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Looking for Reno Hornsby Berowra ,hills

Discussion in 'Real Estate' started by stariston, 20th Feb, 2007.

  1. stariston

    stariston New Member

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    Any advise on the way to go at the top end of sydney in regard to prices
    and available sales
     
  2. TakeStock

    TakeStock Well-Known Member

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    Not too sure what you want, however, if you don't have access to the real estate databases, you might consider getting a buyer's agent onto the job for you. I know there's a good one that frequents this forum :D
     
  3. Jacque

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    Hi Stariston

    I'm not sure what you mean by the top end- can you expand on this for me?

    As far as access to prices (actual ones, not the inaccurate sales as quoted on websites like realestate.com and domain.com- see my other thread about this posted recently) the best sources are really RPData and Home Price Guide (APM). Check out their websites for further information:

    Realtor.com.au
    www.apm.com.au

    If you're prepared to put in the time and research you can become familiar with an area's prices and values in a short period of time.

    As far as current prices go, simply check out these areas on the net's two biggest sites (realestate and domain) as well as local papers ( Hornsby Advocate and Northern District Times) and private seller sites.

    Hope this helps.
     
  4. stariston

    stariston New Member

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    Thanks Jacque for the information and apm.com seems the way to go

    ar. as with top end its a local thing hope not to confuse in regard to
    top end of wisemans ferry road
     
  5. Jacque

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    No worries :)

    So what are you looking for and what's your budget?
     
  6. stariston

    stariston New Member

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    Thanks Jacque and anyone else who could shed some info


    * House or will consider level block
    * mid 400 k max
    * 1000m2 block min 600m2
    * brick or plank will consider fibro with certificate
    * 4 bed will consider 2 bed cottage with scope for further
    * all above areas
     
  7. Jacque

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    For mid $400K's in the Hills area (Baulkham Hills area) you can possibly pick up something that would make a nice reno job :) There is a lot of stock on the market at the moment in the $400K's (though more high 400's than low) and now is really a great time (in my opinion) to pick up a bargain as I've noticed quite a few staying on the market for lengthy periods of time. This is the area I know especially well seeing as I'm a local :)

    As for the Hornsby/Berowra area, you may find it harder in Hornsby but Berowra, being further away, has stock. If it's for investment purposes, however, just be sure you can buy as close to the rail as possible here.

    How is your search progressing, by the way?
     
  8. stariston

    stariston New Member

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    Thanks jacque will chase up that angle also
    regards stariston