Kevin’s Update

Late last year a house designed by Dick Clarke of Envirotecture burnt to the ground in the Gospers Mountain Bush.  Dick set about investigating why the house burned, and what can be learned to help rebuild it and other houses in fire-prone areas so that it is less likely...

Agents respond and show resilience Virtual auctions come to life Prior auction sales surge This week was set to be the busiest week of the year with 3,203 homes scheduled for auction across the combined capital cities.  With the disruption of new policies preventing on-site...

Private treaty sales will become the dominant method of selling as moves to ban public real estate auctions take effect amid Coronavirus fears, according to Australia’s leading body of professional buyer’s agents. Cate Bakos explains her reasoning on this....

The emerging trend of ‘off-market’ sales is putting some vendors at risk of underselling their properties.  Starr Partners Doug Driscoll has that story  ...

Restrictions impact activities Agents explore new ways We hold our breath Last week Last week, auction volumes across the combined capital cities reached their second highest level this year with 2,599 homes taken to market. The higher volumes combined with uncertainty around COVID-19 saw the final...

Brenda Rosen, the President and CEO of Breaking Ground – a company which aims to build sustainable and affordable housing and break the chain of homelessness to New Yorkers. Her team is dedicated in developing new spaces and preserving historical landmarks. She is a firm...

It’s all about having a mastery and owning your work processes. In the previous episode of The Offshore 101, Stephen Atcheler shared how automating business operational processes can take away low rewarding tasks for property managers which would make them more efficient in their roles. This...

Real Estate is Australia’s biggest and largest industry and the nation’s second-largest employer. People have been working remotely, auctions are being done online, and open homes are moved digitally through virtual tours to enforce social distancing. Technology has been a great partner in shaping the...

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