Lest we forget…
I hope you all had a great week and picked a winner at the
Melbourne Cup! We had a huge win for our vendors last Saturday as three of our
properties sold at auction. 6 Eather Avenue North Rocks sold for $1.546m, 4
Graham Avenue Eastwood sold for $1.265m and 42 Downes Street North Epping sold
for $1.175m. Our vendors and buyers are all happy. If you are thinking of
selling your biggest asset or looking for the right home, our winning team has
a great track record when it comes to property!
This Saturday, we have four fabulous homes being auctioned.
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The OLHC Twilight Markets is finally here! So why not come
and see us tonight. We have a stall set up with some goodies to give away and
prizes for you and the children so please come along and get involved. It will
be a fun family night out with lots of interesting treats and gifts for
Our Lady Help of Christian school is in Oxford St behind the
Catholic Church, just near Epping station. The markets raise money for OLHC to
help with the growing cost of student needs and equipment, so you will be
supporting a good cause. As the major sponsor again this year, I am proud to be
supporting such an amazing school.
Betty and team
It was always going to be a safe bet, and sure enough, the Reserve Bank of Australia pulled it off on Tuesday with another month of staying ‘mum’ on the official cash rate.
As horses gathered and punters took their chances, the bank’s Board elected to leave the cash rate at 1.50 per cent, as it has been for over two years.
Dwelling values continued to fall across Sydney, Melbourne and Perth in October, pushing national figures down over the month.
Corelogic’s hedonic home value index for October 2018 recorded a fall of 0.5 per cent in values nationally, taking the annual decline across the national index to 3.5 per cent, signaling the weakest market conditions since February 2012.
From time to time, we’ve all been in a room and thought that it could work better with this or that changed. Or we’ve walked into a friend’s house and been instantly impressed with the way it looks and feels.
So just what is it that makes a room ‘work’?
In case you were one of the many thousands of Australians who voted for their favourite entry in the 2018 National Architecture Awards People’s Choice category, you might be interested to know that the winning entry was Cabbage Tree House by Peter Stutchbury Architecture (NSW). Image: Michael Nicholson
Industry bodies have this week ramped up demands for a more holistic approach to negative gearing and capital gains tax on property.
The Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA), Master Builders Association (MBA) and the Housing Industry Association (HIA) are asking government bodies to have a clear understanding of the economic impacts of changes to current arrangements for property taxes...
Years ago, we wrote about an amazing underwater hotel planned for the Maldives. As with so many buildings that demand ingenuity and skill to construct, it has taken a while, but is finally opened to the public, as part of the Conrad Maldives Rangali resort.
The two-storey construction was built (on land) in Singapore then transported to the Maldives by ship. Once lowered into the water, it was secured into place with concrete pylons to prevent shifting in rough waves or at high tide.