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Building in a Boom
Consumer confidence, record high resource prices and the building grants have all contributed to boom times for the WA economy. We have managed, so far,...Keep Reading
I know you’ll all agree with me when I say that Perth is the best place in the world to live. So why not make...Keep Reading
Adding Personality To Your New Home
New things can often feel sterile. Their shiny exterior implies lack of use. No memories have been created yet. Making your new home feel settled...Keep Reading
Hamptons Style Homes
We’re hearing a lot about Hampton Style Homes and the trend really seems to be kicking off in Perth. So what is a “Hamptons” Style...Keep Reading
Investing Once The Moratorium Ends
The vaccine is here and there is hope on the horizon. So what does this mean for property investing once the moratorium ends? If you...Keep Reading
How Regulations Affect Profit
Frankly, you build an investment property for a profit. Whether you sell it or keep it in a rental portfolio, you want to avoid costs...Keep Reading
Planning On Building an Investment Property?
Planning On Building an Investment Property? When it comes to property investing and developing it is imperative that you undertake comprehensive due diligence and a...Keep Reading
Your New Home
Your building specification outlines all of the inclusions in your contract. Some of this is made up of the more technical items such as siteworks,...Keep Reading
Custom Build To Your Budget
So, how much do you want to spend on your new property? This amount will vary depending on whether this is going to be your...Keep Reading
Make Your Money Work Harder Than You Do
2020 has been a remarkable year and we are all experiencing some level of burnout. In 2021, why not make your money work harder than...Keep Reading
Is It Too Late To Sign Up For the Building Grants?
The HomeBuilder and Building Bonus grants have done exactly what they were intended to do … stimulate the construction industry. Even though the state government...Keep Reading
Winner of the MBA National Business Leadership Awards
Winning the 2020 MBA National Business Leadership Award is recognition of the highest level of Professionalism, Business Management, Financial Management and Staff Management our clients...Keep Reading
Things You Need To Tell Your Builder
If you want the design to be right and the build to be on budget, there a certain things you need to tell your builder...Keep Reading
Building To Your Budget
There’s a very good reason why you should use a builder appointed draftsperson, to design your new home. It’s because the builder has just as...Keep Reading
Why Cash (and Cashflow) Is King!
In the past, you could expect a loan application to take a couple of weeks to be processed and have the loan in place, ready...Keep Reading
Building a Home is like Telling a Story
As your English Teacher would have told you, a great story needs to include the elements of who, what, when, where, why and how. The...Keep Reading
Don’t Panic Perth
Don’t Panic Perth! Here’s what you need to know about the Building Bonus and HomeBuilder grants on offer for those building a new home. #1...Keep Reading
Directors Cut – A World Turned Upside Down
The WA housing industry was experiencing it’s biggest downturn since the end of the mining boom. The HIA predicted housing starts in 2020 to be...Keep Reading
Local Councils and Your Investment
Developing property, or intend to in the future? You need to be aware of anything that may have a negative impact on your investment. An...Keep Reading
Directors Cut – Seeing Opportunity
With the current Coronavirus crisis hitting all economies at the moment, things are very uncertain. But, for those that can see through the uncertainty, can...Keep Reading
Who Are You Building For?
There’s a delicate balance between building the dream home you want now and upholding the resale value in the event you want to sell later...Keep Reading
It’s Business As Usual
While media and public commentary in relation to Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to raise concern, public health authorities are advising that the current risk remains low...Keep Reading
Scared of Commitment?
When you first start thinking about a new home, the prospect can be quite daunting. Going to display homes inevitably means dealing with the sales...Keep Reading
Directors Cut – Being a Property Investor
It is all good and well getting into property investment and making a success of one development. But how have I done it for over...Keep Reading
What’s the Difference?
When you start on your journey of building a new home, you need to know that the designs you are considering fit both your needs...Keep Reading
What Is The Market Cycle?
What is the market cycle? Lately, the property market has resembled a flat tyre more than a cycle. But history shows that what goes around,...Keep Reading
How do you know you’ve got the best builder?
How do you know you’ve got the best builder? It certainly doesn’t come down to the cheapest quote and it goes beyond comparing specifications. So...Keep Reading
New Home Design
Your new home design should be about more than just bedrooms and bathrooms. It’s about what opportunities your new home will create for you in...Keep Reading
Is it Fake or Factual?
Ok, so it may not be fake news but it is factually creative. With our 24/7 news cycle (and the need for journalists to always...Keep Reading