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Our Backyard – Anglesea

Next week we head into June, it’s this time of year we start to review the first half of the year and analyse how the market has performed in Anglesea. From a Branch perspective, it’s been a really positive first and second quarter, not only for sales, however all our departments. Holiday Accommodation have had close to 600 bookings since January – this is guests checking into our properties, which … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Anglesea

We are heading into that time of year when we start to get run down, cold and flu season is upon us! Next week we are all getting our flu shots because in this business like most of us, not only can we not afford to get sick, no one ever wants to spend precious time feeling unwell at home! There is also this whole light deprivation that goes on … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Anglesea

The wild seas, the squally winds, rain coming down in sheets and for a moment, I’m absolutely loving it. There is something wonderful about being in the middle of a weather pattern that is dramatic and unique. I have this beautiful painting at home and it’s called ‘Surfers Nightmare’ big crazy waves with an array of colors and white tips, greens and blues of various shades and shapes. When I … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Anglesea

May the Fourth be with you!  I know you’ve heard it all day but couldn’t help myself!

So in keeping with my Star Wars theme for the day it only seems appropriated to chat to you about potential ‘Game Changers’ for the coast….  planes, trains and automobiles!

BULLET TRAIN!

The Victorian Budget 2018/19 will include $50 million for detailed investigations of fast rail infrastructure upgrades, costs and train requirements.

A number of options will … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Anglesea

We have had another excellent week of negotiating with multiple buyers on properties, continuing a strong selling season. The Anglesea market is still performing incredibly well and particularly in specific pockets. Point Roadknight continues to attract buyers that have been trying to secure property for years! Along with new buyers coming into the market which have just discovered how beautiful our coastline is.

As I continue to mention, properties in the … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Anglesea

In real estate and property, just when you’re getting super excited you have just purchased or just sold, you are hit with the extra costs to bring you back down to reality. As a buyer there are stamp duty costs at approx 3-5% on top of the sale price, which is a big hit to take. As a seller, unless your property is your ‘primary place of residency’ you will … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Anglesea

Happy Friday 13th! Such a lucky day, hope some prosperity finds its way to you……

Along with being a slightly superstitious person, I also believe in planetary activity having an effect on our mind & situations, based on their movement. If you live by the ocean like most of us, it’s clear the tides are in line with moon phases etc.

If you have been feeling like you’ve been going backwards lately … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Anglesea

The coast has well and truly delivered on so many levels in the last week! The sunshine popping out at just the right time of day, the warmth just right not too hot not too cold but most importantly the surf has been exceptional!

Locals and anyone that’s staying on the coast witnessed perfect conditions for the Rip Curl Pro surf competition. Bells beach full of supporters cheering on our favorite … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Anglesea

Last week I gave advice to buyers to get in touch with us with the view of getting through properties and taking them off the market prior to the ‘busyness’ of Easter and school holidays. I had loads of calls and several buyers set up private inspections, one even flying from interstate to view properties.  With private inspections arranged, one particular buyer was in the ‘box seat’ to purchase 20 … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Anglesea

Let me give you a strategic advantage if you are considering buying in Anglesea right now! Don’t wait until Easter to get down to the coast and look at our stock, where you will be competing with 10 other new buyers coming into the market.

We have had some savvy purchasers this week that have not hesitated in snapping up a few of our properties with the view of taking them … Continue Reading »