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Pleasant Hill – The Full Story

Pleasant Hill – The Full Story

From 17 de-commissioned army barracks, transported to Warrnambool from Bacchus Marsh, Fletcher Jones Pleasant Hill factory started from humble beginnings, very much like its famous owner. Fletcher Jones purchased this site in 1947 for 430 pounds, a bargain, inheriting...

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SHARED LIVING CONSIDERATIONS

SHARED LIVING CONSIDERATIONS

Have you ever thought about having, or being a housemate? Sharing a house can be a fantastic experience; it can be cost effective sharing rental costs as well as utilities etc as well as creating a sense of community and shared humanity. It can suit all walks of life –...

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WHAT IS THE SMARTRE SALE?

WHAT IS THE SMARTRE SALE?

A Smartre Agency is a Smart Real Estate Agency.  As a Smartre Agency, we use the Smartre Sale when selling properties: The Smart Real Estate Sale. The Smartre sale is the best method of sale when there are multiple buyers for a property and the only truly effective...

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PROACTIVITY FOR A WIN/WIN RESULT

PROACTIVITY FOR A WIN/WIN RESULT

Behind the scenes of this beautiful central home with a big bright Wilsons SOLD sign at the front, is a story of a little bit of proactivity that resulted in a big WIN/WIN scenario for both buyer and seller. We had handled the sale of another property and those...

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Time to act

Time to act

If you own a property in Terang and have considered leasing or selling, the best time to act could be now. With a limited number of houses for sale and almost no properties for lease, coupled with a high demand for properties and consistent growth in the area, this is...

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Preparing your property for lease

Preparing your property for lease

Written by Luke McQualter, Business Development Manager There is an abundance of factors that can contribute to the outcome of finding the perfect renter. A property that is not only presented well, but exceeds the minimum rental standards, can increase the chances of...

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Applying for Rental Properties

Applying for Rental Properties

Written by Sophie Mansbridge, Leasing Manager Applying for rentals can be confusing with so many platforms available to submit your application. At Wilsons, we only use Realestate.com for online rental applications (click here to download a hard copy application form...

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Platinum Badge – Ashley Jennings!

Platinum Badge – Ashley Jennings!

Congratulations to Ashley Jennings who was awarded Platinum Badge in sales while attending a training seminar in Sydney this week. This prestigious award lands Ashley on Pittard’s High Achievers List and celebrates his ability to achieve fantastic results for his...

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Rate My Agent Award Winners

Rate My Agent Award Winners

Rate My Agent is Australia’s No. 1 real estate agent ratings and statistics website. It provides recommendations, rankings and reviews for real estate agents in Australia. Unlike other review platforms, all client reviews of agents are verified and linked to a sale....

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The best advice we can give…

The best advice we can give…

Buyers, Sellers, Rental Providers, Renters and those looking to take their first step into the market – our team has worked with clients in every stage of the process. We all have different experiences and backgrounds, and may be able to offer some insight and advice...

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Award Winning Team

The 2021 Australasian Real Estate Awards proved to be very exciting and successful for the team at Wilsons.   The Lesley Johnston Medal for Exceptional Client Care was awarded to Lucas Wilson. This award is close to our hearts at Wilsons. Named after ex Wilsons...

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Christmas Appeal

Christmas Appeal

Wilsons are proud to be participating in The Salvation Army’s Christmas Appeal. We will be running a Gift Drive for our team and the community to contribute to. If you wish to donate, we encourage you to pop into our office at 50 Fairy Street, Warrnambool....

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Mission, Values, Purpose

Mission, Values, Purpose

Article by Lucas Wilson. A few years ago, I was fortunate enough to engage a company to help with some coaching in our newly created Property Management department. At the time, I didn’t realise it would involve coaching me as the office’s leader, and it delved a lot...

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The 16 Days of Activism - Respect Women, Call It OutInformation and initiative powered by the Warrnambool Court Network  The 16 Days Campaign begins on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (25 November) and ends on International...

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DIY PAINT JOB – TIPS & TRICKS

DIY PAINT JOB – TIPS & TRICKS

Here are the tricks used by the professionals Slapping some paint on a wall – easy! But achieving a meticulous finish requires some careful preparation. If you are planning on a DIY paint job, here are some tricks of the trade to help you achieve a finish that even...

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Mental Health during lockdown

Mental Health during lockdown

Aricle by Ian Lamb, salesperson at Wilsons. I have been thinking for a while about a topic I would like to write about during the current COIVD 19 Pandemic. I’ve chosen a topic that is very personal in the hope it might lead to other people reaching out during these...

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Locals supporting locals

Locals supporting locals

Here at Wilsons Warrnambool & District Real Estate, through covid lockdown 2.0, we have 2 priorities: Achieving fantastic results for our clients, andTo look after each other. The property market remains strong, and Wilsons are your private sale, private...

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Mortlake History

Mortlake History

Article by Cheryl McKenna - Office manager and Licensed estate agent. Originally known as the township of Mount Shadwell, the town of Mortlake was originally settled over 180 years ago. Being particularly fertile ground, the area was quickly populated by farmers, and...

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Supporting local

Supporting local

Article by Cheryl McKenna - office manager and licensed estate agent. “Support local business” is a catch cry we hear often, but why is it important?  Does it really make that much of a difference? With large chain stores now stocking everything from milk and bread,...

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Pack your bags…

Pack your bags…

Article by Cheryl McKenna, Office manager and licensed estate agent Moving house. The phrase strikes fear into many a heart.  Ranked as more stressful than divorce, moving house is in fact included in the top 5 stressful life events. Some of us do it once in a...

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Bark for your Park!

Bark for your Park!

Article by Cheryl McKenna, office manager and licensed estate agent. Is there anything more uplifting than to see than your dog, in amongst a group of other pooches all running flat out happily around the dog park?  Or the lone Border Collie who chases the ball, being...

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Homebuilder Program

Homebuilder Program

Article by Cheryl McKenna - Office Manager, and licensed estate agent. HomeBuilder Program The HomeBuilder program is a time-limited grant program to help the residential construction market to bounce back from the Coronavirus crisis. But before we get into that – do...

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How’s your credit?

How’s your credit?

Article by Cheryl McKenna - Office manager, licensed estate agent - and now we can add - real estate blogger! Back in my day, credit was something you needed to make a call on your mobile, or a score that my friends got at uni.  And having multiple store and credit...

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Nature strip planting

Nature strip planting

Article by Cheryl McKenna - Office Manager, and licensed estate agent. Ahhh, there is nothing better than mowing your back lawn, then your front lawn, then having to get the mower through the front gate and mow the nature strip – said no person ever!  Especially if...

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Which aspect is best?

Which aspect is best?

Article by Cheryl McKenna - Office Manager, and licensed estate agent. North, south, east, west?  Which aspect is the best? In many a real estate write up you will read “boasting a northerly aspect”, but what does this mean, and why is a northerly aspect so desirable?...

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What’s your number, baby?

What’s your number, baby?

Article by Cheryl McKenna - Office Manager and licensed estate agent. What’s your number baby? What’s in a number?  It depends on who you ask.  For many cultures around the world numbers can dictate many things, from who you marry, whether you are a lucky person to...

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What’s your style?

What’s your style?

Article by Cheryl McKenna - Office manager and licenced estate agent. What’s your style? Do you love a classic Californian Bungalow or are you a fool for the decorative filigree of the mid to late Victorian Era?  Does walking into an Edwardian home evoke memories of a...

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How did you spend your covid-time?

How did you spend your covid-time?

How did you spend your time during the Covid-19 restrictions and isolation? Opinion piece by Rhianna Amos - Sales Agent at Wilsons Warrnambool & District Real Estate. I preface this article with it being just a general overview, not a qualified insight. After...

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#PushforBetter

#PushforBetter

Article by Rhianna Amos - Sales Agent at Wilsons This year, amid the current pandemic, I needed a challenge. Not just any old challenge, something that would also make a difference. A cause that I was passionate about. Coincidently the next week I was asked to join...

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A chunk of coal…

A chunk of coal…

Article by Lucas Wilson.          As we move further along the timeline of the crisis that is the coronavirus pandemic, and seemingly stepping gradually towards the light at the end of the tunnel, I couldn't be more proud of our team here at Wilsons.  Our staff, all...

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Surprise!

Surprise!

We have a wonderful surprise to share with you: People are still buying real estate! We admittedly braced ourselves for a complete shutdown of our industry a few weeks ago, seemingly headed for an inability to inspect houses.  Our inboxes were flooded with digital...

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Get around your community

Get around your community

We rise by lifting others. -Robert Ingersoll Whilst many of us, be it individually or as a business, are in survival mode, there are still absolutely things everyone can do to help others as we are all in this Coronavirus pandemic crisis together, and we'll all get...

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“Play what’s in front of you…”

“Play what’s in front of you…”

Article by Lucas Wilson. "My head has obviously been spinning in recent days, as I’m sure have all of yours, with everything going on. As the footy season commences (for now!), the quote "play what’s in front of you", is very appropriate.  It is a footy quote that...

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How To Disinfect Your Home

How To Disinfect Your Home

7 Ways to Keep Your Home Clean Now that the worlds attention is focussed on the Coronavirus more people are being educated on how fast a virus can spread. Statistics say the Coronavirus doubles every 4 days. With no known vaccine populations are choosing isolation as...

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Hope lives here!

Hope lives here!

The 2020 Warrnambool Relay For Life was another amazing event - enjoyable; inspiring; emotional; exhausting. Thank you and congratulations to the organisers, to our team of Wilsons Walkers, and to our family members and friends who joined us. A huge thank you to all...

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