Archive for July, 2013

Our Backyard – Apollo Bay

‘Apollo Bay – Market Round up’. Last week I reported on the RP data report and the large reduction of transactions, specifically in our leisure markets and this week I thought it would be interesting to focus on some of the other demographic and dwelling types as reported in our region.  At the time of the 2011 Census there were a total of 115,517 dwellings across the Barwon Region.  Of these dwellings … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Apollo Bay

 ‘Apollo Bay – Market Round up’.  Over the past couple of weeks I have been studying with interest R.P Data’s Barwon Market Review report which includes the five municipal areas of Great Geelong, Queenscliff, Colac Otway, Golden Plains and Surfcoast Shires.

This report highlights on the final stage of the Geelong Ring Road which has been officially opened at the beginning of the year and the maximum benefit to our region yet … Continue Reading »

Our Backyard – Apollo Bay

‘Apollo Bay – Market Round up’. RP data have released an interesting article on “why aren’t dwelling values increasing at the same pace as the last growth cycle”, comparing the growth after the Global Financial Crisis in 2009 as opposed to the period post June 30 2012 when there were positive signs returning to the market.

The lower rate of capital gains over the most recent thirteen month period comes at a time when … Continue Reading »