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$6.5m smart house thinks for itself

TAYLOR AUERBACH  From: The Sunday Telegraph March 17, 2013 12:00AM

197 Military Road, Dover Heights Source: The Daily Telegraph

ONE of Sydney’s most unusual homes, which resembles a butterfly with no straight lines, is on the market for $6.5 million.

The feng shui designed smart house in Dover Heights is fully automated and apart from collecting the mail, the house can fully function on its own.

Selling agent Daniel Baran … Continue Reading »

Butterfly House in Sydney: Could you live in it

By Victoria Craw,  March 15, 2013 11:24AM

Known as the Butterfly House, the quirky pad looks like something out of a science fiction movie.

IS it a spaceship? Is it a sci-fi weapon to take over the universe? No it’s not a vessel from a galaxy far, far away but a multi-million-dollar luxury home in Sydney.

Known as the Butterfly House, the quirky pad looks like something out of a science fiction movie, and … Continue Reading »

Real Estate ‘Oscars’ name Best of the Best in Australia and New Zealand

BHR Directors & SheargoldThe 2013 annual Australasian Real Estate Results Awards (ARERA’s) were held at Luna Park in Sydney unearthing some of the most talented agents across Australia and New Zealand.

The annual Awards recognise boutique agencies and Real Estate Results Network Members for their outstanding achievements in the real estate industry, putting a strong focus on service excellence, community achievement and innovation.

North Shore based realtor … Continue Reading »

Siimon Reynolds sells Double Bay apartment for $1.56 million

Living to TerraceBy Jonathan Chancellor –
Wednesday, 19 September 2012

Los Angeles self-betterment entrepreneur Siimon Reynolds has secured $1.56 for his Double Bay bachelor pad.

Last traded for $788,000 in 1997, the two-bedroom 1930s apartment had undergone an extensive renovation by BKH architect Iain Halliday in collaboration with architect and feng shui master Howard Choy.

It has a bath as big as a room given his predilection … Continue Reading »

A Boutique View : Woollahra

To know the East is to know Woollahra. Located just 6km from the CBD, the village style suburb was once known for its antique stores but today offers a sophisticated paradise for foodies and shoppers alike.

The heart of Woollahra is the intersection of Queen and Moncur Streets – the Woollahra Hotel, home to the acclaimed Bistro Moncur sits proudly on the intersection. Grab a … Continue Reading »

Jack’s Family Home up for sale

For a generation of Australian’s I Am Jack is a rite-of-passage book on school bullying. This award winning book has now has been adapted into a play by the award winning Monkey Baa Theatre for Young People and will soon be developed for the big screen.

I Am Jack is the first in a three book series including Super Jack and Always Jack by Australian … Continue Reading »

What is Urban Consolidation?

Have you heard of ‘urban consolidation’? In case you haven’t, it’s a 21st century concept where established residential parcels can be subdivided so that an additional home can be built, subject to Council approval.

You may automatically assume that this means tighter, cramped living conditions, but the other day I saw a breathtaking example of ‘urban consolidation’ that sets a new benchmark for sophisticated contemporary … Continue Reading »

No point dithering on rates

By Gerard Minack, head of global developed market strategy at Morgan Stanley.May 2, 2012

The Reserve Bank will make further cuts to the cash rate in 2012, and another 75 basis points seems plausible.

The RBA cut its cash rate target by 50 basis points to 3.75%. Morgan Stanley (and consensus) had expected a 25bp cut. It seems the key to the larger-than-expected cut was the larger-than-expected decline in inflation, reported last week.

The RBA also acknowledged that economic conditions … Continue Reading »

Welcome to our third edition of boutique magazine which coincides with the Mercedes-Benz Australian Fashion Week!

For a dazzling week all eyes will be on Sydney and all the fashion-action of the shows.  Here young emerging designers will rub shoulders with our finest designers to present their collections to buyers, red carpet celebrities, retailers and journalists.


It is at events such as these that our amazingly creative and driven young designers may seem to suddenly achieve overnight success.    However the reality, as … Continue Reading »

Purchasing property in Australia

A guide to overseas buyers
Like most countries, Australia has certain restrictions on foreign investors, but basically, if you are looking to invest here, approval is usually granted if you are purchasing a new property, either complete or under construction.

As an introduction

Real estate can be purchased by anyone who is not an Australian citizen or permanent resident provided certain requirements are met.

Under Australia’s Foreign … Continue Reading »