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July 22, 2021

School Crossing Supervisors – our local heroes

Every year in Greater Geelong, more than 170 school crossing supervisors help children get safely to and from school. It’s an invaluable and highly rewarding...

July 22, 2021

Town by town snapshot: Drysdale

Town Profile: Drysdale The size of Drysdale is approximately 40.1 square kilometres and it has eight parks covering nearly 1.6 per cent of the total...

July 22, 2021

Mortgage serviceability cheaper than rentingon over a third of Aussie properties

CoreLogic analysis suggests servicing a mortgage is now cheaper than paying rent on 36.2 per cent of Australian properties, which is higher than the...

July 22, 2021

Best value renovations

BY REALESTATEVIEW.COM.AU The kitchen is the heart of the home and where you’ll get the best value if you’re doing renovations before a sale. It’s also...

July 22, 2021

REIV market snapshot

BY GIL KING, CEO REIV A clearance rate of 92 per cent was recorded this week compared to 80 per cent last week and 84...

July 22, 2021

Victoria bucking national trend in new home approvals

New data shows the number of building approvals for new homes was up 3.2 per cent in Victoria in May compared with April, bucking...

July 22, 2021

Impressive lifestyle offering

Lifestyle living has been put on the map with estates such as Grossmans Ridge and Seachange changing the landscape in Torquay and Bellbrae by...

July 15, 2021

Town by Town Snapshot: Jan Juc

The size of Jan Juc is approximately 6.2 square kilometres and has 4 parks covering nearly 2.1% of total area. The population of Jan Juc...

July 15, 2021

Great Ocean Report – End of financial year roundup

WITH MARTY MAHER FROM GREAT OCEAN PROPERTIES The 2020/21 financial year was an incredible year for real...

July 15, 2021

The great escape

It was not that long ago when the property market outside of Melbourne was considered inferior to the city with bargains to be had...

July 15, 2021

Enjoy now, upgrade later

Aireys Inlet has witnessed a significant rise in demand for properties at all levels of the market, seeing the median sale price for houses...

June 25, 2021

Opens June 26th

Open for inspection and rentals.

June 25, 2021

Gorgeous villa among the grapevines

Such is the rarity of acreage lifestyle properties close to Torquay, most buyers in this market hardly get a look-in as they are snapped...

June 25, 2021

Move sees impressive results

Successful Torquay businesswoman Kirsty Pertzel made the jump from hospitality to real estate just over 12 months ago and hasn't looked back. Her wealth of...

June 24, 2021

Why pay for a property manager?

There are many benefits to having professional management in an age of increasing compliance. A property manager is essentially the colourist to your box dye,...

June 24, 2021

Proposed rezoning tax to reduce housing affordability in regional Victoria

By Ross Closter, Director Urban Land Developments As part of a suite of new and increased property taxes recently announced in the state budget one...

June 23, 2021

New home sales strengthen in May

New home sales increased by 15.2 per cent in May 2021 compared to the previous month according to the HIA's most recent New Home...

June 23, 2021

REIV market snapshot

BY GIL KING, CEO REIV A clearance rate of 82 per cent was recorded this week compared to 91 per cent last week and 67...

June 18, 2021

Hotondo Homes opens two new display homes

Local builders Aaron and Sarah Anstis and their team at Hotondo Homes in Ocean Grove have recently opened two stunning new display homes. Both situated...

June 17, 2021

Agent profile: Shaun O’Callaghan – One Agency Surf Coast

Over a 13-year real estate career, Shaun O'Callaghan's authentic and personal approach has driven outstanding results for hundreds of thrilled Surf Coast sellers and...

June 17, 2021

Triple threat – Hayden to auction three outstanding properties

With auctions continuing to draw out the true market value of homes on the Surf Coast, Hayden Real Estate is bringing three fantastic opportunities...

June 17, 2021

Town by town snapshot: Grovedale

The size of Grovedale is approximately seven square kilometres and it has seven parks covering nearly 9.6 per cent of the total area. The population...

June 17, 2021

Thriving Gen Fyansford Estate

At the beginning of June, Geelong’s most highly sought-after housing estate, Gen Fyansford, proudly completed its Stage 2 West Community Park. The crown jewel of...

June 11, 2021

Opens June 12th

Open for inspection and rentals.

June 11, 2021

Master Builders Victoria ‘disappointed but not surprised’

Master Builders Victoria (MBV) says it was disappointed but not surprised that the Victorian Government had not included building sector ‘Mum and Dad’ businesses...

June 10, 2021

Agent profile: Charles Caldwell – Fletchers Real Estate

Charles Caldwell Director and licensed estate agent Fletchers Raised on a farm in Warragul and living most of his early life on agricultural properties in the Greater...

June 10, 2021

REIV market snapshot – June 10

BY GIL KING, CEO REIV A clearance rate of 96 per cent was recorded this week compared to 93 per cent last week and 66...

June 10, 2021

Town by town snapshot: Charlemont

Town Profile: Charlemont The size of Charlemont is approximately 10.5 square kilometres. The population of Charlemont was recorded at 1,798 in 2011 and by the...