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Jilliby home with cattle farming history oozes country charm


ACREAGE Buying Central Coast Jilliby Rural lifestyle

JESS VERRENDER Central Coast Gosford Express Advocate May 15, 2018   671 Jilliby Road, Jilliby. Source:Supplied A Jilliby property oozing country charm has been transformed by owner Anne Fahey, who has lived in the Valley for nearly 30 years. The 2093sqm home at 671 Jilliby Rd, is on a narrow block and includes its own […]


Is your property condition report up to scratch?



In this Property Investor Insight, Jodie outlines why a detailed property condition report is vital to protect your investment and suggests ways to make sure they are as comprehensive as possible.  


Can I charge for water on my investment property?



In this Property Investor Insight, Tanya answers the age old question of “Can I charge for water?” and educates us on how the process works.  

New Lake Macquarie record for incredible waterfront acreage


ACREAGE Buying Central Coast Selling Summerland Point

JESS VERRENDER Central Coast Gosford Express Advocate April 17, 2018 175 Cams BLVD Summerland Point. Source:Supplied A LAKESIDE acreage at 175 Cams Blvd, Summerland Point recently sold the day before auction for a hefty $3.5 million, which was $500,000 above the price guide of $3 million. This is the highest sale for the sleepy lakeside […]

New data suggests that Sydney investors should look further afield


Buying Central Coast Investing Selling

JESS VERRENDER Central Coast Gosford Express Real Estate April 20, 2018   30/80 Dalnott Rd, Gorokan. Source:Supplied PROPERTY investors should buy in the outskirts of Sydney to get the best rental returns, new data suggests. The CoreLogic research showed 17 of the top 20 suburbs with the highest average rental yields in the Greater Sydney […]



ACREAGE Suburb Breakdown wamberal

Wamberal is a classic beachside suburb that is in high demand. Add the option of being able to secure acreage this close to the ocean and you see many keen buyers coming from Sydney wanting to make the change and call it home. Watch to get the inside knowledge from local married team Colin and […]




DOWNLOAD 2017 SALES REPORT CLICK HERE Nords Wharf is the quintessential lakeside village south of Swansea on the shore of Lake Macquarie. Flanked by water this quiet pocket has to be one of the jewels in the crown. Gavin lives and works only a stones throw away from Nords Wharf and in this video delivers […]



ACREAGE Fountaindale Glenning Valley Suburb Breakdown

DOWNLOAD 2017 ACREAGE SALES REPORT This report provides a broad overview of the 2017 acreage market on the Northern end of the Central Coast to the Southern end of Lake Macquarie. As experts in marketing and selling acreage properties, we know it is important to keep a broad view of the market and results in […]




DOWNLOAD SUMMERLAND POINT 2017 SALES REPORT Summerland Point is a beautiful suburb on the shores of Lake Macquarie, just ten minutes from beaches and National Parks, yet with easy access to the Sydney-Newcastle Motorway. For buyers, Summerland Point offers exciting opportunities for everyone in terms of pricing, with a number of 2017 sales at a […]

Being tax-wise with your home



In this world, nothing can be certain except death and taxes. We can’t help you with the former, but surrounding yourself with a strong team of professionals can definitely assist with the latter!   There are a few essential components to ensuring that you are reducing your tax bill and making the most out of […]

Do you live in, own or manage a townhouse or unit?


Investing Safety and security

From 13 March this year, all strata buildings in NSW must be fitted with window devices to prevent children falling from windows. Complying safety devices must be installed on all openable windows where the internal floor is more than 2m above the surface outside and where the window is within a child’s reach, less than […]



ACREAGE Suburb Breakdown

DOWNLOAD JILLIBY 2017 SALES REPORT We are witnessing a constant flow of buyer interest in Jilliby, one of the hottest suburbs for web page visits on realestate.com.au and domain.com.au Central Coast and Sydney based families who crave more space than what a suburban property has to offer are lining up in greater numbers. One of […]



Suburb Breakdown

Berkeley Vale has seen excellent growth over recent years and has become extremely popular with young families, retirees and Sydney buyers. With its close proximity to the beautiful Tuggerah Lake, picturesque beaches and its fast and easy access to either Sydney or Newcastle, it is obvious why this area is in such high demand. We […]



Suburb Breakdown

Wyee Point has seen some great growth over recent years. Its proximity to the beautiful Lake Macquarie, the National Park with some of the Central Coasts most stunning beaches and its fast and easy access to either Sydney or Newcastle have seen it become a must see location for Central Coast locals and Sydney buyers […]

Eight tips for presenting your home for sale



First impressions last   The way you present your home can make a big difference in how it is perceived in advertising, which will in turn influence the level of enquiry, the number of people at your open homes, and ultimately the amount of time the property stays on the market and the final purchase […]

Driverless cars and… real estate?


Investing Rural lifestyle Selling The future of real estate

In April 2018, Perth will be testing driverless cars. These cars will be booked using an app, and will take you to your destination without you even having to look at the traffic. The organisers of this trial intend to have the service up and running as a viable transport business within four years. A […]

Can you sell over Christmas?



It happens every year – first the Melbourne Cup, then the Christmas tree goes up, school reports get sent home, and we all put our feet up and think we should wait until the New Year to make any big decisions… And that includes decisions about selling a house.   But do we have to […]

New trends making a splash – The ‘smart’ pool.


Landscaping The future of real estate

It is now possible for your pool to be fully automated from anywhere at the swipe or touch of a button. Smart phone apps exist to completely control spa jets, filtration, and fancy LED lighting. There are pools that will also integrate with your in-home personal assistant e.g google home, so it is not just […]

Rural Market Wrap


Rural lifestyle

There is a positive tone in the market at the moment. New property listings are tempting buyers to act sooner than later. The past two years I have seen significant property improvements being made everywhere I go and this activity is encouraging buyers to be more open with their level of interest than previous years. […]

Setting Your Asking Price



Pricing your property is a balancing act, on the one hand, you want to set an asking price that will ensure you gain maximum buyer interest and on the other hand you don’t want to price your property too high that you receive no offers. Before you launch your property online and start your campaign […]