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Getting Ready to Sell

The real estate market is increasingly competitive; buyers are savvy and often not prepared to compromise. In many cases, they’re looking to buy not just a home, but a lifestyle and that’s amplified in our coastal market.

An open house is your chance to showcase your home at its best, sell the “dream” to potential buyers, and secure a top-dollar sale. Presentation is key at … Continue Reading »

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Treat Your Mum This Mother’s Day.

The Indian Summer that we had been experiencing for such a long time has finally passed and unfortunately just in time for Mother’s Day.  That’s ok though because there are so many fantastic things to do around Aireys Inlet when the weather is inclement  to show your Mum how much she means to you, check out  the calendar of events at … Continue Reading »

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You often hear about the law of supply and demand with regards to real estate.  Basically when supply outweighs demand, downward pressure is applied to pricing.  Conversely, when demand outweighs supply, upward pressure is applied to pricing, which is what we are seeing happen with a property we are currently marketing at 4 Berthon Street, Aireys Inlet.  This is surely one of the more interesting properties to have hit the … Continue Reading »

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Surely this amazing stretch of weather cannot continue?

Well don’t get ready for winter just yet.  Warm weather is set to continue throughout May after temperature records tumbled in a sweltering April.

The maximum temperatures in early April were 8′ above average nationwide while they were 12′ higher in parts of WA, NSW, Victoria and SA.

Now the warm weather is expected to … Continue Reading »

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Smoke was evident yesterday as firefighters conducted a burn off at the end of the beach at Spout Creek, known to many of us as a surf spot called Hunters.

It turns out that this wasn’t a standard burn off at all. It was in fact part of an investigation into the murder of a 22 year old man in Melbourne last year.

Police believe the shooters of the man were part … Continue Reading »

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Have you ever heard of Lesotho? No, neither had I until I saw the running of the women’s 10,000 metres at the Commonwealth Games on Monday night.

Lesotho for those of you who don’t know, is an enclaved country in southern Africa, completely surrounded by South Africa. It is just over 30,000km in size with a population of around 2 million.

Australia had three competitors in the race. Lesotho one, Lineo Chaka.

In … Continue Reading »

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What a shame, but what a champion.

Mighty Mick Fanning may have lost the final at the Rip Curl Pro yesterday at Bells Beach, but he lost no friends in the process.

Surfing doesn’t get the coverage of other mainstream sports in this country which is a little surprising given Australia’s dominance of the sport in the past, but Mick Fanning should go down as one of Australia’s great sportsmen.

This event was … Continue Reading »

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Are you embarrassed to be an Australian?

Following the events of the past week by the Australian test cricket team, I certainly am.  For years we have been very quick to judge other teams questionable tactics.  Now we are the ones in the spotlight and there is nowhere to hide.

Captain, Vice Captain and who else?

Now those at the top are also under fire, more for their response and lack of action, … Continue Reading »

Such a beautiful morning here on the Great Ocean Road today.  Early autumnal weather provided clear sunny skies and a light wind.  I was very envious of a school group standup paddle boarding in the Painkalac River this morning.  I don’t recall school excursions being so much fun.  Visits to Sovereign Hill or the Shine of Remembrance?  I know what I would rather have been doing…… Continue Reading »

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For those of you who have not managed to drag yourself away from watching “Married at First Sight” this week you may not be aware that the Aireys Inlet Open Mic Music Festival is on again this weekend.

Dozens of acts scattered across town commencing Friday afternoon at the Aireys Pub. Other venues include Little Feast, Truffles, Mr T & Me, The Captain of Aireys and more, all culminating in the … Continue Reading »