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Enchanting Yarraville

By Cate Bakos on 23 Jul 2013 No Comments

This might seem a strange title, particularly considering the stigma this patch held in Melbourne for all those decades. From the industrial 50s to Westgate Bridge construction in the 70s, Yarraville hasn't been tightly held forever. What has changed in this exciting little locale is... well, everything ...

How Much Can I Afford When Buying a House?

By Peter Sarmas on 22 Jul 2013 No Comments

The first step in the home buying process is finding out how much you can afford to spend. This will vary depending on a number of factors, including your lifestyle needs and your individual financial situation. A good place to start when figuring out how much you can afford to put towards a house is your annual income ...

Why Are Melbourne Median Prices Different Between Data Providers?

By Catherine Cashmore on 22 Jul 2013 No Comments

The REIV have released their June quarterly statistics, which show a seasonally adjusted 2.4 per cent rise in the median house price. This takes Melbourne’s median house price from a revised $549,000 in the March quarter to $562,000 for the June quarter. The median unit price also showed a similar increase ...

Lip Café

By Natalia Smith on 20 Jul 2013 No Comments

Despite having competition from more than fifty other restaurants and cafés in Ivanhoe, Lip Café is popular with locals and nearly always busy. Owner Julian Chew is committed to using local free range and organic produce. The menu aims to be highly international but the café is homely and welcoming ...

Melbourne Property Market Update – July 20, 2013

By Peter Sarmas on 20 Jul 2013 No Comments

A housing market report released this week indicated that the property market is well past the bottom of the cycle. While there have been patchy results in some capital cities such as Brisbane and Hobart, overall recovery looks solid. In her weekly market wrap, Catherine Cashmore is also confident there is stability in the market ...

Local Insights – Ivanhoe Property

By Peter Sarmas on 20 Jul 2013 No Comments

Ivanhoe is a leafy historical suburb comprised of single 19th and 20th century family homes. Increasingly, it is also home to an aging community of lifelong residents. Homes attract a consistently high market value. According to Pricefinder, median sale prices in Ivanhoe were $970,000 for houses and $531,250 for units ...

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