Archive for October, 2014

Our Backyard – Torquay

Greetings From Great Ocean Road Real Estate, Torquay

We are regularly asked about the number of properties presently for sale within Torquay and Jan Juc as naturally such numbers have a bearing on the market and buyer confidence and sentiment.

We report availabilities as of today:

Torquay Listings

Houses – 134

Townhouses – 16

Apartment / Units – 29

Total 179

Jan Juc Listings

House – 12

Townhouses – 2

Apartment / Units – 3

Total 17

The overall … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Torquay

Greetings From Great Ocean Road Real Estate, Torquay
Regional Victoria: Welcome to the ‘good life’…
It seems that those in search of a better life are running for the hills and finding it in regional Victoria- and it’s not hard to see why. Regional Victoria covers the wider vicinity surrounding metropolitan Melbourne. From the coastal villages of the surf coast to breathtaking alpine … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Torquay

Greetings from Great Ocean Road Real Estate, Torquay

BUYING A HOUSE – GETTING YOUR FINANCIALS IN ORDER

Get pre-approved to get the actual amount you can pay..

Do this before contacting a real estate agent so you have a firm idea of what you can afford, and you don’t accidentally fall in love with a house that you cannot afford. Sellers love buyers who get pre-approved. Pre-approved buyers are almost always given the green light by lenders, … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Torquay

Greetings from Great Ocean Road Real Estate, Torquay The big news of the week has been the Reserve Bank and their decision to keep interest rates at 2.5% for the 14th consecutive month, being the longest rate hold in more than 10 years. In a statement, RBA Governor Glenn Stevens said the Bank expected growth to be a little below trend for the next several quarters. Furthermore Westpac Chief … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Torquay

Greetings from Great Ocean Road Real Estate, Torquay

From our perspective it is crucial that we have a full knowledge of our market and one aspect of this is the actual number of properties for sale in our area. If you search the main web sites you will see availability numbers ( houses, townhouses, units and apartments ) sitting at around 320 properties for the 3228 postcode. For established … Continue Reading »