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

January 16, 2019


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


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


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


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


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


🖍🌈💕 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


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


“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 […]

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

November 18, 2018


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

November 18, 2018


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 […]

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

November 14, 2018


  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


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


  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 the […]

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

October 26, 2018


  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


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 […]

Investing in Perth property – the 4 tips to consider

October 9, 2018


With the West Australian economy moving in the right direction, interest rates still at record lows, and Perth’s housing market starting to rise, now’s the time to look for your next investment property. Indications point to Western Australia turning around over the coming 12 months, following a prolonged slump in the aftermath of the mining […]

3 tips to spruce up the garden and boost your sale price!

October 4, 2018


When it comes time to prepare your home for sale, the focus for many vendors is on sprucing up the interior. However, it’s also just as important to put some time and effort into making your garden appealing. With Australians spending so much time outdoors, an attractive garden, with dedicated space for relaxing and entertaining, […]

Time to Buy? Secure your dream property before prices rise!

September 25, 2018


If you’ve been looking to buy property in recent years, you’ve definitely had the upper hand. Prices across Perth declined by up to 25.4% in the decade to 2017, ensuring buyers could take their time while negotiating a good price. But things may be turning around. A number of indicators point to the market starting […]

The 6 Tips For Selling Success This Spring

September 19, 2018


Spring is such a happy time! The weather starts to warm, the days become longer, and the flowers are all in bloom. People are more excited to be outside in the fresh air rather than huddled up at home. It’s no wonder why we notice the greatest amount of potential buyers enter the market at […]