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This week, we have focused on townhouses, as most buyers consider both simultaneously  – at least at the beginning of their search. Making a decision to move to an apartment or a townhouse? Are you asking the right questions? By John Hazen After living in a house on a suburban block for most of their lives [...]
2014 is going out with a bang!

2014 is going out with a bang!

At 6.00 pm on Saturday, on a day where there were around 150 $1m+ scheduled auctions across Inner East and Bayside, the James Clearance Rate was 71% on the 38 auctions we covered. The Weekly Review Bidderman, our bidders per auction measurement was at 2.2.  After a slight breather last week, it looks like the year [...]
The Top End of Town – November 2014

The Top End of Town – November 2014

Week Ending November 22 The Very Top End of Town in 2014 Strong, very strong. In fact ultra strong finish to the year and so much is happening behind the scenes – off market. To date this year we have bought more off markets than in any other year EVER. In the last month we have purchased 13 [...]
Inner and Northern Weekly

Inner and Northern Weekly

  Inner City 417 Canning Street Carlton North sold today with 2 bidders for not much under $3,000,000 in a fairly solid market statement on the value of a major land proposition. As we mentioned last week, there are currently 2 other similar propositions (albeit with their own unique characteristics) at 918 and 973 Drummond Street which [...]
Inner City and Northern Weekly

Inner City and Northern Weekly

Fitzroy has three unusually large major renovation propositions on the market right now in 918 Drummond Street http://www.james.net.au/rating/918-Drummond-Street-CARLTON_NORTH (Nicholas West, Nelson Alexander) and 973 Drummond Street http://www.james.net.au/rating/973-Drummond-Street-CARLTON_NORTH (Alan Cove, Biggin & Scott) and 417 Canning Street, Carlton North http://www.james.net.au/rating/417-Canning-Street-CARLTON_NORTH (Nelson Alexander, Peter Stephens) All three have big blocks and a lot of space to use, but probably require [...]
Walking The Walk

Walking The Walk

So the talk is over, now its time to walk to the walk. For 20 minutes a week over the last 7 weeks of this series you have been given the keys to a happy homebuying life. You have been given a million dollar gift as promised. Question is; will you take that gift, open the door and [...]
Negotiation at the Pointy End

Negotiation at the Pointy End

The Age. Weekly Review, James Buyer Advocates Young Homebuyer is an 8 part series designed to take young homebuyers through the entire homebuying process from the inside. This week is the second last. The Pointy End. The Money Part. The Negotiation. Are you a good Negotiator? Why not take the Harvey Norman test? Before you take on the $800,000 negotiation [...]
Practical Valuing

Practical Valuing

This week we have gone practical in the quest for a million dollar good home buying decision. This is a supplementary article to Article 5 on values in The Age, Weekly Review, James Buyer Advocates eight article series – Young Homebuyers Guide. How do we put a number to our value opinion? In today’s modern society we [...]
Valuing a Home

Valuing a Home

The Age. Weekly Review, James Buyer Advocates Young Homebuyer series is designed to take homebuyers through the entire homebuying process from the inside. Today in our young buyer series we are talking about VALUES and how understanding the true nature of value will put a fair chunk of that promised $1,000,000 into your back pocket. Apartment: In 2000 [...]
The Hunt Begins

The Hunt Begins

The Age. Weekly Review, James Buyer Advocates Young Homebuyer series is designed to take homebuyers through the entire homebuying process from the inside. The article series has become the biggest read online series of its type. It has been been published throughout Australia and internationally. It continues on from James Home Ratings – an industry standard in [...]
Is the Top End easing a smidgen?

Is the Top End easing a smidgen?

Week Ending Saturday, September 13: Market Summary The Market is splitting as it normally does when adjusting to the Spring Influx of properties. This week the market has sent buyers and sellers two very clear messages. If you’ve got a well priced, ready to move in home with some WOW in the $1m to $5m  range, then you have [...]
The Market is splitting as it normally does with the Spring Influx.

The Market is splitting as it normally does with the Spring Influx.

At 6.00 pm on  Saturday, the James Clearance Rate for Melbourne’s $M+ property was 65% on the 37 auctions we covered. The Weekly Review Bidderman, our bidders per auction measurement continued its impressive run at 2.4. Today we did cover a lot of $3M+ homes that needed some work  – and a lower clearance rate [...]
Young Homebuyers. Futureproof your plan and get $M

Young Homebuyers. Futureproof your plan and get $M

The Age. Weekly Review, James Buyer Advocates Young Homebuyer series is designed to take homebuyers through the entire homebuying process from the inside. The article series has become the biggest read online series of its type. It has been been published throughout Australia and internationally. It continues on from James Home Ratings – an industry standard in [...]
Glen Iris gain a $million – Southbank lose a $million – Simply your decision

Glen Iris gain a $million – Southbank lose a $million – Simply your decision

Over the next two months in James Masterclass (www.james.net.au), in association with THE AGE Domain and The Weekly Review, you will see as a young person how you can make decisions that will put a million dollars into your pocket by doing nothing other than simply making a decision. A good one that is. Recap Week One. 3 [...]
Bidderman continues its stellar run leading into the Finals

Bidderman continues its stellar run leading into the Finals

At 6.00 pm on  Saturday, the James Clearance Rate for Melbourne’s $M+ property was 76% on the 37 auctions we covered. The Weekly Review Bidderman, our bidders per auction measurement continued its impressive run at 2.6. Overall Summary of Melbourne’s Million Dollar Plus Auctions: Ducks ($M+ auctions with no bidders) 13% Lone Rangers ($M+ auctions with one bidder) [...]

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