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Huge loss from cyber-attacks targeting WA property industry

September 21, 2017

Consumer

An urgent alert to the WA real estate and settlement industries, as well as to buyers and sellers of properties, has been issued by Consumer Protection after three recent cyber-attacks have resulted in almost $590,000 being stolen in property-related scams. In the worst case, an 83 year old property buyer in Perth’s western suburbs has […]

Family-owned WA building company that is about to celebrate 40 years in WA has been named one of Australia's best places to work for the third year running

September 12, 2017

Workplace

Myaree-based Summit Homes Group is the only company with its headquarters in WA and the sole homebuilder to make the Over 100 Employees National list, as judged by the most recent Best Places to Work Study. Summit Homes Group Managing Director David Simpson said the company ranked ninth in its category. “When people genuinely enjoy their […]

Ideal location for Baldivis gem

September 6, 2017

Buying

The search for a slice of prime real estate in the established community of Heritage Park Estate ends with this superb Baldivis gem. Outdoor lovers will immediately fall in love with its vibrant location. Leafy natural parklands offers a bush land heritage feel, which a choice of family-friendly white beaches are only moments away. The […]

Best place to work winners for the third year running!

August 30, 2017

Workplace

For the third year running Summit Homes Group has been named as one as Australia’s Best Places to Work, recognizing we continually strive to deliver on our promise of being “Built Around People”. “When people genuinely enjoy their job they produce high quality work, so we are continually focused on creating a great place to work for […]

Market Update July 2017

July 12, 2017

Property Market

There has certainly been a lot of talk this year as to if or when we will hit the bottom of the property cycle. The majority of property spruikers and industry experts agree that we are either at the bottom or very near the bottom of pricing. So what does this mean?  In essence we […]

TV show brightens lives

March 2, 2017

Renovation

A long run of bad luck came to an end for the Bates family recently when a team of dedicated locals and a renovation realty show delivered them their dream home. The Waikiki family of six had always planned to renovated their worn-down, 1950’s beach shack but a series of medical downturns hit the family […]

Life-changing renovation

February 20, 2017

Renovation

A Waikiki family of six will feature on Channel Nine’s Matt and Kim to the Rescue on Sunday night. Its a renovation which will dramatically change the lives of the Bates family. Russell Bates recently overcame a long battle with kidney cancer. His wife Amber continues to home school their four children – Ethany (12), […]

Summit top of its class

January 27, 2017

Workplace

Friendliness and camaraderie, excellent employee programs, extensive training opportunities, an open-door management policy and a commitment to the local community are among the key attributes of a positive workplace. These and other factors helped Myaree-based Summit Homes Group achieve recognition as one of Australia’s best workplaces, through the BRW Best Places to Work Study, with […]

Compact living on the rise in WA's suburbs

January 24, 2017

Buying

A big house on a bit of land might be the Australian dream – but in a rapidly changing world, many people are searching for something simpler. Western Australian home-owners are stepping away from the traditional four-by-two in search of a simpler, more affordable lifestyle; a home that is easy to maintain and a pleasant retreat. Seaside […]

The market in 2017 repeat or recovery?

January 21, 2017

Property Market

Its been interesting to see many commentators come out and say the market had “bottomed out” but we consistently saw property prices falling. The length of time on the market was stretched and we found a higher than average number of owners withdrawing from sale, this was primarily out of frustration with a lack of […]