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What Makes Boutique Real Estate Agencies Better?

March 18, 2019

Brisbane Inner North Inner East Brisbane New Farm Selling Tips

There are a lot of options out there when it comes to selecting a real estate agency through which to sell your home. While it can be overwhelming, it’s good you have plenty of options. After all, this is the most important sale of your life, so you want to make sure you’ve got plenty […]

Hutton & Hutton New Farm Opening Night

March 5, 2019

Brisbane Inner North Company News Local News New Farm

Hutton & Hutton were thrilled to host the opening of the New Farm office last Thursday the 28th of February. It was an amazing night and we had a blast celebrating with so many people. Thanks to everyone who came to party with us! Enjoy some photos of the night below, courtesy of Mr Hummzza […]

Hardy Houseplants

March 4, 2019

Feature Article Hawthorne Inner East Brisbane Style

Here at Hutton & Hutton, we love plants. They brighten up space, they make you feel more relaxed, they produce oxygen to help you sleep better, and they’re just so darn pretty to look at! If you’re selling your home, it’s important to consider styling. Ultimately the presentation of your home will make the difference […]

When To Increase Rent

February 25, 2019

Brisbane Inner North Inner East Brisbane Landlords

It’s a tale as old as renting; a landlord is unsure as to whether they’re asking enough for their property. Do you think you’re getting undercut? How do you go about finding out whether you should ask for more? Most importantly, how do you actually raise the rent? At Hutton & Hutton, we like to […]

Utilities

February 25, 2019

Brisbane Inner North Inner East Brisbane Landlords

It’s a common sight nowadays for online listings. “Spacious 2 bedroom apartment – Wi-Fi included” “Furnished apartment with utilities included!” “Student apartment with Wi-Fi and utilities inclusive!” As with most decisions in life, there are pros and cons to including utilities with the rent. We’ll list them below so you can make an informed decision […]

Renting to Tenants with Pets

February 25, 2019

Brisbane Inner North Feature Article Inner East Brisbane Landlords

In the past, renting with pets was taboo. People understood that having a pet would limit their choices in finding a property to rent. In recent times, however, owning a pet has taken on a whole new meaning. No longer are pets just an animal that sleeps outside and eats processed food from a tin. […]

Renting to Young Professionals

February 25, 2019

Inner East Brisbane Landlords New Farm

Generation Y (born between 1980-1994) and Generation Z (born between 1995-2009) are also known as Millennials. They comprise 41% of Australians and they make up 49% of Australia’s professional workforce. These generations also make up the vast majority of the rental market. Some 18-39 year-olds rent out of necessity, but many of these young professionals […]

The Marie Kondo Effect

February 25, 2019

Downsizing Tips Feature Article New Farm Style Sustainable Living

Early 2019 Netflix launched their new series ‘Tidying Up With Marie Kondo’ and it was met with high viewer ratings and a sudden global desire to declutter. Thousands of people have been sorting through their worldly possessions and asking themselves ‘Does this spark joy?’ There are so many fantastic reasons to declutter your life. Clutter […]

What's Happening In New Farm: March 2019

February 19, 2019

Local News New Farm

EVENTS: KEY DATES Brisbane Comedy Festival: February 22 – March 24 Head on down to the Brisbane Powerhouse for hours of hilarious entertainment. Featuring the likes of Mark Lombard, Danny Bhoy, Ronny Chieng, Dave Hughes, Felicity Ward, and many more. Monthly Screening of ‘The Room’: March 1 Every month the New Farm Cinema shows a […]

The Iconic Queenslander

February 18, 2019

Feature Article Hawthorne New Farm Style

A grand timber structure balances on high-set pillars dominates the street. A beautiful, large veranda wraps around the property, perfectly positioned to catch the breeze. The exterior always covered in lovely, intricate designs that screen the sunlight and ventilate cool air. Fruit trees and fragrant frangipanis feature in a vibrate garden enclosed by a white […]

How To Make Your Home More Sustainable

February 11, 2019

Downsizing Tips New Farm Sustainable Living

Let’s face it; the planet is in a critical state. The temperatures are rising, the bees are dying, and it all just feels too much. Nowadays, you can even suffer from ‘eco-anxiety’, a diagnosable form of anxiety directly related to the impending doom of the planet. So what are we going to do? How can […]

# I HEART NF*

January 31, 2019

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Do you love New Farm? Is there somewhere in New Farm you frequent that you think people just HAVE to know about? We’ve launched a monthly competition that will allow those with a burning passion for everything New Farm-related to spruik their favourite haunts and be in the running to win some terrific prizes. The […]

New Farm and Teneriffe Market Stats + Tips for Better Returns

November 5, 2018

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  At last count there were 4793 bonds held for apartments in New Farm (4005). That’s roughly half of the number of bonds held for apartments in 4006 (Newstead/Teneriffe). These numbers make sense, considering the recent building surge in Newstead, resulting in a wave of rentals hitting the market. Over the last 2 years, the […]

Best Cafes New Farm (in our humble opinion)

November 2, 2018

Feature Article Local News Suburb Profiles

Not long until we move into our old stomping ground and new office! And since we at H & H count ourselves as coffee connoisseurs, we thought we’d put together a list of our favourite coffee spots on the peninsula. 1. Dicki’s: we love the Bear Bones blend that’s been specially created for Dicki’s, oh, […]

Sydney’s high-rise towers risk making us sick: architects

October 4, 2018

Apartment Love Buying Tips Market News Property News

Some of Sydney’s leading urban designers have called for a rethink on high-rise residential developments with warnings that long, dark corridors, balconies too windy to sit on and apartments with no cross-ventilation are damaging people’s health and well-being. “Physically, these buildings are sick,” said Benjamin Driver, architect and senior urban designer with Hill Thails Architecture […]

WHY WE LOVE AUCTIONS

September 18, 2018

Feature Article Local News Market News Property News

Pete started auctioneering in his early twenties as a commodity trader. When we were gathering thoughts about this article he mentioned that many agents think only some properties lend themselves to the auction method of sale. Pete said it’s a myth that only some properties are suited to auction. Every property we’ve taken to auction […]

Questions to Help You Find Your Perfect Property Manager

August 7, 2018

Market News Project Marketing Property News

One of the biggest issues for landlords we’ve found is property managers not keeping up to date with routine inspections. Take a look through the questions below for some tips on interviewing your next property manager (should the need ever arise). Where/how do they intend to market your property? Do they use the largest property […]

Supply and Demand in Tenants’ Favour: Counteracting the Trend

August 7, 2018

Local News Property Management Property News

A quick glance on RP Data shows many Brisbane rental properties dropping by an average of $50pw over the last year. Is it a simple case of supply outreaching demand? With an average weekly rent that’s 10%+ above the Brisbane average (for a 2 bed apartment), you might wonder how we’ve counteracted the trend. It’s […]

The H & H Story

July 25, 2018

Local News Property News Uncategorized

The H & H Story It was 2009. We’d made the decision to sell the business and take a break from real estate. Carried the last boxes of bits and pieces to the car. We’d created a great business there, lots of wonderful memories. Like the time Pete sold 42 Villiers St – the vendors […]

BRISBANE’S 4 BEST DOWNSIZER SUBURBS

July 16, 2018

Apartment Love Downsizing Tips Feature Article Local News

Many of our clients don’t even wait for the kids to fly the coup before they downsize. Life’s so busy, they just want the convenience of living in an apartment where everything’s taken care of. And what are the suburbs they’re flocking to? Well, we thought we’d make a list for you to peruse while […]