Double Bay / Bondi Beach Blog


Bondi Hoarders House For Sale

Published over 3 years ago

Principal of Raine & Horne Double Bay/Bondi Beach, Ric Serrao did a live cross this morning to Channel 7's Sunrise regarding the sale of the hoarders house in Bondi. The live cross is below and the propery listing is on this link.   For any enquiries, call Ric Serrao on 0412 072 178 or email r...


Asia Pacific Property Awards

Published over 3 years ago

Raine & Horne are thrilled to have been announced as highly commended for our website by the Asia Pacific Property Awards in Real Estate. Our new website was launched last year with huge success creating a mobile responsive, industry leading website which has strengthened our brand, offices and ...


Market Wrap

Published over 3 years ago

2016 has been off to a solid start with prices holding as predicted and fewer cases of exceeding price expectations with phenomenal results.  The number of properties on the market is down from the same period last year.  Hannan Bouskila from our Bondi Beach office says “Most of the team is runn...


What is a negatively geared property investment?

Published over 3 years ago

In February, the Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten said the ALP would remove negative gearing benefits from established investment properties should it win the upcoming election. While even high profile members of the ALP doubt the possibility of a change of government at the next election,...


Reflect & Predict

Published over 3 years ago

We asked industry leaders to reflect on 2015 and look ahead to 2016. They answered the following questions: 1. What were the major challenges of 2015? 2. What will influence the way they do business in the coming year? 3. What's their prediction for the market in 2016? Tim McKibbin - REINSW C...


Personal Service

Published over 3 years ago

Digital channels are now the everyday media for much of the real estate industry, with the use of major real estate sites, along with Google, Facebook and other social media forming the backbone of our marketing. However the simple idea of a personal relationship with our clients, is still very m...


Finding The Right Pet

Published over 3 years ago

As Australia's urban densification continues, more and more of us are choosing apartment living - both from a cost and a convenience perspective. But what if you're an animal lover? Apartments don't exactly have acres of room for pets to run around and be themselves. How do you choose the right p...


Reducing your home loan

Published over 3 years ago

An offset account is a bank account linked to your home loan which operates just like an everyday banking or savings account. You will generally have ATM access to your account and be able to make internet banking transactions and payments like any other savings account. An offset account is a fe...


How Do You Cure Dampness!

Published over 3 years ago

Dampness in the home is a major issue that can cause damage, and even put at risk the health of loved ones. According to Asthma Australia, damp houses can lead to the growth of moulds, which can cause a range of respiratory disorders such as asthma. Moulds are tiny fungi that form slimy or fluff...


Self Managed Super Funds

Published over 3 years ago

If Self Managed Super Funds (SMSFs) are something you have always wondered about but never felt confident with, we have compiled the following points to break down what SMSFs are and how they work, in an attempt to clear up matters. Basically, SMSFs are a form of do-it-yourself superannuation....


Most Recommended!

Published over 3 years ago

Thanks to our amazing clients who are happy to share their recommendations of our service, we have been awarded the #1 recommended agents in Bondi Beach North Bondi Bellevue Hill Vaucluse Double Bay Rose Bay Bondi Dover Heights We also have a few agents who one personal awards: ...


Top Office for the Network!

Published almost 4 years ago

On Saturday 20th March, Raine and Horne held their Annual State Awards night at The Westin, Sydney. Offices across NSW and ACT came together to congratulate the successes of all the offices and individuals for their outstanding achievements in 2015. Our office continued its long history of succe...