Yarraville Sales Boom

Yarraville Sales Bloom Leading Up to Spring The suburb of Yarraville once had nothing more than predominantly The Sun Theatre. Now in 2014, the charm-filled suburb regains the quality of making you feel like you’ve stepped onto a movie set but it’s also morphed into a population hot spot. Every demographic appears to be treading […]

Q & A with Robert Larocca

Q & A with Robert Larocca       Q: In your opinion, how has the market performed in Melbourne’s inner west this year and compared to last year, what are the positives?   R: Very well. The vast majority of suburbs have seen median house values rise faster than Melbourne as a whole and […]

Helping the Kidults

Helping the ‘Kidults’ New Ones on the Block We’ve all heard of the ‘kidult’ syndrome where Gen Y are slagged by the media for buying both first homes and even investment properties while sponging off their parents. Yes, this is true in some cases but the reality is often silenced.  It’s a derogatory term hence […]

Navigating Through Property Apps

Navigating Through Property Apps Digital tools have changed the face of the real estate industry. Sometimes its difficult to know which ones are worth the space on your tablet or smart phone and which ones will take up unnecessary space. Compton Green has compiled a list of our favourite apps to download. 1. Compton Green […]

The One To Watch Out For – Maribyrnong

The One To Watch Out For – Maribyrnong Lifestyle hunters targeted 12 Grandview Avenue in Maribyrnong and even though “I can hear a ringtail possum” is the meaning of this suburb’s name, the only sound was an auction pack. However, the name of the street clearly set the standard for everything which follows.  With an […]

Temperature Drops while Market Boils

Temperature Drops while Market Boils Spectators shivered through auctions in Melbourne’s Inner West, however, shrivelled hands raised up as the chilly conditions failed to deter buyers’ competitive spirits. Compton Green witnessed a market which can be read no other way than red hot, defining a healthy start to August as the clearance rate spiked up […]

Auction Action Is Fierce

Auction Action Is Fierce The facade leaves little hint to what lies beyond and that`s the beauty of surprises. There was a buzz in the air over the weekend as 60 curious onlookers approximately dispersed across the tree-lined streetscape to watch the auction of 26 Austin Crescent West in Yarraville. Privately nestled on a corner, […]

Sisters With Style

Sisters with Style The rich electronica soul of singer, Chet Faker gently hums in the background while creative duo, Meagan and Sally Anderson finish each others sentences as sisters naturally do. “It all started 15 years ago. I was 25 and I was talking to my friend at the gym. We toyed up a few […]

Chapter Closes for Williamstown Author

Chapter Closes for Williamstown Author A set of two characters played their part in bidding and shaped a riveting auction conclusion for Author, June Laurie at 43 Park Crescent in Williamstown. “We are ecstatic! I’ve just published my first young adult book this year, Blake Collider – Into Thin Air and now selling our abode […]