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.

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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 »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Winter In Aireys

We had promoted a new listing at 65 Boundary Road Aireys Inlet last week and as predicted this property received great activity from clients who read this blog on a weekly basis. Sure enough before we had time to erect the FOR SALE board 65 Boundary Road is now Under Contract at a negotiated price close to the asking price of $865,000. We also have a … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

There is plenty happening in Aireys Inlet this weekend, kicking off tonight with Open Mic First Fridays at The Aireys Pub from 5pm. If performing is your thing then here’s the perfect chance or just enjoy the laid back vibe of this coastal icon and take in some original music. Email to register.   If that’s not enough, there is free live music on Saturday nights throughout winter.

On Saturday from … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Chilly mornings and still days have graced the Great Ocean Road this week as winter takes hold.  It has however made for some lovely sunrises and sunsets.

In the current market listings are very tight but I am delighted to let you know of a forthcoming sale at 65 Boundary Road, Aireys Inlet.

One of the most common requests we receive is from buyers looking for … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

It had been a fairly dry June on the coast up until the weekend. In Aireys Inlet on Saturday and Sunday we received over 36mm of rain and single digit temperatures for much of each day.

As a result the Painkalac River was full and beginning to pose a threat to a few properties.  It took two takes, but the shire successfully opened the river mouth yesterday and the water receded … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

One of the most asked questions we get as agents is ‘So, how’s the market?’

Thankfully for most of the past two decades the answer has consistently been ‘Good.  Very good’.

One might look at the internet and see how few properties are for sale and think that the market is quiet at the moment, but that is not necessarily the case.

A prime example of this was the recent sale of 4 … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

So the long weekend is upon us. The Queens Birthday long weekend in fact.

The Monarch’s birthday was first celebrated in Australia in 1788. In that year, King George III was the Monarch and Governor Arthur Phillip declared a holiday to mark his birthday. Originally the Monarch’s birthday was celebrated on the anniversary of the actual date of the birth of the King or Queen. However after the death of King … Continue Reading »