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Greville Pabst now supporting the Chamberlain Foundation

Greville Pabst this year is sponsoring the Chamberlain Foundation to raise money to support mental health and suicide prevention in our community. Ray Chamberlain is known by many as one of the AFL’s most experienced field umpires but few know the great community work he does off the field. The [...]

By |2021-04-16T18:00:01+10:00January 27th, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

A vacant investment property and falling rent

Don’t risk a guess. In 2021 experience counts. Property Managers across Melbourne were relieved and also in shock as December rolled around and did its usual thing, COVID had shaken the rental market in the inner city with high vacancies. Melbourne rental demand was compounded by a second wave [...]

By |2021-01-11T22:39:36+10:00January 10th, 2021|Blog, Property Management|0 Comments


We can break the lifestyle purchase into two types of property. The holiday home on a structured suburban block at the beach or in the country. The rural retreat/hobby farm, usually 5-100 acres. Before buying, it is always good to ask yourself why?  How often will I go?  How [...]

By |2021-01-11T22:38:48+10:00January 8th, 2021|Blog, Market Wrap|0 Comments


Traditionally, the holiday real estate market on Melbourne’s Mornington and Bellarine Peninsulas have been a good indicator as to how the mainstream market will perform. From what I have seen so far, the prime holiday spots of Portsea, Sorrento, Blairgowrie and Red Hill on the Mornington Peninsula have been [...]

By |2021-01-11T11:22:52+10:00January 8th, 2021|Blog, Market Wrap|0 Comments


In retrospect, as the 2020 year drew to a close, November and December were two of the busiest months I have ever experienced!  In conversations had with others involved in selling real estate, they too have had record months.  Last year, activity was strong right up to Christmas day [...]

By |2021-01-11T11:16:24+10:00January 8th, 2021|Blog, Market Wrap|0 Comments

My Learnings from The Block 2020

Last Saturday at 10am at the Block in New Street Brighton I arrived on site to prepare for another auction.  After months of construction, airing of the programme, scouring Melbourne for buyers for Houses 1 – 5 , countless private inspections and at least 100 hours of time, talking [...]

By |2020-11-27T14:31:26+10:00November 27th, 2020|Blog, The Block|0 Comments

Melbourne Property Market Wrap – November 2020

How quickly the 2020 year is coming to an end.  Last month I reported that there was a buzz around Melbourne as businesses started to reopen. Confidence is returning  after a very severe 100 day plus lockdown. There is activity in the streets, cafes and restaurants are full and [...]

By |2020-11-27T14:32:12+10:00November 27th, 2020|Blog, Market Wrap|0 Comments

Melbourne Property Wrap – October 2020

We are now nearing the end of October and at last Victoria has come out of Stage 4 COVID lockdown. There is a buzz in Melbourne town following our Premier’s announcement of last Monday as business starts to reopen. With Victoria representing almost 25% of the national GDP, this [...]

By |2020-11-27T14:32:29+10:00October 30th, 2020|Blog, Market Wrap|0 Comments

The all important reference check!

I won't dwell on lockdowns in Victoria as I'm sure you're tired of hearing about it, especially if you live here! If you have any kind of investment in Victoria, whether you live here, have loved ones here or an investment property here you would be aware of the crisis [...]

By |2020-10-30T14:36:34+10:00October 30th, 2020|Blog, Property Management|0 Comments
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