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 …

Read More

Invite Retail Into Your Residential Development

More and more, retail expansion is making its way slowly and steadily through the neighbourhoods of greater Sydney, extending high streets and around corners into residential strongholds where to date, the only commercial transactions may have been the private sale of a car, or perhaps a cup of homemade lemonade on a summer’s weekend. As modern …

Read More

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 …

Read More

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 …

Read More

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 …

Read More

Who is Responsible? Fair Wear & Tear vs Damage

It is an age old issue when it comes to a tenant vacating, and this is the debate over fair wear and tear vs damage. More often than not the owner and the tenant never agree as the owners sees it as damage and the tenant believes it to be wear and tear. When it …

Read More

Are You a Property Expert?

Real Estate. It is an excellent topic for any social engagement. Everyone is interested in it. They either want in, want out, want nothing to do with it or (in most cases) fancy themselves as a bit of an expert at it. Real estate is one of the only industries that no matter what the …

Read More

Landlords – Air BnB (What You Need to Know)

With the rapid expansion of AirBnb and other such online letting services, landlords need to ensure they have the right asset manager keeping an eye on their premises. In today’s rental market (especially in high demand and high rent areas) it is apparent that many tenants are listing the property they are renting on AirBnb. …

Read More

Nuts to Normal – Part 2

The ground under the recent price boom has started to shift, though. Some noticeable changes have taken place in the last 6 weeks: • Interest rates to investors have gone up • Lending criteria has changed including equity and serviceability requirements and this has started to take the heat out of prices • Lower clearance rates have …

Read More

Nuts to Normal