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Our Backyard – Lorne

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

A lot has changed in real estate through the years and from my very first sale of a block of land in Kennett River where 10% deposit was in the form of seventeen $20 notes and one $10 note, to the way real estate is viewed today. I recently had a virtual inspection of a Lorne apartment which effectively had … Continue Reading »

OUR BACKYARD – ANGLESEA

If you read our blog on regular basis you will know that Kellie Saddington has recently resigned her post as Anglesea Branch Manager. On behalf of the Great Ocean Rd Real Estate Team I’d like to thank Kellie for her hard work and dedication over the past 6 years to the Anglesea Office. I … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard Apollo Bay

MILFORD BEACH STAGE 2: 16 SOLD, ONLY 6 LOTS REMAINING

MILFORD BEACH ESTATE 2020 RELEASEThese elevated panoramic ocean view allotments are only 600m walk to the beautiful golden sands of Apollo Bay and only a short walk to the heart of … Continue Reading »

Our backyard – Aireys Inlet

As Melbournians eagerly anticipate what announcements the Premier may make on Sunday regarding a rumoured easing of restrictions, demand for properties on all fronts is increasing in the Great Ocean Road region.

Constant requests for short term summer rentals have resulted in the first half of January almost already being booked out. There are also regular enquiries for mid term rentals (between three and six … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Lorne

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

The Victorian Premier’s announcements last Sunday were the first positive signs that we have seen and the first glimmers of hope and optimism provided by our leaders, with the “walls coming down” for Regional Victorians the enquiry levels for holiday accommodation around the coast have gone through the roof. After months of non-activity, it’s great to see the journey to … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Anglesea

When I worked in Melbourne real estate, I had strong relationships with Buyer advocates. They often had high end buyers that were either located overseas, simply too busy or did not want to engage in negotiating for property.

Negotiating is not a natural skill and some people find it incredibly difficult or they get it so wrong they end up missing out on the property … Continue Reading »

Our backyard – Aireys Inlet

R U OK? Today is our national day of action dedicated to reminding everyone that every day is the day to ask ‘Are you OK? and support those struggling with life’s ups and downs. You don’t need to be an expert to reach out – just a good friend and a great listener. … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard Apollo Bay

NOVA ESTATE FINAL RELEASE   This final release of residential land for Nova Estate is sure to impress. •Fantastic residential allotments on this quality subdivision. •All allotments with with approx 16.4m frontages •All amenities to allotments •Beautiful ocean and rural aspects. •Peaceful location close to local school easy walking distance to beach & shops •Your holiday or retirement dream starts today … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Anglesea

A few of my friends have been celebrating milestone birthdays this week, its so hard to not see your besties and give them a hug on such special occasions. The beauty is though that we have had to find creative ways to connect and send our love.  All our friends caught up and had 5pm ‘zoom’ drinks and then later I joined a ‘zoom’ dinner party! … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Lorne

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

One of the most respected, and my favourite economic forecasters is Westpac Chief Economist Bill Evans. Earlier this week Bill shared his visionary forecast of what might happen past COVID-19.

Underpinned by a couple of assumptions he expects our recession to be “deeper” but “shorter” than that of the early 90’s event, our deficit went to 4% … Continue Reading »