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Our Backyard Apollo Bay

ENTHUSIASM & PASSIONIf you are searching for an agent passionate about achieving outstanding sales for their clients, one with a longstanding reputation of delivering exceptional results, and one that sells with great enthusiasm and skill, then look no further. Property owners expect and deserve exceptional results so at Great Ocean Road Real Estate, absolutely nothing is left to chance in the pursuit of success. We understand … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

The onset of July signals the start of the new financial year but also reminds us that we are well and truly in winter.  Despite it being winter, the number of people on the coast feels more like early or late summer. The annual whale migration has also begun and there were two whales spotted off Fairhaven beach on Monday…. 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 – 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 »

Our Backyard – Anglesea & Torquay

With the combination of sunshine, great surf conditions and an ease of restrictions, our coastline and car parks were full to the brim over the last week! It was also lovely to be able to head out to friends houses, have people over for dinner and catch ups, all of sudden our lives have had a hit of normality and it feels so good.

Whilst … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard Apollo Bay

PREMIUM PROPERTYResponding to the ever-increasing market Great Ocean Road Real Estate has superb offerings in Apollo Bay, Marengo, Skenes Creek and surrounds we present:217 GREAT OCEAN ROAD, APOLLO BAYSituated opposite the long sandy beach of Apollo Bay, this substantial 1500m2 site, allowing you to create the house & garden you have dreamt of (S.T.C.A). The generous 1500m2 (approx.) allotment has direct freehold … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

For many, this recent time spent working from home has been a real eye opener. Personally it has made me realise that much of the time spent actually in the office is not necessarily the most efficient use of my working hours.

For many, gone is the daily commute … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Lorne


As the first real “blast” of cold weather that reminds me of the cooler months ahead, isolation in Lorne continues to be as good as it could be anywhere. As much as our office front doors have been closed for five weeks, today our operation has been a bit like a duck on water. All looks calm above the surface … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

First Home Owner Grant Extended

The Andrews Government is extending the $20,000 First Home Owner Grant for people buying or building a new home for an extra 12 months, in another measure to support Victorians through the coronavirus pandemic. The extension is intended to give more Victorians the opportunity to live locally, take advantage of current pricing and enter the market for the first time. … Continue Reading »