Archive for October, 2010

Our Backyard

Great news as the missing Australian surfers in Indonesia were found alive and well. The 7.7 magnitude quake struck near the remote Mentawi Island chain on Monday night, generating massive waves that swept ashore killing dozens of people.

The Mentawi Islands are a favourite winter destination for many surfers along the Great Ocean Road and in fact two members of the Great Ocean Road Real Estate team were there in June.

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Real estate prices continue to rise in Aireys Inlet

The median house price in the Surf Coast Shire has recorded a 13.7% increase over the past twelve months to now sit at $563,000. The figures released by property data specialists RP Data, confirm the ever increasing popularity of the Surf Coast for home buyers. While some regions have experienced only minor growth in recent years due to the Global Financial Crisis, the Surf Coast continues to produce outstanding numbers.

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Aireys Inlet land sales high!

One of the main reasons for the continual price increases in our special area is due to the scarcity of land available in Aireys Inlet, the capping of the town boundaries combined with the increasing difficulties in subdividing. This is especially evident on the beach side of the Great Ocean Road in Aireys Inlet, and was demonstrated clearly in the last couple of weeks. We listed four vacant … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard

So the Grand Final is over (finally) and Collingwood are premiers. Oh well, it’s going to a long summer while we put up with those horrible Pies supporters. One way to take your mind off the footy is to head to the Anglesea Music Festival this weekend.

Around 80 acts will be performing over Friday, Saturday and Sunday. For more information or for tickets, go to

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Our Backyard

For those of your in Melbourne venturing to the coast this weekend, beware of some likely traffic chaos in Geelong. Large sections of many roads will be closed for most of the weekend due to the UCI Road World Championships.

Teams from all around the globe will be participating as well as the best local and Australian talent including Barwon Heads own Cadel Evans.

If you are planning to use the fantastic … Continue Reading »