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  • AnglicareSA buys apartment block for community housing

    ANGLICARE SA has purchased a block of 16 units known as ‘Midway Apartments’ with a plan to establish community housing and emergency accommodation for those in need in Adelaide’s Kurralta Park. Vendor Kym Matheson had spent nearly 25 years purchasing all …

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  • Top agent asks ‘why would you wait?’

    ONE of the most successful agents in the Ray White Group, Ashley Weston who owns Ray White Frankston in Melbourne, just sold his family home after 72 hours online to a buyer sight unseen. The business owner loaded his home …

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  • The Melbourne property deep freeze is over

    MELBOURNE auction numbers are set to soar in coming weeks as one on one private inspection restrictions lifted last weekend. News of eased restrictions on the weekend was welcomed by Australia’s leading real estate agency and already there are 26 Melbourne …

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  • Scenic Macquarie River estate goes to auction

    LAZY River Estate on the banks of the Macquarie River is set to sell as the picturesque function and event centre, homestead and vineyard goes under the hammer in October. Sellers Peter and Pam Scott are marketing their beautiful 13ha estate …

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  • Online auction success as Melbourne private inspections return

    Ray White Craigieburn Sales Consultant and Auctioneer Trish Orrico calling 9 Lush Drive, Craigieburn, VIC. A COMBINATION of relief and joy was felt by buyers, sellers, tenants and landlords across all metropolitan Melbourne yesterday as COVID-safe private residential inspections returned …

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  • Staying fighting fit

    We asked Ray White Frankston Principal Ashley Weston how he was helping his office through lockdown in Melbourne. What kinds of things are you doing to keep your agents engaged? We originally thought we were going into lockdown for six …

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  • House keys and wedding bells

    FOR a lucky Newcastle couple, it was a day of firsts as they officially put the sold sign on their new home at 16 Stanley St, Belmont then sealed the deal with a proposal. It was a beautiful sunny day …

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  • Is renovating your property worth it?

    With the current financial relief of accessing superannuation, government incentives to renovate as well as the increased emergence of renovation television shows over past years, we are starting to see more property owners choosing to renovate or upgrade their property. The renovation could be an extension to the property, a … Read more

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  • Common Investor Mistakes to Avoid

    To be successful at property investing you need to be educated, informed, know your numbers, understand the market and always have a backup if something does not go to plan. You also, need to make sure that you avoid the common investor mistakes. To support our investors, we have listed … Read more

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  • Ray White celebrates its property managers

    THE BACKBONE of Ray White’s property management business is its 2300 property managers who help the leading network manage its rent roll of 250,000 managements each day. Yesterday these unsung heroes – whose day often swings from managing one crisis …

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  • Building Your Property Portfolio

    Mike Ruiz of Loan Market partners with Ray White Centenary to help our investors achieve the best outcomes in their property journey. Read more about how Mike can help you – click here.

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  • What is the future for investing in property?

    If you are regularly watching the news or reading the latest news articles in the media, like many, you may be feeling overwhelmed at times, uncertain, frustrated, controlled, and burnt out about many aspects of COVID life. 2020 will be a year marked in our history pages forever. COVID has … Read more

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  • Is it time to take action with a facelift?

    All properties from time to time will require new carpet, a fresh coat of paint, or appliances replaced (sometimes all three at once, plus more). It is considered best practice when owning an investment property to upgrade the fixtures and fittings every 5-7 years, or in accordance with your depreciation … Read more

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  • Change can have positive outcomes

    CHANGE CAN HAVE POSITIVE OUTCOMES With respect to the reality and fact that some people are being more adversely affected by COVID than others with their health, family, friends, employment, work commitments and financial situation, there are often positives to be found in every situation and circumstance, depending on how … Read more

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  • Invest in YOURSELF!

    Just when we thought that everything was getting closer to returning to normal, the nation was hit with a second COVID wave resulting in an entire state being shut down for a second time and border closures. Whether we agree or disagree with the decisions that are being made on … Read more

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  • Property Market Is Strong Now

    If you are considering selling our Ray White Now insights explain how you can take advantage of the current conditions to achieve the best possible outcome. The budget deficit in the financial year to June 2021 will reach $185 billion or 9.7 per cent of GDP, being the largest deficit … Read more

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  • Top 5 Maintenance Tips to Help Protect Your Investment

    Making sure your investment is maintained in a good and safe condition can assist in preventing unnecessary damage and injury, as well as, reducing unexpected costs that can escalate into expensive fixups. Your focus of owning an investment property should always be a proactive approach. TOP FIVE (5) TIPS Remove … Read more

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  • THE 30/70 RULE; IT IS JUST A GUIDE

    When processing a rental application for a rental property, we are often asked “What do we take into consideration when assessing a tenant?”, which can be several different factors, including: The tenant’s ability to maintain the property in a clean and tidy condition The tenant’s ability to submit documentation to … Read more

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