Big Numbers

We had 37 groups inspect 2 Oak Grove, Malvern East on Saturday – a fully renovated family home on 740sqm with a pool. Around the corner, 47 groups inspected a contemporary three-bedroom townhouse on Darling Road. Big numbers! We always see a spike in inspection numbers in the first few weeks following Australia Day. The […]

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2 Oak Grove, Malvern East

$3,000,000 – $3,300,000 Bespoke family luxury in exclusive Malvern East pocket In a coveted Malvern East address, this architectural masterpiece blends timeless c1931 Art Deco grandeur with a sweeping contemporary transformation, delivering a bespoke designer oasis zoned for modern family living across two levels. Grandiose proportions from its period origins are doubled throughout this premium […]

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Why median house price data are misleading 

The Age (Domain) published an article on Saturday, ‘The Melbourne suburbs where property values are back to pre-pandemic levels’, which cited median house price data for various suburbs whose prices are lower today than they were in March 2020… Or so they say. Leading the fall, apparently, was Windsor, where prices are down 14.1% from March 2020 to today. […]

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2022 v 2021

There was a Thursday in October 2021 when I called six Zoom auctions in a row, on the hour. All six of them sold with multiple bidders. Team Fetter/Sciola sold 32 properties in October 2021, our busiest month ever. By far. It was an extraordinary market. A once in a lifetime market fuelled by cheap […]

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Why is the rental market so strong?

The rental market took a big hit during COVID. Vacancy soared, particularly in the CBD and Docklands, where international students disappeared almost overnight. Young people moved home with their parents. City folk fled to the countryside and seaside. There were no overseas visitors, ex-pat professionals relocating, or gap-year Brits coming to backpack the east coast, […]

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