is it is a matter of perception. If you bought your property say (let’s just look…Continue reading

The Dreaded Low-Ball

When an offer comes in lower than expected. As the market finally starts to move, it brings with it one of the more frustrating and time-consuming phenomena of a breaking market: the purchaser with a low-ball offer. Like everything, though, there’s an up side as well as a down side. First things first: what’s a…Continue reading

Christmas Prize Giveaway

Christmas Prize Giveaway Over Christmas we ran a prize draw to give away a Pendo 10″ Android tablet. We do this from time to time as part of our community involvement. We are very happy to announce that the winner of our Christmas prize draw was Dr Bob Longmore, a Nannup resident who is also…Continue reading

Start Your New Year off With a Sale

Hottest time to sell. January is one of the hottest selling times for the Nannup area – no pun intended – and one of the best ways to make your property stand out from the crowd is to make sure it presents well both in photographs and when potential buyers come to visit. The first…Continue reading

Christmas time in Nannup

Christmas in Nannup The weather is warming up down here. As the line from ‘An Australian Christmas Carol’ goes, the grass in the paddock is brown. While Nannup does have around 40 km of coastline in the Shire, it’s a good ways south of town so when locals want to cool off, we generally head…Continue reading

Spring has Sprung

Spring in Nannup The seasons are changing. Spring is definitely here. The fruit trees for which Nannup is so well known are in blossom and the birds are busily gadding around making more birds! The video here was taken when Chris was waiting up at one of our listed properties for a buyer to arrive…Continue reading

2015 Nannup Flower and Garden Festival

2015 Nannup Flower and Garden Festival We’re really looking forward to the Flower and Garden Festival this year. We have signed on as a sponsor, supporting ‘From Paddock to Plate’ which is exhibiting in the Bowling Club. We’ll be running a special prize draw, too: to enter, visit ‘From Paddock to Plate’ and fill in…Continue reading

Purchasing a Tenanted Property

Purchasing a Tenanted Property It is not uncommon for residential property to be sold with a tenant in place. So what happens if you find your dream home and it’s a rental? When can you take vacant possession and move in? As with nearly everything to do with real estate, the first thing to do…Continue reading

Balingup Small Farm Field Day

Balingup Field Day Every year toward the end of April (usually the fourth Saturday of the month) the Balingup Progress Association puts on the Balingup Small Farm Field Day. It’s a full day of stalls, demonstrations, bush poetry and education about life on the land for small landholders. If you’re thinking of making the tree…Continue reading

Between Pleasure and Pain

Do I Need a Settlement Agent? When the time comes to sign on the dotted line, whether you are the buyer or the seller, you will be asked by your Real Estate Agent to nominate a Settlement Agent, Conveyancer or  Solicitor to take you through the settlement process. It isn’t compulsory to nominate a Conveyancer….Continue reading