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Predictions For The Real Estate Market in 2019

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With the new year well and truly upon us, vendors and buyers are wondering if 2019 is the right time to buy and sell property. Here are my predictions for the market this year and the key trends we expect to emerge. Eastern Suburbs Property Market Early signals for the calendar year are very encouraging for a stable market in Sydney’s east. Open house attendee…

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Eastern Suburbs Market Snapshot

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Despite talk of a market slowdown across Sydney in 2018, the eastern suburbs are already showing signs of a strong year ahead. Compared to the last few months of 2017 we’re seeing even more buyer activity, with higher attendance at open homes in all our key markets. So what will 2018 look like for buyers and sellers? Sellers: Will more stock mean a price drop?…

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Is Sydney’s East The Perfect Place To Raise Kids?

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For families of all shapes and sizes, Sydney’s East remains popular. Whether the family has teenagers, young children, or is still growing, the East never loses its appeal. That’s what makes it such a strong market, year after year. Offering an urban lifestyle with the benefits of parks and beaches, a true sense of community, and great schools and transport, the East is popular with…

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The Changing Face Of Eastern Suburbs Property

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What buyers expect and need from a property is constantly evolving as our lifestyles change. While beachside and parkside living will always be desirable, the layout and design of our homes has changed. The modern family home is now open plan, with space for work and play. Here’s what many buyers I meet are looking for: Modern family lifestyles The family home is no longer…

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Sydney’s East: 7 Factors Affecting The Property Market

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It often feels like Sydney’s popular Eastern beaches is a discrete property market, unaffected by domestic and international events – but we are part of a global economy and we’re subject to the demographic, economic and social changes of the world. The property market can be affected by a surprising range of factors – with both positive and negative results. 1. The Aussie dollar The…

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2017/18 Real Estate Trends

2017-18 Real Estate Trends: What’s On The Cards For Sydney?

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It’s been refreshing to see more inventory come onto the market in Sydney’s east, especially as we head into the traditionally slower winter months. Does this mean a dramatic price correction is on the cards? Or are we just seeing a return to normality? Sellers: You’re still in the driver’s seat As we move into the 2017/18 financial year, Sydney’s housing supply is at its…

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Why Young Families Are Choosing (And Loving) Apartment Living

Why Young Families Are Choosing Smaller Homes In Sydney’s East

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The conversations I’ve been having with young parents lately are suggesting an emerging trend when it comes to buying in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. Increasingly, parents with young children are opting for apartment living over freestanding or semi-detached houses. What’s surprising about this trend is that their reasons aren’t always about cost. For many of these families, it’s a question of flexibility, quality and, above all,…

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