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After the break normality sets back in

After the break normality sets back in

By | July 19th, 2013

. Robert is away on his annual holiday entertaining the beautiful people of Thailand. So as a guest writer I will give you a quick look at the local market over the holiday period. As the school holidays come to an end, we all now come back to our normal routines. Yes,...

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“Bollocks”, from an old builder!

“Bollocks”, from an old builder!

By | August 3rd, 2012

. You will be pleased to know that Robert will be back next week after his annual holiday in Asia, where no doubt he scoured the ‘real estate countryside’ for good stories. On the home front and Real Estate on the Lower North Shore, we have seen a definite pick-up in activity...

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Investors going back to bricks and mortar?

Investors going back to bricks and mortar?

By | August 5th, 2011

. Rob is still on holiday and we are one week away from The Great One’s return. Ah! It’s been so peaceful and there is not too much real estate news to talk about since Richard’s report last week, so this will be short and sweet! As I write, we are aware that the stock market has fallen around 4% this...

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas!

By | December 22nd, 2010

. To all of our wonderful subscribers, Wishing you a safe and prosperous festive season! Our office will be closed from December 24th until January 4th, but if you need to contact us, here are our details (please send a text as well as some of us will be overseas). Stephen Patrick: 0413...

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Match Report: Mosman V Burraneer Under 13A’s @ Balmoral Oval

Match Report: Mosman V Burraneer Under 13A’s @ Balmoral Oval

By | August 23rd, 2010

. Congratulations, Finally we are in the Grand Final for the plate this weekend ..where we deserve to be in my opinion. To me it really is a play off for third or fourth in the main competition overall as the promotion of three teams and the wet weather completely stuffed up the points...

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Is the pulse beating faster?

Is the pulse beating faster?

By | August 6th, 2010

. The last few weeks (months actually) have been lacklustre to say the least. While sales in the unit market have been strong, with most units between $500k and $800k selling in a week if sensibly priced, the top end of town has struggled, as you all know. But wait ... a...

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Rangas, budgie smugglers and real estate!

Rangas, budgie smugglers and real estate!

By | July 23rd, 2010

. Robert is on holidays and I will not even try to match his massive output.  I realised just how much preparation and research goes into his weekly column when I sat down and wondered where to start! Robert will be doing his best work this week in Thailand (similar to Sir...

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Tips, trends, warnings and advice

Tips, trends, warnings and advice

By | August 7th, 2009

. With Robert returning today, it’s Steve and Richard’s last chance to throw a few more thoughts your way. So next week, watch out for more contentious and newsworthy journalism. Good luck out there to our vendors and purchasers alike. We wish you happy property hunting as we move into...

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It’s good news week!!

It’s good news week!!

By | July 31st, 2009

. With Robert still sunning himself in Thailand, I will make today’s report brief, as I know I cannot compete with the master! I think Richard Simeon’s column last week sums up my opinion of the market as well. For the first time in 12 months, we are getting some positive...

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The early bird catches the real estate worm

The early bird catches the real estate worm

By | July 25th, 2008

As you may well be aware, Robert is having a well-earned break for two weeks in the sun, re-charging his batteries and finessing his writing skills. It is impossible to compete with Robert’s passion and commitment to his newsletter. Suffice to say, he spends hours and hours every week researching...

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