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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 www.domain.com.au   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→

“Seachange” Apartments Tuncurry

A great opportunity to buy an apartment direct form the developer. Two and three bedroom apartments with quality fixtures and fittings, granite benchtops,, good open plan living areas with heaps of light and great balconies. Positioned walking distance to Tuncurry Beach and Rockpool, the bowling club and the Sporties Club and the Centre of Tuncurry…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→

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→

Villa close to One Mile Beach

One Mile Beach – A villa for $230,000 can you believe that? A great location close to the golf club and the beach, this fantastic villa would make a great holiday rental or an investment property. Open plan living with, with 2 extra large bedrooms,and a separate toilet, and a well appointed kitchen and a bright…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→

Great house with ocean views for $420,000

Great home located in a quiet location next door to reserve. Looking for an interesting house in a great quiet location,  the home has fresh paint, and carpet, 4 bedrooms and the  home has two bathrooms including ensuite to the master bedroom, and two separate living areas. There is a well appointed kitchen with dishwasher,…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→

Sold 1 Harbourview Place Tuncurry

SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD SOLD Margaret Price Real Estate is delighted to report this outstanding Tuncurry property has been sold! The new owners are a young family who have decided to make the seachange to Tuncurry from Sydney. The homes is an excellent modern home with 4 bedrooms, one with en-suite downstairs, plus…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→

Suburb profile for Forster

Suburb Profile for Forster The suburb of Forster is located in the Local Government area of Great Lakes and covers an area of approximately 32.6 Sq Km. The surrounding suburbs include Tuncurry, Tiona and Green Point. In 2011, the population of Forster was 12,885, with the main age group being people between 60 and 69…Read More→

How do energy efficiency improvements increase property value?

The power of renewables and energy efficiency in real estate How do energy efficiency improvements increase property value? BY:  JACOB BAYER Energy conservation, efficient lighting and building automation are now common — so when discussing a new home, it’s important to address energy efficiency. Newer buildings often have higher efficiency standards while being built, even…Read More→

Factors that determine the value of your home

Factors That Determine the Value of Your Home There are many factors that determine the value of your home in the current market. The home itself is only part of the puzzle. We’ll take you through each factor to help clarify the process we use to establish your home’s value. Location Where your home is…Read More→

What the census means to the property market

Census and the importance for the property market It seems as though we just completed the last Census. Time has a relentless habit of sneaking up on us especially when it comes to responsibilities we’d sometimes rather ignore. The Census Survey is one of those things you just can’t (and that’s not only because of the $180 daily…Read More→

Coasting home

Amanda from Coasting home in Wharf Street Forster, encourages you to look at the presentation of your home and to chose the colours and textures that give the property a lift and help in the way you present the home for sale.

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→

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→

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→

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→

Its a beauty….and cheap too…

So Cheap and It’s Central too! Norma McGovern of Margaret Price Real Estate is delighted to be appointed the exclusive agent for this great home. Located in central Forster and therefore close to the Shopping Centre, beaches and the lake it is in a prime position. Ideal for an investment, with exceptionally good tenants very…Read More→

Spinnaker Apartment Forster

Spinnaker Apartment – Walk to Lake Beach and Shops For sale and holiday rent Norma McGovern from Margaret Price Real Estate is delighted to be appointed the exclusive agent for this exciting apartment in Spinnaker. Just opposite Wallis Lake and a very short walk for breakfast, lunch and dinner to the local cafes and restaurants….Read More→

8 Renas Court Forster

  The perfect holiday escape. An outstanding two bedroom apartment on the lake in Little Street Forster. Beautifully presented and appointed you won’t be disappointed. Call us now and book your holiday escape, 02 65557211 or on line at Forster Real Estate Agents www.margaretprice.com.au or www.forsterholidayrentals.com.au  

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→

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!

Restaurant “Bishop Sessa” Surry Hills Sydney

When you live in a city with an array of spectacular restaurants to chose from, where do you go, and how do you chose the best one for your taste? Recommendation is a good start and that has led us to the exceptional Bishop Sessa in Surry Hills. Here is a bit of information about…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→