Archive for May, 2014

Our Backyard – Torquay

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Private sale: pros & cons

When selling, there are two basic paths you can choose to sell your home – send it to auction or offer the property for private sale, also known as private treaty. But which method is right for you and your property?

There’s a few things to think about. Firstly, will an auction work in your area?  Both Melbourne and Sydney are … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Torquay

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ATTUNGA ESTATE – UPDATE –  Only 11 Blocks Left

At Great Ocean Road Real Estate Torquay, we continue to have strong interest in our Attunga Estate land release with 21 blocks now sold and a further 3 under offer. 35 fully serviced blocks in a prime central Torquay location – 459m2 to 798m2  – priced from $227,500 to $315,000.

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Our Backyard – Torquay

Greetings from Great Ocean Road Real Estate, Torquay

Enjoying this great autumn weather across the Coast at present and some great results in both sales and rentals over the last few weeks including:

SOLD

-15 Aquarius Avenue, Torquay Heights

-3 blocks in the Attunga Estate

-70 Fischer Street, Torquay

-77 Alleyne Avenue, Torquay

– 2 blocks in the Quay Estate

– 5/65 Grossmans Road, Torquay

– 11 Gleneagles Close, Torquay

LEASED

– 3/45 Great Ocean Road, Jan Juc

– 5 Trevenen Court, … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard

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4 TIPS FOR BUYING A 1ST HOME

Making the decision to purchase a property is an exciting time, but it can often come with a little anxiety. Don’t stress. The process doesn’t have to be daunting. If you have a plan of attack, purchasing a property can actually be an enjoyable process. So how should you prepare?

1. Start the savings habit early

While … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Torquay

Greetings from Great Ocean Road Real Estate, Torquay

First Home Buyers in Victoria Lowest in 23 years – Research Obtained from RPData.

From a first home buyer perspective, there is something very wrong with the housing market in Victoria. In February, the most recent data available from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) showed that the total number of dwellings financed for first home buyers had sunk to a 23 year low.

In … Continue Reading »