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Must see investment opportunity! 14/509 Old South Head Road, Rose Bay

The key to successful property investment is identifying future growth. On this basis, 14/509 Old South Head Road, Rose Bay is a must see for any investor.

“The Old South Head Road shopping strip has always been good,” says agent Alex Hart, “but now it is undergoing a complete transformation.”

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Just listed for auction – 69 Cameron Street, Edgecliff

We’re thrilled to have listed this charming, reinvented workers’ cottage in a fantastic location. It’s tucked away in a part of Edgecliff that many people don’t know exists. Unless you have a reason to drive down this street, you won’t know it’s there. It’s whisper quiet, has plenty of street … Read more »

We’re getting results in toughest leasing market in years

We’re thrilled to report continued strong leasing results despite facing the toughest market conditions in years. In the first two weeks of May, the Hart Estate Agents team leased 13 properties, just down on our average of 15. This is an outstanding result given the environment in which we’re operating.

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How we’re defying market conditions to achieve leasing success in 2019

Sydney’s rental market has remained weak in the first quarter of 2019, creating significant leasing challenges. With new units flooding the market, increasingly it is the tenants who have negotiating power, especially in the $500-$900 range. This is not a time when property managers can sit on their hands and … Read more »

26 Waverley Crescent Bondi Junction – Federation semi in hidden pocket for sale

“This extended Federation semi has so much going for it, but its location is what makes it truly stand out from the crowd,” says agent Alex Hart.

Set in a quiet, leafy street, 26 Waverley Crescent is just a few minutes walk to shops, eateries, rail and schools. It offers all … Read more »

New laws highlight the fraught nature of renting through Airbnb

We’ve written before about the potential pitfalls of renting your property through short-term letting sites. Often, it is not the money making machine you’re led to believe it will be. And, there’s a very real risk you’ll seriuously upset your neighbours.

On the second point, short term lettings have become one … Read more »

Renovating your investment property? Plan to avoid potential complications!

In times like these, with so many newly built properties entering the market, it is essential to keep investment apartments renovated and up-to-date. As important as these renovations often are, however, many landlords fail to consider their possible (and often hidden) complications and pitfalls.

The need to obtain strata approval is … Read more »

Property management news

The rental market in 2018 has been mixed but predominantly weak. This is partly due to the larger than usual number of newly completed apartments entering the eastern suburbs rental market (a factor that is likely to continue for some time). It is important to recognise and account for this … Read more »

State of the market – danger or opportunity?

It’s safe to say that there’s a higher than average chance that Australia will have a Labor government next year, if not before. How, then, will Labor’s policies affect our already anaemic real estate market?

Here, I’m talking about the removal of negative gearing on all but new properties, and the … Read more »

House for sale – 14 Penkival Street, Bondi

We’re thrilled to present 14 Penkival Street, Bondi, a grand Victorian Italianate villa offering a blend of classic character and relaxed family lifestyle. Set on approximately 430sqm, with three street frontages and DLUG, this beautiful home has been renovated and extended over the years to offer space and exceptional flexibility. … Read more »