First Home Buyer Benefits From Expert Property Advice

The value of expert property advice from a buyers agent is obvious when it comes to buying the right investment property. That’s because asset selection and negotiation are critical – you make your money when you buy. But can a first home buyer really benefit from using a property buyer’s agent? Sure there may be…

REIWA Awards for Excellence 2018 Buyers Agent of the Year

Experience my award-winning moment via this clip for the REIWA Buyers Agent of the Year 2018 What an honour to receive this award 2 years in a row, and for the 4th time in my 10-year career as a property buyers agent in Perth WA.         I was also lucky enough to…

3 Mistakes Buyers Make When Purchasing Property

What are the 3 most costly mistakes buyers make when purchasing property? Mistakes come in various forms when it comes to buying property. In my work with property buyers, I hear of common mistakes made such as: Buying at the wrong time of the property cycle Selling too soon before a boom Buying for purely…

Perth Property Market 2017 Review and 2018 Outlook

2017 – The Year That’s Been in Perth Property With 2018 well on the way, I thought I’d recap the year that’s been in Perth property in 2017 from on the ground. My perspective on the market as a property buyers agent is from: speaking with my buyer clients, visiting home opens every weekend, and…

The unfortunate things about free property advice

What’s wrong with “free” property advice?   When I starting investing in 2003, there were few people truly helping buyers in Perth Western Australia, so that’s when I decided to do more research into how to buy great investment properties myself. At first, I was encouraged by the dozens of websites, magazines and seminars offering…

Property strategies and their shortcomings

So many property strategies – which one is the best? When I first looked into real estate investing, I considered all the different strategies out there, but found they all had their shortcomings: New properties have buildings that depreciate most in value and have low land component. Isn’t it the land that appreciates, making new…