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I Remember When with Milton Rendell

December 7, 2017

Remember When

Do you remember when your folks told you how different things are to when they were a kid? I had one of those moments recently when I attended my youngest daughter’s year twelve ball for La Salle College at the Crown. I went to Governor Stirling High School and in my day, the school ball […]

I Remember When with Milton Rendell

November 16, 2017

Remember When

I remember when the reality hit me that I would no longer be going to high school. That is something many local children, now young adults, will be facing this week at the completion of their Year 12 exams. In my time they were called the TEE or TAE exams which happened during the month […]

Real Estate Plus E-News - November 2017

November 10, 2017

REP updates

From the Desk of Our CEO Christmas is on our doorstep and we like many are looking forward to the break. It’s been a tough year for many and fingers crossed 2018 is not a repeat in many ways. We have seen some increased activity in sales in our hills offices in recent weeks which […]

I Remember When with Milton Rendell

November 2, 2017

Remember When

“I Remember When” is a subject often talked about in the lunch room of our office, as is probably in most work places. For someone like me in my 50s talking with staff who are in their early 20s and younger, it can be an interesting chat. I am pretty sure they think my generation […]

Vendor's Message from Milton Rendell - October 2017

October 27, 2017

Property News

Spring has arrived and with that we have seen increased activity through home opens more typically through the hills and surrounding areas in our group. Areas with larger amount of properties for sale have seen low numbers for inquiry and open number remain the same. Supply demand rules in any market and the hills properties […]

I Remember When with Milton Rendell

October 12, 2017

Remember When

“I Remember When” is a question I asked Michelle Glover who has worked with us at Real Estate Plus for a number of years. Michelle has been working in our premises at 11 The Crescent for nearly 34 years having started her career with George and Mary Sarich in their real estate office Sarich Real […]

I Remember When with Milton Rendell

September 28, 2017

Remember When

I remember when Slater Gartrell Sports opened on Great Eastern Highway in 1978 when Keith and Kevin decided to open their own sports store. Both prominent sportsman in the Midland area for many years and heavily involved in sporting clubs in the area in a variety of positions, both well respected and now nearly forty […]

Landlord's Message from Milton Rendell - September 2017

September 15, 2017

Property News

As each year ticks past I look at where we have been and where we are going, as I think we all do in our own way and as I have mentioned before the going forward has been a massive challenge for many in the current economic conditions presented to us here in Western Australia. […]

I Remember When with Milton Rendell

September 7, 2017

Remember When

I remember when playing footy, this time of year was an exciting one with the finals beginning late August and early September for both junior clubs and our local league team Swan Districts. The power clubs like Cloverdale, Redcliffe and Bassendean were always in the mix but we had some pretty good local teams that […]

I Remember When with Matthew Pavlinovich

August 25, 2017

Remember When

Do you remember the suburb of Wexcombe? Wexcombe was originally established back in the 1950’s as a migrant camp for new arrivals to Australia from Europe in the area we know today as Stratton. It is well remembered for the Nissen hut homes that dominated the area. Amentities supporting the community included a general store […]

I Remember When

August 3, 2017

Remember When

During the week, we received a letter from one of our followers, Trevor Netherway and we thought we would share with you some of Trevor’s memories. Trevor recalls the old junior football ovals around Midland including Goodchild Oval in Bellevue, the then home of the original Midvale and Bellevue Districts Junior Football Club which was […]

I Remember When with Milton Rendell

July 21, 2017

Remember When

Remember when the local area was all pubs and petrol stations – it seemed like they were everywhere. Petrol stations closed at around six except those on roster, there was no 24 hour shifts and the best thing you could buy was a cool drink and maybe a small chocolate at a servo. With the […]

I Remember When with Milton Rendell

July 7, 2017

Remember When Uncategorized

I remember when we all played outside in any weather and any conditions – sounds bad but it was fun. Some of the local ovals and courts were pretty basic, not great drainage in those days, but the game went on. Netball used to be played in the mud on Harper Park, I remember watching […]

Plus Loans End of Financial Year Drinks

July 7, 2017

Uncategorized

Plus Loans last night hosted End of Financial Year Drinks to mark the end of the 2016/17 financial year for the staff of the Real Estate Plus Group. #plusloans #helpingyouinvestinthefuture #EOFY  

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 […]