1. The Real Estate Market in the Macarthur Region

    Two years ago, the real estate market in the Macarthur region was undergoing exponential growth. Demand was on a record high due to low interest rates, causing prices to skyrocket to keep up. People were on waiting lists to secure properties, but reports indicate that up to 90% of buyers in the region were investors.

    This trend continued on through 2015 and 2016, and now prices are higher than ever before. However, heightened activity in the city centre of Sydney has caused the macarthur region to slow down by comparison. Statistics from realestate.com.au show that Oran Park Town has a median

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  2. Commercial 2016 in Review

    Market Commentary
    The commercial property market is generally very healthy at the moment. Demand for properties for purchase is particularly high, while supply is slightly limited. For sellers, there is greater demand for smaller units – around 200-250 sqm – than larger units, which suffer from higher prices. In this regard, there are more properties available to rent than buy in the current climate.

    For those looking to let or rent, square meter rates are sitting around $120/sqm. Looking to selling and purchasing, there is evidence of square meter rates sitting at no less than $24

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  3. Residential 2016 in Review

    Market Update
    2016 has proven to be a significant year in the residential property sector, characterised by steadily increasing housing prices, slightly stagnating rental prices, and an oversupply of property.

    Residential Review
    Somewhat surprisingly, there has been an increase in activity in the rural market. While growing developments have provided a steady stream of properties, it would appear that buyers are more interested in the increasingly rare commodity of larger lots. Substantial lots in the vicinity of 1000 sqm are quick to sell, while comparatively smaller lots – those around

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  4. Property Management 2016 in Review

    The team at Inglis are proud to offer a distinctive service when it comes to property management. With decades of experience in the industry, our property managers have the know-how and expertise to oversee a wide variety of property management needs. Our Senior Property Manager, Fia Foglia, has over 17 years experience in the industry, and is a long-standing team member, having been with Inglis for 7 years.

    Our team stands apart with our personalised approach to property management, and are committed to providing a one-on-one service to all of our clients. With a range of expertise on team I

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  5. Market Commentary

    Things have been quietening down this month as Christmas draws near. Over the years we have observed that people in the residential market do behave differently as the clock ticks down to the 25th! We find that decisions are not made on the spot at this time of the year and are being left until the New Year.These behaviours are quite common in the market through December and January however after the real estate boom we saw this year we are very interested to observe how the market reacts from February onwards.

    Into 2016 we are also looking forward to monitoring how the investor market perfor

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  6. Property Management Review

    At Inglis we pride ourselves on our unique and personalised Property Management services. With a team of long standing property managers we are well equipped to manage your whole property portfolio. Our personalised service means you will deal with one person and that same person every time you call.

    Landlords Take Note!
    We know there are so many things to consider when renting your property! Let us help you with a few handy tips:

    Compliant smoke alarms are a must – You are legally required to ensure your property has smoke alarms installed correctly.

    Water Usage – Please ensure

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  7. Commercial Review

    Commercial properties demand is increasing and supply is limited. Our Commercial Property team have been busily working away the past few months with the increased interest in the commercial sector. We have recently listed 11 industrial units in Smeaton Grange. These units are brand new and range from 200 square metres to 300 square metres. Nine out of eleven of these units sold straight off the plan within a week which truly shows the demand for industrial properties.

    Investment grade commercial industrial and retail properties are in high demand! As a result of this we have seen expected yi

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  8. Residential Review

    Residential Review

    The year of record low interest rates and the Sydney property boom.
    2015 has been a huge year for the Inglis residential sector and the Sydney Real Estate Market as a whole. We have seen the growth of the Macarthur region both in terms of demand and the residential growth of new housing estates and we look forward to observing how the Residential sector performs into 2016.

    What has transacted?

    “Vielun Park” is one of the premier properties in the Cobbitty district. Consisting of 272 acres of prime country, it recently sold after attracting enormous interest. Some of th

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  9. A Word From The Directors

    Hello friends

    WOW! What an end to the year and promise of a busy New Year.

    The Inglis philosophy is simple – years of local knowledge and expert advice coupled with professional client service. That philosophy has seen a huge growth in the business across all departments with both the Property Management and Commercial/Industrial departments showing increases well above the industry average.

    At Inglis we cherish our reputation and go above and beyond to ensure the results achieved for our clients are second to none.

    Readers who are unfamiliar with charming Camden, may wish to know that w

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  10. Impress your family this winter with this delicious winter warmer…

    English Apple Crumble
    1 x large can of Ardmona Pie Apples
    6 oz plain white flour (or slightly more is ok)
    3 oz caster sugar
    3-4 oz butter (chilled & grated)
    Granulated white sugar extra (say 2-3 tablespoons or to taste)

    Small/Medium round baking dish (no lid required)

    Turn oven 180 degrees
    Middle Shelf required
    Place apples in baking dish and mix through the‘extra’ sugar
    In a mixing bowl combine flour and castor sugar
    Directly grate butter into flour mixture
    With fingertips rub butter into flour mixture until it resembles fine breadcrumbs

    Bake in oven for appro

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