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Our Backyard – Lorne

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

As COVID-19 restrictions begin to ease so does the re-emergence of many who have been so well disciplined in isolation and face to face discussion with family, friends and clients is welcomed with open arms. I’m sure the volume of zoom meetings will decline but equally will be a major part of the communication process for modern businesses moving forward. … 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

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

We maintain a very strong belief that the moment ‘stay at home’ constraints are eased domestic tourism numbers are likely to go through the roof. Last weekend here in Lorne reinforced our forecasts as huge numbers hit town, when technically many should still have been adhering to the stay at home disciplines. The very limited number of coffee shops, takeaways … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

Isolation in Lorne has been pretty damn special with the opportunity to enjoy a lot of the little things that have always contributed to our special beauty. To see the large numbers that have been out walking the beaches and exploring many of the magnificent bush walks that are all on our door step. One of the must do is … 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

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

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

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

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 »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

For those of us in real estate it seems that the landscape is changing daily in how we do business and indeed, if we are able to do business at all.In the event of further restrictions in response to the coronavirus, the Real Estate Institute of Victoria (REIV) has written to the Victorian government urging it to consider the sector as an ‘essential’ industry that supports our state’s … Continue Reading »