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A podcast to help you buy, sell and live well on Sydney's Northern Beaches. Featuring interviews with local real estate experts, architects, builders, planners and designers to uncover the latest trends and dynamics on the beaches. Plus chats with true locals to find out what they love about Northern Beaches living. Hosted by Nick Freeman and Cat Denney.

26 and Sunny Cat Denney and Nick Freeman

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A podcast to help you buy, sell and live well on Sydney's Northern Beaches. Featuring interviews with local real estate experts, architects, builders, planners and designers to uncover the latest trends and dynamics on the beaches. Plus chats with true locals to find out what they love about Northern Beaches living. Hosted by Nick Freeman and Cat Denney.

    Insurance unpacked - a look at building, landlord and bushfire cover on the Beaches

    Insurance unpacked - a look at building, landlord and bushfire cover on the Beaches

    Ever wondered what happens if your home is so badly damaged by an accident that you have to move out? Who pays for your accomodation? Where will it be? And are there any guarantees it will be big enough for you and your family?In this episode of the 26 and Sunny Podcast, we take a closer look at insurance in conversation with Josh Hawkins from Brookvale Insurance Brokers. Whether you own a home, an apartment, an investment property or you are renting, Josh helps you understand what insurance ...

    • 38 min
    Dropping anchor in Palm Beach - property and life at the northern tip of the Peninsular

    Dropping anchor in Palm Beach - property and life at the northern tip of the Peninsular

    Beautiful Palm Beach on the northern-most tip of the Northern Beaches has much to boast about. The glorious waters of Pittwater on one side, the famous Palm Beach on the other, tropical landscapes, the Boathouse Cafe, Summer Bay stars on set and some of the Peninsula's most desirable properties.Traditionally, Palm Beach has been populated by wealthy Sydneysiders who popped up to their holiday homes for the weekend. But thanks to COVID, the make-up of the area has changed significanty and many...

    • 27 min
    Building in a firezone - Risks and impacts on the Northern Beaches

    Building in a firezone - Risks and impacts on the Northern Beaches

    With its long stretch of beaches, you'd be forgiven for thinking the Northern Beaches doesn't have any bushfire risk. But in actual fact a large portion of the LGA is covered in bush and many homes fall into bushfire risk zones.Building a property in a bushfire zone comes with a unique set of requirements that can push up building costs and build times. In this episode of the 26 and Sunny Podcast, we speak with Catherine Ryland from CR Bushfire about the risks and implications of building in ...

    • 37 min
    Diving into Dee Why with Angelo Goutzios

    Diving into Dee Why with Angelo Goutzios

    If you're looking for a place on the Northern Beaches that offers a laid back beach vibe but with a bit of bustle to keep life interesting, then Dee Why should be high on your list of options. At the heart of Dee Why is its coastal playground - a 1.7km of beach that stretches from Dee Why to Long Reef with a tiered promenade and rock pool at one end and rugged red rocks and expansive surf at the other. And, with its multiple shopping precincts and access to the B-Line bus, it's no wonder Dee ...

    • 37 min
    Architecture and designing your new home on the Beaches

    Architecture and designing your new home on the Beaches

    If you're looking to renovate your home or build a new one, one of the first things you'll need to decide is whether to use an architect or a draftsperson. Both are skilled in drawing up house plans, but which one is right for your project? With different skill sets and fee levels, it's important to choose the right one.In this episode of the 26 and Sunny Podcast, we speak with local architect Andrea Costi from Just Architects about the role of an architect in designing a seamless home from i...

    • 40 min
    What is a vendor's advocate and do you need one?

    What is a vendor's advocate and do you need one?

    We've all heard of selling agents and many of us are aware of buyer's agents. But what about vendor advocates? What do they do? Who do they help? And most importantly, do you need one if you're selling your home on the Northern Beaches?In this episode of the 26 and Sunny Podcast, we speak with Anthony Butler from Anthony James about the role of a vendor's advocate and how they can help you get the best outcome for your property sale.Find out when to engage one, how much you'll pay (hint - it'...

    • 36 min

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