Egg-cellent fun!

Egg-cellent fun!

As Easter and the school holidays approach we start thinking about how we will entertain the kidlets for a couple of weeks, and (try to) keep them away from the sweeter treats that the Easter bunny brings.   Hand-dying eggs has been an Easter tradition for many to...
Reap what you sow

Reap what you sow

Autumn is such a beautiful time in Adelaide, and as the leaves start to turn beautiful shades of yellow and burnt orange, we are reminded again whether we like it or not that life rolls on and summer is over for another year.   Autumn is a great time to stock up your...
Support local

Support local

It might be the person passing you on the street, the person sitting next to you on the bus on your way into work, or the one waiting in the shopping line to put their groceries through the auto teller.   And it could be you, sitting here reading this very blog....
A delicious Autumn soup

A delicious Autumn soup

Autumn is here, and as the leaves turn beautiful shades of orange and yellow, and the summer events and beach days draw to a close, we often turn inwards to our homes to catch up with what has been going on.   If you have been partaking in Mad March events in and...
Some common real estate myths debunked!

Some common real estate myths debunked!

There are a lot of assumptions that go on around the real estate market about the best way to do things, i.e. the best time to sell, etc.   So, we thought we’d tackle some of these myths head on to help you make the decision about when to buy or sell a property.   Now...
When life gives you lemons, make a tart

When life gives you lemons, make a tart

Life can have it’s up and down’s, for multiple reasons and at various times in our lives it can be stressful or a little bit overwhelming and none more so than when you are looking to buy a new home.   Endless days spent at open houses, missing out on properties at...
A rental to call home

A rental to call home

When you are renting a property, you will inevitably find things with that property that you would like to be a little different, or a little better than it currently is, but as you don’t own the property, you might think those improvements are nothing more than a...
Live like a local

Live like a local

What does community mean to you? It might mean knowing that you live somewhere safe, somewhere you know your neighbour’s first name or maybe it’s somewhere you can get involved with the local surf lifesaving club?   Community means something different to each and...
The year of the Pig in Adelaide

The year of the Pig in Adelaide

There are 12 animals used in the Chinese Zodiac, and 2019 is the year of the Pig.   In Chinese culture, pigs are symbols of wealth, and their big ears and chubby faces are signs of good fortune as well.   Chinese New Year, otherwise known as Lunar New Year is a...
Smashed Avocado on a Budget

Smashed Avocado on a Budget

At McGrath, we love seeing people move into their first home and helping them to get in there.   The joy on their faces as proud new homeowners eagerly grab the keys and open the door for the first time is just priceless for us and is a big part of our “why” we do...
Planning for change

Planning for change

  It’s always interesting to see how different people go about deciding on which house to buy, particularly for owner-occupiers as they can have a far more complex set of priorities than investors who are looking mainly for cash flow and returns.   People are...
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