Archive for the ‘News’ Category

Spring has sprung!

Springtime is a wonderful time of year in Launceston. The sun shines, the blossoms are out and everyone feels good about the warmer weather approaching.

People often say that spring is the best time of year to sell a property. It certainly seems to be a very popular time to sell in Launceston. More sunshine, more daylight and the presentation of homes … Read more »

Young people want to buy their own home!

We have recently been told that young people are priced out of the market unless they can get help from a generous parent to assist with the deposit.  We are also led to believe that the younger generation want to “party” and leave serious issues like buying a home until they have enjoyed life.
However, a recent study commissioned by comparethemarket.com.au has found that young people consider … Read more »

Market returns after the election

In the six to eight weeks prior to the recent federal election we noticed a general tightening in the amount of new listings coming to the market as well as the fall in the sale of investment properties mainly due to the labor’s party policy on negative gearing. With the election result now known it is amazing just how quickly things have picked up. Calls to list property are coming in more … Read more »

Living Here welcomes Thomas Baird to our sales team

Thomas comes to us from a background of formal training in architecture and design, as well as many years in private enterprise, Thomas joins Living Here Launceston as a member of our sales team with specialised skills to assist you in the sale and/or purchase of your property.
He shares his passion for the built environment with his love of health and fitness. Thomas would love to help you make your … Read more »

Terri Reynolds has joined our team and we are so pleased to have her on board…

After a successful career in the hair and beauty industry and seeking a change Terri naturally chose real estate due to a life long passion and knowledge of the industry… following in her fathers footsteps. Terri relates to clients during the process of selling or buying a home and loves to see the smile on their face when the ‘deal is done’.   Get in touch with Terri on 0408 696 161 … Read more »

De-Cluttering – what NOT to do

It seems everyone is on the de-cluttering bandwagon these days.  If you are preparing your house to sell then a de-clutter is almost essential but even if you have no plans to move, it is amazing how much it can lift your mood and help your home look its best.   As there is no shortage of advice on how to de-clutter we decided to tackle the de-cluttering NO, No’s

Don’t Buy … Read more »

Family homes WANTED

Our rental department are currently experiencing a high demand for 3-4 bedroom houses with garaging suitable for families.  Areas most sought after include Riverside, Trevallyn, West Launceston, Prospect, Youngtown, Norwood and Newstead.  If you have a home that may be  suitable contact Christina our rental department manager on 6332 3500 for a chat and an appraisal on how much rent your property could achieve.  We have great tenants ready to … Read more »

New Year, New Home?

If one of your goals for 2019 is to purchase a new home then we have some tips for you;

Make a List

Before hitting the open homes, make a list of what you are looking for in a home.  If there are some things you are not willing to budge on such as the size, location or essential features then put these on top and make sure any prospective properties meet … Read more »

Launceston Top Rated Agent

We are pleased to have been awarded top spot in the 3 Best Rated Real Estate Agents in Launceston.  Popular website threebestrated.com.au hand picks the best agent in town based on their 50 point inspection including reviews, ratings,  reputation, history, complaints, satisfaction, trust and cost.

Although we knew this all along… it is great to hear our clients also feel the same!

To read more go to this link:  https://threebestrated.com.au/real-estate-agents-in-launceston-tas

Christmas Lights – list of participating houses

135 Agnes Street, George Town

4 Pleasant Hills Drive, Grindelwald

1 Streamside Court, Kings Meadows

119 Hargrave Crescent, Mayfield

17 Grubb Street, Mowbray

122 Franmaree Road, Newnham

2 Proctor Street, Newnham

39 Roberts Crescent, Newnham

30 Davies Street, Newstead

1 Tatiara Court, Perth

19 Country Club Avenue, Prospect

58 Warring Street, Ravenswood

2 Hazelwood Parade, Ravenswood

6 Grassdale Place, Ravenswood

1 Friary Court, Riverside

3 Michael Street, Summerhill

39 Rowland Crescent, Summerhill

8 Garden Grove, South Launceston

67 Cherry Road, Trevallyn

76 New World Avenue, Trevallyn

38 Reid Street East, … Read more »