Category Archives: News

A personal message from Managing Director of Empire – Raymond Pecotic
August 16, 2018

What positive can we draw from the Royal Commission into Banking, Super and Financial Services? A great opportunity to really highlight the difference between good and bad advice!   Avid news followers will probably be aware that a Royal Commission has been launched into the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industries. There are however many […]

Consumers Vulnerable to Real Estate ‘Double Agents’
June 13, 2018

the urban developer   |   13/06/2018    Growing concern consumers are increasingly vulnerable to conflicts of interest due to major selling agencies opening “buyer’s agency” services, has been voiced by leading industry heads.   The concern comes after major real estate brands have launched their own dedicated buyer advisory division, which the Real Estate Buyers Agents […]

Western Australia on the Brink of New Mining Boom
May 29, 2018

9news   |   29/05/2018   Experts say WA is on the brink of another mining boom with new projects and tens of thousands of jobs to be created in the next year.   FMG, Rio Tinto and BHP are set to invest billions of dollars recruiters struggling already to keep up with demand for workers.   […]

Continued economic growth the focus of Federal Budget
May 9, 2018

reiwa.com.au   |   09/05/2018   Federal Treasurer Scott Morrison has handed down the 2018-19 Federal Budget, which focusses on continuing the economic growth seen over the last year.   With the balance sheet looking better than expected, thanks to a $35 billion boost over four years, the property market was relatively unscathed as the Treasurer ruled […]

The hidden effect of WA’s drug use uncovered in the home
April 9, 2018

April 9th, 2018, 02:30pm   |   Written by Lauren Pilat    |   Wanneroo Times   LIKE smoking, meth or ice users are not the only people whose health and livelihoods are detrimentally affected by the drug.   Australian families living in properties where meth has been smoked or manufactured are suffering from health issues, with children […]