Gosford . East Gosford Blog


How to work out prices on a property

Published  about 1 year

One of the hardest things to do when you first delve into the property market is to figure out how much everything is worth. This also goes for owner’s looking at gaging an idea on what your property is worth. The best option for owners are to ask for a real estate agent to perform a market appra...


What to expect at an Open House

Published  about 1 year

You’ve been looking at properties online & now you’re ready to tackle your first real estate open house. Now what should you expect at an open house & how should you behave at an open house? Here are a few tips to make you seem like a pro open house shopper. Typically, when a property is adverti...


The truth behind underquoting

Published  about 1 year

Today I thought I would touch on a current hot topic, underquoting. Underquoting is the new ‘it’ word in the Real Estate dictionary, a couple of years ago it was ‘gazumping’. Over the past year & a half (Underquoting reform came into effect in NSW on the 1/01/2016), we are continuously seeing med...


How to start looking for properties

Published  about 1 year

Hopefully you have read my other posts & now you are ready to tackle the real estate market head on. You have successfully saved the required deposit & are clear on your personal situation with what you want in a property. The next step is to go out & look at properties and talk to agents (I don’...


Are all Property Managers created equal?

Published  about 1 year

As a property investor & a real estate sales agent, I have been lucky enough to be in a unique situation where I actually get to see behind the scenes on how property managers work & why not all property managers are the same. Surprisingly, a lot of investors just hire the cheapest property mana...


How to invest in property before your 18th birthday!

Published  over 1 year

Best 18th Birthday Celebration Ever! I have been trying to keep my blog posts about information on the Real Estate industry & information for buyers & sellers. However this week, our office & I have been inspired by a buyer that we came across. I thought it would be great to share the story with...


How will the interest rate changes affect the market?

Published  over 1 year

Interest rate change & the effects to the market Abstract from news.com.au with commentary by Samantha Harris As most of you may be aware, we are experiencing historically low interest rates, the current cash rate as set by the RBA as of the date of writing is 1.5%[1]. If we look back historica...


5 Questions To Ask Before Buying!

Published  over 1 year

One of the hardest things is knowing where to start. If you have decided you want to jump into the property market, this is the post for you.   There are a few questions to answer when you first decide that you want to purchase; I’ll run through them quickly, & once you get your questions answe...


Tips to Saving a Deposit

Published  over 1 year

Trying to think of where to start when there is so much information available, so I figured why not start on my investment journey. I need to foreword this by admitting to this – I still live at home (actually my husband & I still live at home). This requires a little back story. My husband and ...


Raine&Horne Gosford wins Agency of The Year in RateMyAgent Awards 2017

Published  over 1 year

"The RateMyAgent Agent of the Year Awards are the only awards which use verified customer reviews and feedback, so they’re an honest gauge of the customer service an agent has provided,” said RateMyAgent CEO & Co-Founder, Mark Armstrong.  “These awards are the only industry awards to put sellers'...


A Fresh Approach to Real Estate

Published  over 1 year

Foreword I’ve being toying with writing a blog about real estate for a while, mainly because so many people talk about real estate; but at the same time, most people are afraid to approach an agent to ask questions in case they are then entered into a mysterious ‘database’ where you may get ha...


Gosford development selling like hotcakes

Published  over 1 year

Raine & Horne Gosford Sales Agent David Nichols has seen units in a development at 14-16 Batley Street, Gosford sell like hotcakes over the last three months. David is currently in the last phase of marketing the remaining mix of 1-2 bedroom units, and the development is now 5 months into constr...

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