Author Archives: Adam Woledge

2020: a year in review

It’s hard to believe that we are coming to the end of another year when, in many ways, it feels like we are still just starting 2020. The Melbourne property market has experienced a number of ‘firsts’ this year.  Some…

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Melbourne property market making up for lost time

Off the back of a few weeks of 70% plus auction clearance rates, the property market in Melbourne is humming along nicely. In some cases, prices are surpassing historical records. The auction system is working well for the experienced agents…

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Where to from here for the property market?

It feels like we have reached a juxtaposition where nothing is changing yet things are changing (finally). History may show that this period we’ve experienced in the property market will never happen again. Is this best for buyers or sellers?…

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Property market re-opening: what can we expect?

Baby steps, but the Melbourne property market is reopening today. While we still await a final directive from the REIV (Real Estate of Victoria) confirming the approved activities, the DHHS website says: We are not expecting to suddenly see vast…

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Working towards 26 October – easing of restrictions

  Based on the latest Victorian Government announcements, it looks likely that the property market will remain on hold until at least 26 October (cases permitting) when regulations are expected to relax and ‘one on one’ inspections can resume. Real Estate…

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Stage 4 restrictions: how does this affect buyers?

Stage 4 Restrictions and Its Effect on Buyers For most Victorians, the last week has been the strangest week of our lives as we familiarise ourselves with curfews, limited outings and the, hopefully only temporary, closure of work places, including…

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Lockdown 2.0: what effects could it have on the property market?

Lockdown 2.0 and Its Effects on Property Market We find ourselves a week back into isolation again. We hope you and your loved ones are staying safe and well during these difficult times. Like Lockdown 1.0, the market is likely to…

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COVID -19’s impact on inner-city living

Is there a new post COVID-19 trend to move further from the CBD? Certainly, if talk is anything to go by, there could be a short or even longer-term swing away from inner-city living. With many employers and employees now…

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Navigating the off market world

Off Market Properties: What You Need to Know Off market. Properties have always been sold in this manner by agents in Melbourne and recently this method of sale has become more prevalent.  But we believe that navigating the world of…

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How has COVID-19 changed the Melbourne property market?

Changes in Real Estate Industry to Adapt Victorians are looking forward to a new and improving normal this week. While it’s another temporary transition and there’s still a long way to go, the small steps forward are providing motivation and…

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