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Reception Renovation

We have just begun a renovation of our reception area and everyone has been hard at work! Our front office area will be closed until approximately the 16th May while our trades give us a great new look. The team can’t wait to see you all again but in the mean time please just give…

Six reasons why you need a property manager

You might think that once you’ve settled on your investment property all that’s left to do is find tenants. Then you can kick back and relax. However, once you become a landlord there are numerous rights and responsibilities that you need to familiarise yourself with and uphold. Beyond understanding all the relevant legislation, you need…

26 Years And Going Strong!

This month marks 26 years in business for John Cook Real Estate – and wow, what a 12 months it has been. Between the launch of our new logo in March and Coronavirus we certainly have been busy. Looking back on the past year we are grateful our agency has been able to retain all…

TAX TIME: What you need to know

Owning an investment property comes with many tax benefits; your deductions can go a long way in bringing down your annual tax bill, so it’s important to know what you can claim and what documentation you’ll need to provide the tax office. The Australian income year ends on 30 June, which means you have from…

Proud Local Sponsors

In 2021 we are proud to sponsor two local sporting teams, the Under 18’s CYMS Rugby League team and the John Cook Real Estate Division 1 High School Basketball team. Both teams have had a great start to the season and we wish them all the best for the year. We would also like to…

Avoid burst pipes this winter

With winter quickly approaching here are some tips to help prevent burst water pipes at your property. Some of the advice is obvious, some of it may be new to you, but all of it should help you avoid a costly plumbing repair bill and water charges. TIP #1: TRY TO KEEP THE HEAT ON If…

F.O.O.D. Week Producers Market

We are proud to be sponsoring the F.O.O.D. Week Producers Market on their 30th Anniversary year! Our grandfather was a primary producer and his farm in Bathurst is now run by our uncle. As children our summer holidays were always spent working on the farm so we have always understood and appreciated the hard work…

NEW LOGO – NEW ERA!

March 2021 saw us launch our new logo! John Cook Real Estate invited community members and family to attend the unveiling, commemorating the occasion with the planting of seedlings to represent this next stage of growth.“When making the decision, we thought back on the last 25 years we’ve spent building this business and whatwe wanted…