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  • NPS rating

    This year Ray White has introduced the NPS system across all offices. NPS stands for Net Promoter Score. Clients who have sold their properties through Ray White are contacted to give a rating between 1 and 10 as to whether they would “Given the same situation, use the same agent … Read more

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  • Renting your property privately?

    Renting your property out privately sounds like a reasonable idea. You can save on the fees and it seems pretty easy. Almost everyone knows someone who does it themselves successfully, you may even do it yourself. Sounds great until something goes disastrously WRONG as it did for a client I … Read more

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  • City of Belmont property posts 10% gain in 2012

    The median price for the City of Belmont in the last quarter of 2012 was $485,000 with 237 properties selling compared with $440,000 in the same quarter of 2011 with 215 properties selling. This represents a median gain of 10.22% year on year (Source: REIWA). The gains are attributable primarily … Read more

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  • Beware of referral site rip-offs

    If you don’t know any agents in your area then sometimes the temptation is to find an easy way to compare agents when looking to sell. There are numerous and growing numbers of sites offering to find an agent for you or have the best 3 or so local agents … Read more

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  • Seller At Least $22,468 better off using Ray White

    It’s a common belief among some owners that all agents are pretty much the same. Well I can tell you that this story proves very much otherwise. Sometimes it’s only when the statistics become publicly available that we discover the sometimes startling differences in sale prices for similar properties. When … Read more

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  • Why Auction?

    If you ever wondered whether you should auction your property then click on the link to the video above for an insight into how we do auctions and whether it would be appropriate for you.

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  • Feng Shui to the max!

    From time to time as an agent I am confronted with the idea of Feng Shui. Sometimes a house does not appeal to some because it apparently has bad Feng Shui. Drives me nuts! Other times it apparently has great Feng Shui . I have even had a buyer employ … Read more

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  • Free totally independent buying advice.

    Before you purchase a property feel free to take advantage of Andrew Huggins’ extensive knowledge of property particularly in the City of Belmont area. Andrew can smell a bargain and equally can smell a lemon. For a completely independent opinion of the merits of a property you are thinking … Read more

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  • Are We In The Eye of The Storm?

    Today, the Sydney Morning Herald reported that the iron ore price has collapsed through the previously believed bottom of US$120/tonne down to US$90.30/tonne with no end to the fall in sight. Fortescue Metals and Atlas Iron plunged to 3 year lows and RIO below $50 for the first time since … Read more

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  • The search for the best return

    In the City of Belmont at least a common theme amongst investors lately has been the search for the best return. Negative gearing for tax advantage has become less important than seeking the best rental return. This area of Perth provides around 15 to 20% better returns than many other … Read more

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