Archive for Real Estate

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.

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→

Why use an agent to rent your property?

Why using an agent to rent out your property is a wise investment Erin Delahunty 12 Aug 2020 While an increasing number of property investors are choosing to manage their own rentals, the majority across Australia still rely on an agent. And there’s a simple explanation for that: because it’s often a wise investment. The…Read More→

October Mid North Coast Property Report

Alan Greenland from Pacific Coast Property Network presents a report on the state of the market in Forster Tuncurry.

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

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→

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→

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→

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→

Forster TV

Forster Tuncurry real estate. We have a couple of very hot properties for sale. Call now on 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→

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→

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→

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→

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→

Fabulous Forster Beach Properties

  Fabulous Forster beach properties Located on the mid north coast of NSW, Forster Tuncurry, is a town that enjoys sun surf and a wonderful lay back lifestyle. If you are looking for a sea change or just a place to relax…Forster Tuncurry is an area that is food for thought…

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→

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→

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→

Boomerang Beach Great Value

Nature & Seaside Living at Boomerang Beach Ronnie Tucker of Margaret Price Real Estate is really excited to be appointed the Exclusive Listing Agent for this fabulous seaside property. Live a holiday lifestyle in this superb, free standing, modern design villa. Listen to the ocean, watch the wildlife and bask in the sunshine on the…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→

What kind of property can you buy for under $300,000

It’s becoming harder to find Australian properties around the $300,000 mark, and they’re sold relatively quickly. But there are still affordable  and good buys out there. In Forster we have a few that may suit your needs: Grab the opportunity to have an investment or holiday apartment in the heart of Forster. Walk to Main…Read More→

Renovate to secure more rent

By Debbie Williams ( A well-maintained rental property not only ensures happy tenants, but also higher rents. Debbie Williams shows you how you can turn your investment property into a well-oiled money-making machine. If youre finding it hard to see the light at the end of tunnel in this global turmoil, take heart – there…Read More→

Low interest rates stimulate property sales

Interest Rates at an all time low, now is the time to buy and invest! Mortgage business today posted an article on The yellow brick road and how interest rates are now extremely low. Yellow Brick Road has today announced its lowest ever variable home loan rate after passing on the RBA’s full rate cut. SOLD…Read More→

Mothers Day Explained!

A Great article by John Elder Sydney Morning Herald Mother’s Day explained: The cards, the flowers – the myths, the motivations Flowers, perfume, chocolates and lunch. That sounds more like a hot date than something you do with your mother. Was Mother’s Day invented by Oedipus the ancient king who married his mum and ruined…Read More→

Will interest rate cuts affect Forster Properties?

Will the new rate cuts affect Forster Properties? This is an interesting article from RBA cuts interest rate to new historic low of 1.75 per cent MAY 4, 201611:30AM Dana HOME owners with ANZ are likely to be hunting around for a better deal, as the bank plans to hold onto a hefty…Read More→

Ladies from the Comboyne Community Cafe

Comboyne is a charming village on mid north coast of  NSW It is a great place to visit on a weekend getaway, and we would recommend a visit to the Community Cafe on the Main Street, run by a hand full of happy volunteers. Comboyne, New South Wales A great village on the mid north…Read More→

What do you love about the coast -Grace Mccarthy

Grace a long time resident of the coast, is a talented show jump rider, and has enjoyed the best the coast has to offer riding and living with her horses. Now attending the University of Wollongong she has relocated to the Wollongong area. She still returns for visits to see friends and family. What do…Read More→

What do you love about the coast? – Maureen Camilleri

We asked Maureen Camilleri what she loves about the Coast       Because of its close proximity to Sydney, just under 4 hours drive, Forster-Tuncurry has established itself as a popular summer holiday destination; in the hotter months the population increases considerably. The school holidays in the colder months also bring a considerable number…Read More→

SOLD- 13 Stephen Street Forster

SOLD 13 Stephen Street Forster. Ocean views from the lounge room overlooking One Mile Beach, main bedroom and good sized balcony,100 metre walk to the Beach. Main bedroom with ensuite, upstairs, 2 additional bedrooms, bathroom with spa and a fully equipped modern kitchen, lounge makes up the top floor. Downstairs has 2 additional bedrooms and…Read More→

Presenting the outside of your home for sale

Looking at Properties for sale in Forster Your house is possibly one of your biggest assets, and when it comes time to prepare your property for sale, it is the outside of your home that attracts a buyers interest first. It is also important to remember that you don’t have to spend a fortune to present…Read More→

Anzac Biscuits – from BJ Jackson- New York

Origins of ANZAC Biscuits and a Recipe Posted by Australian Women in New York  by Belinda Jackson During World War 1, the wives, mothers and girlfriends of the Australian soldiers were concerned for the nutritional value of the food being supplied to their men. Here was a problem. Any food they sent to the fighting men…Read More→

Why Live in New York

In contrast with New York City’s urban atmosphere, the vast majority of the state is dominated by farms, forests, rivers, mountains, and lakes. New York’s Adirondack Park is the largest state park in the United States. It is larger than the Yellowstone, Yosemite, Grand Canyon, Glacier and Olympic National Parks combined. New York established the…Read More→

Manhattan Apartments

In Manhattan, uptown means north (more precisely north-northeast, which is the direction the island and its street grid system is oriented) and downtown means south (south-southwest). This usage differs from that of most American cities, where downtown refers to the central business district. Manhattan has two central business districts, the Financial District at the southern…Read More→