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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 […]

How we are helping...

May 3, 2018

Charities Fundraiser Mornington Peninsula

Domestic and family violence places many people at risk of homelessness, as does financial problems, unemployment and mental illness. At Bonaccorde we are committed to making a difference in the lives of the disadvantaged on the Peninsula. With your support we can contribute much needed resources such as blankets, sleeping bags, swags and toiletries. If […]

Agent of the Year - Mt Martha

March 21, 2018

Agent Awards

          Amanda Haimona has won the Agent of the Year in the RateMyAgent 2018 Agent of the Year Awards.  The awards, which are the largest real estate awards in Australia, recognise those agents that have ranked the highest based on sales, customer reviews and feedback. “I’m delighted to be named the top […]

Summer Fishing Report

February 1, 2018

Fishing Mornington Peninsula

I can’t believe we are officially into 2018, time flies when the fishing is awesome right?! It is the best time of the year on the peninsula and the fishing never disappoints. King George Whiting are the talk of the town and there a few hot spots to focus on. Pretty much every boat mooring […]

In the Garden - SUMMER

January 24, 2018


Summer is well and truly here so it’s important to prepare your garden for less attention and exposure to more heat. Un-mulched plants dry out four times faster than mulched plants: top up thin areas with pre-soaked mulch, topped onto a layer or two of newspaper if you need added weed suppressant. Head to the […]

Our favourite things to do this Summer...

January 2, 2018

Out & About

It’s pretty unanimous we live in a beautiful part of Australia and the Mornington Peninsula comes even more alive over Summer. We’ve compiled a list of our team’s local favourites as well as some day trips to enjoy: Early morning kayak on the Bay Explore the rockpools far left at South Beach Go squid jigging […]

Thanks so much...

December 20, 2017


Thanks so much once again to our fabulous community for supporting our Salvation Army Wishing Tree initiative. There will be many whose Christmas is that much brighter thanks to your generousity.

Salvation Army Wishing Tree

November 22, 2017


It’s hard to believe that Christmas is a little over a month away and with this magnificent spell of weather, it feels like Summer has well and truly arrived. Once again Bonaccorde is a drop off point for the Salvation Army Wishing Tree. This is a wonderful cause supporting those in need. We received fabulous […]