News and Events

It’s Our 30th Birthday!

Thirty years ago today, John Pye Real Estate Pty Ltd began offering services to the Hornsby marketplace. Initially we traded as a national franchise brand, then changed to John Pye Real Estate in 1998.

Whether you have been with us for 30 years, or have become a John Pye Real Estate Client just this week, we want to say a heart-felt thank … Read the full post »

Case Study – Sale of 35 McKay Road, Hornsby Heights


 
Property details:

4 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, 1 Car Garage House

Sold during Sydney’s COVID-19 2021 Lockdown

More property details here

 

Marketing details:

Video Tour

Professional Photography and floor plan

Listed … Read the full post »

Case Study – Sale of 9 Mullion Close, Hornsby Heights


 
Property details:

5 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom, 2 Car Garage House on sloping block with in-ground pool

Sold during Sydney’s COVID-19 2021 Lockdown

More property details here

 

Marketing details:

Video Tour

Professional Photography and … Read the full post »

John Pye Real Estate Finalists in Hornsby Local Business Awards 2021

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Thank you to everyone who nominated us! We are thrilled again to announce we have been chosen as finalists for the fifth time in the last few years in the 2021 Hornsby Local Business Awards in the category of Most Outstanding Real Estate Agency.

This is the Award we won in 2016 and details of that fun Awards Gala evening can be found here. We have also been nominated for … Read the full post »

COVID-19 Update – July 2021

COVID-19 Update:

At this time, we ask that you organise a conference phone call or a Zoom, Microsoft Teams, WhatsApp, or FaceTime meeting with one of our John Pye Team, rather than visiting either of our offices.

If an online meeting or phone call is impossible, we have strict safety measures for the visitation of any person to either of our Offices or … Read the full post »

To sell or not to sell your investment property

To Sell or Not To Sell

Some Landlords think that if their investment property becomes vacant, it is a good time to sell it. This view may result from a concern that it may take a long time to find a new tenant and thus there will be a loss of income.  Added to this concern is the fact that the rental market for apartments, units and … Read the full post »

Closed on January 26, 2021

Our Office will be closed on January 26, 2021 and we look forward to serving you the next day.

Our website has a full rundown of our services if you are looking to sell your home or looking for a property manager. You can also find all our listings for sale and lease, online.

John Pye Real Estate Finalists in Hornsby Local Business Awards 2020

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We are honoured again to announce we have been chosen as finalists for the fourth time in the last few years in the Hornsby Local Business Awards in the category of Most Outstanding Real Estate Agency. Thank you to everyone who nominated us!

This is the Award we won in 2016 and details of that fun Awards Gala evening can be found here. We have also been nominated for this … Read the full post »

Case Study – Sale of 104/75-79 Jersey Street North, Hornsby

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Property details:

Studio Apartment within Strata block with resort-style amenities

Potential rental return of $320 per week 53 sqm approx, incl balcony and car parking space

More property details here

 

Marketing details:

Video Tour… Read the full post »

We are on the move!


After 28 years of being in our Hornsby Office, we are excited to share that we are on the move!

Our new Hornsby Office address after Friday 21st February, 2020 is:

Suite 2, First Floor,
28-30 Florence Street,
Hornsby NSW 2077

The Thornleigh Office we have owned since 2007 will remain where it is… indefinitely.

Our new … Read the full post »

5-Star Google Review – Joel Callahan

Google Review

Interested in renting your home or investment property through John Pye Real Estate?

Or interested in finding a home to rent?

Here is one of our latest 5-Star Google Reviews regarding our care for people.

Get in contact with us if we can be of service to you, your family or friends.

Merry Christmas from the John Pye Team

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There is much to be thankful for this year and we just wanted to say thank you for the opportunity to serve you and your families. Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a safe and Happy New Year.

Our office is closed on all Public Holidays and Sundays, plus some other days between Christmas and early in the New Year.

NOTE: The office … Read the full post »

Celebrating 28 Years Young!

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Photo by Nikhita Singhal
 

28 years is an incredibly long time to be in business and we are so thankful to our John Pye Team and the service they provide to our Clients and Customers.

Our Team members work very hard behind the scenes and this week at our celebration lunch, we reflected on the fact that collectively we have over … Read the full post »

What kind of backyards do Buyers like? What kind of backyards do Tenants like?

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Interested to know what people in the sale or rental markets like in a garden or backyard?

Call us today to organise a visit where we can offer insight, provide feedback and explore options with you on what people looking for and what they expect when considering buying or renting.

Dulwich Hill Landscape Garden Design… Read the full post »

Outstanding Normanhurst Auction Sale – 20 Hammond Avenue, Normanhurst

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Sold $1,610,000, under the hammer. Highest sale in Normanhurst since February 2019.

John Pye Real Estate Finalists in Hornsby Local Business Awards 2019

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We are thrilled again to announce we have been chosen as finalists for the fourth time in the last few years in the 2019 Hornsby Local Business Awards in the category of Most Outstanding Real Estate Agency.  This is the award we won in 2016 and details of that fun Awards Gala evening can be found here. … Read the full post »

Fixed Term vs Periodic Tenancies – Updated

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In the past it has been a common practice for New South Wales Real Estate Agencies to commence a new Tenancy with a Fixed Term Tenancy Agreement and at the end of the term, simply continue the Tenancy as a Periodic or Continuing Agreement.

When changes occur within the Residential Tenancies Act, Agents must review systems and procedures to cater for the … Read the full post »

Renovate and Reap the Rewards

Renovate Rewards

 

There is never a time that a Landlord should become complacent about the upkeep of their investment or over-confident about keeping their property occupied.

Spending a bit of time and money sprucing up your investment can make a big difference when it comes to re-letting, and minimising vacancies between tenants. Not only will a home that’s well cared for reduce the likelihood … Read the full post »

Building a Better Landlord and Tenant Relationship

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Good relationships are important in life and in our experience of over 25 years of managing investment properties, we know that the Landlord/Tenant relationship is just as important as any other.

Apart from fulfilling the obligations according to the Residential Tenancy Act and the obligations within a lease, it is important to sow good values into your relationship.

We believe you will reap … Read the full post »

Outstanding Result in Property Management – Hornsby Heights

Deposit taken 32 Somerville Rd

 

Here is another outstanding result!

 

1 x Live Open House on the John Pye Real Estate Facebook Page

1 x Official Weekend Open House

3 x Excellent Applications

Deposit Now Taken!

 

32 Somerville Road, Hornsby Heights is no longer available and the lease will be signed in less than a week – what an outstanding result! We … Read the full post »

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