The 2013 federal election has been a long drawn out affair with the former Gillard government calling a September 14 election more than six months ago. This long lead time seems to have mitigated any anticipated effect to the property market.
History tells us that past federal elections have seen sellers take a ‘wait and see’ approach during the usual six week campaign. As soon as an election date is called the market tends to grind to a halt as vendors exercise caution.
With the recent reinstatement of Prime Minister Rudd, it is likely that a six week property market hiatus may soon be in store with the imminent announcement of a new election date.
History also highlights that it’s not all doom and gloom. The moment the election is over, no matter the outcome, there is always a spike in sales across the board.
Each year, winter and the school holidays create a quieter environment for real estate transactions. However, through this time our team have been quietly placing a number of select homes with a superb buyer response and outstanding sales results.
A premier, premium, independent partnership driven business, Abercromby’s sets itself apart from the competition with a service that is both discreet and completely confidential.
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For Anna Young, daughter of entertainer Johnny Young, the “wow” factor was important when designing a house for her family, but so was the need to create something functional.
“We also really thought about the kids a lot in the process,” says Ms Young, who has four children under 10.
Owner of the Johnny Young Talent School in Richmond, she and her husband, builder Andrew Kenneally, bought the then “derelict” property at 24 Prentice Street in Elsternwick five years ago and overhauled it. The two-storey house has four bedrooms, living and dining areas, opening to a deck adjoining a pool. For auction on August 17 at 11.30am. Sam Goddard and Jock Langley of Abercromby’s, are quoting $1.45 million-plus.
Source : Domain
Abercromby’s is in the News… 29a Adelaide St, Armadale is featured in Saturday’s Age Domain’s Private Property:
John Simkiss – a former partner at Potter Partners and senior executive at Telstra Super – and his wife Rae are downsizing from their Armadale townhouse.
The modern two-storey house at 29a Adelaide Street features four first-floor bedrooms and multiple ground-floor living spaces, including a back family and meals area and a separate study. There’s also a double garage.
Source : Domain
Northbrook and Stables
1257 High Street, Malvern
Visit the stables and Northbrook House, and access the historic collection, which includes books, journal articles, photographs, building plans, maps, subdivision plans, rate records, newspapers, research notes and general local history information.
The large, Italianate style home was designed by prominent London born architect, Charles D’Ebro.
Posted on 25 Jul 2013, 11:21 a.m. in News
Posted on 24 Jul 2013, 11:48 a.m. in Buying
30 Serrell Street, Malvern East is scheduled for Auction Saturday August 10th, 2013
The property will be open for inspection: Sat 27th July 12pm to 12.30pm.
Should you have any queries about this property, or any other real estate matter please do not hesitate to contact:
Jeff Gole 0419 4012 677
Andrew Harlock 0419 379 992
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