Market Heat Inches Forward

  • November 15, 2014

Market Heat Inches Forward At 39 Ballard Street in Yarraville, a weatherboard facade leaves no hint to the unmistakable style which resides within and this property proved to be popular at auction this weekend. The sheer weight of buyer strength contributed towards this home selling for $685,000 while the marketed quote range was $590,000 plus. […]

Eyes Drawn to “Ivy Beasley Cottage”

  • November 8, 2014

Eyes Drawn to “Ivy Beasley Cottage” An olive couch with a small clutter of saucepans nearby sits on the wide porch of “Ivy Beasley Cottage” and this is concrete evidence of a vintage theme set to unravel. The vendors, Christine and Claire have clearly been in their element at 25 Bishop Street, Kingsville as they […]

Auction Bonanza Hits Inner West Melbourne

  • October 25, 2014

Auction Bonanza Hits Inner West Melbourne set a new auction record this weekend as more than 1,600 homes were tested under the hammer. RP Data Victorian spokesman Robert Larocca said in that the final weekend of October had ridden to the forefront of the Melbourne auction calendar as vendors moved to get in before […]

Prices Soar in Auction Frenzy

  • October 18, 2014

Prices Soar in Auction Frenzy Buyers released their purse strings and vendors pockets overflowed in Melbourne’s inner west over the weekend. Bidders are pushing prices up with force and the exuberant market is yet to show signs of slowing. With a home buying spree currently in succession, the market continues to move higher and faster […]

Pockets of Popularity

  • October 4, 2014

Pockets of Popularity The footy fever is now over so this means the real estate game is the prime focus.  Two hot spots, Kingsville and Williamstown proved how the Spring property scene is vigorous and as a result, significant growth is defining Melbourne’s inner west. These suburbs are the heartland of family buyers as they […]

Ford Focus

  • September 13, 2014

Ford Focus When in a riptide sometimes the only way to survive the fighting currents is by raising a hand up. One final gesture signalled that the end was over and tears automatically streamed down Anna’s face as she hugged her auction lifeline, Glenn. They were in a state of elation after purchasing the charming […]

An Architectural Wake Up Call

  • September 10, 2014

An Architectural Wake Up Call “I’m out on a Saturday night. I’ve just woken up after consuming too much red wine. I look around and think where am I? Polished timber floors spread under my feet, there’s the typically white pristine kitchen with a glass splashback and I’m thinking where am I? They all look […]

Spring’s Run Into the Finals

  • September 9, 2014

Spring’s Run Into the Finals Spring energy in the market has resulted in a record number of auctions across Melbourne as the first ‘Super Saturday’  for the season was held. Relatively higher numbers of auctions are typically conducted over the third weekend in September as next week there will an auction-bye due to the Grand […]

Spring’s First Test Auction

  • September 6, 2014

Spring’s First Test Auction Highlight It felt like barely anything has changed since the 1920’s when flappers with glam pin up curls and charm-filled deco architecture was the trend. When the double leadlight panelled glass doors creaked open, the art deco roared to life and endless foot traffic entered inside of 1 Tait Street, Newport. […]

Auction Highlights: Drive in Auction Excites Audience

  • August 30, 2014

Auction Highlights: Drive in Auction Excites Audience It was an auction with a handbrake on, handbrake off and finally indicators signalled the end of bidding for one shy family. The auction held at 158 Mcintosh Road in Altona North had a car parked directly outside and the shy bidders stayed in the comfort of their […]