Plans for future housing on public exhibition

Are you interested in finding out where new houses will be built in Byron Shire over the next two decades? Last week, the Council formally confirmed their support for the broad strategies contained within

New holiday letting rules announced in Byron Bay

It’s been a long wait, but last week, the NSW Government announced that they have granted a 60-day cap on non-hosted short-term rental accommodation for most of Byron Shire. The good news for investors…

How to come out on top at an auction

So, you’ve discovered that the house you’ve got your heart set on is going to auction. Don’t panic, there’s no need to stress. A property auction is all about chance and strategy, so if you focus on preparing…

Spotlight on Ewingsdale

Ewingsdale is a peaceful, rural suburb on the outskirts of Byron Bay. Just six kilometres west of Byron’s CBD, it’s a quiet community that sits at the foot of the St Helena ridgeline, making it a peaceful alternative to living in town.

How To Succeed At A Tree Change

Here are some handy hints that will help make sure this huge change in lifestyle kicks off to a positive start. Every day the team at Ed Silk Byron Bay take calls from people who are thinking about relocating to Byron. The dream is real, but if you’re thinking of making a move

Everything you need to know about a virtual auction

It’s no surprise that we’ve seen the rise of virtual auctions over recent months. With public auctions and open homes on pause due to lockdowns and social distancing rules restricting face-to-face meetings, the real…

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Byron Bay commercial real estate sales

Over the last 18-months, new commercial real estate and property sales in Byron Bay have gone off the radar, with several major sales hitting the headlines. First, the iconic Beach Hotel sold in February 2020. Then in May of this year, Justin Hemmes…

Selling your home by expressions of interest (EOI)

Most people sell their home by auction, private treaty or sale by fixed date. But owners of high-end, unique properties often decide to sell their home by expressions of interest. Plenty of benefits The upside of choosing the EOI route is that a seller gets…

5 tips for a stress-free property purchase

If you’re looking to secure your dream home in today’s hot property market, you’ll probably face some stiff competition. Even if you’ve had your offer accepted, things may go wrong that are completely outside of…

How Covid has changed what we want from our homes.

If you thought your home was big enough in the days before COVID-19, you might not think so anymore. With lockdowns and a new trend towards working from home, we’ve spent more time at home over the last year

Is now the right time to downsize?

The recent property price rise in Byron Bay might have led you to wonder if now’s the time to sell up and buy something smaller. Whether this is the right move for you is down to your own particular situation. But if you

Virtual technology brings property listings to life.

Virtual technology has revolutionised real estate. In fact, recent studies show that today, more than 80% of people start their property search online. And it seems that online tools, such as Google street view and virtual tours, have become indispensable in the hunt

Suffolk Park – Byron Bay’s Best Kept Secret

Life in Suffolk Park is Byron locals best kept secret – its tree lined streets are named after local Byron Bay identities and it’s been said that the majority of Byron Bay residents choose to live in this area. It has everything that’s

The Ultimate Moving Checklist

Moving into a new home is an exciting time, but it’s also no light touch when it comes to the stress levels. Without prior planning and research, the number of tasks you need to complete to ensure your move goes off without a

Wategos Beach French Connection

Byron Bay is such a bustling little town in the middle of a growth phase that it can sometimes be hard to imagine that it was ever any other way. And Wategos is such an integral enclave to Byron Bay it’s also hard

Tiny Houses For Byron Bay Real Estate

There’s lots of reasons to buy a tiny house, particularly when you have Byron Bay real estate. Plenty of people in the region need granny flats, want accommodation on their property or simply want to live small for environmental reasons.

The Latest Trends In Sustainable Homes

Living in the Northern Rivers we have access to water, sunshine and good soil. Utilising these natural resources while not wasting them, is key to sustainable living.

How To Succeed At A Tree Change

Throughout the year Byron Bay real estate agents speak to a number of ‘city folk’ yearning to move to the quieter climes of our seaside and hinterland haven. The dream is real but do you have a plan in place to make it

The Best Way To Find Byron Bay Real Estate

So you’re on the internet, visiting local websites and doing the groundwork searching for the property that fits your needs. But how can you be sure this property is worth the time to visit in person?

Find A Beach Side Bargain Near Byron Bay

A beach side home is the great Australian dream. A home where you can take a walk down to the ocean, perhaps go for a surf, but still be within reach of schools, transport and shops. For some that dream may seem out of reach but there’s still great suburbs to invest in within driving distance of Byron Bay. So for your stake in the great Aussie dream, take a look at the suburbs we’ve listed below.