Slowing down for winter

Winter is by tradition the slowest period of the year for the property market. Both residential and commercial buyers and sellers go into an annual hibernation until the new financial year and the new warmer months of spring come around. Across the Geelong and Bellarine Region listing numbers are down by approximately 30 per cent, […]

State land taxes – the devil is in the detail.

The Victorian State Budget delivered on May 23, 2023 includes various land tax charges that should be concerning for both tenants and landlords alike. Preston Rowe Paterson (PRP), a leading national valuation firm, has reviewed the budget’s Land Tax and Stamp Duty tax grabs from the perspective of its impact on existing rental prices and […]

PROPped by the Bar – Ep 20. Special guests, Mark Sanford & Tim Gleeson

In the 20th episode of PROPped by the Bar, Michael and Gareth meet Mark Sanford, project director at UGL who tells them about the resurgence in local manufacturing and how Geelong companies are progressing to renewable energy. They also interview Tim Gleeson, from Preston Rowe Paterson, who gives the low-down on how council rates are […]

PROPped by the Bar – Ep 19. Special guests, Danny Thomas & Barry Iddles

In this episode we meet property valuer turned real estate agent Danny Thomas. His business, LAWD, sells some of the biggest properties in Australia – particularly in the agri space. Gareth and Michael catch-up with Danny overlooking his latest sales project – the Queenscliff Harbour. We couldn’t pass up the opportunity to catch-up with 360Q […]