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Boom Town – Is this Australia’s Best Kept Secret?

Released: 11.10.16

Looking for a vibrant city in an idyllic coastal location with beautiful beaches, clean air, no traffic jams and affordable housing that's less than less than 2 hours from Sydney?  Welcome to Newcastle - jewel of the Hunter.

Newcastle is booming with an architectural and cultural...

Why aren't there more women in real estate?

Released: 29.08.16

It's no secret that the real estate industry, like many others, is dominated by men.

I recently looked into the figures and the most up to date Census data recorded 64,700 real estate agents in Australia in 2011, with 52 per cent of those men and 48 per cent women. So it's actually...

Leading Local Real Estate Firm Named In Australia's Top 10 Sales Offices

Released: 15.02.16

PRDnationwide Newcastle and Lake Macquarie has been recognised as one of Australia's leading real estate sales businesses in a national list of top performing agencies.

The local real estate agency secured 10th position in the 2016 Real Estate Business Top 50 Sales Offices...

Compelling Growth in Local Property Market

Released: 04.01.16

The Newcastle, Lake Macquarie property market has shown compelling growth in 2015.

PRDnationwide research reveals that house median prices have grown 14.7 per cent over the past 24 months.

Unit median prices have grown further, increasing by 21.6% over the same period.


Raymond Terrace - The Burb To Watch

Released: 30.10.15

ESCALATING demand for residential land in the Hunter region has prompted the unveiling of a boutique land project in Raymond Terrace.

The semi-rural estate is located on Rees James Road and will comprise 18 land sites priced from $165,000, ranging from 500sqm to an expansive...

Experts Take Positive View Of Market

Released: 26.10.15

AN OCEAN aspect can increase a property's value by more than half and significantly enhance its saleability, according to Newcastle property experts.
Speaking to the Newcastle New Projects Suite Sessions event on October 22, hosted by PRDnationwide Newcastle and Lake Macquarie, Herron...

John Church Joins PRDnationwide

Released: 14.10.15

PRDnationwide Newcastle and Lake Macquarie has announced the appointment of John Church to the newly created role of Head of Marketing and Business Development following rapid market growth in recent months.

Mr Church brings more than 25 years of diversified marketing experience...

Newcastle suburb's gather momentum

Released: 30.09.15

NEWCASTLE'S outer suburbs and outlying areas are shaping up for property buyers seeking more lucrative locations as Sydney's real estate market continues to boil.

PRDnationwide Newcastle and Lake Macquarie managing director Mark Kentwell said property investors were flocking to Newcastle...

PRDnationwide George Rafty nominated for REINSW Awards

Released: 11.09.15

ONE of Newcastle's leading Real Estate agents has been nominated in this year's REINSW (Real Estate Institute of New South Wales) Awards which will take place on October 8 at a gala dinner in Sydney.

PRDnationwide Newcastle sales agent George Rafty is one of six and one of just two...

PRD Newcastle Takes Prestigious Title

PRD's Nationwide Newcastle team have taken the title at this year's UDIA NSW Meriton Awards for Excellence Gala Dinner.

The Urban Development Institute of Australia awarded the Civic Green Apartments Newcastle project for excellence in marketing at last night's elite event in...