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Chinese Investment in Australia's Wineries on the Rise

January 14, 2019

ALAN JURD Australian Property News SBS News

When FeiFei Wang came to Australia four years ago she knew almost nothing about Australian wine. Now, she and two other Mandarin-speaking staff are serving Chinese customers at Tamburlaine Organic Wines in the Hunter Valley, in New South Wales. “Right now we have a lot of Chinese customers come to our winery. We have noticed how […]


The importance of Property Presentation

November 27, 2018


The overall presentation of your property has an impact on the end result. Property presentation can make a real difference to the successful sale of your property. It helps to create the emotional link that makes a buyer fall in love with your home. Alan Jurd discusses this further in the featured video presentation.

Kevin Sobels Wines Property Snapped Up for $7 Million by Sydney-Based Developer

July 31, 2018

ALAN JURD Hunter Valley News

SYDNEY-BASED property developer Romeciti has paid $7.3 million to acquire the 22-hectare Kevin Sobels Wines property on the corner of Halls and Broke roads, Pokolbin. The site, at the heart of the lower Hunter Valley tourist area, contains a 13-hectare vineyard and the Sobels winery, bottling line, cellars, tasting rooms, cellar door and manager’s residence. As […]

Four Hunter Vineyards on the Market for a Grand Total of $32 Million

May 15, 2018

ALAN JURD The Maitland Mercury

Four of the Hunter’s most iconic vineyards are on the market and are expected to fetch a combined total of $32million. Krinklewood Biodynamic Vineyard, Oakvale, Kevin Sobels Wines and Wandin Valley have all been listed with Jurd’s Real Estate Cessnock and according to owner Alan Jurd, each business is “trading solidly.” Krinklewood is tipped to fetch $10million.  […]

Property Watch: Wandin Valley Estate and One of the Hunter Valley's Oldest Wineries Listed for Sale

April 7, 2018

ALAN JURD Australian Property News

Two prominent estates in the Hunter Valley are being marketed by Jurds Real Estate through expressions of interest campaigns. One is Oakvale Wines on Pokolbin’s Broke Road and is expected to attract buyers around $6 million. Established in 1893, it is one of the region’s oldest wineries. Selling agent Alan Jurd said it presented a rare […]


Biodynamic Vineyard Expected to Fetch $10M

December 13, 2017

ALAN JURD Newcastle Herald

The boutique Krinklewood Biodynamic Vineyard winery in Broke has been listed for sale.   The 59-hectare property features a three-bedroom architecturally designed colonial homestead and 19-hectare vineyard and is tipped to fetch about $10 million.  The fully certified organic and biodynamic vineyard was planted by the Windrim family in 1998. The property is surrounded by animal life, […]


June 8, 2017


In one of Sydney’s most significant commercial property transactions this year, businessman Duncan Hardie has sold his four storey heritage building located adjacent to the MLC Centre at 106 King St SYDNEY for a record $360,000.00 per square metre. With a ground floor tenancy to ” Le Creuset ” and three floors of office space, […]


Stage 2 – Rosehill Estate Hunter Valley

October 31, 2016

ALAN JURD Australian Property News

After Stage 1 selling out in record time, Stage 2 of this magnificent Estate is now available – but you’ll need to be fast! Spectacular one acre blocks with panoramic views of the Watagan Range all within 45 minutes of Lake Macquarie, an hour of the Central Coast and an hour of Newcastle’s CBD. All […]

Experience Counts

June 21, 2016


The Jurds team are proud of our professional and loyal team and you can be confident in dealing with people who know what they are doing. Jurds have just celebrated 21 years of business in the same Vincent Street location and we have had some team members celebrate significant milestones in terms of service. Toni […]

When is a good time to buy a home?

June 18, 2016


This is a question that I am frequently asked. Many homebuyers are frightened of buying at the top of the market and are hoping to buy at the bottom. Whilst this sounds simple enough, the reality is that no one can predict the short term future of the market, not even experts. If you are […]


April 6, 2016


Wine Country Race Club will host the Jurds Real Estate ANZAC Day Races on Monday 25 April at Cessnock Racecourse. In a tribute to the courageous men and women who have served our nation, a ceremony will take place to acknowledge the roles horses and jockeys played in the war. Concluding the ceremony will be the […]

Our current market and recent activity

August 27, 2015


The marketplace for Rural and Lifestyle property in the Hunter Valley, has been challenging since the Global Financial Crisis in 2008.  In the last twelve months however, the market has been quietly building and Jurds Real Estate has been experiencing very high levels of sales activity.  In the last three months particularly, the feeling of […]

Swimming Pool Compliance Requirements

June 7, 2015


Important Notice Swimming Pool Compliance Requirements We would like to inform all property owners of an important legislative change taking place, that will effect a large number of homeowners and investors. This legislation will affect you, if you own a property, which has a swimming pool or spa that is capable of being filled to […]


May 26, 2015


Material wealth, academic achievement, sporting prowess nor business domination are true indicators. Success cannot be measured by friends, family, colleagues nor peers. A truly successful person, marches to the beat of their own drum, follows their heart. This person courageously lives their own dharma. This person will never, wonder if they are successful, happy or […]

Market Update - The first quarter of 2015

March 9, 2015


The recent decision by the reserve bank, to once again reduce interest rates to record lows, has fuelled unprecedented demand in the Sydney residential market, which could be described as a “buying frenzy.” Each weekend we are seeing disappointed homebuyers being outbid by investors, who are not content to leave their cash in the bank […]


What to look for in an investment property

March 6, 2015


Alan Jurd has over 26 years experience in Real Estate and property investment. In this video Alan talks about his experiences and the importance of having a plan in place and the strategies to help make informed decisions with property investment.


Maximise the sale price of your home

February 23, 2015


Alan Jurd has been selling property for 26 years. For many people their home is their most valuable asset, in this video Alan outlines the 4 major factors that can help you achieve the highest possible price for your property. For any property advice please contact Alan directly on 0417 677 924 or email alanj@jurds.com.au.


SWEETWATER - Steeped in history. The site of one of Australia’s oldest vineyards.

February 20, 2015


The most significant country vineyard estate in Australia – Sweetwater Wines stands as a symbol of magnificence. A Southern European Vineyard Estate of a bygone era. A planned hamlet, a series of interlocking properties of differing timeless Era’s, on the crest of Sweetwater, overlooking the Sweetwater valley. Carefully nurtured and cared for vineyard, producing the […]