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How's The Market?

April 27, 2017

Market News

How’s The Market?    It’s without a doubt the most common question I am asked as a real estate agent. There is never a simple answer unfortunately however the best measure of the strength of a market is price growth and the time it takes to sell a property. Any suburb averaging under 30 days […]

Attention To Detail

March 29, 2017

Adding Value

What makes some homes darlings of the market attracting seemingly endless queues of buyers at open homes and other properties sit and languish for sale? It’s attention to detail! Yes a flash new kitchen and stunning outdoor area certainly helps but it is absolutley not necessary when you are seeking a fantastic price in quick […]

Pre sale Freshen Up!

March 22, 2017

Adding Value

1: The Kitchen Is Still King. Buyers of all kinds have long focused on the kitchen, but it holds particular sway over the newest wave of first-time homeowners. A “modern/updated kitchen” topped the list of ideal home features in our survey of buyers, registering as most important to more than a third of respondents. If […]

Is it the Best Time to Sell?

February 16, 2015

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Lifestyle changes are often the reason behind our decision to sell. Whether you are relocating, have a growing family or are downsizing, working out when to time your sale can be daunting – especially for first-time sellers. Your decision to sell your property may not coincide with the perfect market conditions. Therefore it is important […]

Mulling the Rent or Buy Question

February 16, 2015

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For more than 70% of Aussies who own a home according to ABS statistics choosing between renting or buying a home is a non choice. Home ownership is a rite of passage for Aussies — an inevitable step in our lives, just like our first day of school or tying the knot. Ask an accountant […]

Renovations on the Rise

February 16, 2015

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Saturday morning sausage sizzlers better stock up because rumour has it renovators are heading to the supply shops in rising numbers. Actually, it’s no rumour. Figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) show 2012 building approvals for home renovations totalled $6.35 billion – or around $500 million every month. Which means a lot of […]

Auction Numbers Up 38% Compared to 2013

February 16, 2015

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There are 1,731 auctions scheduled across Australia this week. In capital cities there are 1,391 auctions expected compared to 1,310 for the same period last year. A review of volumes nationally over the first 8 months shows there have been nearly 50,833 capital city auctions in total or, 38 per cent more auctions held when […]