Sydney’s suburb swingers

Meet the suburb swingers – people who regularly move from Paddington to Balmain, Woollahra to Glebe, Surry Hills to Newtown and Killara to Woollahra without blinking an eye.

Retro-migration from west to east, east to west, north to east are all possible, if not highly likely, as part of today’s new buyer behaviour.

Once upon a time, the Sydney area you grew up in was part of your identity – and that’s where you stayed. But lately a radical change is happening in buyer behaviour.

People are less fussy about leaving the place they grew up in, and as Sydney’s once rigid borders between suburbs have dissolved, many new buyers come prepared to shop around.

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