Archive for August, 2015

Our Backyard – Torquay

What method of sale should I use?

When it comes to selling your home there are many things to consider….finding an agent you can trust, marketing/advertising, season, presentation and price; but one of the most crucial decisions that property owners can make is which method of sale to use – Auction or Private Sale?

The Auction system has many benefits but isn’t suitable in every circumstance. It is most likely to succeed … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Torquay

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The history of Surfing

Torquay, Jan Juc and Bells Beach have been long regarded as the Australian capital of surfing and the surfing culture…..but where did the sport originate? The following is an extract from a written work titled ‘The Origins of Surfing’.

“Surfing is one of the oldest practiced sports on the planet. The art of wave riding is a blend of total athleticism and … Continue Reading »