Posts Tagged ‘morton real estate’

Here’s the deal

There are some numbers I think are important for people to know when digesting the big headlines about big prices we are seeing with regularity right now. They’re numbers that are growing, but not in the way you might expect. So, here’s the deal. I’m sure nobody would disagree with the idea that in Sydney we are a little bit obsessed with the property market. Auction clearance rates and property values are the subject of endless debate around dinner tables and on the sidelines of Saturday sport. But here’s the interesting thing: Talk doesn’t automatically translate into action. I saw some numbers recently that revealed the average... View article »
Posted in Ewan's Blog on 17th February, 2021

The boom bandwagon

I’m usually loathe to jump on the bandwagon of reports about booming markets and unprecedented demand, but right now it’s hard to ignore, so here’s my take on it. Firstly, let me say that I do appreciate the confidence that comes from positive press.  The impact of positivity on property prices is as powerful as this sentence is problematic to read out loud!  The fear of missing out is very real and across all our offices we are already seeing increased activity across the market in 2021. However, I always challenge our team to consider if the burst of activity is sustainable. ... View article »
Posted in Ewan's Blog on 10th February, 2021

Here we go…..again

While it’s hard not to be a little sceptical I do remain ever hopeful that announcements will become actions in terms of the news out of the NSW Budget this week on proposed reforms to Stamp Duty.  I’d like to think now is the time… It’s a big deal.  Stamp duty represents big money so the implications of any change will be significant which is actually the reason why I’m not yet prepared to dance with delight at the announcement. The thing is the devil is always in the detail and over all my years in real estate I’ve learnt that when... View article »
Posted in Ewan's Blog on 19th November, 2020