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September 25, 2017

ONE HISTORY - Mid Victorian Architecture

This period, from 1870 – 1890 saw the merging of a variety of styles such as Gothic, Italianate and Gothic Revival.

Mena, on Orange’s heritage Kite Street, was built by James Dalton for his son Thomas Dalton in 1874, having had Sydney Architect Benjamin Bakehouse draw up the plans after he had designed the Dalton’s family home, Duntryleague.

Over the years the house has been owned by a number of prominent local families and at one stage it served as a maternity...

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August 02, 2017

Michael Manners has Orange on the menu

Acclaimed chef Michael Manners is known for his celebrated restaurants Table Manners and Selkirks where he worked extremely hard to prepare some very memorable dishes. But when it came time to retire, he chose Orange as the city where he'd enjoy making new memories. Michael and his wife Josephine moved to Molong to escape their busy past but have now decided the vibrancy of Orange is more their pace. Ash Brown from One Agency managed to sell their home in...

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July 30, 2017

8 tips to help you buy the right home

When you’re buying a home there’s a lot to think about, but it doesn’t need to be stressful. These tips can help you steer in the right direction if you’re considering a move in the near future.

 

8 tips to help you buy the right home

 

1. Don’t believe the hype (good or bad)

Do your own research to find out if your target suburb is hot or not.

2. Location & fieldwork

The old property maxim still holds true, but that doesn't mean the CBD...

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July 27, 2017

Your Journey to Buy A Home – Step One

You’re thinking of buying a home? Before you get stuck in, it’s important to set your goals.

Depending on whether you’re buying your first home, investing in a new property or building a home, you’ll need to consider what you can afford and then research home loans.

Most banks have a handy calculator to help you assess your affordability. If your bank doesn’t have one, search online and you’ll find one that suits your needs.

You’ll need to save for a deposit, found...

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July 24, 2017

ONE COMMUNITY - A FRUITFUL RELATIONSHIP

Meet Bernard and Fiona Hall, owners of Caernarvon Cherries and founders of the BiteRiot brand.

The Hall family have been growing world-class produce in the rich volcanic soils at the foot of Mt Canobolas for over 40 years.

Their companies Bonny Glen Fruits and Caernarvon Cherries in Orange NSW were the leaders in creating an overarching brand for other premium producers in the area to join.

Together they market some of Australia’s best apples and cherries, which can now be found in supermarkets all over the world.

Orange is known as...

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July 20, 2017

Our philosophy - we believe

One Agency Orange began in July 2014 when Josh Fitzgerald decided to take the leap into property sales as a solo agent. After embracing the One Agency model, it wasn't long before people in Orange took notice of this new, fresh approach to real estate marketing and Ash Brown joined Josh at the office. Within twelve months the two agents had built a strong reputation as a trustworthy, highly motivated team.

Now, three years down the track, the office has grown...

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July 17, 2017

So, you’re going to be a landlord

You have an investment property and you’re wanting to rent it out. For most people, the idea of being a landlord is daunting.

A landlord is the owner of a house, apartment, condominium, land or real estate which is rented or leased to an individual or business, who is called a tenant.

The concept of a landlord may be traced back to Roman times where estate was owned by the Lord of the Manor, usually members of the lower nobility such as...

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