First Time Renting?

Renting can be daunting the first time, even for home owners of 20 years looking to re-enter the rental market. You could be competing with dozens of people looking to find a home for the long or short term so here are tips every first-time renter can use to find their next home with confidence. …

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Buyers Agent MythBusters

If you are familiar with the television program MythBusters, you know their goal is to put to test myths and urban legends that have been going around for donkey’s years and prove whether they are right or just that – a myth. Well here at Rose & Jones, we aim to provide insight into what …

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Leasing Lingo for Commercial Real Estate

Commercial real estate can sometimes seem overwhelming with the various terms that are used. Brush up on your leasing lingo with terms, phrases or words you may come across in your commercial real estate dealings. Amenities A feature that provides comfort, convenience, or value to a property. Arrears Overdue payments on a rental agreement where …

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Looking Through the Mist

After a booming 4 years of property sales and property price growth across the Sydney market, clearance rates consistently above 80% and seemingly unrestrained lending, as the middle of March 2018 approaches and clearance rates (as reported) are hovering around 66%, if you believed what you read, we are heading for market crash. Firstly, a few …

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Year in Review 2017

2017 has been a big year for Rose & Jones. We have expanded in a number of ways, including welcoming new staff to the team as well as broaden our reach to Victoria & Queensland. To those of you who have been following Rose & Jones for some time, we re-branded at the end of 2016 and began our next …

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Certainty in an Uncertain Time

Certainty in an Uncertain Time The last three years in the Sydney housing market have provided vendors with perfect storm like conditions. Money has been cheap and banks have been providing record breaking competitive lending. This coupled with stock shortages and a rapidly increasing population in major cities has lead to a property BOOM in Sydney. There has …

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Top 5 Tips to Successfully Lease Your Property

Rose & Jones Senior Leasing Manager, James Maxwell, highlights 5 key points to achieve a seamless leasing transaction. The Leasing Agent Shows proven ability & passion Provides relevant timely info to Landlords & tenants Negotiates, not just facilitates Has exceptional communication skills Closes deals with tenacity A Property Face Lift Apply a fresh coat of …

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Plan for Success: Tips for Taking the Stress Out of the Search Journey

Searching for and securing a property can prove to be a very time consuming and stressful experience, as well as a potentially costly one. In this regard, the old adage “fail to plan and you plan to fail” is particularly applicable to the property search and buying process. Fundamental to any successful property search, is …

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Plan for Success: Tips for Taking the Stress Out of the Search Journey