March 20, 2020


Hope you are all safe and well.


During this time of uncertainty regarding COVID-19, here at Maria Selleck Properties we felt it was important to update you on the extra precaution’s we, as a team, are taking to help protect the health and safety of others and our own team.


We are closely following all advice from the World Health Organisation and Australian Government regarding minimising the spread of the virus.


We wanted to ensure all...


May 01, 2019

Renovation Is The New Innovation

Renovating a home is a major step in any family’s life. It is a chance to add something new and fresh to a familiar space, adapt a home for desired changes or improve functionality to suit your changing family needs. 

A renovation is exciting as well as stressful, and since most families only renovate their homes once in a decade or two, it is crucial to get the renovation right. Here are a few tips to help you with your home...


March 13, 2019

Ideas For The Perfect Canberra Staycation

Whether you're tight on time or budget, or you want to splash out a bit, a Canberra staycation is great value for money.  Moreover, if you decide to stay longer, we can help you ‘make the smart move’.

Here are some great ideas for the perfect staycation for you to enjoy alone, with your family or with friends. 

Let's start with breakfast!

Our Capital City offers an eclectic array of amazing cafés that offer scrumptious, mouth-watering breakfast menus that make you...


March 03, 2019

Yarralumla at a Glance; the real estate market and the suburb’s features

The area now called Yarralumla was originally part of two separate land grants granted to free settlers for the establishment of farms. In 1828, Henry Donnison, a Sydney merchant, was granted an allotment on the western side of Stirling Ridge. A second grant was made to William Klensendorlffe, a German who had served in the British Navy and arrived free in the Colony in 1818. Yarralumla was a name for the area used by the local Ngunnawal people, apparently meaning ‘echo’,...


February 03, 2019

Hire A Professional Real Estate Photographer & Make A Smart First Impression

You never get a second chance to make a first impression, as it’s said, and one of the best, and easiest, ways to do so is to ensure your property is professionally presented in visual media. From our experience, it is imperative to have professional photos taken when selling your property (and it is also beneficial to engage a professional photographer when renting your property).

Here are some excellent reasons why hiring a professional photographer for your property is a smart...


January 24, 2019

What to do for Australia Day in Canberra

In 1788, the first fleet of British ships arrived at Port Jackson on January 26th. Fast forward to 2019, and today, January 26th is officially celebrated as the National Day of Australia. 

Australia Day celebrates the diverse society and the cultural landscape of our nation; marked by large-scale, fun-filled, social and cultural events.

Celebrations include community festivals, citizenship ceremonies, traditional outdoor barbeques, sports competitions, elaborate fireworks, music concerts and much more! The Australian of the Year awards are presented, the...


January 14, 2019

Small Room Ideas

Just as a large space can leave you scratching your head with how to utilise all the area best, a small space also presents its unique styling challenges.  Small spaces can be tricky, and often you need to think outside the ‘styling’ box and find novel ways to show a small area to make sure it doesn’t seem smaller.

Here are some common mistakes to avoid when styling a small space.

Don't over-furnish: Small spaces need minimum pieces of furniture to avoid...


January 10, 2019

Summer Outfit Ideas

While countries up north are layering up for the winter, down under we are stripping off.  Canberra is in the throes of summer, and we can look forward to warm breezes and more sunny days and balmy nights.

Whether it’s a walk at the park, a day at the museum or perhaps kayaking on Lake Burley Griffin, summer is the time for friends, family and fun…and the right outfit is part of the experience.  Summer is the chance to fun it...


December 18, 2018

What’s in Canberra? Questacon? Why Questacon? Because QUESTACON!

Canberra has several unique family attractions but how many places have a Questacon. A place that can engage a toddler and an octogenarian alike, while teaching science along the way.

Literally meaning to discover and study, Questacon has indeed been true to its name and intention. It provides high-quality interactive science and contemporary exhibits to enhance our understanding and love of science.

Located in the parliamentary triangle since its inception in the eighties it has welcomed over...


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