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“Such a wonderful result for us as a vendor”

“Such a wonderful result for us as a vendor”

Check out the wonderful renovation that Michelle and Gary completed on their house in Warrnambool, and hear from a delighted vendor, very pleased with the sale, which happened within a few days of going to market, with roughly 15 inspections, 7-8 offers, and a sale...

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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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Questions from a seller, or a buyer (she wasn’t sure)

Questions from a seller, or a buyer (she wasn’t sure)

Article by Cheryl McKenna - Office manager, and licensed estate agent It began with a conversation with a lady enquiring on a property that we had for sale.  All said quickly without a pause or even time to take a breath! “I’d like to have a look at the house on...

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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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Advice for my sister

Advice for my sister

Article by Cheryl McKenna - office manager and licenced estate agent. The advice I gave my younger sister The conversation started with a text message “So I am inspecting that house I mentioned tomorrow at noon, and low-key freaking out about it.  Not sure what I need...

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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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Record Buyer Demand!

Record Buyer Demand!

Article by Lucas Wilson In what may come as a big surprise, the month of May, 2020 - 3 months since the covid-19 pandemic began here - saw the highest number of buyer enquiries into the Wilsons office since before 2016, when we started recording their numbers! The law...

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Should I use a mortgage broker?

Should I use a mortgage broker?

Article by Emilee Bezzina - sales agent - Wilsons Warrnambool & District Real Estate Working in real estate we often get asked if purchasers are better off with a mortgage broker or if they should directly see their bank, some may also shop around themselves for...

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What is a section 32?

What is a section 32?

Welcome to our series of articles addressing answers to frequently asked questions by home buyers, in particular first home buyers. You may have heard people mention a property's "section 32", otherwise known as the "vendor statement", or formally, "Vendors' statement...

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There are many markets – this is here and now

There are many markets – this is here and now

Commentary by Lucas Wilson. Scour the media any day at present and you don't have to look far to find extremely pessimistic property market price forecasts due to the current climate and subsequent economic factors. I'm no economist, however an important point to...

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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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5 Reasons to choose Wilsons during the virus crisis

5 Reasons to choose Wilsons during the virus crisis

We can’t give anyone a high five at the moment, but here are 5 reasons to consider Wilsons as your agent if you wish to sell during the covid-19 pandemic, or immediately after the storm passes: 1. We are private sale specialists, unaffected by the restrictions...

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