February 26, 2018

Real Estate Trends to Watch in 2018

The future of house hunting has landed –at least it has in the real estate mecca of Sydney’s inner-west. Our progressive patch is shaping up to be the litmus test for new technologies and fresh mindsets set to revolutionise real estate. Here’s our scoop on the top four trends to watch. VIRTUAL REALITY Virtual tours […]

February 21, 2018

Urbane Innovation Series – Ep 12: Dynamic Floor Plans

Catch up with George Nikkos for episode 12 in the Urbane Innovation Series, as he uncovers the latest release of the dynamic floor plan application.

May 4, 2017

Eco-friendly renovation tips

When you hear the words “eco-friendly home”, you might think of a modern, architecturally-designed property out in the bush, with high-tech features like solar panels and a green roof. However, making our homes environmentally sustainable does not have to be complicated, expensive, or have an unusual design. Every property has the potential to become eco-friendly, […]

February 24, 2017

Reflecting on 2016 & our thoughts on the year ahead

2016 turned out to be solid year for residential real estate in the Inner West and Sydney as a whole. A combination of low interest rates, a shortage of homes, and strong buyer demand continued to add fuel to an already heated market. Affordability, or rather, its lack of, was the topic on everyone’s lips. […]

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 […]