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Our Backyard – Lorne

My working day this morning started at the same early hour just before day break in a space overlooking the Mooloolaba Surf Club. As I put fingers to the keyboard the early morning temperature hovered around a pleasant 17°, at the same time I was intrigued to view that the Lorne temperature was 20° with a mercury tipped to rise to 24. It’s a great time in Lorne … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard Anglesea & Torquay

Bank interest rates & savings accounts have been under
the spot light this week, specifically with them being so low it’s hardly worth
having cash in the account! With very little return on savings, older generations
and pensioners in particular are complaining about how they can  generate a return on their investment.

The Reserve
Bank of Australia have made comment; saying an ageing population is actually partly to
blame … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard- Apollo Bay

NO LIMITS FOR BUOYANT APOLLO BAY MARKET
This unique property has sold north of $1.4 Million, combine this with a further recent sale of a residential home at $1,215,000.

Given the shortage of coastal homes available for sale between Anglesea and Lorne in the current market, Apollo Bay is expecting another bumper sales year ahead. With a range of buyers expressing a strong interest … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Spring is almost upon us.

Springs brings longer days, more sun, AFL finals and hopefully
more real estate listings hitting the market to coincide with more buyers
thinking about purchasing a coastal property. 

Real estate listings remain tight but please see below for a
sneak peak of a sensational vacant acre lot in Aireys Inlet, available for sale
now and due to hit the market in … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Lorne

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

A major celebration is coming our way as preparations are on track for the grand celebration of the Great Ocean Roads 100th Year. The famous road is the world’s largest war memorial having been built by WW1 service men and 2019 heralds the centenary of commencement of construction.

The centrepiece of the event series is a documentary … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard Anglesea & Torquay

The last couple of weeks have really seen the commencement
of pre-spring Auctions in the Melbourne market, clearance rates were strong
with 75% compared to this time last year of 62%, however there were less
properties being auctioned with 452 compared with 651. 

General feedback from the market from agents and buyers has
been that they are seeing less stock available, so competition is high and
attendances strong through … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard- Apollo Bay

Good afternoon Apollo Bay,

TOWN SNAPSHOT- APOLLO BAY

This week we welcome you to take a look at some interesting local statistics. The below data shows a small snapshot of the township as at March 2019 in comparison with that of previous years. Since 2011 our town has had a steady population growth from 1,094 people reported in the data collected during … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

The Love Winter in Aireys festival continues this weekend with only one more month to go before we welcome in spring. Now in its eight year, the Love Winter in Aireys festival is a highlight on the Surf Coast calendar.
Tomorrow is ‘Aireysistible’, an evening in support of refugees bringing together music, dance, stories and food. Bookings essential. Aireys Inlet Community Hall.
6-10pm. aireysinletrar@gmail.com
On Sunday is ‘Nurture’. Treat your mind and body … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Lorne

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

Another big weekend coming up in Lorne with the return of Lorne Film commencing at 5 pm this evening and running throughout the weekend. The festival program will include two world premieres in its feature length program, three short film sessions, an industry panel and other events.

The films to premier are Filterphonic, a musical drama shot in Melbourne, and Stringybark, a period film created by two … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard Anglesea & Torquay

When we talk about property and the value of investing, we understand that there can be market fluctuations but generally overall holding onto a property for a longer period of time will ride through any changes to price and always increase in value.

Property owners that have purchased a newer build would have never anticipated that the materials being used to create their dream home, would in fact have potential health … Continue Reading »