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TORQUAY ANNUAL GOLF CLUB GOLD SPONSORS – GREAT OCEAN ROAD REAL ESTATE Annual Golf week is one of the Torquay Golf Club’s biggest events for the year. Great Ocean Road Real Estate was privileged to be involved as a major sponsor this year and whilst the Torquay team did not fare well in the prizes, their efforts were gallant in wintry conditions at the Great Ocean Road Real … Continue Reading »

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Open houses this weekend

Saturday 29th January
11:00am – 11:30am 32 Norfolk Boulevard, Torquay
12:00pm – 12:30pm 22, 24 & 26 Bayview Terrace, Torquay
12:00pm – 12:30pm 2 Gleneagles Close, Torquay
1:00pm – 1:30pm 3/13 Darian Road, Torquay
2:00pm – 2:30pm 64 Domain Road, Jan Juc
3:00pm – 3:30pm 92 The Esplanade, Torquay

Sunday 30th January
11:00am – 11:30am 5/4 Noble Street, Anglesea
12:00pm – 12:30pm … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Torquay

Greetings from Great Ocean Road Real Estate, Torquay

How great has the Autumn to date been ! Clear skies, balmy days and pleasant conditions all round. The last week has seen more sales in the Attunga Estate with only six of these affordable, flat residential allotments now available. In all March has been a great month for us and the year to date records clearly show more sales to March 20 … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Torquay

Greetings from the team at Great Ocean Road Real Estate, Torquay
This week we would like to introduce you to an occasional series, ‘ Street by Street ‘ which we will run specific to certain streets and areas throughout Torquay and Jan Juc. We provide this general information in response to client requests relative to the specifics of sale data and historical growth together with demand for individual precincts. We trust … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Torquay

Greetings from Great Ocean Road Real Estate, Torquay  / Jan Juc

BOTTOM OF THE CYCLE?

The RBA has cut the cash rate by 25 basis points to 2.5%, in his statement about the Monetary Policy Decision, Governor of the RBA, Glenn Stevens, said: “The easing in monetary policy over the past 18 months has supported interest-sensitive spending and asset values, and further effects can be expected over time. The pace of borrowing … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Torquay

Greetings from Great Ocean Road Real Estate, Torquay  / Jan Juc

Styling for sale – on a budget

What does a photo tell you? A lot if you are hoping to sell your house. With the widespread use of home stylists in property, the competition has never been stronger if you’re a vendor trying to catch buyers’ interest. This was fairly evident from the winning twin sisters apartment on the Block Sky … Continue Reading »

OUR BACKYARD – TORQUAY

Greetings from Great Ocean Road Real Estate, Torquay  / Jan Juc

We are pleased to report the forthcoming release of 35 residential allotments in Stage 2 of the Attunga Estate, Torquay.  Situated behind Torquay’s iconic Surf Precinct and very handy to schools, shops and public transport, the release includes blocks fronting Attunga Drive, Alleyne Avenue and the newly created Alyxia Court.

Blcok sizes vary from 440m2 to 798m2 with a high percentage … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Torquay

Greetings from Great Ocean Road Real Estate, Torquay  / Jan Juc

A little extra saving towards your home loan at tax time can make a big difference in the long term.

It’s tax time. And with that comes some options that could save you a decent amount of cash over the course of your home loan. Let’s say your tax return brings you $2,000. A lump sum payment of $2000 against … Continue Reading »

Out Backyard – Torquay

Greetings from Great Ocean Road Real Estate, Torquay  / Jan Juc

How much deposit do I need to buy my first home?

First home buyer aspirants often save for a home without knowing how much deposit they actually need.  As a rule of thumb, you’ll need at least a 10% of the purchase price of your future home as a deposit to qualify for a 95%  loan.

This allows for the often overlooked … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Torquay

Greetings from Great Ocean Road Real Estate, Torquay  / Jan Juc

No. 1 Great Ocean Road is now open for business.  Torquay is now the home of an extensive and exciting new tourist attraction – RACV Torquay Resort.  The Resort is the largest rammed earth building in Australia and includes 92 rooms, spa and wellness facilities, a conference and function centre and the club rooms of the Torquay Golf Club.

At around … Continue Reading »