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I love a sunburnt country

A land of sweeping plains

Of ragged mountain ranges

Of droughts and flooding rains.

As many of you will know this is an extract from Dorothea
Mackellar’s famous poem, My Country. Written in 1908 (long before climate
experts were telling us about climate change) it refers to amongst other
things, the extremes of Australian … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

While we bask in glorious sunshine today, our friends in Eastern Victoria and South Eastern NSW are still reeling from the devastating bushfires that ravaged (and are still ravaging) their towns. Currently the death toll has reached 20, there are 167 fires still burning and over 5 million hectares has so far been burnt.
All the experts I listen to, plead with those looking to help to not send food and … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

We made it. Another year gone, another year begun.
As we enjoy this run of fine weather our thoughts turn to all those affected by bushfires burning across Victoria and New South Wales. Premier Daniel Andrews has declared a State of Disaster as Victoria’s bushfire crisis worsened. Lives have been lost and many, many homes as well.
My brother and his family were directly affected when they spent a night huddled recently … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

It’s our last blog for 2019 and rather than reflect on 2019, since we can’t change it anyway, let’s look forward to 2020, with optimism and excitement.
Have you thought about your new year’s resolutions yet? Can you recall what resolutions you made this time last year and did you follow through on them? Perhaps you planned to lose some weight? To walk/run more? To drink less? I find many people … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

House and land listings remain few and far between with the busiest period of the year about to happen. Christmas shopping, Christmas parties and Christmas preparations mean that sales at this time of the year tend to stall for a week or two. There will be more properties coming onto the market in the next couple of weeks so watch this space for all the latest in listings news.
All of … Continue Reading »

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Only two weeks to Christmas! Santa will be climbing down that
chimney before we know it. Again our gorgeous little towns will become full of
holiday makers, the shops will be busy, the roads will be busier and whilst we
grumble about it at times, our coastal towns wouldn’t have half the facilities
we do, without it. So bring it on.

In real estate news, again another reader has … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

The stunning property at 10 Wright Street was sold this week, within the quoted price range of $1.7 to $1.8m. This is I believe, one of the better houses offered for sale in Aireys Inlet for some time and it goes to show that buyers can recognise quality when they see it.The purchasers of this property needed to sell a property in Fairhaven to facilitate the sale, and in … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

As predicted in my blog of two weeks ago, the property at 5/5-7 Hartley Street, Aireys Inlet has already sold. Achieved in less than two weeks within the quoted range of $720,000 to $770,000.
I know I am starting to sound like a broken record but there is very strong demand for properties under $1,000,000.
15 Beach Road also went under contract this week demonstrating that the demand is not limited to … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

You would have to be an ostrich with your head well and truly buried in the sand not to be aware that bush fires are raging across parts of the country right now.

A Code Red – the states highest bushfire warning level – was declared across the Mallee and northern region yesterday.  It is the first time a Code Red has been declared in … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

The final days of the Expressions of Interest campaign for 10 Wright Street, Aireys Inlet are upon us. If you haven’t already viewed this stunning property, it will be Open For Viewing on both Saturday and Sunday between 2 and 2.30pm.
Also, please see the great new listing below at Hartley Street, Aireys Inlet. Beach side of the Great Ocean Road and under $1m. Sure not to last for long.
If you … Continue Reading »