Archive for September, 2010

Football Fever

Whilst our Real Estate office will be open for business as per usual on the weekend, I personally will not be available on Saturday. Being a long suffering, third generation St Kilda supporter, I will be up in the Southern Stand on Saturday and will be unavailable all day (and possibly Sunday depending on the result).

We will still be running Open For Viewings on Sunday and in my absence, Peter … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard

The opening of the Geelong Ring Road and ongoing interest from Melbourne buyers looking for a more laid-back coastal alternative than the busier Surf Coast towns of Lorne and Anglesea has continued to fuel demand in Aireys Inlet.

Median house prices in Aireys Inlet – which backs onto the Great Otway National Park – have climbed 41.1 per cent to a median price of $670,000 between March … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard

For those from Melbourne seeking quicker access to the hinterland areas of our coast there is some good news.

The first step in upgrading the Princess Highway between Waurn Ponds and Winchelsea just got under way last Friday with early works starting on the $220million project.

Member for South Barwon, Michael Crutchfield said ‘It will support regional tourism and encourage visitors to Geelong, the Surf Coast, The Great Ocean Road and regional … Continue Reading »

Surf Coast Property Values Still Rising

Property values throughout the Surf Coast Shire still continued to climb in the two years to January 2010, according to figures produced as part of the council’s biennial revaluation of all rateable properties.

Surf Coast Shire, like all Victorian councils is required to revalue all residential, commercial and rural properties every two years under Victorian Government legislation.

The councils independent contract valuers reported that:

– The average value of residential properties throughout the … Continue Reading »