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I Remember When with Milton Rendell

November 23, 2018

Remember When

Do you remember when you joined your first local sports team? My first I joined was the Guildford Junior Football Club which sadly no longer exists. Our footy jumpers where long sleeves which on a rainy day were not ideal and itchy as hell at times because they were wool. Kids today have no idea […]

I Remember When with Milton Rendell

November 2, 2018

Remember When

Do you remember the times when the Midland Workshops and the Abattoirs were in full flight they were main employers in the Midland area? Most people knew someone or had family worked at one of these places. The numbers I have been told in terms of people employed was in the range of two and […]

Landlord's Message from Milton Rendell - October 2018

October 19, 2018

Uncategorized

Spring has arrived and with every year we see around this time people are on the move. Now this seems to be a decision time for many as well as they plan for the coming year and particularly around Christmas and the New Year they like to have themselves organised. New career opportunities, potential retirements, […]

I Remember When with Milton Rendell

September 27, 2018

Remember When

Do you remember when you use to have a kick of the footy with your mates on the street in front of your house growing up? On the weekend I had memories flooding back, remembering the good old days. I was doing a home open in the street I grew up on, that being Bertie […]

I Remember When with Milton Rendell - The Final Hills Gazette

August 29, 2018

Remember When

Do you remember when you first looked at a local paper? In my time living in Guildford and working in Midland there has been two main local papers that I have regularly read, the Midland Reporter and the Hills Gazette. In recent years I have been fortunate enough to have built a strong relationship with […]

Real Estate Plus E-News - August 2018

August 14, 2018

REP updates

From the Desk of the CEO: This month we see the celebration of our finance broking arm Plus Loans celebrating their tenth year in operation. Well done to the team and special thank you to Shay and Daniel for their efforts over the years. The adding of finance broking to the group has be significant […]

I Remember When with Milton Rendell

August 10, 2018

Remember When

Do you remember when you would do a lot of your shopping between Helena Street and the then new Centrepoint Shopping Centre? This was the routine of many of the locals in Midland in the 60’s and 70’s and sometimes Helena Street got so busy the foot traffic was pretty full on. The banks also […]

I Remember When with Milton Rendell

July 19, 2018

Remember When

Do you remember the global financial crisis back in 2008? It has been only been 10 years and yet in many ways the GFC seems a long time ago. In Australia, we seemed to be mainly shielded from it and there are many theories on why we sustained growth here – many of us would […]

Landlord's Message from Milton Rendell - June 2018

June 6, 2018

Property News

Winter is here and is a time when essentials in properties are more important than ever. The reason I say that is nights are longer and colder and certainly heating is a key for many families, so having things working is the key on long winter days. The minute rain starts phone calls go up […]

I Remember When with Milton Rendell

June 6, 2018

Remember When

Do you remember has been the opening sentence of this article for a number of years. During this time, I have been fortunate to have people approach me in the street, email and call to share some of their stories and memories. Recently, I received an interesting email from Harry Smith who emigrated from England […]

I Remember When with Milton Rendell

May 11, 2018

Remember When

DO you remember at primary school, especially in the lower school, the things you made for Mother’s Day in class and you would take them home to proudly give to mum on the Sunday for her big day? I remember making mum a cup of tea for her and bringing it into her room with […]

Real Estate Plus E-News - May 2018

May 4, 2018

Property News

From the Desk of Our CEO We have in recent times increased our marketing in the social media sphere with some success. In today’s markets we need to find ways to reach further than ever before and we have introduced a number of products to assist in spreading the word on what properties are available […]

I Remember When with Milton Rendell

April 12, 2018

Remember When

DO you remember when the milko would deliver the milk to your home and you would leave out the money for him to collect? I remember getting deliveries up to the mid 80’s with several vendors who used to come to your door such as the baker, Crystal drinks and the fruit and veggie truck […]

I Remember When with Milton Rendell

March 30, 2018

Remember When

DO you remember when Jimmy Dean’s was on the corner of Stafford Street and The Crescent? That was the place to go on the weekends with your kids for birthdays and other celebrations, it was always packed to the rafters with a waiting line out the front. Next door was a games arcade and we […]

I Remember When with Matthew Pavlinovich

March 9, 2018

Remember When

Can you remember your last day of high school?  I can still remember walking out of the Br Laurence Murphy Gym at La Salle College on my final day of Year 12, the daily routine of school and the holidays that came with it had come to an end and it was out into the […]

Vendor's Message from Milton Rendell - February 2018

March 9, 2018

Property News

Well we are into a new year, kids are back at school and most have had a holiday so we will see slow changes going forward. The talk is positive but at this stage we are only seeing small changes in our market. Vacancy rates for rentals have certainly improved to what they were a […]

I Remember When with Milton Rendell

February 20, 2018

Remember When

Do you remember when Midland Oval was busy and full of action? I was the president of the Midland Football Club in 1985 and I remember attending a meeting of the combined sports and youth associations of Swan on the future of the oval and how the sports were to be relocated as part of […]

Real Estate Plus E-News - February 2018

February 8, 2018

Property News

From the Desk of Our CEO 2018 the year we all hope is better, in the later part of 2017 we did see an improvement in enquiry for renting and certainly an improvement in the amount of properties being leased. The market is still very competitive with stock levels still high. In terms of sales, […]

I Remember When with Milton Rendell

February 2, 2018

Remember When

Do you remember when you started school? Although it is the norm for kids as young as four to go, in my time not many of us went to kindergarten. I didn’t even know kindergarten existed when I was a kid until I heard other children talk about it when I was in the playground […]

I Remember When with Milton Rendell

January 11, 2018

Remember When

DO you remember when the Freemasons Hotel was open and had verandahs and balconies on the front section? We have a photo in the reception of the hotel back in its hey-day in 1939. It was a grand building in its time, with a sign on the tower which said “Kalgoorlie Bitter.” It is fantastic […]