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I Remember When with Milton Rendell

June 22, 2017

Remember When

I remember when the streets of Midland and Guildford were more street shops than shopping centres. Sadly I am old enough to remember when they built the Guildford Shopping Centre. My favourite shops to visit were the butcher with mum, butchers in those times were characters, and on a Friday night the fish and chip […]

Landlord's Message from Milton Rendell - June 2017

June 20, 2017

Property News

As I write today I see the headlines in the West Australian stating the market appears to have bottomed or close to bottoming and is a great time to buy. Also sighting that rents will stabilise with improvement in the established home market, an interesting broad sweeping statement. As you read the article it talks […]

Vendor's Message from Milton Rendell - June 2017

June 16, 2017

Property News

The current market is still presenting mixed results in terms of observer activity that being direct inquiry and home opens as an example. No two homes are the same and the inquiry can vary greatly from property to property but it is safe to say the overall activity since Christmas has been slower than many […]

I Remember When with Milton Rendell

June 1, 2017

Remember When

Do you remember when you use to play in the street as a kid, barefoot and not a care in the world? Though maybe that is why lots of us have terrible cracked feet today. I was having that discussion with a client the other day, talking about how kids used to be out all […]

I Remember When With Matthew Pavlinovich

May 11, 2017

Remember When

                    A few weeks ago, I was very fortunate enough to have been invited as a guest to a reunion of former WAGR/Westrail Midland Workshops workers. Over 100 people turned out at their former worksite to have a tour of what remains. We all gathered around […]

I Remember When with Milton Rendell

April 5, 2017

Remember When

              Do you remember when housing loan interest rates were 19 per cent? For those of us who remember this in the early 90s it was a tough time. Paul Keating is remembered for saying at the time “This is the recession we had to have.” At the time […]

I Remember When with Milton Rendell

March 23, 2017

Remember When

Do you remember when each winter the Swan River always flooded like it did recently? It was funny chatting with a few people and how amazed they were that the river had risen so far. It made me laugh as we were used to seeing it like that every year and for those of you […]

Is Housing Affordability A Concern In Your Area?

March 23, 2017

Property News

  Recent data has showed Sydney as the 2nd least affordable city in the world out of some 400 + cities in nine countries including the USA, UK, Australia and Canada. The top 5 is made up of: City  and Median Multiple Hong Kong; 1 Sydney, Australia; 2 Vancouver, Canada; 8 Santa Cruz, USA;  6 […]

I Remember When with Matthew Pavlinovich

February 28, 2017

Remember When

Growing up in Middle Swan and Swan View, the whole area including Midland holds a lot of great childhood memories for me. I can remember as a young child watching Roe Highway come through, the Speed Dome appear as if from nowhere and seeing what was once cattle grazing and marshland area become the Ridgewood […]

I Remember When with Milton Rendell

February 9, 2017

Remember When

Do you remember when our first office opened in the Hills? Well we are coming up to Valentine’s Day and the Mundaring, Chidlow and Forrestfield offices all were opened on a Valentine’s Day over the years. Our Mundaring office opening in 2006 seems like only yesterday but eleven years is a long time especially in […]

I Remember When with Milton Rendell

January 25, 2017

Remember When

Do you remember when you were planning for 2016 and the expectations you had and thought the year would deliver? That was me in November and December in 2015 and I don’t know about you but boy oh boy I certainly got it wrong. For many business owners including myself, last year was very different […]

I Remember When with Milton Rendell

December 14, 2016

Remember When

Do you remember when Real Estate Plus came to town? I certainly do of course, being the founder and owner of the concept of Real Estate Plus. It has been a long journey from when we started in 1999. Many have asked me why I started the group and the answer is pretty simple; I […]

ANZAC Day in Chidlow

November 30, 2016

Remember When

Can you believe we are already in December? This year has flown by. We are busy in the office at the moment planning for 2017 and I would like to take this opportunity to share a project Jo Hallam and Bev Dancy from the Chidlow office are currently working on. Together with the local community they […]

Update for our CEO Milton Rendell

November 17, 2016

REP updates

2016 has taken a number of turns this year and unfortunately not in the direction we had hoped. Unemployment is increasing and we are now seeing businesses facing new challenges, especially in real estate. Now this is not the way I like to commence my communication with clients, but it is the reality of today. In […]

Remember When- Hills Gazette Editorial

November 2, 2016

Remember When

Growing up in Guildford, the Swan River and its surrounds were a playground for myself and my mates. On our pushbikes, we would regularly visit places like Kings Meadow, Fishmarket Reserve and the Barkers Bridge. We would swim in the river and challenge each other to see who would get to the other side first, […]

Feedback from the Getaway

October 20, 2016

REP updates

As discussed in our previous post, last week we had our annual end of year getaway. This week we would like to explain in more detail about the getaway and share someone’s firsthand experience from their week away. The getaway consisted of a variety of challenges that included archery, a maze, water relay, abseiling, rafting, […]

Spring Time Cleaning!

September 1, 2016

Handful Tips

It is officially spring! Spring is one of the busier seasons for real estate with a lot of properties preparing to go to market. If you are considering placing your property on the market soon, here is a spring cleaning checklist to help you prepare to do so:-  Kitchen: > Remove anything from the kitchen […]

Remember when.....

August 29, 2016

Remember When

We had a fortnightly article in the Hills Gazette and this time Sarah our Marketing Coordinator shared her excitement for summer:- I start work at seven thirty each morning so in the middle of winter I leave home when it’s almost pitch black. Over the last week or so I have been thrilled to notice that […]

The Forry Boys!

August 18, 2016

REP updates

This week we thought we do the interview blog a bit differently and interview Forrestfield Sales Team Antony Doolin & Stephen Motteram. They work together at our Forrestfield office servicing  Forrestfield, High Wycombe and surrounding areas. Why Real Estate?   AD: Its fun and diverse no two days are the same and its always building character. […]

Remember When....

August 12, 2016

Remember When

Milton our CEO wrote our fortnightly editorial for The Hills Gazette this week and we thought we would share:- Do you remember when at school there use to be such an exciting build up to the Olympics? Every classroom had gold medals on walls and I remember at home we used to watch the coverage every […]