Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
We’ve been in the real estate business working with first time sellers for many years now, and one of the things we really enjoy is speaking with people who want to sell their home in Hillarys, Duncraig, Kingsley, or other coastal areas around Perth.

If you have a question, we invite you to contact us at your convenience. We also have taken the time to provide you with some answers to some of the most common questions people ask us when they are ready to sell their homes.
What are RCD's and my requirement for selling my home?
A Residual Current Device (RCD) is a device to prevent electrocution in the home. It is designed to break the power circuit when it detects an unusual  Read on
Do I have to Install a Mains Powered Smoke Alarm?
From 1 October 2009 mains powered smoke alarms must be fitted in all existing residential buildings prior to sale and when a new tenancy agreement is   Read on
What is the “Joint Form of General Conditions for the Sale of Land”?
The “Joint Form of General Conditions for the Sale of Land” forms part of the contract when you sell your home. This is a very important d  Read on
How to Help Your Pet Adjust to a Move
Pets can become disoriented and frightened by the whole experience of moving. To reduce their stress on hectic packing days and especially on moving  Read on
Helping your kids move to a new home
Although moving can be a big challenge, it can also be an adventure. By helping your child through this experience with knowledge and patience, the tr  Read on
What are buyers looking for?
Most buyers are looking for a home in move-in condition. This is because most buyers  buy at the top of their budget and don’t leave a l  Read on
How long do you leave a house on the market with no offers before you lower the price?
Different situations require different strategies for when to lower the price of you home if no buyers are making an offer. Every situation is diffe  Read on
Do I need to fix up my home to sell it?
How much work you need to do to sell really depends on the current condition of the home compared to other homes in your area or price range. If you w  Read on
What does “subject to sale” mean?
When a buyer makes an offer on your property but must first sell an existing home to get the financing necessary, it is called an offer “subject  Read on
What if I sell my house and I can’t find another one?
The ideal situation is that you will sell your home first and find a new home second, but this isn’t always the way things work out.  &nb  Read on
What if we find our dream home and can’t sell because ours is still for sale?
Most people have an idea of where they want to move before they sell their existing home. Many of our clients come to us because they have found a hom  Read on
Is a cash buyer a better buyer?
Occasionally buyers show up with an offer that is based on a cash sale. Typically a cash sale is a quick sale. With no bank or loan approval involved,  Read on
How do I keep my house clutter free while it’s on the market?
Busy families and professionals know how hard it can be to keep a home in “show home” condition every day of the week while it’s on   Read on
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