Month: September 2020

Bellevue Hill Hollywood mansion of Squareknot exec Michael Seder and wife Kim has $11m guide

17 March Street, Bellevue Hill is a rare find because its tennis court, pool and alfresco entertainment areas are all on one level and in proximity.

Wealthy Sydney families are going to be fighting over the 1920s-era Hollywood-style mansion of the venture capitalist Squareknot executive director, Michael Seder, and his wife, Kim, which is up for October auction with an $11m price guide.

The four-bedroom, four-bathroom home with double garage at 17 March Street, Bellevue Hill — built on one of the highest spots in the suburb — is listed with Ray White Double Bay’s Ashley Bierman and principal Elliott

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Sustainable Living: 10 Tips for a Greener Home

Imagine a house where every electronic component and device is powered by the sun. Where every raindrop that hits your roof is used to water the yard, even on dry days. Where your trash is turned into fertilizer, which in turn is used to grow produce for your dining room table. Surprisingly, this idea of sustainable living already exists for many homeowners and can also be a reality for your home. We’ve compiled a list of important changes you can make to your home to lessen your impact on the environment, reduce your utility bills, and achieve a more sustainable

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The Block 2020 episodes 18, 19 recap: It’s Jade vs queue jumping Jasmin

What Jasmin wants, Jasmin gets!

The West Australian mother-of-two has never been shy about making her opinions known but she took it to new levels with a tantrum over tiles and by pushing herself up the pecking order for shopping trips.

“The squeaky wheel gets the grease,” Jasmin boasted after her complaints about the shopping order at Freedom being set by house number resulted in her moving into Jade’s spot.

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Here Are the Housing Markets That Are Heating Up and Cooling Down

September 21, 2020 by

Relatively inexpensive areas outside major cities—like El Dorado County, just east of Sacramento, and Camden County, across the river from Philadelphia—are gaining ground with homebuyers as New York City and San Francisco lose steam.

Housing markets that offer homebuyers more bang for their buck and are located outside of major cities—but within driving distance—are heating up, with relatively affordable places including El Dorado County, CA and Camden County, NJ rising in popularity as house hunters take advantage of remote work and record-low interest rates. Nine of the 10 markets where homebuyer

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Mortgage approvals on the rise as more buyers report it’s ‘a good time to buy’

With the pandemic keeping most people at home, households are using their saved money for housing instead. Picture: Damian Shaw

Demand for property has shown signs of returning to pre-COVID-19 levels across much of Australia as households pump money they would have spent on travel or entertainment into housing instead.

Figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics revealed mortgage approvals have been tracking up since the market hit a trough in May, despite the weaker economy and mounting job losses.

There were just 22,941 mortgage approvals in May, but the number shot up by 25 per cent to hit 28,322

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