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Local cancer researcher wins Bali holiday after listing home with LJ Hooker

If change is as good as a holiday, then cancer researcher Susan Hartley may just have hit the jackpot. The Adelaide local this week won an $8000 trip for four to Bali, after a single spin of the wheel at LJ Hooker Operations SA.

SA journalist Rex Jory’s Port Willunga beach house sells for $1.9m

SA journalist and The Advertiser columnist Rex Jory has a million reasons to smile on his birthday as his Port Willunga beach house sells for doubled its advertised price. Auctioneer Richard Thwaites said a Port Willunga couple emerged as the final winner for the seaside destination. The Advertiser - Sunday 3 February

A new report finds many young people are happy to rent forever

The 2019 Renters Report, released this week by property search website realestate.com.au, explored the attitudes, behaviours and concerns that young Australian renters (aged 18 to 39) experience around the country. Debbie Copley, Senior Property Manager at LJ Hooker Kensington/Unley said young renters tended to have a preference for stylish, modern properties in the CBD of city fringe. “They want to live in the now, which is why they are choosing to do the rental thing rather than buy” The Advertiser - Friday 25 January

A 1976-built home in Auldana has all the decade’s glamour in spades

Not many properties can claim attracting a bus load of potential buyers, but the ‘70s glam home at 584 The Parade, Auldana, has done just that. LJ Hooker Kensington/Unley sales consultant Gabrielle Overton says there is nothing on the market quite like it. “It’s a big house on a big block of 1460sqm. It’s a specific-era home that was very well-built in 1976 and you just don’t get homes like this anymore.” The Advertiser - Thursday 25 October 2018

Crafers home housed a treasure trove

Once home to a multi-million art and antiques collection, the Crafers home of the late Peter du Plessis, founder of Du Plessis Auctions, could now be home to ... well ... you. The property is being sold through Nick Ploubidis and Chrissy Esau of LJ Hooker Kensington | Unley. The Advertiser - Saturday 13 October 2018

Live large on grand estate

A Crafers property offers a grand family home on a large allotment with a tennis court and pool, and has the benefit of being set in a tranquil Adelaide Hills location. The home is set on a 1.0688ha allotment over two titles. Both titles can be purchased together, or a vacant block of 3720sqm can be purchased separately. The Advertiser 13 October 2018

Adelaide spring sellers are reaping auction rewards

Adelaide’s auction market is on fire, new data shows, with our city recording the highest clearance rate in the country and a large number of properties selling before they even go under the hammer. LJ Hooker Kensington | Unley agent Andrew Welch said that he took about 80 per cent of the homes he sold to auction. The Advertiser - 29 September 2018

Down My Street - High Street, Kensington

The Kensington specialists talking about the state of play in the market and how good this wonderful area really is. The Advertiser - 8 September 2018

Cosmopolitan lifestyle draws buyers at Norwood auction

The circa 1910-built home at 10 Wall St, Norwood not only attracted 10 registered bidders at its Friday auction, but sold for $900,000 — $100,000 above reserve. It was an impressive result, according to listing agent Andrew Welch of LJ Hooker Kensington/Unley who says the home was hotly contested at auction. The Advertiser - 12 June 2018

When buying a home, children rule the roost

More than ever parents are consulting their kids before buying a property as open homes increasingly become a family affair. Gabrielle Overton of LJ Hooker Kensington Unley, says many of her clients are influenced by their children when buying or selling a home. “It’s not just when buying a home. I recently had someone decide not to put their house on the market because his son didn’t want him to,” she says. “So yes, kids very much play a part in the overall decision making and in many cases, so they should.” The Advertiser - 11 June 2018