Archive for September, 2015

Our Backyard – Torquay

Why blokes need a shed

In a world where house blocks are getting smaller and smaller it is getting harder for a bloke to find room for a shed….sometimes he has to get a little imaginative with the design, sometimes he has to make do with a three foot work bench shoved in the corner of his garage, in some extreme cases he may resort to kicking his children out of … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Torquay


What makes a good agent?

The biggest billboards or the loudest ads don’t always translate to the best person for the job. Agents are a critical part of the selling process, and can offer unique insights and experience. They also help shoulder some of the stress of selling, helping you focus on preparing your property for sale and negotiating your way through the sale process.

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Our Backyard – Torquay

Something to think about…

Modern society is obsessed with energy efficiency; solar power, 6 star ratings, electric cars, property orientation, insulation, the list goes on…….but in reality, for all our technological genius and pats on the back, we are way behind the energy saving prowess of our forefathers. Please find the following ten examples;

Cars were only used if you had a decent distance to travel or it … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Torquay

Town or Country?

Buying a home is an exciting time……attending open houses, discovering new streets, placing imaginary furniture, measuring rooms, looking for positives whilst noting the negatives……and there is also the question; town or country?

Undoubtedly everyone is different, with many and varied property requirements, but when you are literally torn between living in the bush or residing in suburbia just what are the pros and cons?

One the major positives to living … Continue Reading »