August 10, 2016

Selling in the colder months

We are now in the last month of winter and it has been one of the strongest winter markets that we have seen in years. A shortage of properties for sale and pent-up demand from buyers has resulted in homes selling for excellent prices and in some cases, well above expectations. Across the inner west, […]

April 5, 2016

Negative Gearing in the news

Negative gearing has emerged as a hot topic of discussion in the lead up to the federal election. It is a contentious issue with both sides of politic announcing plans to alter the rules around it should they win at the polls. The Labor government has proposed abolishing negative gearing on homes bought after July […]

March 21, 2016

This Months Market Report

Urbane has enjoyed a strong start to the year with seven out of nine properties selling at auction and achieving prices that were in our expected ranges, though down on last year’s prices. One of our notable sales last month was a four-bedroom house at 217 Denison St, Newtown. The two-storey terrace on 253sq m […]

February 9, 2016

Preparing your home to sell

We believe that preparing your home to sell is an extremely part of the selling process,   that’s why we have an interior stylist in-house,  helping our vendors stage and prepare there home before we go to market.  This month she shares some of her tips…   First impressions do matter!   A welcoming touch to an entry […]

January 11, 2016

2015 Market Wrap up

Growth conditions across the national housing market for 2015 can best be described as diverse. At the end of 2015 we have seen the total value of Australian residential property reach an estimated $6.3 trillion, up from $5.7 trillion a year earlier, easily making residential property the nation’s single largest asset class. Approximately $283 billion […]