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Common property – what is your obligation?

May 8, 2019

Abel Property Residential Real Estate

A strata scheme is a piece of land that contains a building or a collection of buildings that has been divided into ‘lots’. Lots can be individual units/apartments, townhouses or houses. When a person buys a property within a strata scheme, they obtain their own lot which is listed on their Certificate of Title, This […]

ATO tax crackdowns & how it affects you

May 6, 2019

Finance Property Management

If you own an investment property, you’re going to want to listen very closely because this article applies directly to you! Due to recent events, the ATO has given firm warnings urging owners to ensure their claims are correct this tax time. With more than 2.1 million people (8% of the Australian population) owning an […]

Changes to School zoning and how they affect the value of your home

March 18, 2019

Abel Property Uncategorized

School zoning or defined school catchment areas can either add or detract from the value of your home. The Western Australian Education department is very strict about their state school catchment areas, being the geographical locations where a state school’s core intake of students must live. Due to these defined local enrolment areas, a child […]

Title Insurance. What is it and who needs it?

February 15, 2019

Residential Real Estate

Title insurance is a specialised insurance policy which protects against possible risks that can threaten the legal ownership of purchased property or affect a person’s right to occupy and use their land and therefore cause financial loss.   It covers risks that were unknown when the contract was signed, because it is outside the range […]


Buying for Investors

January 31, 2019

Buyers Division

Are you a property investor receiving conflicting advice on what makes a good property investment in Perth? Tune in! A buyer’s agent completes all the research and analysis to provide proven data on what areas will provide future capital growth and rental yield. Don’t just purchase your next investment property and hope for the best, […]

What is The Difference Between Built Strata and Survey Strata?

January 31, 2019

Residential Real Estate

A strata-titled property has varied forms, so it is important to know the differences and to read and understand what they mean. Strata titles allow individuals to own a portion of a property and to share ownership of other areas of that land & complex. They are the registered plans accompanying a Certificate of Title […]

Perth is the New Hot Pick

January 24, 2019

Market Update

Exciting news for investors as Perth house rents begin to rise faster than Sydney and Melbourne. You’ll be happy to hear that this steady marginal growth trend is predicted to continue throughout 2019. It’s the strongest recorded growth our nation has seen during the December quarter. With the buzz in the property market, we’re bracing […]


Buying for Country Buyers

December 13, 2018

Buyers Division

Abel Property discusses how its buyers division can assist country buyers in securing property in Perth. See the full video transcription below. Adrian: Adrian Abel and Yanti, Abel Property Buyer’s Agency. Yanti, we’ve been doing a series on the different areas of buyer’s agency that you feel you can be particularly helpful with. One of […]


Buying for Expats

December 13, 2018

Buyers Division

Yanti Sujatna is experienced in purchasing property for Australians when they’re not in town to do the work themselves. This includes attending home opens on your behalf, in-depth research and analysis on the purchase of a property, representing you at auction, sourcing your property and negotiating the right price. Watch our full informational video.   […]

Preparing Your Property for Sale

November 15, 2018

Residential Real Estate

Kyle Peters is one of the top real estate agents in the western suburbs in Perth Western Australia. Dealing with high end extremely high-quality properties he is an expert when it comes to providing you with the best ideas for preparing your property for sale and marketing. In this video, he talks to Adrian Abel […]

What Do You Want in Your Dream Home?

November 15, 2018

Buyers Division Residential Real Estate

Most people have a vision of what their dream home looks like and whether it is in a general area, a selected suburb or on a specific street. You may be seeking a convenient drive to work or maybe a school, near a beach or with a view. Once you have decided on that desired […]

What Is the Right Type of Investment Property for You?

November 15, 2018

Buyers Division

Have you ever been at a Sunday barbecue and the conversation turns to investing in real estate? Suddenly everyone is an ‘expert’ at what makes a good investment property and how you can get rich through bricks and mortar. Some of the expert advice can sound like this: “Always buy a house rather than an […]

Perth Western Suburbs Rental Market Update

November 15, 2018

Market Update

With warmer weather upon us, the festive season fast approaching and the WA market diversifying, we are seeing enquiries picking up and we’re on the lookout for more properties in the area to meet demand. How does having a tenant lined up without having to market your property for rent sound? Well, the good news […]

It’s a Seller’s Market in Spring 2018

November 15, 2018

Market Update

Kevin Dodd, Director at Abel Property Cottesloe talks with Adrian Abel about the flourishing seller’s market in North Fremantle and the Western suburbs of Perth in WA. See the full video transcription below. Adrian: It’s Adrian Abel here and I am with Kevin Dodd from the Cottesloe Office of Abel Property. Kevin, we spoke a […]


Why You Need Professional Photography by Katherine Kruger

November 2, 2018

Property Management

Renting Your Property? You’ll need to prepare your property for professional photography. The key to a great photo shoot is advance preparation. As the aim for your online photos is to attract an ideal tenant we recommend prior to your shoot you attend to three keys factors: 1. Cleaning – make everything sparkle, clean your home […]

Location Location Location!

October 29, 2018

Residential Real Estate

This well-known catchphrase expresses the fundamental idea that the area or location of a property is the most important factor in determining its worth. However, there are many additional variables that will determine how a location becomes valuable and whether it will remain so. Some desirable location factors are constant, for example – proximity to […]


An Intimate Real Estate Conversation: Episode 1, Has the Spring Sprung?

October 27, 2018

Residential Real Estate

Video Transcript: Adrian I think it’s really important and appropriate that we ask the question ‘has spring sprung’? Ross: We all look forward to that whole journey of moving forward to the spring/Christmas market. We are at that time of the year now. What is your feeling around this time of the market as we […]


Building a New Home by Damyn Strang

October 22, 2018

Land Sales

Building a home is a unique process which depends on the complexity and scope of the project. There are three critical things you need to understand when building a new home. Remember; it is a big decision so the decision process is crucial. Finance is First! One of the critical aspects to building a new […]


Has the Buyer Paid Their Best Price?

October 18, 2018

Residential Real Estate

Jon Bahen and Adrian Abel discuss how to ascertain when a buyer has paid the best price for a property. Sometimes an agent feels they might have achieved a better price for a property and Adrian and Jon weigh up the factors that determine how to best calculate what price can be achieved versus the […]


More Buyers than Sellers

September 27, 2018

Market Update Residential Real Estate

Nathan McIntosh is a respected property consultant working from the Abel Property Cottesloe office. In this video Nathan and Adrian Abel talk about the current market in the western suburbs. Currently, there are many buyers looking for properties making this a particularly good time sell. See below the full video transcription. Adrian: It’s Adrian Abel […]