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Tips for owners to cash in on the short term rental market

It has been widely publicised that the WA property market is experiencing a rental shortage. This presents a potentially golden opportunity for property owners to earn some extra income through short term rental accommodation, whether it be by offering up the granny flat or a spare room in the... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 25 Sep 2020 0
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Is owning a holiday home a sound property investment?

With overseas travel off the cards for the foreseeable future and borders still closed, many West Australians have been taking advantage of the many stunning and varied holiday destinations we have at our disposal right here in our own (very large) backyard. After all, Western Australia offers... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 17 Sep 2020 0
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NOW is a great time to sell!

The Facts on our local property market – a Shelmark exclusiveThere is no doubt that the current global health crisis has had a dramatic effect on all of us. These truly are unprecedented times. However, after four years of record low transactions in Western Australia, culminating in the... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 12 Sep 2020 0
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6 eco-friendly & healthy spring-cleaning tips

Spring is here, a time when many of us get the urge to declutter and streamline our lives with a good old spring clean. This year, why not take your spring cleaning to the next level and use it as the perfect excuse to make your home better for your family’s health, the planet and your... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 04 Sep 2020 0
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Renovating vs building – the pros & cons

Are you at a point in your life where you could do with some extra space at home? Perhaps your family is growing, your adult kids have moved back home or you need to accommodate an elderly parent? Or maybe you’re simply looking to upgrade and modernise your home. Whatever your reason, the... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 28 Aug 2020 0
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Gas versus electricity – which is better at home?

If you are in the process of planning a renovation or new build, one of the important issues you need to consider is energy efficiency. Part of that consideration includes making a choice between gas or electricity for space heating, hot water and cooking.Almost every Australian household relies... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 20 Aug 2020 0
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Understanding the role of an agent when selling

If you are thinking about selling your home it is important to select your agent wisely. But in order to make the right choice you must understand the role a real estate agent plays in securing a successful sale.In short there are 4 key parts to a real estate agent’s role when selling... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 13 Aug 2020 0
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7 positive outcomes of COVID-19

With a constant barrage of worrying headlines and stories landing in our newsfeeds and bombarding the airwaves, we thought it was time to share some positivity.While it may be hard to believe right now that anything good can come out of this global health crisis, we hope the follow 7 positive... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 06 Aug 2020 0
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8 tips to save money when you move

Moving house can be more than just a lot of work; it can also be an expensive exercise. But it doesn’t have to break the bank with the right planning and some outside the box (pardon the pun) thinking.Here are 8 tips to help you save money when you move house: Plan carefullyCareful... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 30 Jul 2020 0
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5 facts you may not know about granny flats

This week’s latest property listing in Booragoon (see Zoe’s preview) features a stunning, beautifully finished apartment-style granny flat with separate entry. So we thought it was the perfect time to share some interesting facts about the not-so-humble granny flat that you may not be... Read More

Post by ShelMarkblog 23 Jul 2020 0