Archive for May, 2010

We’re not confined to the coast

With the name Great Ocean Road Real Estate, one might assume that we only handle coastal real estate. Not so! Just this week, we sold two properties in Forrest from our Aireys Inlet office. Peter Boyce is our area specialist for real estate in Bambra, Deans Marsh, Forrest, Gherang, Wensleydale and surrounding districts.

If it’s a little more land you are seeking and you’re happy to drive a short … Continue Reading »

Aireys property price boom

Aireys Inlet has recorded the biggest increase in house values over the past two years, according to figures released by the Surf Coast Shire Council.

Over the two years to January 2010, house prices in Aireys Inlet rose by 18.8 per cent, closely followed by Anglesea which recorded 15.5 per cent increase.

The figures come from an independent valuer who was commissioned by council as part of a … Continue Reading »

GOING, GOING…GONE!

The sale of property by auction is more popular in Australia than almost anywhere in the world. In recent weeks, we have seen how the auction system can be a very effective method of sale for a vendor who is both motivated and realistic.

Both 10-14 Hendy Road, Lorne and 120 Boundary Road, Aireys Inlet were offered for sale by public auction in recent weeks. Whilst neither property sold … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard

After the recent mild weather, this week has given us cold grey skies, intermittent rain and big seas, to remind us all that Autumn is certainly here.

Sales activity inevitably slows somewhat, however in general it has been much, much better than this time last year. In fact this April was one of the best for many years.

The colder months are a great time to purchase real estate here because the … Continue Reading »