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The Future of Newcastle – Thanks to GPT

After years (at least 20 – maybe even 30) the money to revitalize the city of Newcastle is on the way. After the Newcastle Earthquake in 1989 there were as expected – losers and winners. Hamilton did well although the movement of shops into shopping malls outside the city in the suburbs didn’t assist the […]

Newcastle – The Forgotten City

Marquette Turner Luxury Homes does a considerable amount of work with clients in Newcastle selling their Luxury Homes. They want the wonderful features of the city to be properly and fully communicated to a national and international audience – it’s sad that the “local” agents focus on advertising in the local newspaper, which I must […]

Luxury Home: Newcastle Penthouse with Sweeping Views

Spectacular Ocean, Harbour and City Views Proudly presented by Marquette Turner Luxury Homes and available to lease and/or buy, this is a rare opportunity to live in one of the finest apartments in Newcastle, Australia. Completely renovated to the highest standard this architecturally designed home features a wonderful open plan design with the living area […]

Luxury Homes: The Untapped Lifestyle Opportunities of Newcastle, NSW

It’s not often that a property is so unique, unknown, well positioned and tightly held. Newcastle, the second city of Australia’s most populous state, New South Wales, is just two hours by car, 45 minutes by regular air travel, and now 25 minutes by Sea Plane with a regular service from Rose Bay to Newcastle […]

Luxury Home: Newcastle Penthouse

This stunning and luxurious penthouse apartment has magnificent, uninterrupted sweeping views of Newcastle beach and has been renovated to exacting, international standards. View this stunning penthouse on the website of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes by selecting any of the images above.   For more information please contact Michael Marquette on +61 433 170 170 or […]

Where to Buy in Newcastle, NSW (Australia)?

Are you considering a sea change or thinking about which suburbs are in most demand in Newcastle? If you are this information is essential reading. Earlier in the week I wrote about the massive 85% drop in sales in July this year compared to the same month last year for property in the City of […]

Newcastle Property Sales Down 85% in July!

Sales in Newcastle were down by a massive 85% in July, compared to the same month last year. This is a staggering decrease in sales volumes which is causing enormous problems for agencies which sell average suburban properties. Luxury Home prices have remained steady although the practice of real estate agents overpricing property is alive […]


Every week, Marquette Turner releases its e-magazine, containing highlights from the most popular MTLH articles, as well as other news and views. Simply select the date below to view the e-magazine that interests you: You can of course subscribe at any time to receive the latest e-mag. ****************************** 19th December 2008 – the Final 2008 issue […]

Investors LOOK Here: Properties With a Price Reduction!

Without fear nor contest, the following listings of Marquette Turner Luxury Homes have received a price reduction in the past week, with the explicit consent of the owner. Woollahra Stockton Merewether Corlette Simon Turner FYI: Read related articles on Luxury Homes; or Buying Real Estate; or Investment

Luxury Real Estate Board of Regents Continues Its Expansion in Australia

SEATTLE – Luxury Real Estate’s Board of Regents announced today its continued expansion in Australia with Marquette Turner Luxury Homes, which will be the exclusive representative of the New South Wales, Australia territory. is the most-viewed luxury real estate Web site in the world, featuring more than 66,000 high-end properties in 106 countries. Marquette […]

The Who’s Who…

Marquette Turner Luxury Homes has been named the World’s Most Outstanding Luxury Real Estate Agency (less than 2 years old). Awarded by The Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate at a ceremony held at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Philadelphia on Monday October 13, our company became the first non-American firm to win the award. […]

Luxury Homes: Bar Beach Luxury

Rarely does an opportunity avail itself to purchase one of Newcastle’s most architecturally tasteful and modern renovated homes as this home in Bar Beach. Such an opportunity is presented to you and features spectacular views of Bar Beach, Merewether and the beautiful coastline, and indeed the property is only a few minutes walk to the […]

Unnecessary Auction Pain: A Case Study

CASE STUDY: A luxury home was auctioned in Merewether (a beachside suburb in Newcastle, Australia) on Saturday by an agency that we can call “Agency X”. It was a fascinating experience for a number of reasons, notwithstanding the fact that it didn’t sell. Marquette Turner Luxury Homes have a wonderful property for sale in Merewether […]

Luxury Home: Stockton, Fullerton Road

Luxury Grand Mansion Estate This exceptional luxury home in Stockton near Newcastle was built in 1897 and was originally known as “Quigley House“. Proudly presented by Marquette Turner Luxury Homes, the home is built on a fabulous estate covering 2333 square metres. The interior of the main building has been stunningly restored and renovated, retaining […]

Luxury Homes Fail to Sell at Auction

It has always astonished me how many real estate agents advise everyone they meet to auction their home. In Regional cities like Newcastle this happens all too often with the inevitable result of the property passing in, and in most cases not even receiving one bid from a potential buyer. The process is horrendous for […]

Marquette Turner now a member of the Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate

Marquette Turner Luxury Homes is very proud to announce that we have been recognised by the most prestigious international body in real estate. We have been named as Members of the Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate, recognising our outstanding commitment to service and innovation and our consistent record results. There are only a handful […]

Home Ideas Centre – Hunter

A new concept for bringing builders, other tradespeople, designers and suppliers into contact with thegeneral public will be launched in Newcastle in late June or early July 2008. The HIA Hunter Home Ideas Centre, a new complex in the industrial estate of Steel River at Mayfield West, is set to revolutionise the way the home […]

A huge gap in the market: Australia’s looming crisis

Michael Marquette of Marquette Turner writes in his Special Report: The biggest post – war crisis that Australia has faced is almost upon us. We have all heard about the aging population and the need for Superannuation to lessen the burden on taxpayers for pensions and other welfare payments. The terrifying statistic that very few […]

Luxury Homes

You can view Marquette Turner Luxury Home’s latest listings simply by clicking on the links below: Luxury Sales – Australia Luxury Sales – International Luxury Rentals SEATTLE (Nov 14, 2008) – Luxury Real Estate’s Board of Regents announced today its continued expansion in Australia with Marquette Turner Luxury Homes, which will be the exclusive representative […]

About Us

Michael Marquette & Simon Turner 2008 Winner’s of the World’s Most Outstanding Agency Under 2 Years Old by the Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate Commencing operations on Australia Day 2007 (January 26, 2007) Marquette Turner Luxury Homes specializes in the sale of Luxury property in Australia with a particular focus on the cities of […]