Archive for November, 2009

Lorne market takes a breath!

Every week a positive spin on the market, the weather, the waves, my dog, the staff and in general our coastal real estate performance is posted via this forum. As hard and as clever we have worked this week, I can’t report a single sale over the past 7 day period. Honesty builds trust!

No doubt the three Lorne properties under offer will convert into sales and the Auction … Continue Reading »

The Christmas Holiday Rush

20 days in November have ticked by and the holiday home purchasers looking to settle before summer are very active! We have sold 3 properties in Lorne, 4 in Wye / Kennett area, 2 in rural areas and 4 in the Aireys / Fairhaven precinct thus far this month.

Historically November and early December are excellent months for our
Branch, but this year has seen a renewed confidence in … Continue Reading »

Great Ocean Road Real Estate Best Practice Accreditation

This week Great Ocean Road Real Estate’s website was awarded the ‘Website of the week’ on the Best Practice Website. Accreditation for Best Practice Real Estate Agents is only awarded to agencies with a written Guarantee of Service and which comply with top 10% levels of performance in each of the following client focused areas:

Customer Service
Standards of performance, conduct and ethical behaviour
Employer training and support
Business Management

Every Best Practice … Continue Reading »

Cup Weekend De-brief

Cup weekend was bustling in Lorne last week! Busy on the sales front and our accommodation business “Great Ocean Road Holidays” had the greatest occupancy of any ‘cup weekend’ since we have been trading. The girls did a fantastic job with minimal issues.

On the sales front.

We had one sale in Lorne that sold 8% above its asking price due to two parties offering and interestingly we had the … Continue Reading »