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September 11, 2019

A Weekend in… Stanmore

Driving along Parramatta Road, you could easily blink and miss Stanmore – a pint-sized suburb 6km from the CBD. But turn off the main drag and you’ll discover what this inner-west neighborhood is really about. From its streets lined with Victorian terraces and century-old trees, to the manicured village green, Stanmore has retained much of […]

September 4, 2019

Get your outdoor lighting right and save our local wildlife

Do you ever look up and think there were more stars in the sky when you were a kid? Well that’s because light pollution – the brightening of the night sky by artificial light – is washing out the dark. Late last year, the inner west council signed a contract to systematically replace streetlights in […]

August 23, 2019

Inner West’s Most Eclectic Streets

Where are the best and most interesting streets in the inner west? Well, that comes down to personal choice, but here’s a selection that we think gives a good flavour of our neighbourhood. Because we think real estate is about more than a house – it’s about community, and finding your niche.

July 31, 2019

Winter Market Report

With winter in full swing, it’s a great time to consider listing your property. While the inner west has felt the slowdown over the past year, media reports of plummeting house prices have certainly not lived up to the doomsday scenario; in fact some of our suburbs have continued to thrive – St Peters (+5.1 […]

July 25, 2019

Can I chop down that tree?

Here in the inner west, we love our trees. Until they’re blocking your view, cutting out your light or preventing you from extending your house, that is. So, is cutting them down always a no-no?  There may not be much in the way of water views around here, but there are still legitimate reasons why […]

July 10, 2019

A Weekend in… Tempe

Inner-westies are flocking to Tempe – and not just to stock up on flat-packed Swedish furniture. As the search for affordability marches ever southward, Tempe is blipping the radar of savvy buyers. Just 9km from the city, the upcoming hotspot is moments from the culture and buzz of the inner west, while to the south […]

June 11, 2019

A Weekend in… Erskineville

From Erskineville Road to King Street and the web of narrow laneways, the neighbourhood affectionately known as Erko has maintained a friendly village vibe despite its steady evolution. Once a hub for brick makers, tanners and market gardeners, Erskineville has been reinvented by creatives and white-collar professionals. The streetscapes have also undergone a dramatic change […]

June 7, 2019

How To Win At An Auction

Always part of the crowd but never the winning bidder? Here are 5 auction tips from Charles Bailey to help you secure your slice of Sydney. When you have your heart set on a property, you’re buying not just a home but a lifestyle that will champion your dreams and ambitions. So no wonder auctions […]

May 29, 2019

Positive Signs For The Inner West Market

Join Charles Bailey for his weekly wrap up, as he discusses what’s happening in the Inner West market since the election result with many believing and gearing up for a Labour government.