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All property sales from July 1 need a Tax Clearance Certificate


Written by: Allan

From 1 July 2017, all Australian and foreign residents selling real estate for more than $750,000 will need to apply for a 'Clearance Certificate' from the ATO Clearance Certificates are not new, however, previously these were only required for properties sold with a value of more than $2,000,000. Click here to read the facts sheet on the Office of State Revenue website    Click here to apply for Clarence certificate  ... Read More

Coldwell Banker South West Realty win multiple awards for Best Agency.


Written by: CB Media

                    Wattle Grove 28th March 2017: Coldwell Banker South West Realty win multiple awards for Best Agency. Awards highlight long established agency’s significant impact on 3 South-western Sydney suburbs    Coldwell Banker South West Realty has received three awards in the RateMyAgent 2017 for the highest amount of positive reviews from customers in Wattle Grove, Holsworthy and Voyager Point. The ... Read More

The latest kitchen trends for 2016


Written by: Sandy Smith

With the average kitchen setting you back around $19,000, according to the latest HIA Kitchens and Bathrooms survey, it is important to get the look and design of your kitchen just right. Keeping on top of the latest trends can ensure that your kitchen is stylish in 2016 and for years to come. Start with knowing what’s out Sydney interior designer Jo Taylor says the trend in 2016 is moving away from glass splashbacks, aluminium kicks and island benc ... Read More

Surviving house-hunting with your partner


Written by: Rob Schneider

You’ve read ‘Seven steps to buying a home‘. You sat down together and worked out your finances. You’ve even started looking at houses for sale online and have a short list of properties you want to look at. Now it’s time to do some serious house-hunting. Are you ready for it? Buying your first home is a three-stage process: Dreaming House-hunting Commitment If both of you are to be happy with the house you commit to buying, you need ... Read More

Are you ready to buy a house with your partner?


Written by: Matt Clark

So you’re living in domestic rental bliss with your partner when the conversation inevitably turns to buying a house together.  Excitement builds as the benefits of entering the property market beckon, but so does the realisation that buying a home comes with big financial, emotional and time commitments. How do you know if it’s the right time? Here are six signs that indicate you and your partner could be ready to buy: 1. You’re ready to settle do ... Read More

7 hot tips for moving house like a pro


Written by: Jacqui Thompson

1. Prioritise security Don’t give too much information away when labelling your packed boxes. Just indicate the room the box should be delivered to and give a broad description of the contents. Consider putting very valuable items, including jewellery and antiques, in secure storage during the move, or give them to a trusted family member or friend. Allocate a helper to watch goods awaiting loading into and unloading from the removal van to avoid items being stole ... Read More

The most valuable aspects of a home!


Written by: Adam Zuchetti

When you sell property, you’ll find that some aspects are much more valuable to prospective buyers than others. Check out our list of what features get buyers to reach deeper into their pockets, and what aspects can prove difficult to sell. Adding value Floor plan is the key, says Damon Warat of Ray White Ascot in Brisbane. “Entertaining areas, views, elevation and the layout remain the most important. Fixtures and fittings can be amended, ... Read More

Where to splash the cash when selling


Written by: Jude Gregory

Splash Repairs: Time and money spent repairing obvious defects is rarely wasted, as buyers want a property that’s in good shape. Check for visible signs of wear, inside and outside your home. Small jobs, such as filling gaps, re-grouting bathroom tiles or sanding and painting windowsills make a big difference to the appearance of your property. Marketing: This is an essential. Most agents will offer a minimum package of signboard, photos, print and internet ... Read More