July 05, 2018

Our Property Management Team Turns 1!

Choosing the right property manager can save a landlord thousands of dollars. At First National Newcastle City, we understand that, and we saw a need in Newcastle for a Property Management team with experience and exceptional relationship-building skills. That is why we started our own Property Management service.

What have we learned from the last year in property management?

It has now been just over a year since we launched our PM division, so we wanted to share with you some of...


May 26, 2018

Win for First National Newcastle City at National Awards Night in the Gold Coast

I would like to thank everyone who sent love and well wishes in the lead-up to First National’s General Excellence and Marketing (GEM) Award Ceremony last night.

For the second year running, I was honoured to be named National Salesperson of the Year. The First National Group consists of 420 high performing offices in Australia and New Zealand and the awards night recognised the top salespeople, property managers and administrators from all states of Australia. 

What I'm equally, perhaps even more proud...


April 11, 2018

What's in Store for Newcastle this Autumn and Winter?

The end of 2017 brought tales of doom and gloom about a downturn in property prices. Now that we are into the second quarter of 2018, we can ask ourselves, were the predictions accurate? 

After a hot Summer and a hot real estate market, a slight cooling is inevitable. We have more stock on the market which is allowing buyers more choice and time. But due to a few key contributing factors, we have a uniquely positive outlook for the Newcastle...


March 01, 2018

Proud Achievements for First National Newcastle City

February marks an exciting time for the Real Estate Industry as several industry achievements and awards are announced. We are proud to have received the following accolades at the recent NSW First National Awards.

3rd in NSW's Top 10 Offices

The highlight of this year's award season for me was seeing our team take out 3rd place in the NSW Top 10 Offices! This is an amazing achievement for us in only our second year of operation, and an increase on last...


February 15, 2018

Broadmeadow- New Urban Epicentre?

Do you buy a home based on bricks and mortar or the land below? The way that our agents market and sell a property has evolved over the years and we now take a more holistic approach to the sales process. In the past, when we had a property to market, we would sell its physical features, such as the number of bedrooms, quality of inclusions etc.

Looking at the Bigger Picture 

Whilst physical features are...


December 15, 2017

First National Newcastle supports Hunter Medical Research Institute to improve community wellbeing

We are proud to announce the donation of $20,000 to Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI). The money was donated as a result of our Spring Fling Auction Campaign and I was honoured to present the final cheque to HMRI Director Professor Michael Nilsson on Friday.

It is the second year running that First National Newcastle City have proudly donated $20,000 to HMRI. As a local small business, we are extremely pleased that we can give back to such an important organisation.


November 30, 2017

Christmas & New Year 2017: Office Closure Information

We wish to advise you of our office closure dates over the Christmas/New Year period from 5pm on Friday 22nd December 2017 and our office will reopen at 9.00am on Monday 8th January 2018.

Our message service will be taking our messages during this time and a staff member will get back to you as soon as possible.


Rental Payments:
Please ensure all rental payments are still made...


November 22, 2017

What's next for the Newcastle market?

As Real Estate agents, we are lucky to have a bit of an insider’s view of trends and patterns in the market. We want to share this great information with you so that you have all the knowledge you need when deciding your next property move. Throughout my 25 years’ experience in the industry, I have seen all different market trends, but like everyone, I also have my own insights into the future of the Newcastle Market. Here are my...


September 22, 2017

Come join First National Newcastle for our annual Spring Fling!

Following the success of last year's Spring Fling, we are proud to announce we will be doing it all again this October. Unlike last year's one-off acution event, this Spring Fling will span the month of October.

A portion of the money that we raise during our Spring Fling auctions will be donated to Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI). HMRI is a world-class institute that strives to prevent, treat and defeat serious illnessses. It is a privilege to donate the money...


August 20, 2017

August Market Trends

If you thought that the real estate market cools off in Winter, think again! Despite being in one of the coldest and darkest months of the year, things have been busy here at First National Newcastle City.

We have seen a strong surge of first home buyers in the under $650k market after the stamp duty laws were changed on the first of July. We have also witnessed a growing interest in and around Mayfield. Another trend that has made our...


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