Latest Blogs

The return of Perths property boom

26th February, 2021

It's been many years since we’ve seen numbers like this, but it’s finally official: Perth is currently Australia’s fastest-growing major property market.

Sustainable apartment living – what it looks like in 2021

8th February, 2021

When it comes to sustainability, Finbar is leading the way by building smarter; reducing not only negative impacts on the environment, but also reducing ongoing costs at the same time.

Civic Heart sales soar: $9m in a single day

5th February, 2021

Providing solid proof that the Perth property market is heating up as we move into 2021, Finbar reported an outstanding $9m in sales in a single day on January 25 at our landmark Civic Heart South Perth project.

Why WA’s foreign buyer surcharge and stamp duty reform must be on the WA election agenda

1st February, 2021

Already one of the biggest financial barriers to home ownership and mobility, our current stamp duty system is over a century old and is in desperate need of a major overhaul.

What to look at when buying an apartment (and why now is the time!)

25th January, 2021

As the rental vacancy rate continues to fall dramatically across Perth, so too does the argument for trading renting for homeownership.

Earthworks commence at Finbar's landmark Civic Heart project

15th January, 2021

A recent Corelogic report tipped Perth property to experience the strongest levels of growth in the country with a predicted 12% surge in prices throughout the course of 2021.

Buying an Apartment 'Off-the-Plan'

19th July, 2018

This informative brochure provides valuable information for first home buyers about buying an apartment off-the-plan

The changing face of inner-city Perth

2nd May, 2018

Perth city is hardly recognisable when compared to photos from a decade ago.

Optimistic outlook for Perth’s apartment market

26th April, 2018

Over the past 12–18 months, tighter lending conditions and the perception of a looming oversupply of apartments have deterred many investors in the Perth property market.

Affordable inner-city living – does it exist?

17th November, 2017

As a first home buyer, you’re prepared to make sacrifices – and location and affordability are concepts that don’t usually go hand in hand, meaning a choice between one or the other.

Reasons why buying property off-the-plan makes sense

25th September, 2017

Buying an investment property is an exciting decision, but it can also be a confusing one. Are you better off buying an established home or a newly constructed one? Or should you invest in a project that’s yet to be built?

Why more Australians are moving into apartments

17th January, 2017

Australian society is changing. Gone are the days when ‘the great Australian dream’ meant a quarter acre block in the suburbs, with a Hills Hoist out the back and room for the kids to play cricket.

Why Perth people love one-bedroom apartments

11th August, 2016

While the traditional ‘Australian dream’ might be a backyard, many of us prefer smaller, more practical living spaces and have fallen in love with one bedroom apartments.

Deciphering Some Common Apartment Living Myths

21st July, 2016

Have you been part of a conversation where someone wasn’t quite on board with apartment living? Ever wondered why? We’ve demystified some common apartment living myths so you can form your own opinion – fallacy free.

Why high-density living sets up sustainable lifestyles

7th July, 2016

With more and more Perthites flocking to high-density housing, it could be your time to de-clutter and embrace a new sustainable beginning, too.

Aussie investors missing out on thousands in tax breaks

24th June, 2016

Tyron Hyde, owner and director at Washington Brown, one of Australia’s largest quantity surveying companies, said many property investors did not understand they could claim depreciation on their investment properties.

How to Throw the Ultimate Housewarming Party

17th June, 2016

Moving into a new home is incredibly exciting. Once you have unpacked all your boxes, put all your belongings away and arranged your furniture, it’s time to celebrate!

Why apartment living is more sustainable and can save you time too

25th May, 2016

Many people are becoming more and more conscious of their impact on the environment and as our lives become more fast paced, we seek to reduce our ecological footprint, simplify our lives, save time and cut down on the resources we use.

Cutting commuting costs can be the road to financial freedom

11th May, 2016

The congestion on Perth roads is not just costing commuters time, it’s costing them a fortune. Perth roads are at a gridlock, with commuters spending hours stuck in traffic.

Why apartment living unlocks urban happiness

20th April, 2016

The demand for high-density living has reached dizzying new heights. Dubbed “the way of the future”, a shift from traditional homes to apartment living is expected to continue.