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With the 20/20 vision of hindsight, Barry Byrne says buying property at Mount Wilson was probably the worst business decision he has ever made. “In 1992 I could have bought an inner-Sydney house for $300,000,” he says. “Today it would be worth millions, or multi-millions if I’d been a developer and put a skyscraper on it. But instead I bought Bebeah. A town house may not have given me as

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