Archive for April, 2011


Victoria’s famous Great Ocean Road will be put on Australia’s national heritage list.
The listing will include the world-famous Twelve Apostles and Bells Beach, Federal Heritage Minister Tony Burke said, and will put the site under the protection of national environmental law.
The Great Ocean Road is the 92nd natural, Indigenous or historic heritage site to be give special national significance. Only 20 coastal placed in Australia have national heritage protection, … Continue Reading »

“Confidence Slowly Growing in Apollo Bay Market”

Improvement in Buyer Confidence, that we began to see around September last year, is Slowly Creeping Back, Continual wet weather throughout January certainly slowed that momentum.
But recent February-March activity at Great Ocean Road Real Estate has seen some Excellent Sales Results, Ranging from Units Selling at 290K in Cawood Street to Great Ocean Road Properties selling over 1Mill.
With Buyer Confidence still low, though Definite Signs of Improving.
The … Continue Reading »

Agent’s fee open to negotiation

Is there a standard agent’s commissions? Most real-estate agents charge a success-based commission for their services, which means they must sell
commissions or suggest what is often charged but that should not be taken as a guide, as there is no place where all commission rates are stored for later review or comparison.
Prospective sellers are advised to seek quotes from at least three REIV members and compare them on the … Continue Reading »