Insight

  • CASE STUDY – KITCHEN ISLAND BENCHES
    More and more I receive feedback from buyers preferring more bench space and storage in kitchens.  The floorplan shows an example of a 1-bed apartment 64 sqm internally including balcony, finished with a kitchenette/galley kitchen with no island bench. The-Henry-4.03-8.03Download Lumina-605Download Lumina-807Download The photos show a custom made eat-in kitchen island bench with storage and table, plus a custom made study nook installed next to the kitchen. Cost approx $6000. Also included are photos of some more custom made kitchen island benches from $3500.  This apartment rents for $430 per week in Penrith and is worth approx $480,000. Does the...
  • What To See This Weekend: 1001/15 Young Street Sydney
    Striking and splendid, this unparalleled Sydney bolthole comprises two of the best positioned, three-bedroom apartments of the Loftus Lane development combined as one.CLICK HERE to read the full article on Domain. What-To-See-This-Weekend_November-13Download
  • Western Sydney’s best mansion has a glass-walled boat shed
    A palatial Luddenham mansion with six bedrooms, a home cinema, tennis court and a 16m glass-walled boat shed despite being nowhere near the water is set to break local records. Regarded as one of the best homes in western Sydney, the 5900sqm property also has a swimming pool, four bathrooms, six outdoor entertaining spaces and a triple garage. The spectacular mansion is located at 5 Portrush Cres inside the exclusive Twin Creeks Estate and took nearly three years to be built. CLICK HERE to read the full article in The Daily Telegraph.
  • Diversifying Sydney
    3x of our top agents speak with realestate.com.au about how the city landscape has changed.
  • Culture Kings • Elite Agent
    Creating a positive work enviroment aids employee engagement, performance and staff retention. Morton Joint Managing Director Ewan Morton talks about the ingredients he recommends for creating the perfect mix. This isn’t an article about stress balls, workplace yoga and office zen zones that miraculously transform your business into a place where every employee is eternally happy and shares a united positive energy. 1 LEAD BY EXAMPLE 2 RECOGNISE INDIVIDUAL IMPACT 3 PUT PEOPLE BEFORE PROFIT 4 ACKNOWLEDGE WORK IS LIFE 5 LISTEN 6 TELL IT LIKE IT IS 7 OWN IT 8 INVEST IN YOUR PEOPLE 9 HEALTHY IS HAPPY 10 EVERYBODY’S RESPONSIBILITY  CLICK HERE to read the full article on Elite Agent.
  • What due diligence for apartments should include
    “It’s brought to light a lot of small-time, dodgy developers that have been cutting corners. They shouldn’t be able to get away with what they have in the past. It’s putting a focus on that side of the industry,” he says. So what can buyers do to ensure the apartment they buy is in a well-built and maintained building?  CLICK HERE to read the full article on realestate.com.au 
  • Sydney apartment has lush treetop views over Hyde Park
    Inner-city living in Sydney has never looked quite as good as it does in this chic apartment. Think modern furnishings, natural light, treetop views and so much more. How’s this lifestyle sound: You’ve just woken up to lush treetop views, streaming natural light pouring through your windows and perhaps birdsong outside. There’s no way you can rush through this experience to get ready for your daily commute to work, and thank heavens you don’t have to as you’re literally minutes from the office. CLICK HERE to read the full article on realestate.com.au 
  • Bumper prediction • Big Sydney auction results warm the future winter market
    While hopes were high for many buyers, auction numbers still remained low over the weekend in Sydney as the weather turned cold and bleak. There were 471 scheduled auctions compared with this weekend last year, when 598 auctions were held. The number of auctions was low, but the preliminary clearance rate of 71% was one of the best results for the year. Domain economist Trent Wiltshire said it was a sign the market was beginning to improve, with the clearance rate at its highest point in more than a year. Other auctioneers were similarly reporting above-reserve sales. One of these...
  • Ranking #6 is a Sydney sports lover’s pad!
    If you’re looking to live near the SCG, Moore Park Golf Course, Centennial Park and Randwick Racecourse, then this penthouse-style apartment in Surry Hills cannot be beaten.  The home features a stunning outdoor terrace that takes in views across the city, plus a heated pool, gym, concierge and glorious modern interiors. CLICK HERE to read the full article on realestate.com.au
  • Historic Millers Point home part of Wentworth Terrace group up for sale
    Built on the site of an 1820s convict cottage, this superbly renovated and historic terrace has one of the quaintest bathrooms in all of Sydney. CLICK HERE to read the full article on news.com.au