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Sandbar Apartment 303- Unit close to the beach

Looking for a centrally located unit close to the beach? Opportunities like this don’t come often. Secure your spot in Sandbar today! This sun filled spacious apartment with it’s well appointed kitchen, open plan living areas and multiple balconies make this a must inspect. Perfectly situated only a stones throw to Forster Main Beach, the…Read More→

Have you been Gazumped?

    Have you been Gazumped? Written byRobert Lindsay Solicitors Mullane Lindsay 02 4928 7300 PO Box 758 Newcastle NSW 2300 The real estate market is presently very brisk.  When a vendor accepts an offer, there is no binding agreement until Contracts are exchanged.  In a heated market, often before Contracts are exchanged, the vendor…Read More→

Call the office at Pacific Coast Property

The sales team at Pacific Coast Property Network are here to help you with all your sales needs.  Call the office and book your inspection or appraisal.

Happy National Dog Day

Happy National Dog Day!!! Every year on 26 August, International Dog Day is celebrated across the world. It is a day to encourage people to adopt dogs, instead of buying them from pet stores or shops. The day is also recognised to celebrate all dogs, irrespective of their shape, size, breed among others.  

Covid Lockdown has increased house prices along the coast!

There is no doubt that the coast has become a very desirable place to live, and while people now have the opportunity of working from home it is even easier to make the move! Prices have increased along the coast and properties are selling much faster. Even lockdown has not slowed the pace with many…Read More→

September Mid North Coast Property Report

In these extraordinary times our area has experienced an incredible demand from people wanting to buy, rent and holiday let. With over 900 buyer enquiries in one month and over 200,000 views on and activity levels are through the roof!   Holiday letting enquiry is up 250% as people pour into our area…Read More→

The Covid-19 Virus- what we are doing

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

New Residential Tenancies Legislation Explained Number 3

This is the final in our series of Residential Tenancy Legislation 

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

New Residential Tenancy Laws Explained

New residential tenancy legislation explained Series 1  For more information call any of our 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→

January 2020 Newletter

The start of a new year and our property managers are keen start the year by giving you the very best of information. There are great changes coming and over the next months we will keep you up to date with these changes. Click the small enlarge screen button on the right hand side to…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→

Seachange Apartment for sale in Tuncurry

Unit 13/60 Wharf Street Tuncurry Fantastic 3 bedroom loft apartment in Tuncurry, positioned metres to the lake and the town centre.  Features 3 bedrooms 2 bathrooms and two bedrooms plus a double undercover, security car space.  You will not buy better at $439,000 Call me now for an inspection o2 65552000

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→

10 Steps to finding financial freedom

Are rising energy prices starting to bite each month? You’re not alone. Financial freedom is quickly becoming an unattainable dream for renters and homeowners alike. Why is financial freedom a dream for many? The first taste of financial freedom any of us gets is the day we receive our first pay check. Up to that…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→

A first-home buying checklist

A first-home buying checklist Considerations when entering the property market. Summary: Taking the first steps into the residential property market can be daunting, especially when the entry point happens to be in a market such as Sydney or Melbourne – both of which have been firing on all cylinders for years. But there are affordable spots…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

House from “The Castle” sells for $40,000

The house from beloved Aussie film The Castle sells for $40,000 at auction ahead of relocation Allison Worrall26 Jul 2017, 2:59 p.m. The house at 3 Dagonet Street was the Kerrigan family home in the famous film The Castle. Photo: Brad Teal Ascot Vale The house from the beloved Australian film The Castle has been saved from…Read More→

10 Tips for Winter Selling

Tips for buying and selling in winter By Chris Gray   While the warmer months of the year tend to be peak times for buying and selling homes, there’s still ample opportunity in the cooler months, shares Chris Gray. When it comes to entering the property market, instead of waiting for the perfect season and…Read More→

3D Printed houses

Printed Housing: Implications For The Building World The world is certainly changing and with it somes amazing technology that will dramatically change the environment we live in…3D printing is one of those radical changes that will alter the homes we live in.  The urban developer explains the changes. 8th May 2015 | Category: Architecture, Case…Read More→

8 Tips for turning a tiny space into a designers dream

8 Big-Time Decor Tips for Turning a Tiny Space Into a Designer’s Dream By Holly Amaya | Apr 26, 2017 When you’re working with limited space, every inch is precious. But just because your home is itty-bitty, your furniture and decor shouldn’t have to be as well. “Most people in small spaces get lots of…Read More→


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→

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→

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→

1/35 Pacific Parade Villa for Sale

Superb 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom villa in the heart of Tuncurry. One of two villas. Foyer leads to very spacious lounge and dining areas with gas heating and ceiling fans.Kitchen has dishwasher, breakfast bar and generous cupboard space. Ensuite and walk in robe to main bedroom. Ceiling fans, ducted air conditioning, solar panels, spear pump. Covered…Read More→

Deepwater Frontage property for sale Forster Keys

Forster Keys. Sensational waterfront home in immaculate condition throughout.  Own jetty and slipway and on a  612 sq. m. block. Modern low maintenance home with tiled lounge and dining areas, 4 bedrooms (2 with own ensuites), built in robes and ceiling fans. 9′ ceilings, gas heating and solar panels.  Superb Easterly aspect for the undercover…Read More→

What to do when you are struggling to get into the property market

Recently the property market has been very competitive.  With low interest rates and increase in foreign investors, home buyers, particularly first home buyers, have been struggling to enter the property market and achieve their dream of owning a home. Here are some quick tips on how to tackle a competitive property market and find your…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→

Fantastic deep waterfrontage property Forster Keys

This is an amazing opportunity to live the perfect sea change lifestyle. Positioned on the waterfront at Forster Keys this property is a pleasure to inspect. With 4 bedrooms, 2 with ensuites, a total of 3 bathrooms and the master with it’s own private lounge which overlooks the waterfront, a stylish kitchen, family room and…Read More→

Great value villas, units and townhouses- Forster Tuncurry

  It is the season for investment in your favourite holiday destination. Forster Tuncurry has the lifestyle and the atmosphere to help you relax and kick back. Come and have a look at some of these excellent value units.

How to pave the way for women in real estate

How to pave the way for women in real estate Thursday, 15 December 2016 Jenny Dwyer Women play an integral role in real estate purchases. Not only are women more likely than men to own our homes, we are also the key decision-makers in 91 per cent of property purchases.Research shows that female clients prefer dealing…Read More→

Low CPI is good news for home buyers and renters

Low CPI is good news for home buyers and renters NEVILLE SANDERS The September 2016 quarter CPI is good news for home buyers and renters, according to the Real Estate Institute of Australia. According to the Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA), the September 2016 quarter CPI figure continues to be good news for home…Read More→

Quarterly housing report findings from Domain

Domain have just released their quarterly report on House prices around the country.While the market has increase there is no doubt we now have a two speed House Economy with both Sydney and Melbourne leading the way.  The following is part of the report.  For the full downloadable report go to   Domain House…Read More→

Land prices soar in capital cities

Land cost escalates across Australian capital cities Sophie Foster, News Corp Australia Network September 16, 2016 12:30am IF you think the cost of designer tapware, finishings, and furnishings are what’s driving up the cost of a new home, think again — it’s something much more down to earth. Latest CoreLogic trend data shows prices will…Read More→

When it is a good thing to buy a home to “fix up”

While the market conditions are hot at the present time it is hard to find your real dream home in the right position at the right price… So the alternative is to buy something that is the right size, and is in the right position but is not the style and quality that you were…Read More→

Deep Waterfront-now that’s a seachange

Skilfully positioned to capture commanding views of Wallis Lake from this N/E facing home in Forster Keys. New jetty, side access for caravan or boat plus ramp included with this exceptional home. Ideally suited to the growing family with separate accommodation. Upstairs including kitchenette, living area, 2 bedrooms and 3-way bathroom. Great balcony to enjoy…Read More→

9 things that turn buyers off

9 things that turn buyers off Venessa Paech 13 JUL 2016 While every buyer is their own man or woman, there are some common complaints from buyers looking for properties that don’t pass muster.Know what they are and you can avoid them when it’s your turn to sell. Clingy sellers It can be extremely difficult to…Read More→

Why banks and agents value your home differently

Why banks & agents value your home differently Caroline James 09 AUG 2016 Have you ever wondered why a home can be listed for one price, valued at another, lender-valued at yet another price and then sold for a figure that leaves everyone scratching their heads?How can one property have umpteen different prices? How do…Read More→

Sold 4/4 Regency Circuit Tuncurry

SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD AND WE NEED ANOTHER FOR A BUYER WHO HAS MISSED OUT! This great property has Side access for boat or trailer! Exceptionally well maintained townhouse. Downstairs has good size lounge with raked ceilings. Dining area leads to courtyard and additional parking or entertainment area. Extra shower and…Read More→

How to buy a house

HOW TO BUY A HOUSE: THE KEY STEPS FOR FIRST TIME HOME BUYERS Andrew Mirams How to get started, Michael Yardney’s Commentary, Property Investment, Property investment buying August 30, 2016 Buying your very first home can be both an exciting and daunting process. Navigating the maze of finance, home loans and the property market can…Read More→

At Margaret Price Real Estate we can handle nearly everything..

We are experts in the listing marketing and selling of residential, rural and commercial properties. We have an excellent professional property management department, leasing and renting permanent and holiday properties for our landlords, and a dynamic and successful sales department….. there is just one small thing that we are finding difficult, here you will witness…Read More→

Why you should buy your retirement home before you retire

Why You Should Buy Your Retirement Home Before You Retire BY DANIEL BORTZ ON 2 AUG 2016KNOW-HOW Five reasons to buy a home for your twilight years while you’re still fully employed. Planning to leave the workplace sometime in the next five to 10 years? Buying your retirement home now can pay off big in…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→

Forster Tuncurry on a winter’s day

Forster, on the mid north coast of NSW, is an especially beautiful place at the best of times but across the June long weekend it was perfect. There was a slight off-shore breeze, a nice southerly swell on the ocean and the weather was warm and sunny. Nicholas Price was lucky enough to spend a…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→

Making the most of natural light

  Increasing the amount of natural light in your home can actually reduce your heating and lighting costs. It also makes rooms seem bigger and more inviting. Here are some simple and inexpensive ways to get more natural light into your home. I came across this article in the DYI section of the Bunnings website…Read More→

Property to rent in Forster Keys

3 bedroom home in sort after Forster Keys Main bedroom has walk through built-ins to ensuite, . Spa bath in main bathroom, dishwasher, timber kitchen cupboards with island bench Court yard off dining area Ducted air conditioner, fully fenced Double lock up garage with internal access North-west aspect Immaculate presented gardens, opposite Dolphin Reserve and…Read More→

Celebrations all round

It is always very exciting when you feel that you have achieved great things for a vendor.  Ronnie Tucker from Margaret Price Real estate has just done that… SOLD Not 1 Villa Not 2 Villas Not 3 Villas BUT 4 Villas SOLD CONGRATUALTIONS Ronnie on a job well done!

Sold – Forster property- Churchill Road and Lake Street Forster

Forster Property It has been a very busy few weeks, and the salespeople have been running! Norma has been busy selling 14 Churchill Road and 75 Lakeview Cres Forster. Both of the vendors have been very pleased with the results so if you are looking for a Forster Agent give Margaret Price Real Estate a call…Read More→

72 South Street Forster

Forster Property : Sold 72 South Street Forster Great position and with Ocean glimpses, this 3 bedroom family home has 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, modern kitchen and great open plan living.  High Raked ceilings, loads of natural light, french doors and a good size balcony and entrance porch.  550 m2 block.   Testimonial: Kris  Woodyard said…Read More→

Sold 14 Mayers Drive Tuncurry

            Forster Real Estate  Sold 14 Mayers Drive Tuncurry On 700 level sq m block, this home is in excellent condition. Three good size bedrooms with built in robes, master bedroom has walk in robe, potential for ensuite. Good size lounge with new carpet and air conditioning. Floating timber floors in…Read More→