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Your guide to different types of clothes dryers

May 16, 2018

Real Estate

And if you thought they were just power-hungry, noisy beasts that blow hot air through clothes, read on. The right dryer can add time to your days without emptying your wallet. Check out these different types of clothes dryers that will keep your laundry under control this winter. Drying clothes indoors might be your only […]

Peninsula Grammar Open Day

May 14, 2018

Real Estate

Peninsula Grammar school welcomes you to Open Days and Information Sessions to help you explore the education and choices available to your family. The school holds Open Days each term, and all families are welcome. Come along to the Pavilion and take a tour with a student guide and experience “Peninsula Grammar in action”. This […]

How to keep indoor plants alive through winter

May 13, 2018

Real Estate

It’s not all doom and gloom, though; like us humans adjust our skincare regime when the weather drops, if you slightly tweak how you look after your plants they’re sure to survive the winter and thrive all-year round. To talk you through the five simple tips to care for your plants during winter, Maggie Dunleavy […]

5 organising tips to consider before moving

May 4, 2018

Real Estate

It’s all about some careful planning and focusing on reducing what you take with you to lighten the load. Leave behind what you don’t want (or need) and give yourself a fresh, new start. By applying three simple actions – clear, sort and dispose – you’ll ensure every item has a need and a place […]

10 homely Mother’s Day gifts under $50!

May 2, 2018

Real Estate

Pop your feet up and check out some of the prettiest gifts for your mum (or yourself) this Mother’s Day. 1. A lively gift This plant stand from Bunnings will set you back $15.50 and is the perfect gift for all those wonderful mums that love to bring the outside in. Bunnings Lotus collection plant stand (far left), […]

5 DIY hacks to get your home ready for winter

May 2, 2018

Real Estate

1. Fix up leaking gutters & downpipes Gutters and downpipes are probably some of the least-considered elements of the home, but when they become damaged and need replacing you might wish you had given them a little more thought. Michael Duffy shows how easy it is to fix leaking gutters and downpipes. Picture: Chris Jones “Water […]

Australian Heritage Festival: Ranelagh Estate Guided Walk

April 30, 2018

Real Estate

The National Trust is running their Ranelagh Estate Mount Eliza walks again for the Heritage Festival. This event last year was so very enjoyable, and informative. Places are limited and bookings are essential. Don’t miss out this year! Visitors will be able to enjoy a guided walk including a full commentary from the National Trust Victoria […]

Anzac Day activities across the Peninsula

April 23, 2018

Real Estate

Commemorative services and remembrance marches will be held across the peninsula in 2018 to acknowledge those who served in the war.  The following locations hold events on ANZAC Day Wednesday 25 April 2018: Download the full event program: Anzac Day Services.pdf(PDF, 57KB) or alternatively see below for details: Proudly supported by the Mornington Peninsula Shire. Balnarring Service 9.30am – […]

Kitchen trends 2018

April 20, 2018

Real Estate

“The kitchen is the heart of the home” may be the mother of all clichés but it’s true nonetheless. Frank Laria, design director at the Mint Kitchen Group, and Graeme Metcalf, industrial designer at Dan Kitchens Australia, share their favourite kitchen trends for 2018. In 2018 we’ll be seeing a lot of navy blue, brushed […]

How to dog-proof your fence

April 18, 2018

Real Estate

Pets are arguably one of the most joyous aspects of home life. A fluffy little thing runs up to greet you with a wagging tail at the end of each day, and only expects love in return for a lifetime of companionship? Sounds like a no-brainer to me. Becoming a pet parent, however, is a […]

Considering Property Styling?

November 6, 2017

Real Estate

Is Property Styling something that you are considering? If so, here are a few pointers that may help you in making your decision. What affect can Property Styling have on your marketing campaign: Can assist you to achieve the highest price possible, Add value to your property, Maximise the return on your investment and Shorten […]

Fun Facts about Mount Eliza

September 25, 2017

Real Estate

  Population 2016  17,888 Established  1836 Size  23 sq km Location 48km Melbourne Mt Eliza was named after Captain William Hobson’s wife Eliza Elliot or the wife of John Batman, Elizabet Callaghan. Daveys Bay was named after James Davey who constructed a jetty in the 1840’s to  ship his produce to Melbourne. The Ranelagh Estate […]

DISCOVER MT ELIZA VILLAGE

July 24, 2017

Real Estate

Ask any local what the best part of living in Mt Eliza is and you will undoubtedly be told that it is the close knit community atmosphere in the Village. Away from the hustle and bustle of city living but close enough to CBD to commute to work, Mt Eliza has evolved into a highly […]

July Market Place

July 11, 2017

First Home Owner Real Estate

Throughout the first month of winter we have shivered the days away, enjoyed glorious bursts of sun and had the annoying rain episodes at inopportune times, but what has happened in the market place during this time? The big news has been the change to stamp duty for first home buyers. For purchases up to […]

Laws on under-quoting

July 6, 2017

Real Estate

The Victorian Government is introducing changes to the Estate Agents Act 1980 to strengthen underquoting laws in Victoria. The new laws, which commence on 1 May, will require estate agents and agents’ representatives to provide certain information about property prices to sellers and buyers. From 1 May, estate agents and agents’ representatives selling residential property in Victoria […]

Melbourne’s property market scaling high with 72.7% clearance rate

October 10, 2016

Real Estate

The property market in Melbourne shows aerial growth with highest clearance rate till date. Consecutively crossing the 70% mark for past three weeks, the residential property auctions display leaping results. Records suggest selling of numerous exquisite Mount Eliza property at whopping prices this weekend. In the words of Dorothy Alkemade, director of Point2Real Estate the […]

Luxury country house in Mornington – an ideal romantic getaway

October 10, 2016

Real Estate

The Mornington suburb of Victoria is loved by locals and tourists for its long stretching beaches, edgy cliffs, scenic beauty and country side environment. The place is an ideal romantic getaway as you find the whole aura very pleasant and alluring. Love birds find these sandy beaches cosy, comforting and full of bliss. The beloveds […]

Another Happy Customer – Ms Rogers!

October 10, 2016

Real Estate

Dorothy and the Point2 Real Estate team congratulate Ms Rogers on purchasing her new home. We wish all the very best and hope for her to create many happy memories. Click here to view photographs of this happy moments on Facebook! By Josh Alkemade

A look at the scenario of real estate for sale in Mornington

October 10, 2016

Real Estate

The scenario of real estate for sale in Mornington aids in giving you a clear idea about the property in Victoria. The Mornington suburb of Victoria, Australia is beautiful in visage with a long coastal boundary. Surrounded by sea on three sides the mainland has some of the most striking looking property. Starting from small […]

A look at the current scenario of real estate in Mornington

October 10, 2016

Real Estate

The Mornington suburb of Melbourne, Central Victoria is one of the most preferred holiday destinations. It is loved by both – the tourists and the locals of Victoria. The people of Victoria considers Mornington as the ideal holiday destination or weekend spot. Its the easiest and fast reachable get away spot with sandy beaches and […]