To flip or not to flip?

Posted on Apr 30, 2017 in Buyers Agent, Renovation, Uncategorized
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Before and After with the removal of five walls

We’re passionate about property at Hunter & Weaver. We’ve done our fair share of renovating “diamonds in the rough”, realising the potential of a house with good bones, enjoying the challenge of improving a poor floorplan, and seeing an old house regain its former (or unrealised) glory.  So, it was with great excitement that we sat down recently to watch the first episode of Australia’s version of the American flipping craze, the channel 7 production of ‘The Aussie Property Flippers’.

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Buyer Beware… are you doing your research?

Posted on Apr 3, 2017 in Buyers Agent

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As a buyers agent in Sydney, we do sometimes hear horror stories about people purchasing property.  Recently, friends of mine rang me with the news that they had purchased a beautiful house near the beach with sweeping coastal views. They were clearly relieved to have found something suitable after missing out on a couple of auctions.  As buyers across Sydney all know, the market is challenging, with demand up and stock levels in the local area down by approximately 42% since 2015.  Competition was and still is fierce. (more…)

Breezy Coastal Makeover

Posted on Sep 25, 2016 in Renovation

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Delighted to have the Home Beautiful team visit our work-in-progress renovation on our latest project in Bilgola, Northern Beaches.  Click here to read all about the 1980’s house makeover on a tight budget as featured in Home Beautiful October issue.

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The challenge of exterior colour schemes

Posted on Mar 3, 2016 in Renovation

 

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Choosing your exterior house colour is one of the most important decisions to be made because it impacts on your streetscape and house desirability and from a selling perspective it can make or break your home. If people don’t like what they see on the outside they won’t even get out of the car.

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A flooring minefield..

Posted on Feb 21, 2016 in Renovation

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Recently a couple of friends, upon seeing our newly finished engineering flooring, commented about their own flooring “nightmare”. In light of this, and having just completed two renovation projects back to back both using engineered flooring, we thought we’d share our experiences.

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