Sydney homeowners rush to sell with market peaking

Sellers around Sydney were fetching top dollar at auctions on Sunday, confident the market was peaking.
Sellers around Sydney were fetching top dollar at auctions on Sunday, confident the market was peaking.
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THE Grains Research and Development Corporation’s headquarters are set to remain in Canberra. THE Grains Research and Development Corporation’s headquarters are set to remain in Canberra.
LUCRATIVE lamb and mutton prices are tipped to clip the national wool cut forecast back to 332 million kilograms greasy for the 2015-16 season. LUCRATIVE lamb and mutton prices are tipped to clip the national wool cut forecast back to 332 million kilograms greasy for the 2015-16 season.
CALLS to impose a voluntary industry suspension on Australia's live cattle trade to Vietnam have been roundly rejected. CALLS to impose a voluntary industry suspension on Australia's live cattle trade to Vietnam have been roundly rejected.
AUSTRALIA'S top butchers are sharpening their skills ahead of the TriNations international butchery competition in September. 
AUSTRALIA'S top butchers are sharpening their skills ahead of the TriNations international butchery competition in September.
12:15 AM  This glamorous and historic home was designed by the architect responsible for the city's most iconic buildings.
Respecting the original: The renovated interiors of the Salvation Army citadel in Bondi, which has been turned into four apartments by architects MHN Design Union. Photos: Carl Beath
22 Aug 15 Respecting the original: The renovated interiors of the Salvation Army citadel in Bondi, which has been turned into four apartments by architects MHN Design Union. Photos: Carl Beath
Downsizers and retirees are a growing market for apartments within easy reach of the inner city.
22 Aug 15 Downsizers and retirees are a growing market for apartments within easy reach of the inner city.
22 Aug 15 The penthouse has double height ceilings and floor-to-ceiling glass windows to exploit the 180 degree views.
This week we feature a house in ritzy Bellevue Hill.
22 Aug 15 This week we feature a house in ritzy Bellevue Hill.
Why did this Bondi conversion succeed when so many fail?
22 Aug 15 Why did this Bondi conversion succeed when so many fail?
Melbourne has again been crowned the world's most livable city. Here are some great real estate buys for the median house price.
18 Aug 15 Melbourne has again been crowned the world's most livable city. Here are some great real estate buys for the median house price.
A good looking real estate agent can fetch their vendor up to $23,000 more in the sale of the average home, academics have found.
18 Aug 15 A good looking real estate agent can fetch their vendor up to $23,000 more in the sale of the average home, academics have found.
17 Aug 15 Supermodel Cindy Crawford and husband Rande Gerber have sold a Malibu house for $13.341 million.
A 1960s apartment building has been redeveloped with award-winning results.
16 Aug 15 A 1960s apartment building has been redeveloped with award-winning results.
Plain Janes were the cool kids in the winter auction playground on Saturday, sending investors and seasoned builders into a frenzy.
15 Aug 15 Plain Janes were the cool kids in the winter auction playground on Saturday, sending investors and seasoned builders into a frenzy.
Radio host and AFL club supremo Eddie McGuire is considering another Toorak Road investment.
15 Aug 15 Radio host and AFL club supremo Eddie McGuire is considering another Toorak Road investment.
15 Aug 15 Hooked on The Bachelor? Forget it. There's a much bigger challenge in life.
A price tag north of $150,000 for a car space is going to be increasingly common, agents say.
14 Aug 15 A price tag north of $150,000 for a car space is going to be increasingly common, agents say.
The inner south suburb Forrest finishes 37th on CoreLogic RP Data's
14 Aug 15 The inner south suburb Forrest finishes 37th on CoreLogic RP Data's "Million Dollar Club" list.
China's massive devaluation of its currency could take some of the heat out of Australia's property market and hurt exports.
14 Aug 15 China's massive devaluation of its currency could take some of the heat out of Australia's property market and hurt exports.
More homeowners are teaming up to sell to developers, putting those left behind at risk of living in the shade.
14 Aug 15 More homeowners are teaming up to sell to developers, putting those left behind at risk of living in the shade.
14 Aug 15 The interiors were lightened, windows widened and spaces rearranges in this budget-savvy renovation.
TITLE DEEDS: Blame Andrew Findlay's penchant for the infrastructure business for his 1997 purchase of the former electricity sub-station in Paddington, sight unseen.
14 Aug 15 TITLE DEEDS: Blame Andrew Findlay's penchant for the infrastructure business for his 1997 purchase of the former electricity sub-station in Paddington, sight unseen.
It is fairly unassuming from the front, but step inside and the 1930's home has been transformed into an ultra modern and stylish entertainers home.
13 Aug 15 It is fairly unassuming from the front, but step inside and the 1930's home has been transformed into an ultra modern and stylish entertainers home.
Australia's biggest lender wants the federal government to consider changes to negative gearing rules as part of a possible future overhaul of the tax system.
13 Aug 15 Australia's biggest lender wants the federal government to consider changes to negative gearing rules as part of a possible future overhaul of the tax system.
Singer Taylor Swift is rumoured to be purchasing an eight bedroom castle in Perthshire, Scotland, to be near her beau Calvin Harris.
12 Aug 15 Singer Taylor Swift is rumoured to be purchasing an eight bedroom castle in Perthshire, Scotland, to be near her beau Calvin Harris.
What do you do when you love art but you don't know Mapplethorpe from Matisse?
11 Aug 15 What do you do when you love art but you don't know Mapplethorpe from Matisse?
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Pleased that common sense has prevailed. Being close to the policy makers cannot be underestimated
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JohnCarpenter, The lamb and mutton job is going okay- we must be doing some things right.
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Spot on X. Let the Chinese buy as long as we can buy freely in China
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