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In our comments we feel it is important to respect privacy hence some of our vagueness.

In our comments we feel it is important to respect privacy hence some of our vagueness.
In the last week we were aware of a quiet sale in the Grace Park estate. The quote was $7m plus we believe the final result was in excess of that. This property was a rare find and we rated it 914/1000. Some more added off market’s added this [...]
AUCTIONS WE ATTENDED THIS WEEKEND

AUCTIONS WE ATTENDED THIS WEEKEND

15 St Johns Avenue, Camberwell. This is a very impressive,newly built period style home with no expense spared on inclusions. Auctioneer Jeremy Desmier from Fletchers in Canterbury conducted a very good auction, squeezing every last penny out of the four participating bidders. Bidding opened with a vendor bid [...]
Market continuing to stabilise at all price levels.

Market continuing to stabilise at all price levels.

15 St Johns Avenue, Camberwell. This is a very impressive,newly built period style home with no expense spared on inclusions. Auctioneer Jeremy Desmier from Fletchers in Canterbury conducted a very good auction, squeezing every last penny out of the four participating bidders. Bidding opened with a vendor bid [...]
OFF MARKET – QUIET SALES

OFF MARKET – QUIET SALES

OFF MARKET – QUIET SALES – In our comments we feel it important to respect privacy hence some of our vagueness. Current Off Markets and Quiet Sales that we feel are genuinely for sale over $1m Booroondara – 8 Stonnington – 4 Bayside – 5 Port Phillip – 2 Glen Eira – 1 Other Councils – 3 In the [...]
Renovations not always a clear winner.

Renovations not always a clear winner.

Over recent weeks we have observed that the residential property market has softened. Whilst many properties are passed in, the really good ones seem to fly and continue to sell beyond the reserve price. On the weekend 18 Alexandra Avenue Canterbury was auctioned. It ticked all the boxes – good land size (around 8500 sq. feet), [...]
Not a lot to report at the higher end this week as we had a fair run on good 2, 3, 5 million dollar homes before Easter.

Not a lot to report at the higher end this week as we had a fair run on good 2, 3, 5 million dollar homes before Easter.

One property that I enjoyed visiting last week was 29 Swinton Ave Kew. It had a magnificent entry and lounge room and some lovely art deco period features. However the home did not flow incredibly well and upstairs the bedrooms while quaint didn’t work well. Our [...]
What is driving the market?

What is driving the market?

Market News To say the market is experiencing incredibly growth in capital values is an understatement. Last year we reported values increasing by as much as 30% despite what the stats people were saying and there are ever greater increases this year. These large increases as per most of the rest [...]
Market News March 2006

Market News March 2006

Overall the market for good quality family homes is currently in a spike – this spike is similar to the “good quality home” spike just after the last federal election. By spike we mean sale or purchase results well above the existing upward trend line. Balance this with our opinion that the outer [...]

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