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  • Auction numbers on the rise

    AUCTION numbers are on the up for Australasia’s largest real estate agency heralding a return to normal for the real estate industry. Buyer confidence has remained steady over recent months resulting in some competitive auction results that prove that it’s …

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  • The changes we should not waste…

    Not sure we’ll see the wholesale change that some commentators are declaring can be the only result of experiencing this “unprecedented” event… In my experience (longer than I care to admit) people have short memories and revert to familiar routines …

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  • Rural farming oasis in ‘Dress Circle of Kilcoy’

    FORMER LNP Minister Di McCauley and husband Ian have listed their 204ha ‘Valinor Park’ property in South East Queensland’s Somerset Region. The Mount Kilcoy farm will go under the hammer at an online auction on Friday, June 19 after a five week …

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  • Toasty fires to keep warm by this winter

    There’s nothing quite like huddling by a fire and toasting marshmallows to warm up in the cooler months of the year. We’ve put together some of our favourite fireplaces and fire pits that might inspire you to build or buy …

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  • Clearance rates soar as auctions drive buyer confidence

    RAY White offices in New Zealand hammered home more strong auction results yesterday as a rising clearance rate indicated buyer confidence was well and truly back. Ray White Beach Haven, Verrans Corner and Glenfield, part of the Carpenter Group on …

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  • What is the Value of a Property Manager?

    For some it comes down to dollars and cents, for most it’s whether they like the actual property manager they are dealing with and some people think the quality of the routine inspection maketh the value. COVID-19 has presented an …

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  • Seven home offices we’d love to work from

    With working from home quickly becoming a new way of life for those of us who hadn’t even considered it before, we have pulled together a collection of houses currently on the market giving us a serious case of office …

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  • Market Report July 2018

    Market Update While the winter blues may be sending a chill through parts of the Sydney property market, the prestige section remains a sunny story. Take for example, a stunning and unique waterfront property our office is offering for the first time in 20 years in beautiful Elizabeth Bay. House-like … Read more

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  • Market Report March 2017

    Market Update Sydney property prices continue to surge upwards, with high auction clearance rates and strong demand fuelling the market. “The housing markets in Sydney and Melbourne continue to defy belief,” National Australia Bank chief economist Alan Oster told Fairfax media recently. Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority (APRA) chairman Wayne Byres … Read more

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  • Market Report February 2017

    Market Update The Sydney property market has continued its strong start to the year with February auction clearance rates hovering around a healthy 80 per cent. Leading economists, academics, consultants and money managers polled for a recent BusinessDay Scope economic survey mostly agreed that Australian property prices will continue to … Read more

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  • Market Report January 2017

    Market Update The Sydney property market has kicked off the New Year on a strong note, with the first round of auction results revealing a robust clearance rate of around 87 per cent. Many experts are predicting Sydney prices will continue to rise, but probably not at the rate we … Read more

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  • Market Report December 2016

    Market Update The Sydney property market maintained its strong momentum in the lead-up to Christmas, with both auction clearance rates and buyer numbers remaining high. Our office experienced a 100% auction clearance rate during the usually quieter month of December with the “silly season” turning serious for many keen buyers … Read more

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  • Market Report November 2016

    Market Update The Sydney property market is showing no signs of the usual late Spring slowdown as we head towards Christmas. Auction clearance rates have hovered around a healthy 80 per cent during November, well up on the same time last year. Buyer demand has been extremely strong in our … Read more

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  • Market Report October 2016

    Market Update The Sydney property market is certainly heating up with auction clearance rates approaching record levels. Auction clearance rates of 84.4% were recorded in late October, up from the previous week of 80% and worlds away from the comparatively dismal rate of 64.4% for the same weekend last year. … Read more

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  • Market Report September 2016

    Our Sydney’s Growing Pains With Sydney’s population set to soar in the near future, the question many are asking is whether we should expand by going up, out, or by taking a fresh look at development in our existing suburbs. The answer may be a combination of all three. Figures … Read more

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  • Market Report August 2016

    Our Area Tops Best Suburbs List We are not surprised our area has been voted as one of Sydney’s most liveable locations. We’ve always known we are in a great position and now confirmation has come in a recent Domain Liveable Sydney 2016 study. The study listed Elizabeth Bay in … Read more

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  • Market Report July 2016

    Record Returns for Sydney’s High-end Homes: Investors paying top dollar for luxury apartments and mansions in Sydney and Melbourne can rest easy – the latest research shows Australian high-end homes rate among the best in the world for investment returns. Prestige property prices in Sydney and Melbourne have risen at … Read more

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