Archive for June, 2020

Our Backyard – Lorne

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

The biggest news of the week is without doubt the Surf Coast Shire council issuing a notice of decision to grant the planning application for the Point Grey Precinct. After twelve years of community discussion and numerous versions of the plans for the precinct, we now have a fully funded DWELP and Surf Coast Shire approved “shovel ready” project ready … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard Anglesea & Torquay

Today is the commencement of private school holidays & next week the public sector, usually this time of year most of Victoria head away to warmer climates to escape the winter. Given our restrictions with interstate borders, again we see strength in local holiday accommodation.

We have also seen very strong buyer interest for coastal properties, and we are getting very different feedback from the … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard

Good afternoon Apollo Bay,

What a whirl wind last couple of weeks we have had here on the Coast, as restrictions eased it was magic to see the town come back to life and have so many holiday makers re-visit and enjoy our stunning region for the Queen’s Birthday long weekend. 

In property news, the market has remained reasonably strong despite the … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

We all believed the Queens Birthday weekend was going to be big but the numbers in town last weekend were enormous, taking most by surprise. Our restaurants and service providers did exceptionally well given the constraints and restrictions that have been put into place. Every available seat filled and many were disappointed they couldn’t be accommodated reinforcing that the new … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

The Queens Birthday weekend is going to be special in so many different ways and we just can’t wait. The first five days of June has seen overnight visitors return to Lorne for the first time since “lockdown”, the internal lights of our restaurants have been turned on, our play grounds are open and we are tipping that this long … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Great news this week with the further easing of restrictions in Victoria designed to slow the spread of coronavirus. Importantly from a real estate perspective were the loosening of restrictions on auctions houses, open for viewings and holiday accommodation. From Monday morning our holiday accommodation team have been inundated with booking requests. We are already fully booked for this coming long weekend and Christmas/January bookings are filling fast.The … Continue Reading »