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July 4, 2019

Can I build a granny flat in my back yard?

Did you know that ‘granny flat’ is one of the top 10 real estate search terms on Google? Yes, you are not alone. More and more people are looking into the possibility of putting up a second dwelling, for all sorts of reasons. Here in the inner west, it is one example of how people […]

June 18, 2019

Look on the bright side (which way is that again?)

Questions you should ask about the orientation of your potential new home ‘North-facing’ is a well-worn description in real estate, but not all north facing claims are made equal. Here are some questions to ask that can have a real impact on a home’s liveability – and value.   1. What part of the house […]

May 15, 2019

Sally’s Pink House

Have you ever fallen in love with a house in your neighbourhood and vowed that one day it would be yours? Sally shares with us the story of how Charles Bailey helped her and her husband find their perfect dream house. At the end of the day, real estate is about people, not just about […]

May 10, 2019

Have we hit the bottom of the property cycle?

Join Charles Bailey for his weekly wrap up, as he discusses where we are in terms of the property cycle and analyse the critical factors that determine if we have hit the bottom of the market. He also takes a closer look at the three key areas that impact house prices.

May 9, 2019

Why winter is actually a great time to sell your home

The real estate business is full of superstitions, and one of them is that the winter months aren’t a great time to sell. The cooler weather plays a big part in this, with the belief that as the nights draw in, people are keen to bunker down rather than get out there looking for a […]

May 8, 2019

Innovation Series: Matterport

Join George Nikos for episode 40 in our Innovation Series, as he shows you Matterport – a 360º Virtual Tour. Another one of our innovative tools that we’re using not just for sales but also for rental properties. Just another reason why we stand out from the crowd.

May 1, 2019

Autumn Market Report

As autumn sets in and winter is on its way, it’s as good a time as any to consider listing your property. Despite media reports of plummeting house prices, buyers are still as keen as ever to get their foot in the door and they’re now more prepared than they were six months ago. While […]

April 26, 2019

How to Speed Up Your DA

For the lucky few, dealing with council can be a straightforward process; for others it can become a painful, lengthy and costly experience. But it needn’t be that way! So you’ve bought your new house and all it needs is a few little changes to turn it into your dream home? That’s when those two […]

March 15, 2019

Innovation Series: Building Inspections

Join George Nikos for episode 38 in our Innovation Series, as he talks about a few tools that we feature on our website that are very handy for people who are looking to purchase. In particular our easy to purchase building inspection reports for our properties.