Category Archives: News

Upgrading Your Home in a Down Market
April 3, 2019

Matthew Hughes, Managing Director at Capital Property Advisory April 3, 2019 Depending on who you ask, the Perth market is either close to the bottom, at the bottom, or already on its path to recovery – in any event, we can all agree the worst is likely behind us – if you exclude over-supplied fringe […]

A Beginner’s Guide to Property Investment
December 4, 2018

Article by REIWA  |  November 2018  A beginner’s guide to property investment So, you want to win big in real estate? Property investment can be a great way to set yourself up financially, but can seem like a dangerous playground if you haven’t done your homework.   We know how important it is to make the […]

Mining revival drives jobs
September 28, 2018

Article by Jason Mennell, Kalgoorlie Miner September 28, 2018   A rebounding WA resources sector has driven the number of people employed in mining across the State to record levels.   Statistics announced yesterday by the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety for the 2017-18 financial year show more than 112,000 people directly employed in […]

Why engage a Buyer’s Agent?
September 20, 2018

Matthew Hughes, Managing Director at Capital Property Advisory September 20, 2018   Australians are increasingly seeing the value in engaging help when buying a home, investment property or when attempting a subdivision or development. Demand for the service is growing and more buyer’s agents are popping up around the country all the time.   Here’s […]

A personal message from Managing Director of Empire – Raymond Pecotic
August 16, 2018

What positive can we draw from the Royal Commission into Banking, Super and Financial Services? A great opportunity to really highlight the difference between good and bad advice!   Avid news followers will probably be aware that a Royal Commission has been launched into the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industries. There are however many […]

Consumers Vulnerable to Real Estate ‘Double Agents’
June 13, 2018

the urban developer   |   13/06/2018    Growing concern consumers are increasingly vulnerable to conflicts of interest due to major selling agencies opening “buyer’s agency” services, has been voiced by leading industry heads.   The concern comes after major real estate brands have launched their own dedicated buyer advisory division, which the Real Estate Buyers Agents […]

Western Australia on the Brink of New Mining Boom
May 29, 2018

9news   |   29/05/2018   Experts say WA is on the brink of another mining boom with new projects and tens of thousands of jobs to be created in the next year.   FMG, Rio Tinto and BHP are set to invest billions of dollars recruiters struggling already to keep up with demand for workers.   […]

Continued economic growth the focus of Federal Budget
May 9, 2018   |   09/05/2018   Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison has handed down the 2018-19 Federal Budget, which focusses on continuing the economic growth seen over the last year.   With the balance sheet looking better than expected, thanks to a $35 billion boost over four years, the property market was relatively unscathed as the Treasurer ruled […]

The hidden effect of WA’s drug use uncovered in the home
April 9, 2018

April 9th, 2018, 02:30pm   |   Written by Lauren Pilat    |   Wanneroo Times   LIKE smoking, meth or ice users are not the only people whose health and livelihoods are detrimentally affected by the drug.   Australian families living in properties where meth has been smoked or manufactured are suffering from health issues, with children […]