Directors Cut – Being a Property Investor
It is all good and well getting into property investment and making a success of one development. But how have I done it for over...Keep Reading
What’s the Difference?
When you start on your journey of building a new home, you need to know that the designs you are considering fit both your needs...Keep Reading
What Is The Market Cycle?
What is the market cycle? Lately, the property market has resembled a flat tyre more than a cycle. But history shows that what goes around,...Keep Reading
How do you know you’ve got the best builder?
How do you know you’ve got the best builder? It certainly doesn’t come down to the cheapest quote and it goes beyond comparing specifications. So...Keep Reading
New Home Design
Your new home design should be about more than just bedrooms and bathrooms. It’s about what opportunities your new home will create for you in...Keep Reading
Is it Fake or Factual?
Ok, so it may not be fake news but it is factually creative. With our 24/7 news cycle (and the need for journalists to always...Keep Reading
Building Your Bucket List
They say that money can’t buy happiness; but we all know that life is so much easier when the money is there. So, what can...Keep Reading
We Specialise in Building Relationships!
Some of you may ask how a small building company like ours can possibly be specialists in building single storey & double storey homes as...Keep Reading
Part One of How I Became A Property Investor
It all started in the late 1990s when I saw a colleague of mine buying a development site and building 3 units on it and...Keep Reading
Why You Should Invest
You work hard for your money. Lots of hours spent at the office or on the job to get your weekly/fortnightly/monthly pay check. The stress...Keep Reading
More Than A Number
Have you been at the deli counter in a supermarket during a busy period? They generally have a system where you take a ticket, wait...Keep Reading
Custom Build To Your Budget
So, how much do you want to spend on your new property? This amount will vary depending on whether this is going to be your...Keep Reading
Don’t Forget The Internet
When older residential areas are re-zoned, it generally allows for more homes to be built in the area. The rezoning increases the land value and...Keep Reading
Your building specification outlines all of the inclusions in your contract. Some of this is made up of the more technical items such as siteworks,...Keep Reading
Design Your Home For What You Want It To Do
The property that you want to build should be more than just bricks and mortar. Whether you are building your dream home or an investment...Keep Reading
What do a small bar and a small builder have in common?
As soon as you enter a small bar, you are met with a welcoming atmosphere; a place where you know you can sit back, relax...Keep Reading
What To Look For When Buying A Property
When it comes to property investing and developing it is imperative that you undertake comprehensive due diligence and a feasibility study when you are selecting...Keep Reading
Time for Investors to Spring into Action
Spring has well and truly sprung in Perth with the weather warming up in the run up to Christmas and with a resurgence of interest...Keep Reading
Building a Home is like Telling a Story
As your English Teacher would have told you, a great story needs to include the elements of who, what, when, where, why and how. The...Keep Reading
Why Being an Owner Builder can be False Economy
You may like to tinker with cars, but if you need a full engine rebuild, you’d find a mechanic. You may have webmd bookmarked on...Keep Reading
Spring Has Sprung
Spring has sprung and we are all truly blessed living in the best country in the world. Even though some of us may be feeling...Keep Reading
Building To Your Budget
There’s a very good reason why you should use an in-house designer/draftsperson, employed by a builder, to design your new home. It’s because the builder...Keep Reading
How Regulations Affect Profit
Frankly, you build an investment property for a profit. Whether you sell it or keep it in a rental portfolio, you want to avoid costs...Keep Reading
The Directors Cut
As you will no doubt be aware, the Real Estate Market and the Building Industry in WA have both been on a downward trend for...Keep Reading
Scared of Commitment?
When you first start thinking about a new home, the prospect can be quite daunting. Going to display homes inevitably means dealing with the sales...Keep Reading
Director Jason Janssen talks about what Activa Developments can offer you
Why Cash (and Cashflow) Is King!
The ramifications of the Banking Royal Commission are already being felt and the media is predicting more pain to come. This is already evident in...Keep Reading
Director Jason Janssen discusses the current state of the Perth property market
The 5 things you need to tell your builder – #5
This last blog in the series of “5 Things You Need To Tell Your Builder” isn’t about you … it’s about us! #5 – Tell...Keep Reading