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Stand Out in the Spring Selling Market

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The spring selling market has a reputation for being the most active period for the property market. But with so many properties making their market debut during this season how can you stand out from the crowd? First impressions matter A welcoming entrance is a must! The small things add up which is why you should make sure to have an eye catching exterior. Sweep…

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Company Title: What do you need to know?

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So you’ve heard of strata title, but do you know what company title is? Despite being far less common these days, company title is still present in the eastern suburbs, especially in older apartment buildings in Coogee, Maroubra, Elizabeth Bay and Randwick. Understanding property law is a complex process, but don’t let it deter you from entering the market. A concern that commonly arises is…

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What To Look For In A Good Real Estate Agent

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Sydney’s real estate industry has plenty of agents to choose from when you’re selling a home. But naturally, there’s a lot of variety in the style and approach of different agents. So what should you be looking for to find the right professional for your needs? Some vendors are tempted to choose a real estate agent based on the highest quoted sale price or the…

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Why Selling In Winter Works

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Plenty of buyers wait until spring to sell their property, but there are good reasons to start early and sell over the winter months. Here are some of the biggest advantages of winter sales and ways to make sure your property has winter appeal. Winter sales face less competition (but still find buyers) Because so many sellers limit themselves to the idea of selling in…

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How To Sell Your Home In Any Market

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Everyone wants to choose the “right time” to sell, but there are a lot of factors which can influence the decision to sell a home. Changes in personal or family situations, a need to upsize or downsize, or the purchase of your dream home might all mean that you are selling at a time you weren’t really expecting. Clients often come to me when they…

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The Ultimate Value-Add Luxury Upgrades

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The best luxury investments are more structural in nature – the ones that capitalize on that great view of the beach or the city, leave an impression on dinner guests, or complement your home’s unique architecture or history. So you have some hard-earned money to invest in your property? It’s tempting to splash out on all the latest technological gadgets that you can, and while…

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How To Make The Right Move To A Smaller Place In Sydney’s East

Downsizing? How To Make The Right Move To A Smaller Place In Sydney’s East

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Even though I’ve seen my share of market changes in 30 years working in Sydney’s eastern suburbs, I’m still convinced that today’s downsizers are in a genuinely unique position. The fact is that they hold all the cards in one of the most desirable real estate markets in the country. But not every downsizer I meet knows how to make the most of their situation….

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Checklist For Downsizers

Checklist For Downsizers: How To Prepare The Family Home For Sale

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In my years working as an agent, I’ve met a great many sellers who’ve been completely overwhelmed at the prospect of downsizing. I definitely sympathise. After living in a home for decades, sorting through an entire family’s worth of possessions and preparing a place for sale can be a mammoth task. But I’ve also seen downsizers who’ve managed this process in clever ways. Here are…

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Why Are Auctions So Popular In Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs?

Why Are Auctions So Popular In Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs?

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Sydney’s eastern suburbs are now being referred to as the ‘epicentre’ of Australia’s housing market. But if demand is so reliable, why are sellers so unwilling to set a price and sell through private treaty? Frustrating as it can be for buyers, the fact is there’s too much temptation leading sellers to auction in these markets. The key to Sydney’s auction game: Our housing stock…

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