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May 13, 2022

Spectacular Jan Juc masterpiece

Jan Juc offers something a little different when it comes to living a seaside lifestyle. This coastal hinterland hamlet is, more often than not, the...

May 13, 2022

UDIA wants tax relief for homebuyers

The Urban Development Institute of Australia's Victorian division (UDIA Victoria) has applauded the state government for its decision not to introduce or increase any...

May 13, 2022

Peak building body on board with State Budget

Master Builders Victoria (MBV) has welcomed the Victorian Government's investments in planning reform, infrastructure, and training in the 2022/23 Victorian State Budget. With the building...

May 13, 2022

Villawood launches new display village at Coridale Lara

National developer Villawood Properties launched its latest Display Village with a carnival event last week at its Coridale community in the Lara West growth...

May 13, 2022

Rental crisis continues despite increasing investor activity

The number of property investors active in the market in March increased by 2.9 per cent over the month, according to the Australian Bureau...

May 13, 2022

Jobs, services, housing key to driving regional population growth

New research from the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) has found the COVID pandemic has exacerbated concerns about housing affordability and access...

May 11, 2022

Torquay Medical Hub opening soon

THE Torquay Medical Hub is under construction and is on track to open soon. Located in the Torquay North industrial estate on a 4000sqm site,...

May 6, 2022

Political parties must address rental undersupply

Rental shortages, and lack of affordable rentals, are becoming a hot political topic coming into the federal election. Property Investment Professionals of Australia (PIPA) has...

May 6, 2022

Private, tranquil, front row Fairhaven oasis

The Great Ocean Road is a spectacular and iconic destination boasting some of the most amazing outlooks along Victoria’s coast. From rugged clifftops to white...

May 6, 2022

Local builder pulls the pin as crippling supply chain challenges hit home

Local builder Anthony Lococo has been 'on the tools' for more than 25 years, and proudly running his own building company Lococo Build for...

May 6, 2022

Gentrification and the property market

WITH THE UFINANCIAL TEAM Gentrification is a popular word in the property market. It is also a sensitive topic that involves many different stakeholders and...

May 6, 2022

Coastal suburbs, regional towns dominate city’s price growth

Melbourne's coastal suburbs and regional towns are dominating the top spots for house price growth, according to data from Real Estate Institute of Victoria's...

May 6, 2022

Elliott’s re-imaginings at The Hive

ANY way you view it, artist Wayne Elliott is on the way up. Elliott always had an early interest in landscape and aesthetics that was...

May 3, 2022

RBA lifts cash rate to 0.35 per cent

The Reserve Bank of Australia has raised the cash rate by 0.25 percentage points to 0.35 per cent following Tuesday's monthly board meeting, coming...

May 2, 2022

BFL Round 5 Football Results

BFL SENIORS Anglesea                     2.1.13              5.4.34              5.9.39              6.12.48 Geelong Amateur       7.1.43              9.7.61              12.11.83          14.14.98 GOALS: Anglesea: L Beers 1, A Caldwell 1, J Elliott 1, J Harrison 1, J...

April 29, 2022

Are refinance cashback deals worth it?

By Leigh Deledio - Director, UFinancial Everyone loves a good deal. There are actual studies about how deal-hunting makes consumers feel smart. When it comes to...

April 29, 2022

Housing affordability needs to be front and centre this election

With federal election campaigning underway, the Housing Industry Association (HIA) is jumping on the bandwagon to ensure that all sides of politics have a...

April 29, 2022

Mid-century stunner that will win hearts

The Torquay property market is attracting a great deal of interest from city-based and regional buyers along with locals looking to upgrade, especially in...

April 29, 2022

Victorian house price data

Melbourne’s coastal suburbs and regional towns are dominating the top spots for house price growth, according to data from Real Estate Institute of Victoria’s...

April 29, 2022

Construction costs rising rapidly

Most builders are bearing the brunt of construction cost increases, especially those in fixed price contracts, and some have been forced to the wall. Supply...

April 28, 2022

Metricon’s pedal power helps cancer charity

After a gruelling five-day bike ride through Victoria of more than 568km, a team of Metricon cyclists has returned home after raising more than...

April 22, 2022

Aged care is a perfect career for all ages

STATISTICS have shown growth in employment opportunities in the aged care sector for years. Apart from excellent job stability, there are far more rewarding reasons...

April 22, 2022

Our Cherished Pet, Sparky

Sparky first came into the Cherished Pets circle in 2015 when his human, Jean, acquired him from an elderly person who had passed. Jean desperately...

April 22, 2022

Embark on a fulfilling career in aged care

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honourable, to be compassionate, to have it make...