What the expert Property Dealer has to say
After gaining his real estate license in 1974, Mervyn Missell of ACTON Mount Lawley could be considered a veteran in the industry. Mervyn has built his enviable reputation for service and integrity from experience gained in the hospitality industry, arguably the pinnacle of the service environment.
Over Mervyn’s real estate career, he has consistently won Diamond, Gold, Platinum and Master Sales Awards and has been ranked in the top ten sales representatives in Western Australia and in the top twenty-five nationally.
When Mervyn was invited to join ACTON Mount Lawley he saw it as a positive step for the future.
“ACTON is a prestigious brand and I couldn’t be anything except impressed with their commitment to customer service and the professional approach they bring to real estate.”
When considering your next real estate transaction, the choice of Mervyn Missell & team of ACTON Mount Lawley should be your only choice. (Source: http://www.acton.com.au/?pagecall=staffMember&staffID=81975)
1. Where do you think the market is headed?
The outlook is very positive, partially since the federal election and with continued low interest rates, buyers have been extremely active. As long as home sellers don’t become too greedy the market should remain strong.
2. Do you think that spring buying season is well and truly here?
Spring is definitely here but the commonly held belief that Spring is the time to buy or sell is a myth. Statistically as many sales take place in Summer, Autumn and Winter as in Spring. It does make home opens more pleasant though.
3. Do you think now is a good time to invest?
Yes, as long as you choose the right type of property in the right location. Properties under $500K and properties with a significant land components will always be a good investment.
4. What advice would you give to young first home buyers?
Only spend up to a maximum of 75% of what the bank will give you, otherwise your new home may become unaffordable if interest rates go up or your personal circumstances change.
5. What are the most popular suburbs in Perth for first home buyers?
In my area of specialisation, Dianella, properties on at least 300sqm of land and under $500k are partially popular with first home buyers.
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