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  • Does the festive season influences house prices?

    With the silly season almost behind us, many homeowners, buyers and soon-to-be sellers are looking forward to what the 2018 real estate market might hold. Many homeowners and buyers have a fairly good handle on what constitutes a ‘well-heeled’ postcode, where the streets and gardens are groomed and attractive free-standing … Read more

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  • Is this the tiniest house, on the smallest block, in Drummoyne?

    Whoever said size doesn’t matter, must have had this property in mind! 17 South Street, Drummoyne At a petite 164 sqm (approx 7.5m x 20m), the phrases ‘charming’ and ‘cute’ fit this house to a tee. And we think it might just be the smallest house, on the smallest block, … Read more

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  • The biggest mistake homeowners make

    Too often I see homeowners grappling with the sell versus renovate decision and many take the wrong path. Earlier this year a couple approached me regarding their 376 sqm block and 150 sqm three-bedroom home. But with Mum, Dad and 3 children, they admit they had outgrown the house before … Read more

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  • The impact of the new NSW stamp duty changes

    Read the early feedback on the impact of the new NSW stamp duty changes, as reported in The Real Estate Conversation: https://www.therealestateconversation.com.au/2017/07/03/weekend-auctions-litmus-test-new-first-home-buyer-benefits/1499041830

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  • Is there a lesson in US real estate for Australia?

    Over several trips to the USA, it’s struck me how differently realtors there run their Open For Inspections and client care, and the exceptional level of service this affords both buyers and vendors. For one, many opens are held between 1pm and 4pm on Sundays, which would remove the clash … Read more

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  • First time for sale in 71 years

    As featured on www.realestate.com.au A MUCH-LOVED post-war family home in Concord is on the market for the first time in 71 years. The well-maintained home at 9 Duke Ave, Concord was built in 1946 — at a time when the availability of quality building materials after the war was generally limited. … Read more

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