6 Reasons Why Your House Isn’t Selling

1. Unrealistic Price Real estate experts says this is the big cause of failed home sales in a booming market. Strong selling market is no reason to inflate your price beyond comparable sales. Vendors believe strong selling markets are opportunities to inflate your price beyond comparable sales but the property will sit on the market and remain unsold until the vendor is … read on

Planting Fruit Trees This Winter

Unless you have the greenest of thumbs, you could probably use a few tips on how to keep your property looking spick and span over winter. We’re not just talking about homes for sale either – everyone could benefit from sprucing up the spruces when the weather sets in. Gardening on a Larger Scale Extra greenery isn’t just good for our homes, but our communities as well. The … read on

10 Things To Do Before Moving Into Your New House

Moving house is something that most of us will do several times, if not dozens of times in our lives and it’s important to try to make these occasions as stress free as possible. There are a few things that most people tend to leave until the last minute that should really be done well in advance of moving house. We’ve put together a handy checklist of 10 things you need to … read on

Should Your First Home Be An Investment Property?

Can’t decide whether to buy your first property as your home or as an investment property? Here are some points that may help you make up your mind. With property prices soaring in Australia’s biggest capital cities, the urge to buy a property is stronger than ever. If you’re buying your first property, the first thing you need to do is decide whether to buy it as a home … read on

5 Energy Efficient Solutions For Your Home

Your home’s energy-efficiency rating significantly impacts household costs and your home’s saleability. Here's just a few ways you can help to reduce your home's environmental impact, plus save on your bills at the same time! Switch to Solar Hot Water Only 10% of Australian homes use solar hot water systems even though hot water is the biggest source of energy use. … read on

Five Questions to Ask your Real Estate Agent

If you're choosing a real estate agent for your the sale of your home, there are certain things you need to know. Most homeowners don't sell their house very often, so it can be easy to become "out of touch" with the real estate industry. If you're fresh to the market and feeling bewildered, here are some things to ask your estate agent. 1. Track Record It's an assumption we … read on

Jarvisfield 19 of 19 blocks Sold!

Another stage of popular Jarvisfield Estate marketed, and all 19 blocks sold on the day. Congratulations to all the successful purchasers who will now enjoy our beautiful town. A great effort from our teams at Ray White Picton and Elders Picton. A happy result for purchasers and … read on

Winter-proof your Home

With the cooler weather additional household expenses come, including heating bells and sometimes storm damage repairs. Consider performing the following home maintenance checks before winter hits. Cut Back Trees While trees can add significant value to a property and provide much-needed shade in summer, in winter they can be a hazard to roofs and windows. … read on

Kev’s Big Week

This week we celebrate the 22nd anniversary of Ray White Picton. My sincere thanks to all our current and previous clients for your support, it's always very much appreciate and never taken for granted. As we all know the market is very buoyant at present and with that in mind we are pleased to announce Kevin has the prestigious premier status in recognition of having … read on