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Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

With greater restrictions imposed on Victorians on an almost daily basis, it is surprising to see the number of sales taking place along the Great Ocean Road.

Our Anglesea, Lorne and Apollo Bay branches are all heading for record Julys for sales numbers. These areas have also had the benefit of good numbers of … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

We have had a number of people this week confused as to whether they are able to come from Melbourne to view properties for sale on the Great Ocean Road.To be fair, the messages have been a little mixed with even reports of people being turned away at certain checkpoints by police.The REIV updated all members last night as to the recent updates, and without boring you with … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

It seems that the coastal real estate market is much more resilient that many might have thought.All our branches from Anglesea to Apollo Bay are reporting higher than normal buying activity for this time of year with lots of deals both under negotiation and also coming together. All this under the shroud of Stage 3 Covid restrictions.As we have become accustomed to over the past few years, the … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Just when we thought things were getting back to normal, restrictions have kicked in again.For those of us on the coast however, life goes on as normal (for now at least). With the Stage 3 restrictions only applying to Melbourne and the Mitchell Shire we are free to conduct business largely as we have been along the Great Ocean Road. There are some changes around Open for Inspections:- Social … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

The onset of July signals the start of the new financial year but also reminds us that we are well and truly in winter. Despite it being winter, the number of people on the coast feels more like early or late summer. The annual whale migration has also begun and there were two whales spotted off Fairhaven beach on Monday…. Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

It’s been lovely to see so many of you sending your good wishes, flowers, wine or dropping in this week to farewell and thank Marilyn as she heads into her final days with us. The steady stream of visitors has been a little overwhelming, very touching and certainly well deserved and appreciated.Tuesday is officially her last day and we will be having a company dinner tonight to farewell … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard

The construction of the new Moggs Creek bridge is coming along nicely. The manager of the project told me that they expect cars will be able to drive over it by the end of the month. Either way, it isn’t far away from completion after many local rumours that they were months behind schedule.In local real estate news the market continues along very nicely for this time of … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Great news this week with the further easing of restrictions in Victoria designed to slow the spread of coronavirus. Importantly from a real estate perspective were the loosening of restrictions on auctions houses, open for viewings and holiday accommodation. From Monday morning our holiday accommodation team have been inundated with booking requests. We are already fully booked for this coming long weekend and Christmas/January bookings are filling fast.The … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

With the announcement of restrictions being further wound back to include overnight stays from June 1st we saw a flurry of activity on the holiday accommodation front. After being locked down at home 24/7 (and some juggling home schooling and working) it seems many are very excited about the prospect of escaping! As we slowly ease back into some semblance of normality, buyer sentiment appears to be picking … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Given all the uncertainty surrounding the new world we are living in post Corona virus etc, and its impact on the world as we know it, it has been pleasing to see that buyer sentiment appears to have picked up a lot in the past two weeks with the easing of many of the restrictions that we have been living under, as well as the likelihood of further … Continue Reading »