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Roosters coach Trent Robinson buys semi in Bronte, lodges renovation plans

Roosters coach Trent Robinson has bought in Bronte. (Photo by Matt King/Getty Images)

Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson and wife Sandra Stefan have quietly bought in Bronte.

But they continue to rent nearby, after paying $4m for the early 1900s semi which hadn’t traded for over three decades.

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Robinson and his wife Sandra have lodged renovation plans. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

They have lodged $484,000 renovation plans from Randwick-based Chapman Architecture.

It will see the two-bedroom home, single storey house on

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East Melbourne house comes with huge artwork too big to move

The massive painting on the left will be staying put.

An East Melbourne original is on the market for an avid collector.

And the architect-owned house at 63 George Street isn’t the only piece on offer.

The three-bedroom house, on the market with price expectations of $2-$2.2m, features a purposely commissioned artwork over 4m tall that is too tall to be moved.

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No. 63 George Street is in an enviable East Melbourne location.

A welcome

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Sydney auctions: demand for multi-generational living pushes up prices for prized homes

Alex and Catarina Kouz, with daughter Lara and fiance Angelo, bought a Caringbah house. Picture: David Swift

Two generations of a Caringbah South family joined forces to beat stiff competition at auction for their neighbour’s house with water views.

The family paid $1.897m for the Cumbee Lane house with views of the Port Hacking waterway and Royal National Park, beating “spirited” bidding from three of the six registered parties.

The price was $47,000 over the $1.85m reserve and well above the $1.59m-$1.75m guide the property was listed at in a previous sales campaign last year.

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Many Tenants Battle Pandemic Without Rent Relief, Suggests Poll-

Many renters have struggled to keep a roof over their heads during the coronavirus pandemic, with a new survey revealing most Australians hit by job cuts have not been offered rental relief.

A recent national poll, commissioned by tenancy advocate, Better Renting, showed just 9% of renters who lost income received a satisfactory reduction in their rent during COVID-19.

The survey of nearly 1000 people showed that almost two thirds of tenants lost some or all household income due to the coronavirus crisis, but only half actually requested a rent reduction.

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Buying habits: the new areas property investors are targeting due to COVID-19

Property in regional locations such as Wagga Wagga are becoming more popular.

COVID-19 has encouraged property investors to cast a wider net in their search for deals and a third are seeking properties more than 200km from where they live.

Investors are also increasingly shunning their home suburbs, with only 6.9 per cent buying property in the streets near where they lived, according to an MCG Quantity Surveyors study.

The research analysed the details of 1000 investors who commissioned depreciation reports in the year to May 2020 to get a picture of their buying habits.

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