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What does a Buyers Agent do?

July 9, 2015

It’s no secret that the real estate industry has evolved in numerous ways over the last decade.   With the internet and mobile devices taking the market by storm, buyers have unprecedented access to property information at their fingertips, without depending on a real estate agent. In some instances, property searches have been abandoned altogether by [...]

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Five pieces of real estate advice you should ignore

April 25, 2015

When you buy or sell a home, you’re likely to get lots of unsolicited advice from well-meaning friends and family. And a portion of the advice may be helpful while some of it, well, may not be so helpful.When it comes to real estate, people tend to make generalisations based on their own experiences and [...]

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PK’s Sydney Property Market Update February 2015

February 12, 2015

Welcome back everyone I hope you had a great break over Christmas and are ready to start a busy New Year. I was waiting a little while to write this newsletter to see one, how much stock was going to come on, two whether interest rates would fall, and now three, to see if we [...]

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PK’s Sydney Property Market Update December 2014

December 17, 2014

Merry Christmas letter and property predictions for 2015 First of all I would like to thank my staff for their incredible loyalty, commitment and efforts this year. Second of all thank you to all of our clients for their loyalty and support, have a blessed Christmas and a safe new year.  Here are some purchases [...]

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September Market Update

September 22, 2014

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PK’s Sydney Property Market Update September 2014

September 21, 2014

Market will be strong right up until Christmas I thought I would leave this property market update until a little later in September to see how much stock might be coming on for the beginning of spring.   Unfortunately it has been very disappointing in all types of property, in all areas up to $3million. [...]

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Stamp Duty Nightmare

September 2, 2014

Australia’s growing stamp duty tax is taking its toll on Aussie home buyers – leaving them in more debt and eating away at potential retirement funds. A report by the Housing Industry Association (HIA) has revealed that the average Australian home buyer is forking out upwards of $15,000 in stamp duty alone – and that [...]

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How to obtain a strong property valuation

August 21, 2014

Of course you want a high valuation for your property. But how can you get your valuer to give you the best appraisal? Here are five insider tips proven to impress your valuer and lift the value of your property. 1. Focus on good presentationFirst impressions count so when a valuer is approaching your property [...]

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Why chinese investors want Australian Property. By Wlliam Shen

August 1, 2014

Wealthy Chinese property hunters spent $24 billion on Australian property in the past seven years, according to The New York Times*. Despite booming Chinese investment in the residential property market, a significant proportion of this was investments in commercial properties – shops, offices, hotels, shopping centres and development sites. At the end of 2013, I [...]

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PK’s Sydney Property Market Update June 2014

July 16, 2014

It’s been busy at PK Property I am happy to say that the market is flattening out a little in some areas, but still strong in others. Stock is still extremely tight, and I think that might very well be the case for the rest of the year. Recent PK Property Purchases 4/75 Brown St, Paddington $678,000 12/8A [...]

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