Archive for Interest

Spring, that wonderful fresh time of the year

    It’s the time of year when we leap from our winter doldrums to find a multitude of cleaning and repair tasks around the home. Most of us get into spring cleaning with great vigour, something experts put down to the effect a positive change in weather has on our mood. So lets look…Read More→

The Covid-19 Virus- what we are doing

A letter to our owners regarding the Covid-19 Virus. 

New Residential Tenancy Laws Explained Series 2

New Residential Tenancy Laws Explained Series 2  For more detailed information call the property managers at Pacific Coast Property Network on 02 65557211

Meet our Insurance Specialist- Leigh De Jong

HomeSure, This is a newly created Company, focusing on the changes to insurance for Short Term Rental Accommodation (STRA) market, and the  HomSure team is specialising in the recent proposed regulation changes throughout NSW which will introduce a Code of Conduct for STRA. They also specialize in creating Insurance policies that meet the requirements of…Read More→

Tenants are changing, as a landlord are you?

Tenants are changing; as a landlord, are you? by Cameron Micallef | February 06, 2020 | The traditional property management model is dying, with both the landlord and tenant looking for a better experience, which technology can provide, industry experts have suggested. In a conversation with Smart Property Investment as part of this month’s proptech special, Yabonza’s Mark…Read More→

Some common moving mistakes and how to avoid them….

Moving doesn’t have to be a waking nightmare. Here’s how to avoid a move from … you know where. Moving may top the list of stressful experiences that can feel like a bad dream — one that can easily come true unless you take precautionary measures. Problems can occur at every stage of the relocation…Read More→

11 Divide Street Forster for sale

  Beautifully presented 3 bedroom home in central Forster, close to beaches, shopping centre, park and amenities. Views to distant hills. Front and rear verandahs to enjoy this peaceful location. – Air conditioned lounge and dining areas – 3 good size bedrooms – Built in robes – Ceiling fans – Kitchen with dishwasher – Laundry…Read More→

The 8 Worst property Investment Mistakes

The 8 worst property investment mistakes Writer VICTOR KUMAR discusses The thing about investing in property is that it doesn’t need to be difficult or tricky if you understand its various ins and outs But unfortunately new property investors often make simple mistakes, which can have long-term negative consequences for their portfolio. Here are eight…Read More→

Australia’s most luxurious loo!!!

real estate Merrylands RSL Club wins Best Bathrooms Competition 2018 LEAKED: A Sydney RSL club has won the 2018 Best Bathroom Competition — standing out against the rest with its lavish LED lights, coat hanging spots and metallic bronze feature tiles. Marissa Georgopoulos Parramatta AdvertiserAPRIL 19, 20183:48PM Merrylands RSL Club has taken out the Australia’s…Read More→

How to do a weekend makeover of your bathroom

How to update your bathroom: Eight easy DIY projects you can do in a weekend  The bathroom is one of the most expensive rooms to remodel. So if you’re on a budget, a bathroom renovation might be out of reach. The good news is you don’t have to live with the ugly – all you need is a…Read More→

1 in 4 young Aussies say rentvesting is the only way to get property

  Tim Neary  Given the escalating cost of dwellings in Australia’s major cities, cash-strapped house-hunters are trying to find new ways of getting a foothold in the property ladder. REB has just published this article New research from non-bank lender State Custodians Home Loans has found that 74 per cent of people now think rentvesting is…Read More→

14 The Corso Forster Open for inspection

Do not miss the opportunity to inspect this great 3 bedroom home in Forster Saturday 5th August at 11.00 to 11.30 Call Natalie for Details 02 65557211


An amazing sight to see on the breakwall today, firmly embedded into the sand on the Forster side was this 33 ft cruiser.     The Great Lakes Advocate reported the following: A man has been charged with driving his boat while under the influence after he ran his cruiser up on the beach at…Read More→

Some great home technologies that you may desire

Great  smart home technology From setting the temperature remotely to boiling the kettle from bed, control happenings at home from your mobile, this article from Andrew Griffin @_andrew_griff 1 comment Click to follow The Independent Online The smart home has arrived — the internet is gradually making its way into everything from appliances to thermostats,…Read More→

5 of the biggest worries tenants have

Rent or buy your own home? It’s a lifestyle question that everybody has to answer. Many who choose to rent could be facing fears that keep them up at night. Here are five of the most pressing concerns for renters.   1. Unexpected rent rises Carolyn Parrella, executive manager of Terri Scheer Insurance says while…Read More→

Selling your home in Forster Tuncurry-here are some tips on preparing the garden for sale

Prepare your yard for sale Preparing your home for sale can be very stressful and the yard is the most often overlooked section.  But it shouldn’t be.  Your yard is the first thing potential buyers connect with when they arrive for an inspection. Here are some, easy and inexpensive, top tips to get your garden…Read More→

Debunking the Negative Gearing Myths

This is a great article written by the Real Estate Institute of Australia Debunking the negative gearing myths With the aim of bringing some objectivity and robust analysis to the debate on negative gearing the Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA), together with the Property Council of Australia, engaged economic consultants ACIL Allen Consulting to…Read More→

$250 million dollar mansion..really?

The Huffington post has just shown us the ultimate in luxury mansions in America. If you are interested you could own this for a cool $250 million dollars! This is what they say about it…….. If you’re in the mood to drop a few hundred million on a mega mansion, have we got a listing…Read More→

Top 10 energy saving technologies for 2017

Automatic cars are just one of a raft of incredible advancements that are being made in the tech world right now. Many of the current and emerging technologies are related to energy – and they’re set to transform our world! Source: Top 10 energy saving technologies for 2017 Solar panels Australia has the highest rate…Read More→

Daphne Street property with views to Tuncurry and Nine Mile Beach

Have you been dreaming of a sea change escape? We often go on holidays and enviously admire those people who we see living on the Coast, attending the beach on a daily basis and living their every day lives by the sea. Most of us imagine that this lifestyle is only a distant dream however…Read More→

Bluescope produces world first solar roof

Bluescope unveils “world first” solar roof with heat and power By Giles Parkinson on 13 June 2014 A small terrace house in the inner Sydney suburb of Glebe is hosting what is believed to be the world’s first building integrated solar system that generates electricity as well as heat. The array combines thin-film solar PV…Read More→

Kitchen Remodels

Kitchen remodels that create dramatic effect Spending $45,000 to only get back $33,000 does not seem to make too much sense.  Unless you look further into the equation. A home with an outdated kitchen will either not sell or will sell for far less.  Many real estate agents say that a fabulous kitchen will raise…Read More→

Forster beach house

Ever wanted to own a luxury seaside home, with stunning ocean views? Well here’s your chance! A fabulous home positioned in a prestigious residential area. Featuring views from one end of One Mile Beach to the other. Upstairs offers an appealing & functional, open plan design for the lounge, dining & living areas. Combined with…Read More→

Notorious- Pirate ship comes to Forster

When a Pirate ship comes to Forster There has been an amazing amount of excitement with the arrival of a replica Pirate ship in Tuncurry Harbour. On this overcast erie day it seemed a perfect time to inspect a pirate ship and the kids especially enjoyed the adventure.       Here is some more…Read More→

Final Inspections- What to look for

What to look for when doing a final inspection When you are buying a new home, especially your first, there is tremendous amount of excitement.  Usually 3 days before settlement you will be invited to inspect the property.  Most buyers, however, don’t inspect the property thoroughly though.  They usually take the opportunity to take one…Read More→

Rock Art

There is a certain whimsey to creating something unique, and free spirited. Kirstie Banham, a local who has lived nearly her whole life by the ocean has started a movement of “rock art” Simple pieces of rock with drawings and sayings that capture the spirit of the area.  If you are lucky you may just…Read More→

Kristie Banham- Bio Cup Competion

Kristie Banham discusses the “tastingonhastings” competition, which will chose the best artwork design for the Bio cup to be used throughout Australia. Go on line and vote for her now…   VOTE NOW!!!!

What do you love most about living on the coast – Peter Crane

We asked Peter Crane from Cindy’s on the beach, what he loved most about living on the coast.

What do you love most about living on the coast- Scott Behrend

We asked Scott Behrend from Beach Street Seafoods what he loves most about living on the coast.