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Autumn: The best time to sell Perth property?

March 12, 2019

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Conventional real estate thinking says that Spring is the best time to sell property. It sounds reasonable, right? As the weather warms up, buyers are more inclined to start property hunting. And with the sun shining, homes are likely to look their best. However, the stats paint a slightly different picture! Strong Autumn sales Sales […]

The Perth Apartment Market – To Buy or Not to Buy in 2019?

February 26, 2019

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2018 provided the first signs that Perth’s property market was on the rebound following a tumultuous few years in the aftermath of the mining boom. The sector epitomising this new-found optimism is Perth’s apartment rental market. Leading the way in 2018, the apartment rental market saw stable median rents, healthy leasing activity levels, declining listings […]

FOR SALE: Sant’Antonio, Colle Umberto, Perugia, Umbria, ITALY

February 13, 2019

International Listings

This magnificent 7 bedroom historic home with an additional 2 bedroom, independent, ground floor apartment is located in the beautiful Umbrian countryside only 20 minutes from Perugia, the regional capital. Umbria is known as the green heart of Italy and Perugia is about half way between Rome and Florence. The region is famous for its […]

FOR SALE: 442 Chemin Des Maures Callian, FRANCE

February 13, 2019

International Listings

A large (220sqm) house with spacious living / dining room with vaulted ceiling. There are two bedrooms on the ground floor and two upstairs, three bathrooms and a fully fitted kitchen with laundry room,. There is gas central heating and a beautiful working open fireplace. The grand living room / dining room is light and […]

How To Earn the Trust of Your Potential Buyers

February 12, 2019

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If you’re looking to sell this year and achieve a great result you deserve, it’s all about attracting strong buyers by earning their trust. It’s always a challenge to sell a property in a buyers’ market like we have at the moment. But that doesn’t make it impossible for you to secure a strong sale […]

How to secure a rental home in Perth in 2019: Our top 5 tips to leasing

January 29, 2019

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For anyone looking to rent a home in Perth this year, finding the right property could be a challenge. It is estimated there are currently 14,000 people in the market looking to rent a home, but only 7,000 properties available. Clearly, tenant demand is increasing! Perth’s rental vacancy rate now stands at a very tight […]

4 Reasons to Invest in Perth in 2019

January 23, 2019

Tips on Investing your Home

When thinking about long-term financial security, millions of Australians have put property investment at the centre of their financial plans. And for the most part, this strategy has worked very well. With property values rising strongly over the last 20 years, many Australians now enjoy much greater levels of wealth than previous generations   But […]

2019 – Is it the Right Time for You to Buy Real Estate in Perth?

January 16, 2019

Tips on Investing your Home

Listening to media experts, it seems like the Australian property market is all doom and gloom! But just like any market, news which isn’t great for some may represent fantastic opportunities for others. Seasoned property buyers are quite often contrarians – as in, they don’t follow the trends, but rather do the opposite to the […]

Thinking of selling your home in 2019? The 4 Tips to Select the Right Agency This year.

January 9, 2019

Tips on Selling your Home

Welcome to 2019! We hope you had a great summer break and are well-rested, ready for the year ahead. At Mint Real Estate, we are cautiously optimistic about the trends for 2019. Property-owners in our glorious city should begin to see asset values starting to steadily rise. Reports indicate that Perth house prices are expected […]

Getting your property ready to sell in the new year

December 16, 2018

Tips on Selling your Home

Looking to put your property on the market early next year? Here’s how to get your property prepped and ready for an awesome summer sale. The Christmas / New Year period is such a lovely time. The weather is warm, the days are longer, and people are more excited to be outside in the sunshine […]

Boosting the Community Spirit this Christmas

December 12, 2018

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We’ve noticed a growing trend that really boosts buyer demand, and it’s to do with both location and community. Here are 8 ways to really build a good sense of community in your suburb, and make your neighbourhood the desirable place to be. The Real Estate Institute of Western Australia (REIWA) recently identified the fastest […]

4 Tips on How to Sell in the current Buyer’s Market

December 5, 2018

Tips on Selling your Home

While Perth real estate is showing signs of recovery, it’s still a buyer’s market. Comparing September 2018 sales figures with September 2017, prices dropped just 1% across the Perth market, with the median house price currently $505,000. While falling prices aren’t good for sellers, these latest figures are an improvement on what we’ve been seeing […]

Mint Claremont Christmas Colouring Competition 2018

November 30, 2018

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🖍🌈💕 CHRISTMAS COLOURING COMPETITION 💕🌈🖍     It’s that time of year again! The 2018 Mint Claremont Christmas Colouring Competition is back – this time with $325 worth of Claremont Quarter Gift Cards to give away for 4 lucky winners. 1st prize BOY: $100 Claremont Quarter Gift Card 1st prize GIRL: $100 Claremont Quarter Gift Card 2nd […]

Why Investing in Homes for Childcare in Perth could be a profitable option

November 28, 2018

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Childcare is big business in Australia. The rate of childcare use across the country has been increasing exponentially over the last 20 years. According to the Productivity Commission, an additional 50,000 long day care places will be needed in coming years to accommodate forecasted population growth. With such exponential growth in the sector, child care […]

The 4 Reasons Why You Should Consider Selling your Investment Property

November 21, 2018

Tips on Investing your Home Tips on Selling your Home

“Buy and Never Sell.” It’s a mantra that many real estate investors follow today. But the reality is that our lives are constantly changing. Sometimes, offloading an investment property may be the right decision for an individual to make at a particular time, and in particular circumstances. In this article, we help you know when […]

Sub-Dividing Property in Perth and Wealth Creation: All you need to know

November 14, 2018

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  Sub-dividing land can be very rewarding for astute investors. It involves selecting a property that’s located on a parcel of land that can be split into multiple portions. Each portion can be rezoned and developed independently. While this strategy can involve sub-dividing large commercial parcels of land for redevelopment, such as residential housing, it […]

The overlooked way to a better sale price: 4 ways to make the most of your garage

November 7, 2018

Home Improvements

Your garage is a room in your home that should not be neglected. Why? Australians have a longstanding love affair with their cars. Cars are often one of the most expensive purchases people make (other than homes!), and housing them in garages ensures they’re kept in good condition and more likely to retain their value. […]

The 4 Pitfalls to Avoid when Buying Off the Plan

October 31, 2018

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    Many Australians have been burned buying properties off the plan.   There are risks associated with developers not delivering on what they promised. There’s also the risk that you agree on a purchase price, only to realise when it comes time to settle that the market has declined and you’re now over-paying for […]

Mint’s Peter Clements wins Residential Salesperson of the Year for the second year in a row

October 26, 2018

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  Respected body, REIWA (The Real Estate Institute of Western Australia), held their annual real estate awards this week, where the best in the business are recognised for their positive contribution to the industry within the state. The property market has been particularly challenging over the last 12 months and these awards were focused on […]

Making the most of a small kitchen when selling

October 17, 2018

Home Improvements Tips on Selling your Home

We’ve all heard that kitchens sell houses. Nowadays there are many ways to cost-effectively update a tired kitchen. You could resurface cupboard doors or install a new benchtop. Replacing handles and tap fittings will give your kitchen a fresh look for a small price. When it comes time to list your property for sale, these […]