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Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

So it’s on. The federal election has been called and May 18 we will all head to the polls. Buckle down for the real campaigning to begin.

Locally, works on the Moggs Creek bridge are about to commence with an increase in activity in the area recently. The current bridge built in 1956 is at the end of its design life and needs to be replaced. Expect to see plenty going … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

The campaigning for the federal election is off and running and I read with interest this morning about how unpopular the two men applying for the nations top job are.  It’s interesting to see whether voters vote for the leader, the party or the policies?  I guess it’s a combination of all these three things and some others no doubt.

Personally, I dislike elections.  The constant media, the cheesy hand shakes … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

A week of amazing weather was accompanied by some great conditions for surfers earlier in the week with a strong swell hitting the coast, especially Tuesday and Wednesday.  Unfortunately, this great weather is forecast to turn feral over the weekend, so be prepared.

Regularly as agents we are asked to offer our opinion on the market and a number of times this week I have replied, ‘Frustrating!’  Twice this week we … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Who would have thought it? Only hours before the start of the much anticipated 2019 AFL season and what is the biggest story in football?

Injuries to key players? Can the Eagles go back to back? Will Collingwood fall over (again) at the final hurdle? No. Most of the media’s attention has focused around comments made on social media about a photo of … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

The Aireys Inlet Open Mic Music festival returns this weekend. Kicking off on Friday at the Aireys Pub, the festival is now in its twelfth year and will consist of around 140 acts playing across 11 stages in the town.

The festival concludes on Sunday, also at the pub, with the special mystery guest. In the past the mystery guest has seen some big names such as the Hoodoo Gurus, Mark … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Victorian home sellers are no longer the nation’s happiest, with Tasmania taking the title amid our state capital’s price slump. However vendors in regional areas-led by Moorabool Shire, the Surf Coast and Greater Geelong- and a handful of Melbourne areas remain buoyant, according to new research from RateMyAgent.
The real estate rating site asked more than 36,000 successful sellers across Australia over the nine months to December 31 whether the price … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

We have had a gorgeous week of weather here on the Surf Coast with warm sunny days and light winds all week. The beaches have been largely deserted allowing a few locals to enjoy long walks on the beach with the sun as the only companion.

In real estate news we are delighted to let you know that for the second year in a row, we were awarded the Rate My … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Once again, a savvy reader of this blog has snapped up a property prior to it going to market.

The ‘sneak peek’ from two weeks ago was sold earlier this week.

We also sold this week, the stunning new listing in Hopkins Street, Aireys Inlet after only a few days on the market.

Stock levels continue to remain low and this is unlikely to change if houses keep selling so quickly!  We have … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Despite the time of the year, the ocean this week has resembled the type of ocean we see more often over winter with a solid swell hitting the coast for a number of days.  Most of the point breaks have been near full capacity on a number of days as surfers have been getting their first taste of a solid groundswell for quite some time.

Unfortunately, the large number of surfers … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Much of the media recently has centred on the banking royal commission and its findings which were released earlier in the week.

Since the royal commission began in March 2018, bank lending practices have been under enormous scrutiny. The negative publicity surrounding the banks forced them into action as they cracked down on borrowers living expenses by assessing their ability to repay their home loans.

The good news is that Kenneth Haynes … Continue Reading »