Double Bay / Bondi Beach Blog


Strata Law Reforms

Published about 3 years ago

Years of consultation and review have finally come to a head with reforms to NSW strata laws due to commence today.REINSW President John Cunningham said over 90 new strata laws will make a difference to the lives of those living in New South Wales.“These reforms will benefit owners, t...


Eastern Suburbs Real Estate

Published about 3 years ago

Raine & Horne's local coverage in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs is a huge strength. Our central database of qualified buyers shared across our office network allows us access to a large number of buyers to match to property, both home buyers and investors. With 2 new offices opening in 2016, we now h...


What Does The Trump Triumph Mean for Australia?

Published about 3 years ago

For Australia it really is too early to tell what the impact of Donald Trump's victory in the US Presidential Election in early November will be, according to Shane Oliver, Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist at AMP Capital. “It depends on whether we get Trump the populist – as US ta...


Why We Request Your Tax File Number

Published over 3 years ago

Upon receipt of a deposit cheque at exchange, we would normally be required to bank it into our real estate sales trust account in accordance with the Property Stock & Business Agents Act & Regulations.  If required to invest the deposit cheque, then we need to open an interest bearing account o...


Top Sales In The Country

Published over 3 years ago

Max Spartalis & Mark Yeats have made it onto the list of most expensive sales for 2016. Max and Mark with third on the list of sales having sold 37-39 New South Head Road, Vaucluse for an impressive $20million in June. The property, set over 3300sqm with uninterrupted views right down the harbour...


The Future of Bondi Pavilion

Published over 3 years ago

It's not too late for you have your say on the proposed upgrade and conservation of the Bondi Pavillion. Waverley Council is seeking further community engagement until 23 September 2016 to contribute. All comments and suggestions will form the basis of a report to be bought to council in October ...


Congratulations Louise Snowden

Published over 3 years ago

A huge congratulations to Louise Snowden at Raine & Horne Double Bay. Louise has been named in the Top 50 Female Real Estate Agents in Australia.  What an outstanding achievement and recognition proving Louise's dedication and success as a real estate agent. The Real Estate Business Top ...


Winners - Top Performing Office!

Published over 3 years ago

The Double Bay & Bondi Beach offices are thrilled with our achievements for the past financial year and have just been awarded at our National Awards night as the top performing office across Australia for Number of Sales and $ Value.  We were also the top performing office for Auction Listings a...


Your Smoke Detector

Published over 3 years ago

Jeremy Batten from Smoke Alarm Testing Services (SATS) advises homeowners to make checking smoke alarms a regular home maintenance task. “The smoke alarms in many new homes are wired into the mains electricity, however this doesn’t exempt them from the need for regular checkups,” says Mr Batten....


Raine & Horne Assist

Published over 3 years ago

At Raine and Horne, we're always seeking new ways to make your life easier. This is why we're pleased to offer our customers Raine and Horne Assist.  Assist takes the hassle and stress out of moving, by offering you all of your utility and insurance needs in one place. Best of all, it's a free, n...


Embracing Technology

Published over 3 years ago

New technology and social media are certainly making waves across all industries and real estate is no different. The demands of modern life are making people more time poorer then ever and there is a real opportunity to market property beyond the traditional means in order to make sure you are e...


Spotlight on North Bondi

Published over 3 years ago

      North Bondi highlights from the last 12 months      A few words from North Bondi clients The best agent we have ever had the pleasure of dealing with, he was always available to us during the course of our campaign and he was extremely knowledgeable in regards to the area and gave us ...