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Ray White Carnegie

Director Matt Hurlston oversees a professional team that is continually growing and recognised as the preferred choice for anyone looking for personal and professional real estate service and advice. Ray White Carnegie is located at 276 Neerim Road Carnegie, a striking corner position with the largest and only digital property … Read more read on

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Melbourne Surges Again

The Reserve Bank announcement in early March came as no surprise to commentators with the cash rate remaining on hold at 1.5%. All respondents to the survey prior had expected the rate to stay level, with 68% predicting the next move will be upwards. Interestingly, … read on

The lifestyles and people of Bentleigh

The lifestyle of a suburb is often influenced by who lives there. South-east of the city, Bentleigh is a family-friendly area with plenty of schools and parks, a bustling shopping strip and good proximity to bayside beaches. Bentleigh lies less than 15kms south-east of the … read on

Did you know?

The Bentleigh Station was originally East Brighton when it first opened in 1881 and stayed that way until 1907. Real Estate Agent Matt Hurlston says the recent redevelopment of the Bentleigh Station moving the rail under centre road will make the already popular Centre road … read on


Look around your home right now – how much ‘stuff’ can you see on the floor, or on benches, that just doesn’t belong there? If you’ve never decluttered your home, there are likely a few things you think could live somewhere else. So, how should you go about organising your … read on

27 Purtell Street Bentleigh East SOLD UNDER THE HAMMER!

Director and Auctioneer Matt Hurlston has been auctioning homes in the City of Glen Eira for almost 20 years. The owners of 27 Purtell Street Bentleigh East had enjoyed their home over the past 20 years and when it was time to make the move they entrusted the team at Ray … read on

SOLD!!! – 3/16 Newman Avenue, Carnegie

Real Estate Agent Josh Hommelhoff understands the Carnegie real estate market better than most with over 13 years experience selling Carnegie real estate from apartments to expansive million dollar homes. Buyer demand in Carnegie remains strong in 2017. The recent … read on

Latest listing – 52 Brosnan road Bentleigh East

"Bentleigh East family home buyers will be impressed with 52 Brosnan Road Bentleigh East, a beautiful 5 bedroom family home plus study." says Matt Hurlston, Director of Ray White Carnegie.   Walk to East Bentleigh Primary School, Moorleigh Reserve and tennis … read on

In the heart of Carnegie – 14 Emily Street Carnegie

Looking to live close to the action of Carnegie? Come visit 14 Emily Street Carnegie on Saturday 11th February at 9:30-10:00am and/or 3:30-4:00pm. This classic Edwardian can be enjoyed now and renovated later. Carnegie has so much too offer including Carnegie Primary School, … read on


  There are 8.4 million home owners in Australia. And according to Roy Morgan Research, last year around 64 per cent of them renovated their properties in some way. It’s clear that us Aussies love to get stuck in and make the changes that we want to improve our homes, … read on


Technology pervades every part of our lives in 2017. And according to the Moore’s Law this is just the beginning – they predict that information and computer technology will double in capability every 12 to 18 months in the near future. New and exciting technology such as … read on

Bentleigh & Bentleigh East property market to rise in 2017

The demand for real estate in Bentleigh and Bentleigh East is a continuing in 2017. Our sales agents who specialise in assisting property sellers and buyers in Bentleigh and Bentleigh East are Isaac Samuel, Robert De Freitas, Tim Kourtaibe, Damien Browne, Eamon Chau and … read on


Buying property in Australia isn’t exactly easy. But with a bit of knowledge, a lot of determination and a dash of self discipline it’s certainly possible – and few would question whether it’s worth the trouble. One of the first hurdles on the road to being a homeowner … read on


January is one of the hottest months of the year and without taking some time to cool down your property it can get oppressive. If you’re feeling the heat this January, here are four projects you can do around the home that will pay dividends this year and in the years to … read on

Melbourne Tipped to Become Australia’s Most Expensive City

As the property market begins to reawaken for 2017, the media is full of recaps of last year’s property market results, along with predictions for the coming twelve months. Amidst the usual suspects, the weekend Financial Review has published its second annual review of how last … read on

75 Castlewood Street, Bentleigh East

Not Just Any Old Sale This beautiful original 1950's brick home was recently sold by our sales agent Tim Kourtaibe. Its lovely owner Gwen had lived in the home for over 60 years. Being one of the first residents in the street, Gwen was well known by all her neighbours, many … read on

Seasons Greetings & Happy New Year!!

The team of Ray White Carnegie would like to thank you for all of your support in 2016! We wish you a great holidays and all the best for the new year. We look forwarding to seeing you in 2017 and continuing helping you to achieve your real estate goals in another exciting … read on

Thank you for your donations

Ray White Carnegie wants to say 'thank you' to all who dropped the books and toys donations at the office for The Smith Family Toy & Book Appeal campaign! Our office Christmas tree looks amazing with all the lovely gifts. All of the kind hearted customers and neighbors … read on

Summer Property Report of Carnegie

The latest Market Report for Carnegie is now available to view online! Please click below image to find more details of how Ray White Carnegie can assist you to achieve your property … read on

Interest Rates the X-Factor

The December Reserve Bank (RBA) decision to leave the cash rate on hold at the historic low of 1.5% had been universally predicted by the experts, although there’s a widening gap in the expectations going forward. The most recent survey of 35 leading economists and … read on

Sold – 41 Paloma Street Bentleigh East

41 Paloma Street Bentleigh East was sold by Morgan Zhang for $1,250,000.   With more and more Chinese buyers looking to purchase into Bentleigh East having an agent who is fluent in mandarin, knowledgeable on the area and a skilled negotiator will ensure the best … read on

Sold! – 67 Dallas Avenue Hughesdale

Matt Hurlston Director and Auctioneer at Ray White Carnegie was expecting a great result for 67 Dallas Avenue Hughesdale at auction on Saturday 3rd of December and were not disappointed!   A crowd of approximately 60 people lined the street to see the Californian … read on

Sold by Auction – 2/2A Washington Street, Toorak

Ray White Carnegie had a great turn out for the auction of 2/2A Washington Street, Toorak last Saturday. Sales agent Damien Browne was on top of every step during the whole campaign. All our interested buyers were attended the auction and bid. It was a competitive auction and … read on

Carols in the Park

Glen Eira city council’s annual festive celebration Carols in the Park will be held at Bentleigh Hodgson Reserve, Bentleigh on Saturday 10 December 5.30pm to 8pm. Main stage entertainment, hosted by Spencer McLaren with live performances by Justine Clarke, Bananas in Pyjamas … read on

Sold by Auction – 75 Castlewood Street Bentleigh East

Bentleigh East area manager Tim Kortaibe sold this one owner family home at auction on Saturday. Buyers were attracted to its location close to Glen Eira Sports & Aquatic Centre  and the Mackie Road Shopping strip at the end of the street. A lovely one … read on

SOLD! 2/1221 North Road Oakleigh

Ray White Carnegie Real Estate Agent Leon Ma had a strong crowd attend the auction of a double storey town house in Oakleigh. 2/1221 North Road Oakleigh The modern home with own street frontage attracted a crowd of approximately 50 buyers. Bidding did not … read on

The Smith Family Toy and Book Appeal

Ray White Carnegie is Proudly Supporting The Smith Family Toy and Book Appeal  If you would like to make a donation, please drop off your unwrapped toy or book to our office between 20th of November and 14th of December. Office address: 276 Neerim Road … read on

Auction this Saturday – 1/932 Centre road Bentleigh East

Looking for a Brand new home in East Bentleigh? East Bentleigh buyers be sure to attend this striking new town house to be auctioned at 1pm this Saturday. 1/932 Centre road Bentleigh East Walking distance to two parks and Huntingdale Golf Club, an easy walk to The Links … read on

Remembrance Day 11/11/2016

98 years ago the guns went silent. At 11:00am this morning Ray White Carnegie will observe 1 minutes silence to remember those who died or suffered in all wars and armed conflicts. At 11 am on 11 November 1918 the guns of the Western Front fell silent after more than four … read on

Entry level in Cheltenham

First home buyers and investors formed a crowd at 2/44 Warren Road Cheltenham a two bedroom renovated villa unit. The bidding was a little slow to start with but auctioneer Tom Grieve placed emphasis on the opportunity close to Southland, parks and local schools as a great … read on

Record for vacant land in Parkdale

Ray White Carnegie Real Estate auctioned and sold a vacant land parcel at 66 Keith Street Parkdale for $1,110,000. The auction attracted a crowd of approximately 40 people with strong bidding from 4 buyers. Company director Matt Hurlston said demand is strong in the area, … read on

Highett property prices continue to perform strongly

Real Estate in Highett is hot on the list of property developers, family home buyers and first home buyers. The Highett shopping strip is continuing to be transformed with the introduction of a brand new shopping centre, Apartments and new cafes and restaurants opening up … read on

Ray White Carnegie business re-cap

Andris Crawford of Ray White Carnegie real estate specialises in selling family homes in the popular suburb of Hughesdale. Andris has lived in Hughesdale for 17 years and can be relied upon for professional advice on buying, selling and even renting is this excellent … read on

Melbourne Spring Market Has “Never Been Better”

While some commentators had been predicting a “photo finish” for the Melbourne Cup day Reserve Bank (RBA) decision on interest rates, in reality there was little likelihood of any change. The survey of 30 experts released prior had revealed 90% had expected the … read on

Happy Global Champagne Day!

Drink up and celebrate Global Champagne Day today! 21st of October every year is Global Champagne Day, the team of Ray White Carnegie wishes all of you enjoy this day with your loved ones at your beloved homes. If you require an market update for your home or investment … read on

Melbourne Property Once Again the Winner

The Reserve Bank’s (RBA) early September decision to leave the official cash rate on hold at the historic low of 1.5% was almost unanimously expected. The future, however, is less certain – a survey of experts just prior to the announcement saw one third predicting … read on

Melbourne’s spring sales season off to a bumper start

The start of spring is usually where our auction market bursts into life, and you're not going to be disappointed by how that unfolded locally. Melbourne's weekend housing sales figures were the highest recorded in the past month, with most of the action centred around … read on

Which state is Australia’s best for jobs?

Looking for work? Perhaps it's time to move to the country's fastest growing employment centre: Victoria.The latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) have been released, and they show that Victoria's rate of unemployment is just 5.5 per cent. … read on

Work begins on Monash Freeway expansion

Every day, roughly 200,000 people travel along the Monash Freeway, including countless residents from areas around the road including Carnegie, Clayton, and Burwood. This week, work will begin on a $400million project that will create an expansion of the road, reducing … read on

Saints go through hell to reach premiership heaven

AT LAST, Glen Eira has a flag to fly. The Saints were in heaven after beating Hawthorn by 47 points in the Division 3 grand final on Sunday to secure their first-ever premiership, and complete one of footy’s great rags-to-riches stories. Glen Eira won five games last … read on

Happy Mid-Autumn Festival!

The team of Ray White Carnegie wishes you a merry Mid-Autumn Festival, bliss, and happiness. May the round moon bring you a happy family and a successful future. ** The Mid-Autumn Festival is a harvest festival celebrated by ethnic Chinese. The festival is held on the 15th … read on

Ray White Carnegie named among best in the state

At the highly competitive Ray White Victoria annual awards, local agency, Ray White Carnegie, was ranked the number 8 office in the state. Recognising performance based on settled commission, the top 20 offices in the Ray White Victoria network were awarded. Ray White … read on

Getting on with Melbourne’s rail makeover

One of the most important features for any growing city is undoubtedly a solid public transport system. In fact, Melbourne is steadily working its way towards achieving an updated, safe and efficient rail network, with a number of projects ongoing throughout the city such as the … read on

Melbourne’s own ‘Times Square’ suggested for Camberwell

Incredible shopping, great food, and a melting pot of cultures in one place - it's sometimes hard to tell Melbourne and New York apart. Now, in a proposal by urban design company Alexander Urbanism, these two great cities may have even more in common, with a 'Times Square' style … read on

Local agent named among Ray White’s Elite

Josh Hommelhoff and Jimmy Tat of Ray White Carnegie was honoured at the Group’s annual state awards as an Elite performer, ranking them among the top two per cent of Ray White agents in the country. The Alan White Elite Performer list is the Ray White Group’s prestigious … read on

Jimmy Tsohagis won Property Manager of the Year

At the highly competitive Ray White Victoria/Tasmania annual awards, Jimmy Tsohagis was recognised in the Property Management Awards, for his significant contribution to Ray White Carnegie. Recognising the quality of Property Management service, Jimmy took home the Property … read on

Ray White launches official WeChat account

WeChat boasts over 700million active users worldwide (including almost 2million active users in Australia) and is China’s version of social media - but with a whole lot more functionality such as business integration. Every residential listing on will … read on

Latest university rankings put Melbourne at the top

If you need another reason to move to Melbourne, you might be interested to know the city is home to Australia's highest-ranked university. In addition to being an excellent tertiary education facility, the University of Melbourne has had a strong showing in the … read on

Making Carnegie station safer for locals

Carnegie residents, as well as anyone interested in Carnegie real estate will be pleased to hear that the local train station is about to undergo a makeover starting next week. Both Carnegie and Murrumbeena stations will close temporarily to allow for work to begin on … read on

Plans unveiled to revitalise historic Melbourne park

As far as cities go, Melbourne and its suburbs have a lot to offer anyone looking at local real estate. However, like all great destinations, Melbourne must also continue to develop and enhance its public spaces for residents to enjoy for years to come. In an ongoing effort … read on

Melbourne University gets a world-class upgrade

If you're a family considering real estate in Carnegie, or any of Melbourne's suburbs, one of the key considerations will likely be education. While Melbourne has plenty of great schools to offer local residents, one of its tertiary institutes has been in the spotlight after an … read on

Melbourne’s M80 Ring Road upgrade gets underway

Locals, as well as those looking for real estate in Carnegie will be happy to hear that an upgrade to the infamous bottleneck between Sunshine Avenue and Calder Freeway is set to start in a matter of weeks. With financial backing from both the Australian and Victoria … read on

Melbourne Property Market Still Number One

In the midst of uncertainty both domestically and globally, the Reserve Bank (RBA) elected to pause the cash rate once again in July at the historic low of 1.75%. Analysts are broadly expecting another cut in August – a survey of 30 leading economists showed two thirds believe … read on

Women are now outnumbering men

It was recently revealed that the Australian population has expanded even further, but more figures have now been released that shed light on the changing demographic. The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) announced that the country's female population has now reached … read on

School zones impact McKinnon real estate prices

Having access to the best schools is a real coup for any family, but have you ever thought about how much you're paying for the privilege? The Real Estate Institute of Victoria (REIV) has shed some light on the issue, showing that a good education could be costlier than some … read on

Looking for a new home? Victoria is the place to be

Building new homes is a pretty big deal to the national economy, so news that Victoria is leading the way will no doubt come as welcome news to many. Releasing its latest Housing Scorecard, the Housing Industry Association (HIA) revealed that out of the 220,000 new homes built … read on

See the green potential of your Hughesdale property

Going green is something that many homeowners aspire to, not only because it helps the environment, but can also lead to long-term financial savings. If you're currently living in an apartment and would like some environmental inspiration, the High Life Expo 2016 could be just … read on

Why has consumer confidence hit a 2.5-year high?

We all like to feel upbeat once in a while, and judging by the latest consumer confidence figures, that's just how many Australians are at the moment. The ANZ-Roy Morgan Australian Consumer Confidence Index for the week to 21 June showed that sentiment improved 2.1 per cent from … read on

Ray White wins network of the year

On 16th June Ray White won the coveted Network of the Year Award at the REB Awards held in Sydney. The award recognises the major real estate network that has most effectively driven business growth and innovation during 2015. As a 115 year old business we pride ourselves … read on

Melbourne on track to smash auction records

There's nothing quite like the buzz of a property auction. Buyers enter with their eye on a particular piece of Carnegie real estate or two, and have a fairly good idea how much they want to pay. This is a method of buying and selling property that's become increasingly … read on

Annual house price growth falls – time to buy?

  You've probably heard the phrase "the early bird catches the worm", but at the moment it seems like buyers who have bided their time could be in line for the greatest rewards. That's because the latest Real Estate Market Facts publication from the Real Estate Institute … read on

Get a certificate when selling property over $2m

Thinking of putting your Glen Huntly real estate up for sale in the near future? Well, if it's valued at more than $2million, you'll need to be aware of new rules affecting the national property market. From 1 July, resident sellers will need to get hold of a clearance … read on

Victoria gets serious about lowering emissions

Environmental issues have been a pretty big deal for the housing industry for some time now, and thanks to new emissions targets, they could become even more of an issue. The Victorian state government has put five-year targets in place that will eventually mean the state has … read on

Just how important is property to the economy?

There's just no understating the importance of home building in the context of the wider economy, one major group has noted, which has been confirmed through the latest national accounts. Responding to data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), the Housing Industry … read on

Negative Gearing – a message from Dan White

Ray White Group director Mr. Dan White talks about gearing. Check out this video and learn about the fundamentals of negative gearing and the role it plays in the property market. Home owners of Carnegie, Murrumbeena, Bentleith, Bentleigh East, Ormond, Malvern East can find out … read on

Carnegie Property Report Winter 2016

The median sales price for houses in Carnegie now sits at $1,250,000. Compared to five years ago, the median sales price has increased 38.8% which equates to a compound annual growth rate of 6.8%. With 21 houses and 44 units sold, and 85% auction in the last quarter, Ray White … read on

Victoria bucks the new home sales trend

One trend that many real estate agents in Bentleigh East are likely to have seen over recent months is a rise in demand for new homes. That's because the April New Home Sales Report from the Housing Industry Association (HIA) shows that while other parts of the country have … read on

Glen Eira Council goes green

It looks like the sustainability imperative is striking everyone from manufacturers, home-owners and now local councils. The Glen Eira Council, the government body for real estate in Carnegie, is embracing the sun in a big way. Praise the sun In an attempt to reduce the … read on

Did you know?

The average property investor/ landlord can save approximately $700 per month on their loans! To see how much you can save simply call Josh Bartlett on  0402 235 001 / 03 8555 2017 or … read on

Carnegie outpaces the rest of Melbourne

Melbourne has had some very strong growth over the last year. CoreLogic RP Data reports that over the year up to the end of April, our city's properties as a whole have seen 10 per cent value gains. That's more than Sydney, Brisbane and Canberra: in fact, Melbourne is the … read on

What will the property market look like in 15 years’ time?

The next 15 years could be a testing time for the national property market, as the population ages and their needs from real estate in Bentleigh East become more diverse. This is according to the first of Commonwealth Bank's Future Home Insights Series, which illustrated that as … read on

Our office is moving soon!

Ray White Carnegie office will soon to be moved to the Walter building, the new development in the heart of Carnegie. The interior fittings are well underway at the ground floor of 276 Neerim Road Carnegie. With striving stylish deco, we will be working and greeting our clients … read on

Paperless rental list – QR code on key ring

In an effort to better help tenants looking for the perfect place to call home we have created a rental list Key Ring! Simply call in to our office and collect yours FREE. By scanning the QR code on the Key Ring, you will be taken straight to our updated daily rental … read on

Investor lending takes a back seat

Options seem to be improving if you're looking at securing a home loan, as analysis of recent figures shows owner-occupiers are dominating the market. There had previously been concerns that investors were taking more than their fair share, but the Real Estate Institute of … read on

New homes enter the Melbourne property market

Securing your dream real estate in Carnegie might be a step closer to becoming a reality, as it's emerged that listings have improved throughout Melbourne and various other parts of the country. On a national level, property listings increased 5.2 per cent between April 2015 and … read on

Victoria comes out on top for housing finance

  Are you looking to get onto the housing ladder, but don't quite know where to begin? Victoria, and more specifically real estate in Bentleigh, could be a good place to start, especially in light of the latest CommSec State of the State report. The study is released … read on

Investors bring down rents for Carnegie residents

There's been plenty of investment activity across the Australian property market over the last three years, and one group believes the recent positive effect on rents isn't a coincidence. The Real Estate Institute of Australia (REIA) reflected on the latest consumer price index … read on

Melbourne’s Double Digit Growth

Homeowners were pleasantly surprised by the Reserve Bank’s decision in early May to slash the official cash rate by 25 basis points, taking it to the historic low level of 1.75%. Almost every “expert” had predicted rates would remain on hold once again beforehand, but lower than … read on

First-time buyers benefit from reduced cash rate

Many property groups and first-time buyers have had their wishes granted, as the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) announced a further cut to the official cash rate (OCR). At its meeting on 3 May, the monetary policy committee took a closer look at economic conditions to conclude … read on

Capital growth buoys property market sentiment

  Anyone who has bought Hughesdale real estate or property in other parts of Victoria could find they've benefited from strong capital growth over recent months. Results of the latest ANZ/Property Council Survey show that while confidence was down across the state in the … read on

Property Council rejects tax increase proposal

  Reducing the capital gains tax (CGT) discount and increasing other types of property taxes might not sound like a fair deal, but one group believes it's essential to the health of the economy. The Grattan Institute's latest report, titled Hot property: negative gearing … read on

New rules introduced for overseas property buyers

  A number of new policies have been announced in the Victorian State Budget, many of which will impact existing or potential owners of Bentleigh real estate. Not only will significant investment be made in Melbourne and its suburbs, but changes are being introduced to … read on

Bentleigh East named as price growth hotspot

  Savvy investors should think about taking a closer look at property in Bentleigh East, as one major industry group has named the suburb as a value growth hotspot. The Real Estate Institute of Victoria (REIV) was reflecting on how well the market has fared over recent … read on

Land tax could offer alternative to stamp duty

  Stamp duty in Victoria is something many property buyers will find themselves facing. It's charged based on the market value of your real estate in Oakleigh or the purchase price, depending which is higher. It's an issue that's faced plenty of debate, as some … read on

Are Bentleigh property buyers getting the finance they need?

  Making that all-important home loan application is crucial for most buyers of property in Bentleigh - so how are mortgage applicants faring at the moment? Well, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), the market is largely working in buyers' favour, … read on

Residential Tenancies Act changes to affect tenants

Tenants who are currently living in property in Carnegie need to be aware of a number of changes to the Residential Tenancies Act, which are set to affect real estate throughout Victoria. The state government is carrying out an investigation into several aspects of the … read on

Melbourne sees highest weekly rental increase

  Landlords have enjoyed some pretty decent returns on their rental property in Bentleigh over the past year - or so the latest figures from CoreLogic RP Data suggest. The group revealed that average weekly rents have risen two per cent in the Victorian capital, making … read on
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