Chatswood Lights up for Vivid

Friday 25 May 2018

From 25 May to 16 June, Vivid Sydney at Chatswood presents Lightscape, an eclectic celebration of food, fashion, light, the planet and the cosmos. At Chatswood Interchange interactive projections transport you to exotic locations around the world. Choose from a fantastic array of international cuisines at District Dining or the Light Market, a pop-up market inspired by the colourful neighbourhood street markets of Brazil and built from scaffold and recycled materials, lit by lasers. From mo ....

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Property Styling – what is it?

Friday 11 May 2018

Guest blog post by Evolve Styling. Property Styling is the process of preparing a property for sale and is an integral part of the sales process. One benefit from styling is it ensures the property appeals to the right target market, inspiring the buyer to act, whilst also aiding the best sales outcome. Styling is a solid investment and many of our clients have achieved above sale expectations in the order of 30 times of the cost to style, which is an exceptional ROI (Return on Investment) ....

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Chicken or the Egg – Bridging Finance Explained

Tuesday 01 May 2018

When thinking of relocating, either to downsize, upgrade or to move interstate, a question often asked is: “Do I sell first then buy, or do I buy first and hope I sell during my settlement period?” Bridging finance may be an answer to this. But, what exactly is bridging finance?  Bridging finance is a loan structure that allows you to fund your new purchase whilst selling your current home. Bridging finance, often called ‘a relocation loan’, lasts between 6 to 12 mon ....

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Mother’s Day Inoko Competition Terms & Conditions

Thursday 26 Apr 2018

This Competition is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. You are providing your information to Savills Australia and not to Facebook. The information you provide will be used for this competition only and will not be shared with any other party outside Savills Australia and will not used for other purposes in future dealings with Savills Australia.   Competition rules: -       This competition is being run by Savills Au ....

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How to beautify your new home's backyard

Thursday 12 Apr 2018

Now that you’ve chosen your dream home and made it through the move, there's nothing more exciting than infusing the new place with your personality. When decorating your new home, it’s important to pay attention to the exterior as well as the interior. Bedrooms, lounge rooms, bathrooms and kitchens are all essential parts of your home, but if you put the necessary energy into your garden, you'll extend your living space, increase the value of the home and create an outdoor oasis to ....

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How to organise the best Easter egg hunt

Wednesday 28 Mar 2018

Easter morning just isn’t complete until the kids have raced around the garden filling their baskets with yummy chocolate eggs. Rain, hail or shine get your family and friends together in the backyard for a little hunting and a lot of laughs. You are sure to make memories that will last a lifetime and if it’s your turn to prepare the hunt, use these instructions to make sure you’ve got the best Easter egg hunt on the street. If you’ve got under 5 year olds, don’t ma ....

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Easter home decorating ideas

Sunday 25 Mar 2018

Before the family digs into the Easter eggs, get everyone together for an afternoon of craft. We’ve collated the five coolest Easter decorations that you can make at home. Crepe paper carrots  Are these not the cutest thing! Made of wrapped paper streamers, these adorable little bundles are actually surprise gifts. As you unwind the paper, you find the trinkets -- jewellery, a novelty, a toy. Display a basketful as a centrepiece or leave a trail of them for the kids to find instead of ....

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Savills UK lists former Holland Park home of singer, Dusty Springfield

Friday 23 Mar 2018

A modern Art Deco style house in London’s W8 which features a blue plaque for singer, Dusty Springfield, is now for sale through Savills Kensington for £14m. Situated on Aubrey Walk, a highly regarded residential street, the ten year old 7,200 sq ft property is the result of a coming together of two terraced homes to create one unique broad fronted house. Arranged over five storeys, bedroom accommodation at Aubrey Walk comprises several suites while the top floor is given over to a m ....

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Savills wins RateMyAgent 2018 Agent of the Year Awards

Wednesday 14 Mar 2018

Savills won the title for Roseville and Gordon in the RateMyAgent 2018 Agency of the Year Awards. For the second year in a row, Stephanie Hearne from Savills took out the title of Agent of the Year for Roseville and Liz Hughes from Savills won the title for Gordon. The awards, which are the largest real estate awards in Australia, recognise those agents and agencies that have ranked the highest based on customer reviews and feedback.  Charles Caravousanos, Director of Savills residential re ....

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The five most common moving mistakes to avoid

Wednesday 14 Mar 2018

Moving can be very stressful, especially if you haven’t prepared for it and you don’t want to tarnish the excitement of moving into a new place. Be aware of these five common mistakes people make when moving and use our tips and strategies to ensure a smooth transition. Mistake #1: Starting too late Packing, moving, cleaning, filling out documents, rental inspections and attending viewings are just part of the large moving process. It’s often a bigger deal than most people real ....

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