News

An quick note of yay!

A quick win and note of gratitude to the Modernist Australian (who'd like to keep it on the down low) for letting us know his good news; "I bought 36 Martin St Brighton (Melbourne) on the weekend and will definitely not be knocking it down." We suspected this beauty,...

Home improvement?

The time-machine quality of the internet, when perusing real estate listings, is an emotional rollercoaster. We can view changes to our environment good and bad in full colour and are then left to to digest such change. Sometimes that digestion gives us hope,...

Shag Exhibition in Melbourne and Sydney

Does anyone else so joyfully perpetuate the dreamscape of 1960s lounge Modern, of kitty-cats and cocktails, of pop-culture and poolside like Shag (Josh Agle)? Many of you are well versed in the brilliant colours, celebrity cameos and MCM buildings which populate the...

Featherston Book – let it happen!

Big news people: the very first book to extensively delve into the iconic Australian design team (and national treasures) Grant and Mary Featherston is finally in the works. First the bad news - no publisher wants to fully back it's publication (can you believe that?)...

Before & After (trigger warning)

We are in the midst of a big 'ol clean up here, migrating a bunch of listings from years gone by and taking in these beauties one more time (Look out for an improved site coming soon). In the process we need to check addresses and sometimes we just wish we hadn't. For...

Making inroads

We have been extremely heartened by communication with several new homeowners over the past few months, letting us know that properties they saw first on the market  via MA are now in their safe hands. How great to start the year with glad tidings. It means so much to...

Heritage victory #2, The Thurlow House saga concludes

A month overdue, but still some great news, Harry Seidler's Thurlow House, a home transfer which caused a minor snafu in Modernist and heritage circles last year has with co-operation from the new owners and the Heritage Council of NSW, achieved state heritage...

Compulsory viewing from Aunty

It's finally here, after over a year of waiting and working ourselves into a pitched fever tomorrow, the 8 of November, brings to a head the culmination of so much hard work and lays bare a full dissemination of all that is good and evil in this world. We are speaking...

Heritage victory # 1

Time to relay some good, nay brilliant, news stories which have been floating around the traps in the past month or so. First up, a suburban Melbourne listing we posted early last year, with a depressing resignation that it was not long for the world. Well, it is...

Sirius, MA sends a letter

So when the going gets desperate, we write on Medium to an international millionaire hotelier. Whatever it takes people. Help us Andre Balazs, you (may be) our only...