Real Estate

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 estate auction process has quickly...

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...

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...

Airbnb style short-term holiday letting has skyrocketed in popularity over recent years. However, it's fair to say, not everyone is happy about it. Local communities the world over have been impacted by the knock-on effect of a shortage in long-term rentals...

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...

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...

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...

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 for what is within your...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.
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.
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 succeed?
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?
Changing a few key things in your home will increase your chances of selling your Byron Bay real estate during the cooler Autumn months. Following these simple steps will see your property sold in no time.
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.
2013 has certainly been a buoyant year in the Byron Bay real estate market. The scene was set in the last quarter of 2012 when there was an upsurge in sales of homes over $1million. This seemed to be the tipping point for the market, and throughout 2013 the upward trend has continued and broadened, with strong activity at all price levels and over a broader geographic area including