Archive for June, 2017

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Welcome to Aireys Inlet

The results of our latest census reveal who we are, where we live, what we do, how we work and how we lead our lives.

Amazingly, our population is 23,401,892.  I’m not very old, yet I can remember when it was around 13,000,000.  Does that mean in another thirty years our population could be around 50,000,000?  Surely not!

Our eastern mainland is still where most Australians call home, with … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Our days are getting longer, according to the clocks at least.  Wednesday marked the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year.

The surf has continued to pump along the Surf Coast this week with swell predicted to peak on Saturday.

Meanwhile, new forecasts are predicting property prices to fall in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.  In fact, according to a BIS Oxford Economics report all Australia’s capital city markets are expected to … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Welcome to Aireys Inlet

The annual migration of whales along the Great Ocean Road is on again with sightings off Fairhaven during the week.  Unfortunately I was unable to capture a worthwhile photo this week.

For those of you interested there is a website which records sightings, so if you were keen you could sneak a peek.

www.visitgreatoceanroad.org.au/whale-sightings

There has also been a good run of surf this week with classic winter conditions … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Welcome to Aireys Inlet

The Reserve Bank of Australia decided to keep rates unchanged this week for the tenth consecutive month.

Treasurer Scott Morrison warned that the economy’s future is not yet secure as Australia prepares to stumble across the line to grab the world record for the largest period of consecutive growth.

The median updated forecast of all 23 economic institutions surveyed by Bloomberg is for growth of just 0.3 per cent, … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Welcome to Aireys Inlet

Last Sunday and Monday, myself along with most of the Great Ocean Road Real Estate sales team, attended AREC (Australian Real Estate Conference) on the Gold Coast.

Twenty three local and international speakers, motivators, influencers and coaches spoke about not just real estate but life in general.

One common theme this year was … Continue Reading »