Fed up with the daily grind and commute? More and more people across Australia are escaping the rat race and making a living closer to home, sometimes at home!. Technology is rapidly changing the face of many industries and allowing for more flexible working arrangements. Even large blue chip companies and professionals have adopted the benefits of this new working style and it is opening up the way we work incredibly. Parents now have the option to adapt their work life around their families and the baby boomer generation have many new means of making an income outside of their super.
Do you want to go surfing this summer, but you’re a bit scared of the ocean? Well, it’s time to meet
Alison O’Halloran, from Salty Seas Surf School, a local woman who takes your breath away with her love of the ocean. You won’t be afraid of the sea after this.
If ever there was a local business that did more than their name implies, it's this one. With over 30 years experience, Trevor, Warren and the friendly team offer everything from full vehicle log book servicing through to mobile refrigeration and trailer hire along with quite a few things in-between!
With interest rates at record lows, could now be just the time to invest in your very own Sea Change, Tree Change escape?. These 6 homes all priced under $849,000 offer an amazing change of lifestyle for anyone looking to make the change and still be less than two hours from Melbourne. In between your family holidays, they could also bring in a tidy sum from short or long-term term rentals.
After relocating from Canada to the scenic coastal town of Inverloch with his wife & family, Wade Bashaw has transitioned from skiing in Canada to Stand Up Paddle Boarding with the exact same smile of pure enjoyment and is constantly inspired by the local environment and relaxed lifestyle. He started North South Homes with his wife (super talented local photography Sue Carmody) in 2015 after noticing the need for builders to get on board building environmentally sustainable homes. They have since developed a strong philosophy around building homes that support current & future goals of reducing global energy usage.
We’re human. We all like to think we spend less time aimlessly scrolling through our phones than we actually do. So, ask yourself: What do you do on your way to work? Or on your lunch break? What do you do during the tv ads? Chances are you scroll your Facebook and Instagram feeds. And when you want to know if those ominous clouds pose a threat to your daily commute, or if your child’s sniffle is worth a trip to the doctor? You search Google. When you put it that way, it’s easy to see how we spend so much time on the internet. In fact, the average Aussie spends a staggering 6.8 hours a day on the web… and only 8 of those minutes is spent on realestate.com.au.
We had a great afternoon earlier this week, talking all things finance with local mortgage guru Lynda Sainsbury from LS Finance Broking based in Wonthaggi. If you currently have a mortgage, are thinking of getting a mortgage or refinancing, don't do anything without speaking to Lynda and her team first. She has a wealth of knowledge and is a breath of fresh air in an otherwise stuffy industry.
If you haven't discovered it yet, The Burra Brewing Co. is a microbrewery located in the beautiful rolling hills of Korumburra, the gateway to South Gippsland. Korumburra is going through a bit of a resurgence lately with property prices recording good growth over the last few years and new businesses opening that are injecting a little bit of "cool" to the 'Burra'.
When it comes to your home, few things make as big an impact as window dressings. Get it right and you will of made a great future investment in the value of your home, get it wrong and it can spell disaster! Like most things in life it pays to get the experts involved. Inverloch 3996 caught up with Brock & Trina from Invisage Inverloch, the regions's no #1 authority on all things window dressings to find out the right way to make windows look fabulous.
The Heart Foundation and Ambulance Victoria are working together to introduce the Heart Safe Community concept across Victoria. The aim is to support communities to play a critical role in reducing time to treatment during out of hospital cardiac arrests. Inverloch has been identified as an ideal location to expand this new program.