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Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

After a gloomy start to the year the weather has cleared up the last couple of days, providing some perfect beach weather to end the week and with more forecast as we head into the weekend. As I walked along the largely deserted Moggs Creek beach this morning I thought how lucky we are to be in Victoria right now. The US is in crisis with riots in … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

As we prepare for our busiest period of the year, I’d like to take this opportunity to wish you all a safe and happy festive season. What a year 2020 has proven to be! Let’s hope 2021 brings with it health, happiness and much more certainty. From the team at Aireys Inlet – Ben, Peter, Liz, … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

The area has been abuzz this week after a huge sperm whale washed ashore at Fairhaven. The 18m male washed up on Tuesday after being spotted floating off the beach at Moggs Creek on Monday night. I personally was watching it from home through binoculars as it was being attacked by birds and rather large fish…

This activity prompted a warning from authorities of increased … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

I’m happy to say I conducted my first zoom auction this week, with the sale of the property at 30 Pearse Road.

After only a very short period of time on the market, we reached a point whereby more than one party was willing to pay the asking price of $945,000. Given the way that the world has embraced zoom auctions, post Covid, I … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

I may be beginning to sound like a broken record but in my blog last week I again made reference to buyer demand outstripping supply and this was again on display this week with the contracting of 30 Pearse Road, Aireys Inlet. After only two weeks on the market, we had three parties willing to pay the asking price. A zoom auction was held and the property ended … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

The Andrews government is pouring $6 billion into housing initiatives and planning changes it hopes will create jobs, kick-start economic activity, and help more Victorians into secure homes. The government will waive up to 50% of stamp duty on homes worth up to $1m for the remainder of this financial year, as part of a range of policies under its 2020-21 budget that Tim Pallas hopes would ‘encourage … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

The Andrews Labor Government is making it easier to see more of Victoria’s beautiful surf coast, unveiling a major upgrade to facilities and infrastructure along the Great Ocean Road to boost visitation and support jobs. The major Budget commitment ensures that the Great Ocean Road will continue to be a beacon for travellers as the state’s visitor economy recovers from bushfires and coronavirus.

Minister … Continue Reading »

Our backyard – Aireys Inlet

As expected, the restrictions were eased on Sunday night and the influx of people to the coast began not long after. I ate at a local restaurant on Wednesday night with some good friends from Melbourne who were so happy to be back down the beach after many months of lock down when they were unable to access their beach house as they were determined to do the … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

Whilst many other parts of the world struggle to maintain the spread of COVID-19, it seems that Victoria has, for the moment at least, got things under control.Today Victoria recorded the seventh consecutive day of no new cases and no deaths. Melbourne’s 14 day rolling average of new cases has dropped to 1.3. Congratulations Melbourne.It is expected that restrictions will still be eased further from midnight Sunday. This … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Aireys Inlet

So whilst many are still celebrating the Tigers win in the AFL Grand Final last Saturday night, before you know it we have the Melbourne Cup upon us. Restrictions are easing and we expect this weekend will be the busiest here for a while. Of course after the 9th, when restrictions are further relaxed, we expect the coast will be nuts.

One of the biggest … Continue Reading »