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Renovate Your Investment When? Now or never

Written by Anja Crute Wise spending is part of wise investing. And its never to late to start - Rhonda Katz 2018 saw rapid movement in the Perth rental market, however just like the Perth sales market the growth is inconsistent and is based heavily on location and lifestyle amenities ...

Navigating Your Property Finance and Lending for 2019

Written by Alan Loke of Your Finance Group Should you refinance? What interest rate should you be paying? Can I borrow and what are the banks looking for? We know that the banking and finance sector has drastically changed in the last few years and that the changes have heavily impacted ...

Empire 2018 Survey: Going Beyond

Written by Jamie Horner At Empire we strive to be your Everyday Hero that Goes beyond, its great to say but for us its imperative we DO!. The team at Empire are everyday people but how do we whisk on a cape and throw on a mask to provide a superhero ...

Strata Title Reforms passed in WA Parliament

Written by Salina Ng - Strata Manager Its been years in the making, but the hotly anticipated and required WA Strata Title Reforms were passed in WA Parliament this week. The reforms will support current day community living and its strata management. Strata living accounts for more than a third ...

Importance of Tech in Getting Your Property Leased

Written by Kylie Hall – Senior Property Manager Landlords, Property Managers…nobody like a vacant property, even the Taxman! Just a few weeks vacant can cost you thousands of dollars. Technology and innovation play such a key part of our lives, and in Property Management how our tenants find a new ...

The Spring Property Checklist

Written by Gemma Murphy At Empire we are the Superheroes of checklists, as Property Managers and Real Estate Agents, no day is ever the same! Our checksheets and planning brings us focus and regularity in our day. Sitting at the forefront of the action at the Empire office, a clean ...

REIWA Awards for Excellence 2018: Empire nominated in three categories

On the 10th of September 2018 the Real Estate Institute of WA announced the nominees for the 2018 Awards for Excellence. The REIWA Awards for Excellence are Western Australia’s premier awards recognising excellence in real estate. Empire Estate Agents are extremely proud to be nominated as finalists in three categories: ...

An Empire State of Mind: 10 Years in Property Management

Q&A with Jamie Horner - Licensee and Maria Pace - Senior Property Manager at Empire Estate Agents When the average tenure of employees in Australia is closer to 3 jobs in one decade, and a Property Manager 1.6 years in the industry, Maria’s real estate service and experience of over ...

Help! My rental home is trashed…what do I do?

Author: Jamie Horner. “When things go wrong, don’t go with them” Elvis Presley.  We have recently seen many warnings from DMIRS about Perth properties being targeted and used as drug labs, leaving large messy cleanup bills. There are also private property owners that have leased properties to a friend or ...

Building Depreciation Reports for Investment Properties

With June 30 fast approaching, we wanted to make you aware of a little-known tax deduction that Investment Property owners often miss – depreciation of the building. At Empire Estate Agents our Property Managers believe in maximising the returns our Owners can achieve and to assist them in their investment ...