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Spring Fever Is Upon Us

Football finals. Racing carnivals. New season fashions. The wet and cold are left behind and nature is bursting around us, excitement is in the air. Spirits lift and we’re ripe for new adventures. And like the temperatures, the housing market heats up too, with more houses sold in spring than at any other time of … Continue reading

Melbourne’s Housing Market Update August 2016

PhilipWebb Real Estate in conjunction with CoreLogic RP Data brings you the latest housing market update in Melbourne, VIC. The data and property results are based from the CoreLogic RP Data Home Value Index released in August 2016. Presented by Tim Lawless, Research Director at CoreLogic. For more housing market insights, visit http://www.philipwebb.com.au or call … Continue reading

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Buying Off The Plan Explained

Buying off the plan involves signing a contract for a property which has yet to be built. This is often the practice of developers of blocks of high rise units and apartments. We have a number of off the plan properties available to purchase which can be viewed on our website http://www.philipwebb.com.au In this 60 second video, … Continue reading

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2016 Manningham Mayoral Community Ball

PhilipWebb Real Estate is proud to sponsor the 2016 Manningham Mayoral Community Ball. Manningham Mayor Paul McLeish and Councillors invite the local community to join them for a fun-filled night of celebration on Friday September 2nd. This popular event is a long standing highlight on the community calendar, and will have an array of entertainment and prizes, … Continue reading

Show and Tell on Social Media

Show & Tell On Social Media

50% of Australians access social media every day, with Facebook still the predominant platform. In fact, the average Facebooker is at it 8.5 hours a week. PhilipWebb is active on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, providing regular advice videos and market updates as well as highlighting individual properties. And while we take full responsibility for promoting … Continue reading

Property Shortages Create Opportunities

Property Shortages Create Opportunity

2016 is half over and the property market is still going strong. Residential real estate underpins Australia’s wealth and has topped $6.5 trillion, with home values in Melbourne having increased 13.9% over the last 12 months. As we move through winter, open for inspections continue to be well attended and clearance rates remain in the … Continue reading

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Renovating To Sell

Aside from the simple things mentioned previously, there are more substantial renovations to be considered where you have to weigh up what will add more value than it costs, and what is simply money down the drain. Flooring and lighting are areas that quickly label a property fresh and fashionable or drab and dated. Timber … Continue reading

First Impressions Last

First Impressions Last

A well-presented property can add substantially to the selling price. Most buyers want to buy into the highest price bracket they can afford, and that means not having to spend too much more before they can move in. Little things that can make a big difference include: Approaching the house. Hose down surface dust and … Continue reading

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A Family Of Families

At PhilipWebb we’re one big happy family, but some are more familiar than others. Take the Webb’s, for instance. Founder Philip shares his days with son and General Sales Manager Anthony, other son and Sales Consultant Michael, brother Brian in maintenance and archiving, and sister-in-law and Compliance Auditor Maureen. Also in the Sales Department are … Continue reading

Selling Season Kicks A Goal

Selling Season Kicks A Goal

Now that the federal election is behind us, the property market will jump into action again. National elections traditionally have a slowing effect on markets and shopping patterns as buyers become more cautious, so the end of campaigning and a clear result paves the way for the market to catch up on lost opportunities. We believe the next few months will provide an … Continue reading

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