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The fastest selling suburbs in Perth

By Geoff Baldwin

The fastest selling suburbs in Perth Article credit: Nicole Cox Source: Core logic – REA Budding Homebuyers are snapping up houses in the hip inner-city hub of Leederville faster than any other Perth suburb, new data shows. CoreLogic statistics show that Leederville houses sold after just 17 days on market last year. The median value…Read More→

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ASK REMAX A BIG HIT WITH CLIENTS

By Geoff Baldwin

RE/MAX WA’s new initiative ASK REMAX is proving to be a big hit with Western Australian clients who are looking for a quick, professional update on the likely selling or rental price of their house or unit. ASK REMAX was only recently launched on Perth radio station Mix 94.5 and already dozens of property owners…Read More→

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Internal Disrupters Bound to Implode

By Geoff Baldwin

While external disrupters demanding ludicrous lead referral fees from desperate agents are a huge threat to our industry it is the internal disrupters offering unsustainable packages to salespeople that are currently causing as much or more havoc in Australian real estate industry. Entities offering packages of 90% and more of the commission plus everything but…Read More→

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Pain or pleasure the big motivators in every buying decision

By Geoff Baldwin

Pain or pleasure the big motivators in every buying decision ….. Every buying decision, regardless of what it is we are buying, is driven by emotion and the two driving forces are getting from “pain” back to “normal” or from “normal” to a more “pleasurable” position. Addressing a recent seminar on this subject I was…Read More→

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Perth Property Buyers – Hold on to your hats!

By Geoff Baldwin

Perth Property Buyers – Hold on to your hats! There are some very positive signs pointing towards a strong resurgence in the Perth property market as we head towards Spring according to 30 year industry head, Geoff Baldwin who is the MD of RE/MAX WA. Historically, when the Sydney and Melbourne markets begin to slow…Read More→

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Style to Sell

By REMAX WA

If you’re looking to sell your house quickly and successfully, then you might want to consider working on its ultimate wow-factor first. Styling your home is a fantastic way to showcase your property to its fullest potential. Not only does it increase your chances of attracting potential buyers, it also gives them an opportunity to…Read More→

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Rents Are Down But Returns Are Up for New Investors

By REMAX WA

Geoff Baldwin – MD RE/MAX Investment Division During the 1990’s and right up to around 2010 it was extremely rare to find a property that could be positively geared however, with falling property prices and record low interest rates there are many opportunities despite rents being lower. It is now possible to locate many properties…Read More→

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It’s all about Price!

By Geoff Baldwin

Pricing Property! At any time, in any market every property will sell as long as the pricing strategy reflects the market and the seller’s expectation is realistic. An agent is doing his sellers no favours by allowing them to overprice their property or to use an ineffective pricing strategy. The belief that asking a premium…Read More→

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FHOG on established homes a money maker not a cost!

By Geoff Baldwin

By restricting the FHOG to newly constructed homes the WA government is not only crippling the established housing market, it is also missing out on a massive financial windfall. Although most first home buyers don’t pay stamp duty, every home they buy frees up its owner/s to purchase their next home which is usually more…Read More→

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FREE Property Investment Workshops – 28th June & 5th July

By Geoff Baldwin

Geoff Baldwin, Managing Director and Senior Investment Consultant at RE/MAX WA will be running FREE Property Investment Workshops in Perth, Mandurah and Bunbury during July. ‘Buy in Gloom and Sell in Boom’ is the mantra of smart property investors. Right now, for the first time in decades, it is possible to buy properties in our…Read More→

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