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

Buying Property During COVID

The Lessons Learned! Australians have a love affair with property.  It’s got to be the most popular topic talked about at a dinner party or with mates over a beer at a BBQ.  Remember those days!. Unfortunately, most of us think that we are property experts because we live [...]

By |2020-10-30T14:36:52+10:00October 30th, 2020|Blog, Buying a property|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

The Block 2020 preview

This year will be my 9th year of attending The Block auctions, appearing on the show as part of the buyers jury and advising contestants on how to best renovate for the location demographic. Helping investors and home buyers purchase a Block property is not easy and at auction [...]

By |2020-09-25T14:48:52+10:00September 25th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Melbourne Property Wrap – September 2020

We are now nearing the end of September 2020 and a prolonged stage 4 lockdown has left an unforgettable and devastating mark on business and the people of Victoria.  Many businesses will not reopen and Melbourne will lose many enterprising young workers to other states. Queensland will be a [...]

By |2020-09-25T12:09:39+10:00September 25th, 2020|Blog|0 Comments
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