The Weekly

Taking Stock..!

So…Interest rates. The elephant in the room for recent months. Despite this week’s interest rate rise – 0.25% increase off the all-time low of 0.10% in November 2020, this is the first increase in well over a decade.It feels like a shock for buyers who’ve never seen this before, but rates are still very low…

Song and Dance in Avalon…

Fabulous turnout at the Avalon ANZAC Day services. And the fine drizzle finally ceased as ‘Hallelujah’ was sung, a moving moment. Well done Avalon!One consequence of the strength of the property market over the past 2 years, and of the reopening of borders, with more people turning up from overseas, and expats returning (the increasingly…

Lest We Forget…

Wasn’t the Easter Sunny break fab! Such a relief after all the relentless rain.But let’s go straight to property! We all know that the press do like a story…and for 2 years, that story has largely been the unrelenting rally in prices. That tone changed a couple of months ago in December, when the market…

Talk Fests in Avalon…

So how has your first week of the end of daylight savings gone? Are you loving the early mornings? Or sad to see the end of those long evenings…?It is lovely to have a bit of sunshine peeping through between downfalls!Property prices. Well, I think we flagged our expectations previously. The frenzy is cooling, prices…

SMH Confirms Northern Beaches Is Best!

As if we didn’t already know…but interesting to see that Domain mag – in last weekend’s SMH – ran a ‘special’ on the Northern Beaches.Whilst we already know how fabulous it is the live here…now, thanks to Domain’s Chief of Research and Economics, everyone else does too!The report announces that “buyers have had their sights…

Rain Rain Go Away…

Well, that little respite from the rain was a relief. Although the forecasts indicate that it’s not all over yet, so don’t put your raincoats and boots away just yet. And make sure to check that you are insured against floods. Flood mitigation is an issue that we will continue to monitor.There’s still some uncertainty…

Laneway Life…

As we hurtle towards Christmas, there are still a few listings in Santa’s bag!Stats show that the market has continued to run hard and fast right through to the end of November. And we’re still going strong, albeit at a slightly more relaxed pace. Interestingly, as things ease up for Christmas, a new buyer group…

Christmas Treats…!

Well here we are; just 6 weeks ’til Christmas!Over the next two weeks we will be releasing our last listings before the Christmas break. And all of them are special! In fact, I am surprised to be able to offer such wonderful properties so close to the end of the selling season. So, if you…