Author Bernadette Cullen

About Bernadette Cullen

Bernadette Cullen is the Campaign Specialist at Northern Beaches Property Specialists. With extensive experience in design, real estate marketing and client service, Bernadette brings to the team outstanding communication and excellent people skills. A seasoned property expert that loves her chosen profession and believes there is no better place than the Northern Beaches to live, work and raise her young family.

Quick Snapshot of the Spring Property Market 2013

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As we head into Spring of 2013 the property market is heating up even faster than the weather. Buyers are out in force and due to the competition they are being forced to pay big money. Over the last couple of weekends our open homes have actually shut streets down with the amount of traffic […]

May/June 2013 Market Update

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The weather may be cooling down as we head into winter, but the property market is really heating up. 2013 has seen the market go from strength to strength. We have been seeing steady growth in lower end properties for a while now, but finally (after years of little or no movement) the upper end […]

Real Estate Industry Top 100 Agents Announced

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It was a big week in the real estate industry this week. The Real Estate Business Top 100 Agents ranking was announced at the Australian Real Estate Convention (known to most agents as AREC) which was held on the Gold Coast. Agents of all levels of experience flocked to the event to hear some of […]

Mother’s Day on the Northern Beaches of Sydney

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With Mother’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about how you’re going to spoil all of the mum’s in your life on Sunday.  Whether it be your own mum, your partner’s, your wife, or even yourself if you’re a mum, there are plenty of great ways to celebrate the amazing role that […]

Setting The Auction Reserve Price

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Auctions can be stressful and emotionally-charged events, so when the time comes to setting the reserve, it can be really overwhelming unless you have the right knowledge and advice on hand. It is an important decision that is best done with logic, so try leaving your emotions aside for a moment and trusting facts in order […]

Finding A Home Near A Good School Is Easy…If You Live On The Northern Beaches!

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After years of helping thousands of buyers, I have noticed that high on the checklist for most families, along with finding enough space, good views etc… is to be within a close proximity to a desirable school or to have easy access to a good school. This is particularly important for Asian buyers who are […]

Top Reasons Why People Sell Homes

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1. Personal relationships – Both falling in love and falling out of love often results in the sale of a property or multiple properties. When romances begin, marrying or moving in with a new partner can cause one or both parties to sell their existing property purchased prior to the commitment. Or, on the other […]

Splash Out With 2013’s Luxurious New Colour Trends

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Northern Beaches residents are set to embrace this year’s top colour trends, with Ocean Colours being marked as the hot new thing for 2013! Think of the beautiful hues found in rock pools and ocean ripples all over the Northern Beaches. Emerald Green, Blue Crush, Deep Monaco, Blue Knapped Flint (dark grey), Polenta (sand yellow), […]

Architecture and Design Trends on the Northern Beaches of Sydney

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As a real estate agent, I have the pleasure of viewing an amazing amount of homes all over the Northern Beaches of Sydney. I have seen countless renovations and new home designs, many of which reflect our changing society and beachside lifestyle. So looking ahead for 2013, I wanted to share some of these emerging […]

FAQs We Get At Northern Beaches Real Estate

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Tim and I get questions day in and out from Northern Beach residents looking to buy or sell their home and property. Here are just some FAQs we get. Do I sell first or do I buy first? In a perfect world you would be able to sell your property and buy another at the […]