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MARKET UPDATE January 2017

January 1, 2017

The sales figures for 2016 are fascinating, even DRAMATIC. Despite what anyone says or thinks about the local real estate market, I expect to see big things in 2017. The basics are still quite good. (Affordability, interest rates, unemployement still relatively low, housing supply). There is a definite trend of reduced volumes of sales, quite dramatically however, so this is not a time for sellers...

New Year- New wave of buyers

January 1, 2017

Traditionally, New Year always means a fresh new impetus in the local property market. Buyers and sellers alike set goals to move on, interstate transfers happen and people want to get the kids settled for the new school year. Homes present well with the summer weather and generally people are more active. I am particularly interested in recent years with the New Year, as I...

MARKET UPDATE November 2016

November 1, 2016

The first quarter of 2016/2017 has seen sales start to move in various market segments, and an interesting picture unfolds. Applecross saw 36 sales (Up 15% from 31 on the year earlier same period) which averaged 193 days to sell (Median 89 days). That tells me a lot of the old or stale stock sold during the first quarter of the new financial year, is...

Ten Important Questions for Sellers

October 3, 2016

Please find below ten of the most important questions that should be considered when selling your home. Before you select an agent, it may be a good idea to have an agenda to help provide the meeting with structure and determine the most suitable agent for you. After all if you don’t have the best agent representing you, you can’t expect the best results. 1)...