Real Estate News

House builds tumble
Bendigo Weekly
BENDIGO suffered a 30 per cent drop in new house construction last year but the City of Greater Bendigo is waiting for activity data to determine the cause. The industry is worth $320 million a year to the city, and employs 650 people, but is said to have produced less than 700 houses in calend..
16-Mar-2017
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REIV urges act balance
Bendigo Weekly
THE state’s most disadvantaged tenants will be the hardest hit if proposed reform of the Residential Tenancies Act – the law that governs the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants – are adopted. Ironically, many of the proposed reforms are designed to improv..
02-Mar-2017
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Regional price boom
Bendigo Weekly
Regional homes by the beach are continuing to show excellent growth in property values, according to REIV statistics. The institute’s data for the final quarter of 2016 shows that five of the top 10 most expensive locations are currently on the coast. Barwon Heads continues to lea..
16-Feb-2017
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Rate cut ruled unlikely
Bendigo Weekly
THE Housing Industry Association believes the prospect of any further rate cut has been quashed, following this week’s announcement that there would be no change to the official cash rate. “Our forecast for some time has been for no further reduction to the official cash rate (OC..
09-Feb-2017
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Stores join for progress
Bendigo Weekly
LOCAL businesses along High Street on the southern edge of the CBD continue to collaborate efforts towards the support and establishment of a design precinct for Bendigo. Bendigo Design Precinct members presented the city’s first “Progressive Showroom” event earlier this we..
02-Feb-2017
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Approvals bounce back
Bendigo Weekly
THE Housing Industry Association this week said the volume of approvals across Australia for new dwellings bounced back strongly during the month of November. HIA chief economist Shane Garrett said new dwelling approvals rose by 7.0 per cent compared with the previous month but were 4.8 per ce..
26-Jan-2017
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Housing lend grows
Bendigo Weekly
ABS figures for November 2016 demonstrate strength in lending for new housing, said the Housing Industry Association. “Lending for new housing – to both owner occupiers and investors – turned in strong results in this latest ABS update,” HIA’s Harley Dale said. ..
19-Jan-2017
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High hopes for new apartments
Bendigo Weekly
THERE are signs that interest in city apartment living is on the rise in Bendigo with plans for a four-storey, eight-residence block on Galvin Street lodged with the City of Greater Bendigo council. The proposed development is located south of the central business district, in an area of Ben..
12-Jan-2017
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Bushland a gift for city
Bendigo Weekly
A THREE-stage residential development in Golden Square has been gifted to the City of Greater Bendigo by the Catholic Diocese of Sandhurst on the eve of the festive season. Unlike many other residential developments, Sandhurst Crest is bordered by more than seven hectares of native Box Iron..
21-Dec-2016
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First showing for Lansell Crest
Bendigo Weekly
A proposed 104-lot housing development in East Bendigo will be the first medium-density, diverse accommodation initiative to be built in Bendigo under council’s new residential strategy. There is much riding on the go ahead of Lansell Crest, for the council which has earmarked the 2...
09-Dec-2016
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Plans open for comment
Bendigo Weekly
BIRCHGROVE Properties is planning a residential project in East Bendigo featuring a range of housing types and more intensive development than is usual in Bendigo. Managing director Damien Tangey is opening development plans for the public to view a head of changes that need to be made ..
02-Dec-2016
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Profile block passed in
Bendigo Weekly
A HIGH profile block of land offering a variety of potential uses to savvy investors remains on the market after it was passed in at auction earlier this week. The property, located at 62-68 Eaglehawk Road at Ironbark opposite the Marong Road traffic lights, was auctioned on site by Elders B..
25-Nov-2016
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Homes are selling fast
Bendigo Weekly
The latest REIV data shows many regional Victorian towns are enjoying solid spring sales with improved days on market over the past month and strong improvement shown over the past year. With the majority of Victorian homes sold by private sale, the median number of days a home takes to sel..
18-Nov-2016
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bestagents in Bendigo
Bendigo Weekly
ONE of Bendigo’s best known real estate agents has launched a new real estate brand and is eager to capitalise on his proven local industry experience and exceptional client care to the new and emerging world of real estate. Now operating as Bendigo bestagents, Mark O’Shea prides..
10-Nov-2016
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Building guide online
Bendigo Weekly
Central Victorians planning to build or renovate a home now have a handy addition to their tool kits. The state government has launched a new online domestic building tool, which streamlines access to building and renovating information to help people make informed decisions, understand the..
03-Nov-2016
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Louisa is a shining star
Bendigo Weekly
THE Professionals Bendigo are celebrating the success of one of their own this week, after long term employee Louisa Nicol was judged the Shining Star Administrator of the Year at a gala awards night attended by more than 300 people. Louisa has been with the well-known family business for ab..
27-Oct-2016
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Busy start to spring
Bendigo Weekly
SPRING is traditionally one of the busiest times of the year for the real estate industry, and 2016 is looking as busy as ever. Local agents report strong attendance at properties open for inspection across Greater Bendigo in recent weeks, and there’s a strong sense of optimism for the..
20-Oct-2016
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Top price in the offing
Bendigo Weekly
LOCAL real estate agents could be on the verge of another record sale, with three of Bendigo’s leading real estate firms jointly promoting the sale of 55 Barkly Street, Bendigo. Agents DCK Real Estate, Tweed Sutherland First National and Mawby Property are quoting a price range of $2.2..
13-Oct-2016
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Landmark 111 launched
Bendigo Weekly
Local agents McKean McGregor this week celebrated the launch of the landmark 111 Mitchell Street apartments and commercial space at the corner of Mitchell and Mollison Streets. Invited guests were given the chance to inspect apartments located on the lower of two levels of luxury living high..
22-Sep-2016
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Assistance for buyers
Bendigo Weekly
Indigenous Business Australia (IBA) will hold free information sessions in Bendigo and other regional communities next week to let local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community members know how IBA might be able to assist them to buy their own home. Since its inception in 1975, IBA&r..
15-Sep-2016
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