Archive for December, 2019

Our Backyard Apollo Bay

POSITION, POSITION, POSITION 

It pays to stand out and that is why we at Great Ocean Road Real Estate invested in the highest profile locations, to guarantee our clients get the maximum exposure for their properties. 

Thousands of tourists and locals browse these window displays day and night, which generates strong walk in buyer traffic. With our clients properties … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

Can you believe it? Christmas 2019 done and dusted and before
you know it, we will be opening the door to greet 2020! Don’t know about you,
but to me it seems like only yesterday that we were entering the new
millennium, everyone was panicky about the year 2K bug that was about to
destroy cyber space and futurists were forecasting how … 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 … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard

There was a great article in the Financial Review last week
where Robert Harley outlined how the past 12 months have provided a master
class in the importance of interest rates – and the availability of cash – in
the life of real estate.

According to Harley the fall in mortgage rates kicked off the nascent housing recovery. But real estate, especially lifestyle, is not all about interest … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Lorne

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

The countdown is well and truly underway towards Christmas Day
and Lorne has already started to reveal the buzz that helps complete the count
down to the big day. Whether it be the shop fronts that are undergoing last
minute “freshen ups”, the constant line up of delivery trucks ensuring shelves
are well stocked or the tradies that are put under the … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

The countdown is well and truly underway towards Christmas Day
and Lorne has already started to reveal the buzz that helps complete the count
down to the big day. Whether it be the shop fronts that are undergoing last
minute “freshen ups”, the constant line up of delivery trucks ensuring shelves
are well stocked or the tradies that are put under the … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard Anglesea & Torquay

When the property market can go into hibernation in the
Melbourne metro area in the coming weeks, our coastal market thrives! There are
great current and new beach houses that are hitting the market literally every
week right up until the end of January, so stay tuned and make sure you allow
time to get through open for inspections or let us know if you would like to
view properties privately by appointment. … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Lorne

LORNE – HERE AND THERE

Not that you’d think but summer is officially upon us and
December not only brings the downhill run to Christmas but also “rush month”. A
month that the town of Lorne, and everyone in it, is frantic preparing for the busy
period ahead. Whether its our local businesses busily unpacking and stacking
summer stock and training new team members or tradies completing … Continue Reading »