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What’s been happening in Brighton at the Top End since Christmas

What’s been happening in Brighton at the Top End since Christmas
Ian Jackson, sales director of JP Dixon, is a man we can relate to: single malts, fly-fishing and a Brighton lover. Geez, I can’t believe I just wrote this – we’ve lost half our audience already. Seriously, Ian is a man I have enjoyed doing deals with. He does stick to his [...]
Buys and Sells Continue at this level

Buys and Sells Continue at this level

Three significant quiet and non-auction buys this week. It is believed that JP Dixon recently sold a home in middle Brighton for around $10 million and Kay and Burton sold 49 South Road, believed to be in excess of $4 million. A very quiet off-market was put away in Camberwell in [...]
More homes to buy are being listed by agents on and off market – will the buyer demand be there to match?

More homes to buy are being listed by agents on and off market – will the buyer demand be there to match?

There is definitely more housing stock coming onto the off-market part of the market; however: 1. it’s not across all geographical markets and dollar market levels; and 2. it’s not necessarily the home you must buy; ie the price and quality is mixed. Specific off-market properties that we have heard about, driven by, or looked [...]
Dealing with Agents and Auctions

Dealing with Agents and Auctions

What are you going to do this weekend on a pass in or a vendor’s bid? In 2009 the rules & strategies have changed. Don’t miss out, don’t pay too much. Many buyers turn up to an auction with little planning having been done, other than “I think I will bid up to …” or [...]
A Week of Reflection and Action for Buyers and Sellers

A Week of Reflection and Action for Buyers and Sellers

At 5pm Saturday, the Auction Clearance Rate of James Attended Auctions was 38%. Nothing new here; but the market does have a slight sense of upbeatedness (if there is such a word), as a number of long-running deals and expressions of interest were concluded during the week. 4 Deepdene Place Balwyn – good [...]
What are you going to do at AUCTION on a PASS IN or VENDOR BID?

What are you going to do at AUCTION on a PASS IN or VENDOR BID?

Many buyers turn up to an auction with little planning having been done, other than “I think I will bid up to …” or plan B “I will see what others do”. If you want to spend all your money in this market that, as a general rule, has shifted downwards between 5 and 20% in [...]
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 [...]

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