December 14, 2021
by Hannah Carney
As we near the end of 2021, we look back on a truly eventful year for Schwarz. After 20 long years in Freshwater we relocated office down the hill to much larger headquarters in North Manly, brought on new community sponsorships and achieved record results despite 3 months in lockdown. What we’ve learnt from this year, is that there is no challenge that our team cannot conquer. What was most remarkable about the year was that even amidst a pandemic, the Northern Beaches proved to show prosperity in uncertain times. Property prices increased by a staggering 25%, new suburb records were hit across the board and the average house price increased by $300,000. The Northern Beaches undoubtably offers one of the most sought-after lifestyles, this attributed towards the demand for property in the area, along with record low interest rates. People wanting to escape the city life and work remotely,

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