How To Get The Best Out Of Property Auctions

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Auctions are emotionally charged events for both sellers and buyers alike. But if you get the combination of elements right, you can achieve an exceptional result. To execute an auction successfully, a fine balance of ingredients needs to line up — the property, the marketing, the price, the timing, the agent and the auctioneer. If just one of […]

April 2014 Market Update

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It’s an exciting time in Australian real estate right now! The Sydney property market is the hottest we have seen it in many years. Last year Sydney experienced phenomenal growth with overall values (houses and apartments) up 14.5%.   About 30% of that growth occurred in the December quarter, so we had a very strong finish […]

Frequently Asked Real Estate Questions

Frequently Asked Real Estate Questions

With 2014 on the horizon, many of our clients are beginning to ask a lot of frequently asked questions in preparation for a sale in the new year. So to assist, Tim has answered these questions in six short videos, giving honest and straight forward advice which will guide you in making the right choices […]

Northern Beaches Property Market Wrap December 2013

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Well it seems John McGrath has yet again hit the nail on the head when he predicted 2013 to be the year of recovery and prosperity. 2013 was exactly that, with the market making a strong and steady recovery all year and peaking in Spring, where we saw the strongest property boom we have ever […]

Should I Sell Now or in the New Year?

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Right now the question on everyone’s lips is “Is there still time to sell this year or should I wait until the New Year?” Ordinarily at this time of year we recommend our clients to hold off until the New Year if they are not on the market by the first week of December. This […]

New Trend Alert…Parents Buying Properties For Their Children


With the property market on the rise, a new trend has emerged for increased numbers of parents buying properties with or for their children. As a real estate agent and parent who personally intends to help my own children with their future housing, I have a very good insight into why so many people are […]

Divorce and Selling Your Home


  Quick tips to help minimise the stress and maximise your finances… When a relationship breaks down, it can have a devastating effect on your emotional and financial life. All of a sudden the world as you know it is turned upside down, and the comfort of consistency and stability is pulled from underneath your […]

Insights into the Northern Beaches Property Market 2013

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2013 is off to a flying start! Last quarter we sold a record 27 sales in three months with an average of 18 days on the market. We have not seen such a buoyant market for a number of years. For a full rundown on why we are seeing such positivity in the market, check […]

Did You Know? 10 Quick Real Estate Facts That You May Not Be Aware Of…

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According to the January 2013 RP Data-Rismark Home Value Index, home values across Australia’s capital cities rose 1.2 per cent in January alone! 43.5% of buyers only looked at 1-10 properties before buying. To vendors this is crucial information as it demonstrates just how important it is to attract all your potential buyers in the […]

2013 – The Year Of Confidence and Growth

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2013 is set to defy the unlucky 13 myth, with 2013 instead being marked as the year for new confidence and solid growth. On the Northern Beaches of Sydney this is certainly the case. As we enter the second month of the year, we are seeing buyer enquiry on the rise and sales prices becoming […]

Asian Investors Boosting the Northern Beaches Property Market.

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For many decades, Asian investors have been dominating the property investment markets. In the early 1980s and 1990s they were led by Taiwanese and Hong Kong investors. The 1990s it was the Singaporean and Malaysian Investors that took the lead. However over the past 10 years, mainland Chinese investors, property buyers and developers have dominated. […]

Property Trends & Fast Facts On The Northern Beaches

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Trend 1: Living Within Walking Distrance To Local Villages The Northern Beaches features many clusters of colourful villages where residents can eat, drink, shop and socialise. Living within walking distance of the local village is increasingly on buyers’ list of non-negotiables. Here’s five of the Northern Beaches most popular villages. Manly – The main commuter […]

Insights Into the Northern Beaches Property Market Ahead

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It feels like a lifetime ago that we heard any positivity about the property market or state of world finances, but for the first time I am essentially confident that we are past the worst and are heading for blue skies in 2013. What I’m seeing on the northern beaches NSW market, backed up by some key data […]

The Spring Property Market 2012

Northern Beaches NSW Property Spring Update 2012

Spring is well and truly underway and as is seasonally the case, we are seeing more properties entering the northern beaches market and more buyers getting out and about. Adding to the buzz is the whisper of interest rates potentially coming down, the end of the first home buyer grant (as it currently exists) at […]