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A checklist to building or renovating your WA home

A checklist to building or renovating your WA home

Have you been putting off your home renovation for years? If you have, then let me tell you that you’re not alone. Renovation statistics in many Australian states have been in a slump for some years now, but it looks like this is about to change. According to Matthew Pollock, Master Builders Australia’s National Manager of Economics, a forecast renovation boom is set to be the strongest in South Australia, Western Australia, and Queensland. So, it is only wise that…

Why buying the worst house in the street pays off!

Why buying the worst house in the street pays off!

If you’re looking to enter Perth’s property market, then you certainly have many options on hand. Perth’s real estate market is growing at a healthy rate. However, recent reports suggest that the median price of new homes has just skyrocketed, making the dream of owning a property even harder for some. Nevertheless, there is one very simple tactic you can use to get a property sooner – that is, to buy the worst house in the street. In case you’re…

9 Reasons to Renovate and not Relocate

9 Reasons to Renovate and not Relocate

If the latest figures are anything to go by, one could make the assumption that Perth homeowners are looking to renovate rather than relocate. This happens to be great for businesses like ours at Ross’s Discount Home Centre who deal in home renovation products. While you may think that renovating is expensive, rising property prices and acquisition costs in Perth make it much more viable than relocating – and it seems that I’m not the only one who thinks this….

A 5 Step guide to renovating your new home

A 5 Step guide to renovating your new home

If you’ve been following the Perth real estate market, then you’ll know that waiting for “the bottom of the market” may not come around again for quite some time. In fact, the savvy buyers would have already purchased a property, because according to the latest REIWA figures, prices across the Perth Metro areas have increased on a monthly basis over the past 6 months. REIWA President Hayden Groves said “If you’ve been holding out for the best possible price, it…

Top 7 renovation tips for 2017

Top 7 renovation tips for 2017

It looks as although everyone is renovating at the moment, which I love to see. The latest ABS Stats show a massive spike in the number of building approvals in November 2016 for Greater Perth – a spike which was not met by any other capital city. In fact, when looking at the Building Approvals by Greater Capital Cities Statistical Area (GCCSA) and above, Greater Perth had 24 approvals for alterations and additional including conversions in November 2016, while previous…

How to get a quote for your new home or renovation

How to get a quote for your new home or renovation

Hundreds of new homes are built in Perth every year, but in 2017 we’re likely to see more new homes being built than the years past. Why, because the First Home Owners Grant has been raised from $10,000 to $15,000 this year. In addition to the increase of new homes being build, recent figures indicate that Perth homeowners are also looking to renovate rather than relocate. Whether you’re looking to renovate your home or build a new one, you’ll need…

7 reasons you should renovate your bathroom

7 reasons you should renovate your bathroom

One of the best ways to breathe new life into a home is to renovate your bathroom. A renovation does not necessarily mean deconstructing your bathroom completely