Archive for July, 2010

Our Backyard

With a federal election now just around the corner, and the possibility of a new government (as opposed to just the change of governments leader which we have just had), real estate markets often adopt a ‘wait and see’ approach around election time.

These days however, with the differences between the major parties less obvious than in days gone by, we are less likely to see too much nervousness … Continue Reading »

Did you know?

Many of you will know that our extensive property guide, features each week in the middle pages of The Surf Coast Times and The Bellarine Times. What you may not know is that for those of you who don’t reside in the Surf Coast Shire, you can still read the paper online each week and access our property guide from your home or workplace. Simply follow the steps below:

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Buying an Investment Property on the Coast

Important advice : When considering an investment property look at it with ‘investment eyes’ only.

Take a long term view

Take advantage of the cyclical booms that occur in property by planning to keep your investment for the long term. Be prepared for the highs and lows by making sure you have realistic financial goals and are comfortable with how much you are borrowing. Be prepared for changes to interest rates and … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard

The whale watching season has officially started with several sightings reported along the Great Ocean Road, with some recently seen at Sunnymead Beach, Anglesea and just past the breakers at Fairhaven.

Every year, Southern right Whales make their way along the coast delighting locals and visitors alike.
Whilst we encourage safe and responsible driving at all times, keep an eye out over the coming months as these massive mammals slowly … Continue Reading »

Boost for Surf Coast commuters

New railway station a boost for Surf Coast commuters

RAIL connections from the Surf Coast to Melbourne have received a major boost announcing a new station for the region’s newest neighbour, Armstrong Creek.

The new station to sit on the existing railway line between Ghazeepore Road and the Surf Coast Highway. This connection will further enhance the benefits of the Ring Road by improving access to the Surf Coast.

The government is … Continue Reading »