It’s Time to Introduce You to 181 Moorabool Street, Geelong.

At Gartland, we are strong advocates for the Geelong community and its businesses. We believe in fostering growth and development in the region, so we are proud to say that the past 12 months have been one of collaboration, which has resulted in the Geelong community receiving a much-needed resource and service.  181 Moorabool Street[…..]

A Predictable Four Years Ahead?

All going well; the next 3-4 years is shaping up to be quite predictable. Long term interest rates for 4-year fixed-term loans have been increased by a number of lenders, which suggests that the banks are expecting a rate rise at this time. I feel that lenders will start to be a little more cautious[…..]

The Next 6 Weeks…

The 5-day lockdown over the Valentine’s Day weekend has added fuel to the fire in regard to buyer demand. The fear of missing out was amplified by the sudden inability to inspect property. The biggest driver is coming from those buyers that have sold and are buying back in the market as they upsize, relocate, or laterally move across markets.

Changes to the First Homeowners Grant (FHOG)

A subtle and unpublicised change to the first homeowners grants (FHOG) is set to have an impact on the demand for newly built homes. I would encourage all first homeowners to visit the website of Victoria’s State Revenue Office to gain clarification on what homes are eligible for the FHOG. The major change is in relation to what constitutes a new home.

What Is Instore Next For Our Market

The property market is always subject to change, and the current economic position highlights opportunity. In the coming months, we will see a surge in building and construction, plus other key infrastructure projects. There will be a flow-on effect through the economy in both residential and commercial sectors. Rental demand is likely to remain high,[…..]

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