Brighton is Melbourne’s most expensive bayside suburb and is the only suburb outside of Toorak to record consistent home sales of greater than $10 million.Read more
Foster’s move raises speculation it will eventually offload its iconic CUB Brewery site, which sits on 9 hectares of riverfront land overlooking Kew’s Studley Park. Industry insiders are divided about whether this will happen.Read more
Located about 13 kilometres east of the CBD, Box Hill has become a lot more accessible since the Whitehorse Road tram extended to the Box Hill Central railway station.Read more
It was an accident waiting to happen.
In one corner, cashed up and trusting investors wanting to get the best returns out of their savings.
In the other corner, sales people for a property scheme, posing as financial advisers – earning a commission from every dollar they can get you to invest.Read more
Blackburn is an understated eastern suburb about 15 kilometres east of the CBD, and just east of more exclusive suburbs Surrey Hills, Mont Albert and Box Hill.Read more
While much of the industry’s attention of late has focused on Melbourne’s blue ribbon suburbs – record prices are being achieved in other parts of Melbourne as well.Read more
Black Rock is a bayside suburb about 20 kilometres south-east of, and one of the only south-eastern bayside suburbs where the streets inland from the beach, fetch more than those on Beach Road.Read more
The township of Berwick has undergone monstrous change over the last 20 years, and for a period was the fastest growing municipality in Victoria, and one of the fastest in Australia.Read more
Grocon’s controversial Eureka Tower picked up the highest gong at the Victorian division of the Australian Property Institute’s Excellence in Property Awards Gala Dinner held last week at Crown Casino.Read more
Bentleigh and Bentleigh East are located about fifteen kilometres south east of the Melbourne CBD, and are surrounded by Brighton East to the west, Carnegie, Murrumbeena and Hughesdale to the north, Oakleigh South to the east and Moorabin to the south.Read more
Stylish, well dressed, well fed and well loved, South Yarra has been a magnet for Melbourne’s bourgeoisies ever since it established as a suburban retreat from town in the mid 1830s.Read more
Possibly the least inspiring suburb name in Australia, Airport West is located about 12 kilometres north-west of the Melbourne CBD.Read more
Albert Park (which includes the precinct known Middle Park, which shares the same 3206 postcode) is an exclusive inner-city suburb located about 3.5 kilometres south-west of the Melbourne CBD.Read more
Fairfield (and Alphington, which shares the same 3078 postcode) is a riverside suburb about 6 kilometres north-west of the CBD.Read more
Altona is a bayside suburb about the same distance to the Melbourne CBD as Brighton – as the crow flies.Read more
Ardeer is one of Melbourne’s smallest suburbs by geographical area, occupying only a few square kilometres about 20 kilometres west of the CBD.Read more
An as yet undisclosed purchaser is believed to have broken the record for a house price in South Yarra.Read more
Armadale is one of Melbourne’s most understated and elegant suburbs.Read more
Victorian State Treasurer John Brumby can expect to collect more than $52,000 in stamp duty from the sale of a Footscray home he used to live in.Read more
Ascot Vale is in inner-city suburb about 6 kilometres north-west of the Melbourne CBD.Read more
Ashburton is a leafy suburb about 14.5 kilometres south east of Melbourne.Read more
Seventeen kilometres south east of Melbourene, Ashwood is bound by Ashburton, Burwood, Mount Waverley and East Malvern. Its nearest trainRead more
The leafy suburb of Balwyn, and the neighbouring suburb of Balwyn North, are located about 16 kilometres east of the Melbourne CBD.Read more
The suburb of Bayswater and neighbouring suburb of Bayswater North are located about 35 kilometres east of the Melbourne CBD.Read more
THE Spring sale season has begun!
And with real estate prices just shy of their 2001 peak, Spring 2006 might be the season for new records.
Where do industry insiders say we should be looking?Read more
The bayside suburb of Beaumaris is located about 23 kilometres south of the Melbourne CBD, around the 115 hectare Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary and Beaumaris Bay – a small part of Port Phillip Bay.Read more
Spirits are high in downtown Malop Street at the moment, and it’s not just because the Geelong Football Club won the 2007 AFL Premiership Cup (though history has shown that when the Geelong economy is doing well, so too is its football club).Read more
Melbourne’s 284,000 renting households are finding themselves caught between a rock and a hard place.
On the one hand vacancies for rental properties are at an all time low 1.7% – and landlords know it. This is especially true in inner city suburbs such as Carlton, Richmond and South Yarra, where vacancy is just 1.5%.Read more
Footloose and fancy free female seeks accountant, bank lender and real estate agent – for date with financial security.
That’s right, girl power is ripe in Melbourne’s real estate game, and it’s a trend that doesn’t look like slowing any time soon.
Agents say the days of women waiting for a man to get into the property market are gone. Waiting for blokes, especially those that have their act together, costs money – and smart girls aren’t waiting around to watch opportunity pass them by.Read more