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Home maintenance hacks

October 30, 2018

Bonaccorde Preparing your property Selling

First impressions are everything when it comes to selling your home. Buyers can take one look at an untidy home with slight damage and instantly be turned away so home maintenance is extremely important. We had a chat to Stafford from Peninsula Property Inspections on some of the most common issues he sees at homes […]

How to optimise your property before selling

October 18, 2018

Bonaccorde Preparing your property Selling Styling

When considering what needs to be done to prepare a property for sale, owners often just think a quick tidy up and they’re ready to go on the market, they don’t always consider the most effective ways to optimise the property for sale. Some owners look at their property through rose coloured glasses when preparing […]

Which agent should I choose to sell my home?

October 17, 2018

Agent Bonaccorde Market update Marketing Sales

  When you make the decision to sell your property it’s crucial you select the right agent to handle this important transaction and you’ll ask yourself; which agent should I choose to sell my home?  But how do you make this important choice? Real Estate like many industries is highly competitive and there are quality […]

Significant RTA reforms - passed!

October 16, 2018

Agent Bonaccorde Landlords REIV RTA (Residential Tenancies Act)

  Consumer Affairs have advised that significant reforms to the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) that were recently tabled in parliament, have now been passed. These reforms provide greater rights to tenants and heavily impact property managers and landlords. The reforms will come into effect progressively, and all will have commenced by 1 July 2020. Click […]

Mt Martha born and bred

October 16, 2018

Agent Bonaccorde Our Team Sales Selling

THE TEAM | TAMMIE COADY Have you always been in real estate? If no, what’s your background? We owned a Bathroomware Importing and Retail Business for 9 years prior to me starting in Real Estate.  Why real estate? Having grown up in Mt Martha I’m a huge advocate for the lifestyle, which is why I’ve […]

REIV Community Award FINALIST

October 11, 2018

Agent Awards Bonaccorde Business Our Team REIV

We are excited to announce we are a FINALIST for the REIV COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD for 2018. The REIV Awards for Excellence showcase the best of the property industry and celebrate leading real estate agency practices and professionals. As a small business we were up against larger Real Estate Agencies competing to be recognized for […]

Supply and demand of property in Mt Martha

September 27, 2018

Bonaccorde Business Market update positive thinking positive results Results

You may be wondering – has the market changed? The biggest change in the Mt Martha market has been a shift in the buyer’s mindset based on the press reporting lower prices and clearance rates in the city market, with the major reason for this being the tightening of lending by the banks. To break […]

A Lifetime of Experience...

September 5, 2018

Bonaccorde Our Team

 THE TEAM  |  MARLENE CETINICH Marlene’s in-depth knowledge of the business from admin to trust accounting, combined with her superb organisational skills, means that she is the real ‘go-to girl’ in our office. As such, Marlene is an integral part of the team and we value her immensely. Have you always been in real estate? […]

Stand out from the Crowd

August 30, 2018

Bonaccorde Marketing Preparing your property Sales Selling Styling

More than ever in an increasingly competitive real estate market, it’s important that you give your property the best chance at standing out and being noticed by potential buyers. As one the leading boutique real estate agencies on the Mornington Peninsula, Bonaccorde understands the role a fresh approach to property marketing plays in doing just […]

A Day in the Life...

August 16, 2018

Agent Bonaccorde Our Team Sales

 THE TEAM  |  AMANDA HAIMONA Want to get to know Amanda better? Be sure to carry on! Have you always been in real estate? I always knew what I wanted to do – Real Estate! I started at 15 years of age doing Saturday reception and school holiday work in a boutique office in the […]

Which Agent should I choose to sell my home?

July 26, 2018

Agent Bonaccorde Selling

When you make the decision to sell your property it’s crucial you select the right agent to handle this important transaction.  But how do you make this important choice? What’s important to you in appointing an agent? Real Estate like many industries is highly competitive and like many industries there are quality professionals who do […]

Your Local Expert

July 19, 2018

Agent Bonaccorde Our Team

What does a typical day at work involve for you at Bonaccorde? First thing I do is grab a coffee in the village, then I check realestate.com to check what’s come on the market and what’s sold. The entire day is really spent talking to people about their real estate needs and trying to help […]

Bonaccorde Exercise Club

July 18, 2018

Bonaccorde Exercise Out & About

MORNINGTON RUNNING FESTIVAL The Mornington Running Festival and Health & Lifestyle Expo is being held on 22nd – 23rd of September 2018. The weekend festival includes Saturday 22nd September 2018 – Mornington Health and Lifestyle Expo Sunday 23rd September 2018 – Mornington Running Festival includes the 1km kids dash, Bonaccorde 5km and 10km fun run/walk and the popular […]

Proposed Residential Tenancies Act Reforms

July 10, 2018

Landlords REIV Renting

Significant reforms to the Residential Tenancies Act (RTA) are poised to be tabled in parliament over the coming months. These reforms provide greater rights to tenants and heavily impact property managers and landlords. While the REIV (Real Estate Institute of Victoria) continues to lobby against the unbalanced reforms, we need to ensure you – our […]

Ins & Outs of Property Styling

July 10, 2018

Selling Styling

Once you have made the decision to sell your home the next question is naturally – how can I get the highest price? It goes without saying that a good agent will play a huge part in getting you the best result but did you know that effective home styling or “home staging” will also […]

A True Local...

June 27, 2018

Bonaccorde Our Team

THE TEAM LORNA GREENSILL What does a typical day at work involve for you at Bonaccorde? OK quite a lot really – I reconcile the trust account, organise routine inspections, chase up rental arrears, follow up maintenance, renew leases, process prospective tenant applications and a bunch of other things to look after for our landlords […]

The advantages of selling in Winter

June 14, 2018

Bonaccorde Preparing your property Sales

For as long as we can remember, Spring has always been recognised as the peak period for the local property market. However, Winter does offer plenty of opportunities for buyers and sellers too. With Interest rates at an all-time low, there are plenty of prospective buyers looking to enter into the property market. Mornington Peninsula […]

Not just selling houses...

June 7, 2018

Agent Bonaccorde Our Team

THE TEAM MARK LOGUE What does a typical day at work involve for you at Bonaccorde? First of all, I pop into the office cheery and bright eyed with a steamy cup of coffee, check the Real Estate network for what’s happening in the local marketplace, and then return some enquiries from buyers. The team […]

Cancer Council | Australia's Biggest Morning Tea

May 30, 2018

Charities Fundraiser

It was a great day last Thursday for our Biggest Morning Tea for the Cancer Council outside the Bonacorde Office in the Mt Martha village. We had delicious baking in abundance, as well as fantastic raffle prizes and a lolly guessing game. Thanks to the fabulous support of our Community we raised $790 which was […]

Mothers’ Day Gifts that won’t cost money

May 9, 2018

Out & About

Take her to Movies at Home Sometimes gifts for Mum that involve effort are so much more effective than expensive ones. Go big… rearrange the lounge, dim the lights, get the popcorn popping. Line up Mum’s favorite DVD, or simply give her exclusive rights to the remote for the night. Give her something to prop her […]