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March 29, 2018

What’s this home’s secret sustainability weapon?

It’s stylish and contemporary, but beneath the surface of this Camperdown residence are features which really make it a stand-out, and provide a glimpse into the future of sustainable living. One set to raise eyebrows among home hunters is tucked away where its new owner will rarely venture. Hidden down the side of the property […]

March 22, 2018

Location, location, liveability

forward thinking could add thousands to your property’s value A new L-word has popped up alongside the real estate mantra of ‘location, location, location’ – and it’s shaping up to be a game-changer. Liveability is the latest property term on everyone’s lips, and relates to a home’s running costs, comfort and sustainability. Progressive real estate […]

March 7, 2018

Urban Innovators: How to Find a Real Estate Agent with an Edge

It’s one of the most important job interviews of your life – and this time, you’re in the power seat. If you’re planning to sell a property, make time to sit down with at least three potential real estate agents and ask some hard-hitting questions. When your home is your biggest asset, a successful sale […]

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.

June 2, 2017

‘Passive Design’ – What’s all the fuss about?

Lately, ‘passive design’ has become a buzzword in renovation chats around Sydney.  Simply put, it’s designing a building by taking advantage of the site and local climate conditions to naturally maintain a comfortable temperature-range throughout the year by making best use of sunlight, shade and natural ventilation. This reduces the need for heating/air-conditioning, and helps […]

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, […]

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 […]