Blog - Sydney Property Market

How to make the most out of the Sydney spring property market

I look forward to spring every year for some obvious and some not-so-obvious reasons. The warmer days, longer evenings, budburst and blossoms seem to get everybody in a good mood. And then there is the increased activity in the spring property market as we gear up for the annual “selling season”. This will be my […]

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Is The Sydney Property Market Slowing? 5 Signs To Look For…

How long have hopeful buyers been looking for signs of the Sydney property market slowing? Well, try not to get too excited, for what you are about to read is something you may have given up hope of: the Sydney property market has probably reached its peak. Why do I think this? Well, there are […]

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Current property market conditions – A glimmer of hope in the current spring stock-starved market

Let’s face it, the spring property market this year in Sydney is shaping up to be a bit of a Malcolm Turnbull (in other words, a fizzer). It’s been well publicized that the level of new listings is lower than in previous years. I have seen buyers knee-jerking in their response to this by paying […]

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Here is why you need to be careful buying property in September

Sydney property buyers beware of September! Let’s face it, it’s been pretty difficult for property buyers in Sydney over the past few years and the beginning of spring is the trickiest time of all! You see, September brings the perfect storm for real estate agents: when low winter stock levels and extreme FOMO collide. Buyers […]

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Why locals pay less for some properties

Here is a little story about buyers from Brisbane and buyers from Melbourne trying to secure property in Sydney’s heady real estate market. Just before Christmas one year we had a client come to us after finding a property they liked in Rozelle. These buyers had recently moved to Sydney from Brisbane and, although renting in […]

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Negative gearing changes – Do property investors really need to fear a Labor election win?

Negative gearing changes, capital gains tax, superannuation are all under attack! Or are they? There has been a lot of fear-mongering going on in the lead up to this July’s Federal election and it seemed until last week that property investors needn’t worry because the Libs were most likely to return to power. But with recent […]

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Things to consider when buying a house – How to make sure you don’t buy within cooee of a noisy pub

What things to consider when buying a house? Most people would automatically think that living near a pub would be a bad thing. But not all pubs are created equal and in some suburbs they are hard to avoid. Local suburban pubs and clubs can be enormous with multiple bars and restaurants for every taste. […]

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Property Tax Changes: Do you need to panic?

Investment property owners – here we go again! Investment property owners have been once again branded as fat cats and negative gearing is under threat. And what do buyers do?  Well most don’t act like cats, they act like sheep!  I find property buyers fascinating. Over the past three years, Sydney buyers have been frenzied […]

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