Archive for September, 2014

6 tips to kick off your spring cleaning

Tips & Tricks

Spring has sprung and you can definitely feel the change in the air.

That means many of us are turning to spring cleaning.

The term “spring cleaning” usually means chucking out the clutter and dusting down the house, shining it up so it feels fresh and renewed.

Many of us move away from the darker and cozier colours … Continue Reading »

Can a good salesperson make a difference?

Company News


The most recent example of how a good sales person can make a difference comes from the Melbourne south east suburb of Glen Iris where a Changing Places Area Specialist took over the sale of a property in Flowerdale Ave that had been listed by one of the high profile agencies in that area.

The … Continue Reading »

5 Big Numbers!


Five big numbers for Melbourne…

Real estate is often about numbers. Everything it seems, from the price of the house to the weekly rent, can be expressed as a number. Here are five topical numbers as the market enters spring.


This is the number of units in the suburb of Melbourne. Melbourne has the most individual dwellings of any suburb in the … Continue Reading »

Weekly Property Pulse

Property Pulse

Median Values & Growth Rates

Although values have risen by 10.2 per cent over the past year the rate of growth has decelerated slightly from a recent peak in annual growth of 11.5 per cent in April 2014. On a rolling three month basis value growth peaked at 4.0 per cent in August 2013 and has been recorded at … Continue Reading »

Buy First? Sell First?


Buy or sell first?

It’s a question as old as time itself – what do you do first – sell your property or buy a property?

Many of us have a deep-seated fear and are terrified that if we sell the place we’re in, and we’ve got nowhere to go, we’ll have nowhere to live.

If you have the resources to buy … Continue Reading »

Weekly Property Pulse

Property Pulse

Have you considered investing in Australia’s ‘smaller’ capital cities?

It’s no secret that property prices in most of Australia’s largest capital cities have seen unprecedented growth of recent years, in particular in Sydney, although it has been suggested by RP Data’s Research Director Tim Lawless that future growth may be better outside of the large capitals.

Although the capital markets … Continue Reading »