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John Pye Real Estate Finalists in Hornsby Local Business Awards 2021

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 »

To sell or not to sell your investment property

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 »

John Pye Real Estate Finalists in Hornsby Local Business Awards 2020

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 »

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 »

Merry Christmas from the John Pye Team

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!


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?

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

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

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 »

These will be the biggest home design trends in 2019, according to two interior designers

Interior designer Sarah-Jane Mossop from CLOStudios and Tegan Robbins from Wavetrain share the home design trends that will be big in 2019…. Read the full post »

Empowered Service

By Hedgie Gundry

When John Pye purchased his first real estate franchise back in 1991, he quickly realised he wanted to build a company culture truly aligned with his own purpose-driven values. He went on to rebrand the agency to John Pye Real Estate in 1998 and hasn’t looked back.

“Over the years we’ve been offered several franchises, including some of the big ones, … Read the full post »

2018: the year of the Smart Home


Image credit Elite Agent
 

It’s been billed as the year we’ll all get connected and smart products will simplify our lives. In some ways, that prediction is proving correct, and the internet infrastructure that drives smart tech is becoming a requirement, not just a desire.

But what does the smart home mean for real estate? Is there appeal and value in savvy tech and the … Read the full post »

Online auctions the future in real estate

John Pye Real Estate were early adopters of online Auctions in the sale of properties. We were the first agents in the Northern Suburbs of Sydney to host the first online auction for a home in Marine Crescent, Hornsby Heights. It sold “under the hammer” in 2010 and held the suburb record for sale price for a number of years. The successful bidder secured the property while sitting in … Read the full post »

Tips For Sellers – Before The Photographer Arrives

Photos need to be involved throughout the advertising process for selling a property. Getting these right will create a great first impression on potential buyers and possibly even getting you a greater sale price with better competition from buyers.

Declutter and depersonalise
Successful styling encourages potential buyers to imagine themselves living in the property. If the property is filled with personal objects, it will have a negative impact on your photos. Remove … Read the full post »

On-trend indoor plants: what’s the fiddle-leaf fig of 2018?

Ubiquitous in magazine pages and the homes of flora fanatics everywhere, the fiddle-leaf fig (Ficus lyrata) was arguably the “it” plant of 2017.

Named for the shape of its distinctive leathery dark green leaves, the plant remains a popular option, however, we think it’s time to turn over a new leaf and find out what the experts think is the most fashionable foliage of 2018.

 Enter: the Monstera deliciosa…. Read the full post »

Why RBA has kept rates on hold

This is a short 6-minute podcast that will help you gain some insight into why the Reserve Bank of Australia has kept rates on hold.

Here Bill Evans, Chief Economist at Westpac, discusses what interest rates may do next year. His conclusions are very insightful and should give confidence that there will be no rate rise soon and possibly at all next year.

You can listen to the podcast by clicking here … Read the full post »

25 Ways to Increase the Value of your Home

 

Spruce up the yard. Get rid of rubbish and yard waste. Keep your lawn in good condition and mow it. This includes using a whipper-snipper to get in the tight corners and along the edges of paths and the house. Trim the hedges, get rid of weeds, and mulch the flower beds. If you don’t have much to work with, plant … Read the full post »

John Pye Real Estate Finalists in Hornsby Local Business Awards 2017

 

We are also very pleased to announce we have been chosen as finalists for the third time in a row in the 2017 Hornsby Local Business Awards in the category of Most Outstanding Real Estate Agency.  This is the award we won last year and details of that fun Awards Gala evening can be found here…. Read the full post »

Sales & Rental Market Reports – APRIL – JUNE 2017

 

Our second quarter APRIL – JUNE017 Sales & Rental Market Reports are now completed and found by choosing the relevant suburb, then clicking the links below.

Asquith

Asquith – Apartments and Townhouses

Berowra

Berowra Heights

Hornsby – Houses

Hornsby – Apartments

Hornsby – Units

Hornsby – Townhouse

Hornsby Heights

Mount Colah

Mount Kuring-Gai

Normanhurst

Pennant Hills

Thornleigh

Waitara – Apartments

Westleigh

5 Tips Buyers wished Vendors Knew

 

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HONESTY IS THE BEST POLICY

Don’t hide or put band-aids over problems or issues at your property.
Be open and upfront, it is easier for a buyer to process and except – or ideally fix it properly.

 

HONEST MARKETING IS VALUED

Buyers feel like they’ve wasted their valuable time when the marketing of a property does not match reality.
One of the strategies we’ve implemented is 360 degree Virtual Tours for … Read the full post »

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