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School holidays have started for many and we expect to see more numbers on the coast as people return from their winter hibernation.

The renovations at our office are in full swing and we expect to be back in our old digs from next weekend, albeit perhaps not on all cylinders until the weekend after.  Feel free to pop in and say hello where we are currently operating from, which is … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Have you ever considered making the move to the coast, yet were unsure what you would do for income?

Would you be interested in a small business where you could be your own boss?  How about a small business that comes with … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

The AFL finals are here.  Of course, not everyone is happy about this, but for the majority of us it’s an exciting time.  It also means that school holidays aren’t far away and even a long weekend to celebrate the Grand Final.  Where else but Victoria?

Richmond again looks the team to beat after dismantling Hawthorn last night, but it’s great to see Melbourne finally back in the finals and even … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Westpac this week moved to raise its mortgage rate and experts believe it’s inevitable that the other big banks will follow its lead.  Indeed, many claim it’s been inevitable for the past six months.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has suggested Westpac customers should change banks if they are not happy.  Prime Minister Scott Morrison?  Yes, that’s right.  We also changed Prime Ministers this week.  Yes, I hear you saying ‘I didn’t … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

For the second time in three weeks, a savvy buyer has snapped up a property after reading this blog, before the property has gone to the open market.  Two weeks ago it was 1 Lighthouse Road, Aireys Inlet.  This week it was 9A Banool Road, Fairhaven.

On other matters, new laws introduced in Parliament this week will require agents to disclose unfavourable facts about a property upfront as part of the … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Congratulations!

Congratulations to those of you who are serious about purchasing a beachside property and congratulations to those of you who are actually reading this blog. In my blog two weeks ago, I made reference to some ‘off market’ listings that were coming up. As a result of this blog, one has already been sold and another is very close to being finalised.

Please also see below a great new listing in … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Australia’s population has hit the 25 million mark according to projections from the Australia Bureau of Statistics, a milestone reached in record time as net migration continues to outpace births.

The ABS population clock estimates Australia’s population is increasing by one person every 83 seconds.

I can remember when I was at school and the population was almost half that number.  Is it possible that in another 40 years the population could … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Finally some new listing are starting to filter through in Aireys Inlet. For various reasons some of these will remain what we call ‘off market listings’ or ‘quiet listings’ for now. As subscribers to our weekly blog, we are giving you an exclusive peek at these prior to the general market. If any of these listings might be of interest to you, please contact us directly for further information.

*New, single … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

For those of you who are early risers, late to bed or have an interest in astronomy, look out for a total lunar eclipse Saturday morning around 5.30am.

This is more commonly known as a Blood Moon due to the reddish tinge the full moon takes on when fully eclipsed.

Whilst this might sound a little early in the morning for many of you, I am sure lots of surfers along the … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Five steps to preparing and cleaning your home for a fast sale this spring

They say that selling a home is one of the most stressful events you can go through. However with the guidance of a professional local agent (like James Worrsam and Ben Jackson @ Great Ocean Road Real Estate) nearly all the stress of selling can be removed … Continue Reading »