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Turning Your Home into an Investment Property

May 8, 2017


Owning real estate gives you options and increases your chances for prosperity and success. Turning your home into a rental property is one idea that needs considering when life changes or throws up opportunities. New jobs, new relationships, new adventures are at the heart of a decision like this, emotion will play its part in […]

"No, I Don't Want to Sell My House!"

March 21, 2017

property prices Selling

It’s easy to make assumptions but armed with the facts a true picture starts to emerge and with it comes options for your future. You may not want to sell your house now, but properties in the region are selling fast and Fisk & Nagle is in the very real position of needing new stock […]

Listening for Sharks Off Main Beach Merimbula

February 1, 2017


This February, as your bum finds that sweet spot in the sand at Merimbula’s Main Beach, a tall yellow buoy beyond the last line of breakers will catch your eye. It’s a Shark Listening Station designed to complement the twice daily shark spotting aerial patrols. The station off Main Beach is the twentieth installed along […]

New Strata Scheme Laws in Play From November 30

November 1, 2016


What the NSW Government is calling ‘once in a generation strata law reform’ is about to take effect. Those with a connection to a strata scheme already might have contributed to the Government’s consultation that dates back to December 2011. The end result of that work passed through the NSW Parliament last year, with the […]

Is this Merimbula’s Last Residential Sub-Division?

October 4, 2016


  Bordered by forests and the ocean, residential building blocks in Merimbula can be scarce as hen’s teeth. That’s why pre-market interest in Bellbird Ridge Stage 3, above Top Lake has been incredibly strong. Only a handful of blocks from the 42-block sub-division are still available. Overlooking Merimbula’s stunning Top Lake, Bellbird Ridge boasts lifestyle […]

Blast from the Past helps Create the Future

September 6, 2016


For Elsie and Peter Ongley, a 20 year old real estate sign has given them the opportunity to start a new future. Up until Anna Moreing from Fisk & Nagle knocked on their door, moving house was just a vague idea in the back of their minds. It’s funny how fate steps in. The Ongleys had only just […]

Land Prices are Moving – What’s around the corner?

July 18, 2016


When the price of established houses increase, as has been the case in the past 18 months,  buying land and building a brand new home becomes an attractive alternative.  Why get something second hand when you can have everything you want for a similar price? However, the equation changes when the price of land also […]

3 Ways to Know it’s a Seller’s Market

June 7, 2016


In Real Estate, you’ll often hear the state of play described as a seller’s or buyer’s market, meaning that one or the other has an advantage. In a buyer’s market, an oversupply of properties for sale will drive sellers to compete against each other by dropping prices to attract a purchaser and make a sale. […]

Don't let politics get in the way of selling your house

April 26, 2016


Every election year, the Canberra “commentariat” whips themselves into a frenzy, speculating on a date and timing, before leaping from the gate into the campaign. The official race is still yet to start but July 2, 2016 is the bookies’ favourite for a double dissolution election.  The inevitable toing and froing between parties pitching real […]

Real Estate returns to a Balanced Market in 2016

March 24, 2016

buying investment Selling

The Bega Valley real estate market has been rising steadily with the average house price increasing from $290,000 to $310,000, according to Domain.com.au. While it might not have seen the steep price hikes seen in Sydney and Melbourne, the region certainly felt some of the heat rising from the hottest cities on the 2015 real […]

When one happy customer isn't enough

February 18, 2016

buying Selling

Do you remember the emotional roller coaster of buying and selling? First, that big decision to move.  All your friends and relatives have an opinion on what you should do. After all it’s usually the biggest decision you make in a lifetime. Second, you need to get your house ready for sale.  Everything’s on public […]

When is an offer, an offer?

January 11, 2016

buying Selling

Buying a property is often the biggest financial decision that a person will make, and making an offer is a significant step in that process. It’s a heady time for a buyer and an exciting one for the vendor knowing that the plans they made around selling their property are close to fruition. With expectations […]

Will Professional Photography help to sell my home?

November 19, 2015


Presenting your home for sale online is more important than the physical visit from a buyer. They won’t even make an appointment to walk through the front door if they’re not impressed by what they see on the internet. That means it’s in your best interest to have your home’s online profile looking impressive and  […]

Are the Big City Booms driving up local Property Prices?

November 3, 2015

buying Selling

While the Tura Beach and Merimbula real estate  markets might not be booming like Sydney and Melbourne the region is certainly starting to feel the radiant heat from the hottest cities on the Australian real estate map. Locally we might not have the volume of buyers or the same frenzied auctions but there is a case to […]

Property Prices in Merimbula Highest Increase and Latest on Bed Tax

July 21, 2015

buying Selling

Merimbula’s property prices have shot up by 5.3 per cent in the last 12 months, the highest increase of any other major coastal tourist destination in NSW according to a recent report in the Merimbula News. The median property prices of Merimbula properties was $418,500, the second highest of the 12 destinations listed in the […]

Design Tips For Selling Your Property in Merimbula

July 21, 2015


Getting ready to sell your property in Merimbula? Or have you just purchased your new home in Merimbula? Either way you may be thinking of upgrading your house or apartment to create a good first impression.  First impressions are so important when selling and it’s so satisfying to create an individual look in a newly […]

Would a Change of Name Help Sell Properties in Merimbula ?

July 21, 2015

general Selling

I wondered what Liz McCormack meant with a headline ‘Coast or Cheese’ in the Merimbula News this week.  It turns out she is talking about marketing this shire; as she states it is all about image and it may be up to the ratepayers to choose whether dairying, cheese and bucolic scenes of cows grazing […]

Merimbula Property Enquiry at $500,000 plus

July 21, 2015


The new financial year has seen an increase in sales enquiry in the Merimbula property market, with most being for residential homes in the $500,000 plus bracket.  With the onset of spring, sales are expected to increase quite dramatically during September.  This is traditionally the best month for property sales in Merimbula, and with interest […]

Big Demand For Properties In Merimbula

July 21, 2015

buying Selling

Home Values Rising in Sydney & Melbourne Home values rose to a record high last month led by strong growth in Sydney and Melbourne reports Simon Johanson, property editor for The Age newspaper. Figures released on 1st October by RP Data Rismark show capital city values peaked during September but fears of a property boom […]

Investment Property for Holiday Accommodation Merimbula, N.S.W.

July 21, 2015

buying investment

Investment Property for Holiday Accommodation Merimbula, N.S.W. When it comes to purchasing a holiday investment property most people fall into one of two categories 1. Those planning to use and enjoy the property themselves. 2. Those seeking financial gain from their investment. There may be a mixture of the two, but one need will still […]