Our Big Predictions For 2018…

Our Big Predictions For 2018…

The Story So Far... Looking back over the past year, 2017 was a good one for buying and selling property. The year began strongly, with plenty of buyers. There was pent-up demand, translating into a lot of heat and unprecedented buyer competition. In ... Continue Reading »

8 Great Tips To Secure Your Next Rental Property

8 Great Tips To Secure Your Next Rental Property

If you're looking for a new home right now and it feels just a little bit daunting? We understand... Typically, late January and all of February are high demand periods for rental homes in Sydney. People check out of holiday mode, go back to work and ... Continue Reading »

SGRE: Where It All Began- Part 2

SGRE: Where It All Began- Part 2

Welcome To Woollhara    Our office opened in Woollahra on April 1, 1995- but this was no April Fool’s joke. Our initial premises were located on the corner of Queen and Moncur Street, a serviced office about 3m x 4m in size. It was just me ... Continue Reading »

Get An Unbelievable Deal On Your House- Here’s How…

Get An Unbelievable Deal On Your House- Here’s How…

East Side Story It was mid-2014 when Peter Gillman and I made the decision to move our thriving real estate business from Woollahra (in Sydney’s Eastern Suburbs) to Forestville. As local residents of many years who loved the Forest Area, logistically ... Continue Reading »

House Not Selling? All Is Not Lost- Here’s Why:

House Not Selling? All Is Not Lost- Here’s Why:

Another year is drawing to a close. Christmas is just around the corner. Yet your house still hasn’t sold. So what should you do? First and foremost, at this time of year there's enough stress as it is- so ask yourself if you want to be worrying ... Continue Reading »

The Secret To Being A Happy Homeowner…

The Secret To Being A Happy Homeowner…

I bet this story was familiar for you- You were a kid once and, whenever you weren't allowed to do something, you thought how you couldn't wait to be "grown up" and have the freedom to do whatever you felt like... Then you found yourself "grown up"- ... Continue Reading »

Should You Say ‘Yes’ To Pets?

Should You Say ‘Yes’ To Pets?

  Would you like to have a guess who causes the most damage that we see in houses? In fact, there are two culprits: Neglectful tenants Children Yet we constantly have landlords asking us if they should agree to a prospective ... Continue Reading »

Auctions: How To Bid With The Best Of Them…

Auctions: How To Bid With The Best Of Them…

If you've never been to an auction before, it can be quite a confronting experience. But that's not reason to shy away from them, and exclude yourself from the chance to get a fantastic deal on a property... It's just a matter of going in prepared, ... Continue Reading »

SGRE: Where It All Began…

SGRE: Where It All Began…

For me (Sally) it all began right here in Sydney, born and raised in the Eastern Suburbs... Like many others from his generation, my father had left school young (at the age of 14) and became a taxi driver, while my mother stayed at home raising both ... Continue Reading »

The Truth About Renting Vs Selling…

The Truth About Renting Vs Selling…

"Should I rent or should I sell?" As local estate agents, we hear this one a lot when we're called out by property owners to inspect their homes. It comes as no surprise to us- after all, who in their right mind doesn't want to get the best return for ... Continue Reading »

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