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Autumn on the Peninsula

March 21, 2019

Bonaccorde Lifestyle Live Out & About

Autumn is the perfect time to catch up in the garden but it’s also a lovely time to wander amongst some inspiring gardens on the Peninsula. BELEURA HOUSE & GARDENS – The house built in 1863 and its splendid garden and interiors reflect the life and legacy of the Tallis family, who left the estate […]

Rate my Agent of the Year 2019

March 7, 2019

Agent Awards Bonaccorde Sales

We’re so proud of Amanda’s achievement winning the RateMyAgent 2019 Agent of the Year Awards.  The awards recognise agents that have ranked the highest based on customer reviews and feedback. “I’m delighted to once again be acknowledged as Mt Martha – Rate my Agent of the Year. This award recognises the hard work of my team and […]

Autumn Market Update

March 7, 2019

Bonaccorde Market update Sales Selling

Autumn Market Update As soon as school resumes at the beginning of each year, the real estate market switches ‘on’ as buyers and sellers want to know what’s happening, new listings hit the market and buyer numbers increase at opens. This Summer has been a little different with a well stocked market of listings, which […]

Is Real Estate a worthwhile investment?

March 6, 2019

Bonaccorde Landlords Property Management real estate investment Sales

Ever heard the phrase “safe as houses” and wondered where it came from? Research recently undertaken by AMP indicated that the value of Australian property has increased at a rate comparable to that of the share market since 1926 – an average of 11.4% per annum. So, despite a succession of wars, natural disasters, recessions […]

Exciting RERN Awards announcement

March 1, 2019

Agent Awards Bonaccorde Community

Following on from a fabulous two-day training conference in Sydney, it was a surprise and delight for the Bonaccorde team to be recognised at the ARERA’S 2019 (Australasian Real Estate Results Awards) on Monday night. It was a fun night where we dressed in character from the series ‘Madmen’ with the Awards being held at […]

Our newest fabulous team member...

February 27, 2019

Bonaccorde Our Team

OUR TEAM | DELWYN RAYNER OFFICE MANAGER Have you always been in real estate? If no, what’s your background? My professional background is in Banking and I have held lending positions with Suncorp, Westpac and Yellow Brick Road. I started with Bonaccorde in January this year and I’m loving it. Why real estate? Personally, I’m very […]

Understanding buyer behaviour

February 19, 2019

Bonaccorde Preparing your property Sales Selling

When you appoint an agent, you are looking for someone you connect with and trust, who is an expert in the art of real estate. Someone, who understands buyer behaviour and you are confident will achieve a premium result. You’re seeking a professional who is across all recent properties listed and sold, who will advise […]

PRESS ANNOUNCEMENT - Awards Finalists

February 14, 2019

Awards Bonaccorde Business

Exciting Announcement! We are proud to announce we are Finalists in 4 categories for the 13th Annual Australasian Real Estate Results Awards (ARERAs): Boutique Agency of the Year – Regional Rising Star Agency of the Year Community Achievement of the Year Support Star of the Year The ARERA’s are Real Estate Results Network’s annual award […]

Client Services Extraordinaire

January 31, 2019

Bonaccorde Our Team

THE TEAM | JENNIE FREENE CLIENT SERVICES MANAGER In her role as Client Services Manager, Jennie is always looking at ways to improve the journey we take buyers and sellers on every day and is dedicated to delivering the highest quality service. Jennie has consistently exceeded client expectations within a variety of roles through her […]

2018 property market reflection

December 20, 2018

Bonaccorde Market update Sales Selling

We are coming to the end of the 2018 and what a year it’s been for our team and the local property market! Here’s our market reflection. In a challenging market with the volume of properties available, the presentation of your home is essential. We’ve compiled numerous articles to assist you in selling your home […]

Thanks for supporting our Xmas Wishing Tree

December 19, 2018

Bonaccorde Charities Christmas Wishing Tree Xmas

Thanks to the incredible generosity of our local community, the Bonaccorde Xmas Wishing Tree supporting Salvo Care Eastern on the Peninsula has been a huge success. We have received over 250 gifts ranging from toys to giftware that will be greatly appreciated by those less fortunate. We had a couple of lovely volunteers come to […]

Preparing your home for photography

December 19, 2018

Bonaccorde Marketing Photography Preparing your property Selling

Professional photography is vital to a successful marketing campaign and preparing your home for photography is crucial. When a property is prepared properly for real estate photography, it sells faster and provides a greater return on your marketing investment. They say that ‘Less is more’ and when it comes to photographing your property they’re right. The following […]

Style your home this Summer

December 12, 2018

Bonaccorde Preparing your property Styling

Entertaining at home over Christmas and Summer?  Let us guide you on the best ways to use and style your home and outdoor space. Summertime brings everyone out of their homes and naturally drawing us to our outdoor spaces. After living and working on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula for 8 years, it is evident that […]

Garden tips from our resident horticulturalist

December 6, 2018

Bonaccorde Gardening Preparing your property

Presenting your garden at it’s best can be just as important as how your actual home presents and taking some time to improve how your garden is looking, or hiring a professional to do the job, could be a worthwhile investment to help your property achieve a premium result. Keeping lawns mowed and edges whipper […]

Is property styling a good investment?

December 5, 2018

Bonaccorde Preparing your property Styling

  Once you have made the decision to sell your home the next question is naturally – how can I get the best possible price and is property styling a good investment? It goes without saying that a good agent will play a huge part in getting you the best result, but did you know […]

Delicious Xmas Gingerbread

December 5, 2018

Bonaccorde Christmas Recipes Xmas

DELICIOUS XMAS GINGERBREADS 125g softened butter 2 ½ cups plain flour ½ cup br. sugar, firmly packed 1 tsp baking soda 3 tsp ground ginger 1 egg yolk (& egg white) ½ cup golden syrup 1 ½ cups Icing sugar Preheat oven to 180C. Line try with baking paper. Beat butter and sugar together light […]

Bonnacorde Wishing Tree

November 22, 2018

Bonaccorde Charities Wishing Tree

For the third year in a row we are a drop off for the Wishing Tree to support Salvo Care Eastern which is based here on the Peninsula and makes an enormous difference to so many less fortunate than us on Christmas Day. Drop off your unwrapped gifts now for people of all ages and […]

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 […]