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Sydney’s real estate pressure points

The Tipping Point At first, we thought our predictions for 2018 had been overly cautious: the first quarter of 2018 started off promisingly, with auction clearance rates holding steady at around 60% and climbing to a peak of 67% in April 2018. Then, in July, the tipping point was reached and the clearance rate dipped, finally falling below 50% … Read the full post »

Life’s a Beach: 2018 Sydney property market

Going South It’s hard to believe that half of the year has almost passed and we’re now looking forward to Spring and longer, sunny days. It’s as good a time as any to take stock of the past six months. Needless to say – given what we do for a living – Sydney’s property market has been the centre of our social conversations and I have to … Read the full post »

Vanishing Point: 2017, the year that was

In Retrospective What a year! By any standard, 2017 was a dizzying ride for the Sydney real estate market, with events that took even seasoned veterans by surprise. Here’s what we saw. In early May, when Rosalie and I went overseas on a family holiday, we left a booming market. Our last auction was a cute little semi in … Read the full post »

Q2 2017: Reflections & Directions

Taking Stock Once again, we’ve clicked over into a new Financial Year. Predictably, this is the time when Sydney’s property market slows down while buyers defer decisions until after the tax bill has been delivered. In the twenty-five years since Rosalie and I … Read the full post »

Q1 2017: Market Wrap Up

First Quarter 2017 highlights the stark reality of Sydney’s soaring house prices

2016: A Year To Remember

2016 will soon be in the rearview mirror. Here’s our recap.

7 Rules for Investment Property

Considering an investment property? Here’s where to start.

It’s a Boom!

Demand for Sydney housing continues to rise as anxious buyers scramble for a foothold.

Busting the “size matters” myth

Rosalie and I shed some light on the choice between franchise and independent agent and the question of what really matters.

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