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Lorne Profile

Lorne

Lorne, the mere mention of this famous town sends the mind to beautiful beaches, bustling roadside cafes and an endless Summer. Once a place for holidays alone Lorne has fast become a viable town for permeant residents with regional centre Geelong an hour away. Lorne is the jewel in the Great Ocean Road as cruising by tourists and holiday makers are drawn to this place due to the stunning … Continue Reading »

Anglesea Profile

Anglesea is one of the surf coast’s best kept secrets. Where the sprawl from Geelong begins and lengthens the town of Anglesea is largely immune from the developments and still retains an older town feel to it. The biggest appeal is the restricted growth of the town as its land locked by national park. People love the bush and ocean combination. Anglesea has a wide variety of shops, parks and … Continue Reading »

Aireys Inlet Profile

Aireys Inlet

Further down the coast and under a two hour jaunt from Melbourne Aireys inlet provides plenty to see do and buy on the West Coast. If Dave Dobyn took a look at Aireys inlet he might just start up his famed “Slice of Heaven” crooning because this is exactly what you get. 120Km out of Melbourne and Aireys is a go to destination. Marked by the famous Split Point … Continue Reading »

Moving with Pets

We all know that moving is a day no one enjoys. It’s a two-sided affair. From the excitement of starting something new to the dreaded moving of all those boxes moving day is not an easy one. And, just like we humans have to adjust, so too do our four-legged friends.

Here’s our 5 top tips for moving your pets.

Keep your pets away … Continue Reading »

Jo King’s 3 Top Coastal Runs/Walks

The coastal region is famous for it’s sun and surf. But there are a whole network of trails and tracks to lose yourself in. Before you think that it’s a surfers world down here its time to hit the trail and get immersed in amazing coastal landscape. Jo King, 2 time World Champion triathlete shares her three favorite runs/walks along the coast.

I have lived and trained in some amazing places … Continue Reading »

Spring Planting

Spring is a great time to get out and about once again after the long cold Winter. Down here in Victoria, Spring arrives quickly and with it comes a great chance to give your house a burst of colour.

Here are our top flowers to grow in Victoria in Spring.

First of all it is a good idea to make sure that you prepare your soil or pots. Giving them a fresh … Continue Reading »

Backyard Farming Tips

Who doesn’t love the idea of growing a salad right on the back porch or sowing a small edible garden? There is something very satisfying about growing and eating your own ‘produce’. And the good news is that you can do it just about anywhere.

We have a few great tips to get you started!

Setting up. If you are new to this then first decide what space you will allocate to … Continue Reading »

Making it in a competitive market

A home buyer’s guide to making it in a competitive market

Here’s the thing about being a home buyer today, there are hundreds of other home buyers, investors and holiday home hunters, who look just like you, have the same buying priorities and budget, and ultimately, fall in love with the same home. Here are five key market tips to ensure you are the winner on the day, and can start … Continue Reading »

Is there a best time to sell your property?

Traditionally, the Spring season has been the recommended time of the year to list your home for sale. Gardens are blooming and thriving with greenery, but also buyers have Christmas in their sights, and looking to confirm plans. Similarly, as Autumn rolls in and families have settled back into school and work after the summer holidays, buyers can start to put their plans in place and start the new home … Continue Reading »

Staging Your Home to Sell

Staging Your Home to Sell – How To Make Your Home Buyer Friendly with Focused Staging 

Presenting your home for sale, so that it shines with potential and catches the eye of the right prospective buyer, all comes down to the detail. While it can seem overwhelming at first, a little bit of planning and prioritising can go a long way. Start with these home preparation tips to get you on … Continue Reading »