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The SA suburbs you should have bought into 10 years ago

New data from realestate.com.au reveals exactly where you should have bought 10 years ago, to now be sitting on a gold mine. They comprise Toorak Gardens, St Peters, Kensington Gardens, Dulwich, Malvern and Kingswood. LJ Hooker Kensington/Unley principal Nick Ploubidis attributed the “sharp increase” in price to Baby Boomers and retirees selling off their large properties to downsize. The Advertiser - 21 March 2018

Mirror sales: Surprise results for bungalows on opposite ends of town

Adelaide’s two most popular auction properties of last week both sold close to $100,000 more than their advertised price guides on the weekend. Richard Thwaites of LJ Hooker Kensington | Unley, who sold the Kings Park home, said there was plenty of initial interest in the well presented three-bedroom character bungalow, which was on a 697sqm block. The Advertiser - 19 February 2018

Adelaide’s northeastern suburbs are running red hot

Once considered somewhat humble, Adelaide’s inner northern suburbs are “riding the wave” of their blue-chip neighbours to achieve price growth well beyond the Adelaide average. LJ Hooker Kensington agent and auctioneer Richard Thwaites, who recently sold a partially-renovated home on a 393 sqm block in Vale Park for $560,000 – “that one was something we did not see at all” – says suburbs in the inner north east were being gentrified “to some degree”. The Advertiser - 13 February 2018

Adelaide’s top and most interesting auctions of last week

A solid brick three-bedroom family home on 791 sqm at 62 Parsons Rd, Dernancourt exceeded its $390,000 advertised price guide, selling at auction on Thursday for $445,000. The home was sold by Andrew Welch of LJ Hooker Kensington Unley. The Advertiser - 12 February 2018

Three times the buyers for homes in SA’s most popular school zones

Put your house on the market in one of six high school zones in Adelaide, and you can expect dozens more people to walk through the door at opens. Nick Ploubidis, Principal of LJ Hooker Kensington | Unley, estimates schools in sought-after zones triple numbers at inspections. The Advertiser - 25 January 2018

Vale Park renovator sells for a shocking price

Essentially the size of a unit and missing a kitchen, laundry and floor coverings, a partially-renovated Vale Park home on a 393sqm block, achieved an auction sale price which even surprised the selling agent. Mr Thwaites said it was a “very unexpected result” and the auction was “exciting”. The Advertiser - 11 January 2018

Buyers swoon for retro sixties style in Burnside

The property at 25 Queens Ave was SA’s third most-viewed listing on realesate.com.au last week and 45 groups braved temperatures of up to 42C to attend its first opens on the weekend. “There’s good interest in this property and it’s most mostly from people wanting to renovate,” selling agent Verity Paterson, of LJ Hooker Kensington | Unley, says. The Advertiser - 9 January 2018

SA agents look back on their most memorable sales of the year

From a sci-fi inspired home with no internal walls to a rapid `fire sale’, Nick Ploubidis of LJ Hooker Kensington had anything but a boring year plus a renovator delight at 33 Palmerston Rd, Unley proved to be a huge sales success for Gabrielle Overton. The Advertiser - 29 December 2017

What did it go for? We take a look at SA’s most recent Auctions.

The modernised four-bedroom home at 34 Ascot Ave sold under the hammer for $915,000, well above its reserve, which was set in the mid $800,000s. Listing agent Andrew Welch of LJ Hooker Kensington | Unley said the property achieved a great price, considering it was set on a small, but manageable, 458sqm block. The Advertiser - 11 December 2017

How would you describe the ultimate Adelaide home?

Melbourne has its weatherboards, and Sydney its waterfront mansions ... so what makes the ultimate Adelaide home? LJ Hooker Kensington | Unley agent Nick Ploubidis says Adelaide is all about villas. The Advertiser - 25 October 2017