Month: July 2020

Warburton: Tiny house set among incredible gardens for sale

A fully furnished tiny house for sale in Warbuton. Picture: David Caird

A tiny house with a big heart is for sale in an off-grid part of Warburton.

Pint-sized property Womblebank, right beside Four Mile Creek at 8 Prospect Avenue, is for sale with a $300,000-$330,000 price tag.

Surrounded by picture-perfect gardens on an 800sq m block, the property has been used as short-stay accommodation after it was fitted-out by the owners, Julie Wilson and Anna Sharpley.

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Warburton Hospital: Mental health groups pool funds to bid for

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A Record 27.4% of Homebuyers are Looking to Move to a Different Place

The coronavirus pandemic is causing homebuyers to rethink what they want in a home, with more people relocating to places where they can afford more outdoor space and room for home offices, according to Redfin agents.

A record 27.4% of users looked to move to another metro area in the second quarter of 2020. That’s up from 25.2% in the second quarter of 2019 and 26.0% in the first quarter of this year.

Last month, we published a preliminary look at second-quarter migration patterns, which showed that 27.0% of home searchers were looking to move to another metro in

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Sydney’s $8.1m Sale, NY Couple Land Melbourne Pad

An Australian expat couple dialled in from New York to secure a Melbourne home at auction today, while strong competition in Sydney led to a ‘bumper day of sales’.

A renovated historic home in Sydney’s Woollahra sold for an eye-watering $8.1 million today, with three registered buyers vying for the prize. It is understood to be the highest price paid at auction in Australia this week.

While in Melbourne, buyers are reportedly undeterred by online auctions as coronavirus lockdowns continue.

356 Edgecliff Rd, Woollahra sold at auction for $8.1 million.

Latest auction data shows New South Wales has a

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Home Sellers’ Asking Prices up 13% from Last Year as Demand Keeps Soaring

Key takeaways for the 4-week period ending July 12:

  • Final prices for homes that sold during the period (meaning they likely went under contract in May and June) were up 6% year over year; for homes actively listed during the period, asking prices were up 13%.
  • Pending home sales continued to climb, up 7% year over year but the overall inventory of homes for sale was down 28% as demand outpaced supply.
  • 30-year mortgage rates were below 3% for the first time ever, which continued to drive homebuying demand, as mortgage purchase applications increased 16% from a year earlier
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Glamorous Tamarama goes up for sale with three double-digit million-dollar homes on offer

No. 22 Thompson St, Tamrarama has a price guide of $14m to $15m.

Wealthy Sydneysiders wanting a dream home in the tiny beachside suburb of Tamarama are currently spoiled for choice.

One of the latest to hit the market is a recently transformed four-bedroom, three-bathroom home with double garage at 22 Thompson St.

“It’s just stunning,” says Goodyer principal Pauline Goodyer, who has a price guide of $14m-$15m.

She wouldn’t discuss the identity of the owners, though property records show it to be the home of Peter Scutt — founder and CEO of Mable, an online service to help

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