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How does strata management work?
Buying your first strata-governed property? If you're in NSW, then you're definitely not alone - the Strata Community Association estimates that strata accounts for over 50 per cent of all residential sales and leases in Sydney. There are currently more than 270...
Tue August 29, 2017
Buying | Developers
5 questions to help you find the perfect real estate agent
When you're ready to sell your home, you want an agent who'll get you a great sale. There are plenty of real estate agents and agencies out there, all promising to get you an excellent sale, but before picking one, make sure you find out the answers to the following...
Wed August 23, 2017
50 years of Laing+Simmons: Nick Efrossynis looks back
Nick Efrossynis started from humble beginnings, growing up on a dairy farm in Central Queensland, far removed from the urban life of Sydney. He began his real estate career in 1974. Since then, he's gone from strength to strength, opening his first franchise before...
Tue August 15, 2017
Market News
How are sales agents using social media to help clients?
Social media is a fantastic tool businesses can use to interact with their customers on a more personal level, and the real estate industry is no exception. Agencies and individual agents are increasingly turning to platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to share...
Thu August 10, 2017
Buying | Selling | Investors
Embracing generation rent
Have you been noticing the slow shift into becoming a generation of renters?We're are also continuing the trend of noncommittal relationships and opting out of purchasing houses too. According to a report released by National Shelter and CHOICE, 31 per cent of...
Wed August 02, 2017
What does your front entrance say about you?
Do you think you have to have your home decorated to perfection? In the lounge, the gallery wall is situated just right and the throw pillows match the curtains. In the kitchen you have every detail down to the flower arrangement looking like it belongs in a magazine...
Wed August 02, 2017
How is the NSW government helping out first home buyers?
As of July 1 2017, a package of measures have been introduced in NSW to help first home buyers enter the property market. We talked about what some of these could be back in March, in the wake of similar policies that were implemented by the Victorian state government. With...
Wed August 02, 2017
Buying | Market News
How has the Australian property landscape changed?
The results of the 2016 Census reveal that home ownership in Australia has changed in the last five years. While certain trends have remained steady, the way we are living is definitely shifting.So, what exactly has the Census data revealed? 

Home ownership in...
Mon July 31, 2017
Market News
4 tips for sticking to a renovation budget
There are countless reasons to renovate a property. Maybe you want to alter the decor or layout of your home to better suit your needs, or perhaps spending a bit will allow you to demand a higher price when you decide to sell the property. Regardless of the reason, it's...
Mon July 31, 2017
Selling | Lifestyle
Obligations for renters and landlords when ending a tenancy
Eventually, all good things must come to an end, and that includes tenancies. While having a great, stable relationship between a renter and a landlord is ideal for everybody involved, there will always be situations where one party needs to move on. For renters, this could...
Wed July 26, 2017
Investors | Developers
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