Coastal Living

Welcome to the McGrath Real Estate blog

Welcome to our collection of blog articles. In this section of the site we share valuable information to help you get the most out of your relationship with us, your plans for real estate, and your appreciation of life here in Adelaide, especially throughout the western and coastal suburbs.

Autumn warmers

Searching for that perfect home, or preparing your home for sale can be a big task, often stressful, and an upheaval for the whole family.   Often looking after ourselves slips down the list of things to do and we stop regular exercise, eating well, and getting...

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Get your stylist on

When you are selling a home, it is incredible what the right styling can do to get your house sold quickly and have buyers fall in love with your home and want to make it their own. It is a vital step to gain the upper hand in a competitive market and make your house...

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Find a job that enhances your life

As we get older, the time seems to zip by faster and faster with each passing year. We get stuck in the day to day and sometimes forget to live our lives to the fullest. People seem to get so excited for Friday; they wait all week for it to arrive so that they can...

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Selling your home is not just financial

Selling a home can be as exciting as it is nerve-racking; a stressful time for the whole family. There is the stress of getting a house ready for sale, packing a lifetime of items carefully into boxes, finding the right buyer who will love your home as much as you...

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What are management fees for rental property?

Being a landlord is financially rewarding, but it is also a full-time job with a number of responsibilities, which is why property managers are an attractive alternative, prompting the question, what are management fees for rental property? A good property manager...

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Buying Glenelg real estate: Not just for the wealthy

Buying Glenelg real estate has a certain prestige in Adelaide because it is an historic seaside suburb with the distinction of being the site of proclamation of the province of South Australia and home to its first colonists. This beautiful, coastal  suburb also...

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Pricing your home for sale: Both an art and a science

If I asked you how you would approach the challenge of pricing your home for sale, I would expect the first thing you'd ask yourself is, “How much can I get for it?” Your next thought will most likely be a figure—based primarily on hope and a hunch—for which you'd be...

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Catch the rising tide, says Glengowrie real estate agent

For most of the past decade, this Glengowrie real estate agent, McGrath Real Estate, has noted that house prices have been on a steady rise in the suburb. If you're thinking of selling your house in Glengowrie, the market is proving to remain buoyant in 2017....

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How to choose the right real estate agent to sell my house

Selling your house is a really big decision—the only bigger decision is how to choose the right real estate agent to sell it for you? There are many hardworking and experienced agents in the real estate business, but each has their own style and you will feel more...

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