First Home Opportunity

Published on Monday, July 06, 2015 | by Cameron McKillop

First Home Opportunity

For all the stories generated over recent weeks about the property market the one I wish I was reading locally is the unmatched demand for homes in the Highlands from first home buyers. Quite simply we need more stock in the $300,000 - $500,000 price bracket. . . .

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Is the 'Bubble' bad?

Published on Wednesday, June 10, 2015 | by Cameron McKillop

Is the 'Bubble' bad?

It has taken a very long time but someone has finally admitted Australia is experiencing a housing bubble. And guess what? The sky hasn’t fallen in! . . .

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What do you need?

Published on Tuesday, June 02, 2015 | by Cameron McKillop

What do you need?

It is undeniable that a big appeal for many looking to move to the Highlands is the idea of rural living. Whilst some are content with a bigger residential plot in a country village, others come through our door looking to trade city life for the whole farm lifestyle package. . . .

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Sub-Developing Potential

Published on Thursday, May 21, 2015 | by Cameron McKillop

Sub-Developing Potential

Have you noticed just how much residential building is taking place across the Highlands at the moment? . . .

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Cooking up a plan

Published on Monday, April 27, 2015 | by Cameron McKillop

Cooking up a plan

Is it just me or does anyone else think we have become a nation obsessed with cooking and home renovation shows? As one series ends another begins to feed our voracious appetite for high class home cooking and DIY. . . .

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Autumn leaves falling - but not prices

Published on Monday, April 20, 2015 | by Cameron McKillop

Autumn leaves falling - but not prices

As the amazing rainbow of leaves that have lined the Highland streets start to fall I’m pleased to be able to report that property prices are not falling with them. Even as the weather cools prices are holding. . . .

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The unique month...

Published on Friday, April 10, 2015 | by Cameron McKillop

The unique month...

April is a very unusual month for property and I get the feeling this year will be no exception. After a cracker of a start to the year and, by all accounts, a record breaking month in March, it kind of ends. . . .

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Be open to the idea of open inspections

Published on Thursday, March 26, 2015 | by Cameron McKillop

Be open to the idea of open inspections

I think most vendors and probably a lot of agents have a love hate relationship with open house inspections. They can be time consuming and inconvenient but vendors should never lose sight of the fact that they can also be highly rewarding. . . .

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Pockets of fame

Published on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 | by Cameron McKillop

Pockets of fame

Within every suburb in every city you will find pockets of property that attract a definition all of their own. They’re references that may bewilder newcomers but, just like the reputation of a famous actor will draw interest in a film, the right pocket in the right area can add real value to a property. . . .

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