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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...

June 17, 2021

Buyer fatigue

With Marty Maher Great Ocean Properties In our last Great Ocean Report (published in the Surfcoast Times on March 4) we explored what we thought...

May 13, 2021

Great Ocean report market update – May 2021

WITH MARTY MAHER FROM GREAT OCEAN PROPERTIES As we draw towards the end of the financial year,...

December 31, 2020

Great Ocean Report: December 2020

Despite predictions from self-proclaimed property experts about the negative impact of COVID on the Australian property markets, the opposite has eventuated and we have...

September 24, 2020

Great Ocean Report – September

As restrictions start to ease from the pandemic in Australia, with metropolitan Melbourne being the last major battlefield, many are wondering what the property...

July 16, 2020

2019/20 Great Ocean Report

WITH MARTY MAHER FROM GREAT OCEAN PROPERTIES

The 2019/20 financial year saw a return to buoyant conditions after the re-election of the government at the...

April 18, 2019

Great Ocean Report – April 18, 2019

As usual in this report, we try and demystify what is happening in the property markets and hopefully provide some clarity about where we...

January 23, 2019

Generating respect.

I have always been fascinated by how, as human beings, we form ourselves into social hierarchies. These are subconscious and often involuntary positions that we...

December 26, 2018

Harvard trip leads to clarity on meaning and purpose

I have recently returned from a leadership development course at Harvard in Boston where I was joined by 164 other participants from 30 other...

November 28, 2018

Sell first or buy first?

A common dilemma when you are trading your home for another is whether you sell first then buy, or if you buy first, then...

September 26, 2018

Great Ocean Report – September 2018

At present, there is a lot of conjecture about the state of the Australian property market and as usual in our Great Ocean Report,...

May 23, 2018

Selling in winter

We often get asked when is the best time to sell your property. Like anything in real estate there are no absolutes, it is...

March 28, 2018

Great Ocean Report – March 2018

WELCOME to our March Great Ocean Report. The main objective of our Great Ocean Reports is to explain, in language that most can understand, what...

March 14, 2018

Radiate

One of the most challenging parts of anyone’s working life when they work in customer or client service is being consistently positive and bright...

February 15, 2018

Lessons from 25 years in real estate

This month marks my 25th year in real estate. During that time, I have learnt a lot of lessons, made every mistake possible and...

January 31, 2018

A curious observation

One of the best aspects of our profession is that we get to meet an incredible range of different people over the course of...

January 26, 2018

Great Ocean Report – January 2018

BEING January and the start of a new year, it is natural to be looking forward and trying to determine what may occur in...

January 18, 2018

Green and growing

One of my fascinations in life is watching the rise and fall of once dominant businesses and the people within them. At the height...

January 5, 2018

Understanding property cycles

The property market is cyclical in its performance and when you are planning a real estate transaction in the future, it helps to understand...

December 21, 2017

A new year beckons

As 2017 draws to a close we start to look forward into 2018 and we can safely say that it is looking like an...

December 1, 2017

Red vs Blue

When negotiating in real estate, the key thing to avoid is to create a situation where you are in an adversarial position with the...

November 28, 2017

Great Ocean Report Lack of stock drives competition

AS WE MOVE into the latter stages of 2017, there are some conflicting reports around the state of the property market, and as usual,...

November 14, 2017

Win or learn.

This was the title of a book that caught my eye in the book shop recently. At a closer look, it surprised me to...