Mosman Blog


Real Estate - supply and demand!

Published  about 2 years

The last peak in new apartment completions in inner Sydney was 1999, pre Olympics. The dynamics that created this scenario are perhaps unique, but it is important to understand how the supply of residential apartments is absorbed by the market. Taking a simplistic view, this supply can either be ...


Swim for Cancer

Published  about 2 years

Raine & Horne staff also took part in another local charity event recently – the Balmoral Swim for Cancer, which was organised by Balmoral Beach Club, in March. Every year the Swim for Cancer raises money for the Children’s Cancer Institute. As well as being a huge fundraiser and great community...


Wonderful Sale Result

Published  about 2 years

Muriel Macrae, 92, has lived in her modest two-bedroom Mosman apartment for half a lifetime. When she sold it last week, she became an instant multi-millionaire. FOR many people, a property is a long-term investment, yet few can say they have lived in the one place for half their lives, especiall...


Balmoral Burn

Published  about 2 years

Raine & Horne staff will be among thousands of athletes and fun runners taking part in the annual Balmoral Burn on Sunday 29 May. Now in its 16th year, the Balmoral Burn raises money for the Humpty Dumpty Foundation, a charity providing vital – often life-saving – hospital equipment for sick chi...


NSW Swimming Pool Legislation comes into effect

Published  about 2 years

As you may be aware, new rules regarding swimming pools and spas came into effect in New South Wales on 29 April. These new regulations will affect anyone who is planning to sell or lease out their home. In this newsletter, we outline the new rules and explain how to obtain the necessary Certific...


Mosman's Environment Scorecard

Published  over 2 years

Mosman’s State of the Environment (SOE) Report Scorecard for 2014-15 is now available online. The SOE uses criteria set by the NSW Government to provide a snapshot of the condition of Mosman’s environment, pressures impacting on the environment and the Council’s response to these pressures. There...


Spit Junction Master Plan

Published  over 2 years

Planning Proposal - 7 Spit Rd, Mosman (former Greater Union Cinema site) Is this the start of the Spit Junction "Masterplan"? Much needed rejuvenation .. or is Spit / Military Rd going to turn into an over developed corridor much like the Pacific Highway on the Lower North Shore? Have your say ...


Festival of Mosman

Published  almost 3 years

Celebrate Mosman and its vibrant culture through the exciting range of events showcasing its harbour lifestyle, community, natural environment and innovative art experiences. Lovers of the visual arts, music, art and craft, good food and wine, and the outdoors will certainly be spoilt for choice...


Inner Sydney leads increase in rental availability

Published  almost 3 years

Sydney residential vacancy rates have risen as more stock enters the marketplace, particularly in Inner Sydney, according to data released by the Real Estate Institute of New South Wales.The June 2015 REINSW Vacancy Rate Survey saw the number of properties for rent across Sydney rise 0.2 per cent...


APRA increases capital adequacy requirements for residential mortgage exposures under the internal ratings-based approach

Published  almost 3 years

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has today announced an increase in the amount of capital required for Australian residential mortgage exposures by authorised deposit-taking institutions (ADIs) accredited to use the internal ratings-based (IRB) approach to credit risk. This c...


Strata reform tackles pets, parking and passive smoking

Published  almost 3 years

The Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation, Victor Dominello, last week revealed long-awaited plans for strata reform with the release of two exposure draft Bills for final consultation.“By 2040, about half of Sydneysiders will be living in strata,” Mr Dominello said. “The proposed reforms...

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