Keeping you informed by John Hoskins & Brent Peters

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09
Nov

I’m sure we’ve all noticed the very different spring weather. We’ve had more than enough wet days, below average temperatures and numerous storms that have knocked out power. It’s been a very ‘wintery’ start to the spring season! Even the Cox Plate at Moonee Valley was run in record low temperatures, and that was late October! ...
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10
Aug

With the long drawn out election now over and spring on the horizon, we are predicting a very busy August and September, as Vendors look to beat the spring rush and take advantage of lower stock levels....
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13
Aug

Having experienced one of the busiest periods in our 50 year history, it’s a good time to reflect on where the property market is now. It’s fair to say we have had ‘boom’ conditions throughout most parts of Melbourne and particularly throughout the eastern suburbs....
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10
Jun

What a great start to 2015! The Melbourne property market continues to perform strongly and has been one of the stand out markets in Australia over the past 10 years. Healthy economic conditions such as historically low interest rates and relatively full employment have meant home buyers are confident and......
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24
Sep

Of course anyone in real estate will tell you that. But so too will any vendor. It’s as if our body clock sounds an alarm to tell us that now is the time to sell. But why is that so?...
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01
Jul

For anyone thinking about selling their property, the biggest question always deals with the WHEN. When is the right time to sell? Of course sometimes you don’t have much choice. Circumstances require you to move because of a job transfer and the sooner you can get your home on the......
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20
May

Real estate has its highs and lows. Right now it’s on a high and is very buoyant. Demand is up and prices are excellent, often well above expectations. Interest rates are at an all time low so buyers are willing to borrow that bit more....
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06
Mar

There is a well-known saying that, ‘If something seems too good to be true, then it probably is’. This applies in many walks of life but particularly in real estate. And what is doubly sad and difficult here is that the sale of your property is, for most of us,......
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22
Jan

Expectations of 2014 property values by John Hoskins....
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09
Dec

All suburbs change over time, and Mitcham and Ringwood are two adjoining suburbs where dramatic change is currently underway. Both have busy railway stations, and now multi-million dollar upgrades are underway for both transport hubs to be bigger, better, safer and more effective....
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09
Dec

5 Tips on preparing a Home for sale in Donvale, Park Orchards & Wonga Park....
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