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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 […]

Local markets on the Peninsula

November 22, 2017

Out & About

It’s the perfect time of year to enjoy the sunshine, longer days and warmer weather. There are numerous local markets on the Mornington Peninsula and here’s our perennial favourites, as well as a few extras you may not know about: PENINSULA XMAS MARKET Friday Twilight 8.30am – 1pm Peninsula Grammar School, 20 Wooralla Dr, Mt […]

REIV Awards Night 2017

November 9, 2017

Awards Sales

It was a fantastic night at Crown recently for the 2017 REIV Awards for Excellence, recognising the best in real estate in Victoria. Bonaccorde were Finalists in two categories: Small Residential Agency of the Year and Amanda’s nomination as Residential Salesperson of the Year – Executive. At Bonaccorde, we believe in good old-fashioned service with […]

In the Garden - SPRING

October 19, 2017


IN THE GARDEN | SPRING Spring has finally sprung and the annual blossom spotting is well underway. From the winter peach, Taiwan cherry, cherry plums and the pear, the blossom palette ranges from bright candy pinks through to stunning crisp whites. Be sure to keep an eye out as you drive around. Autumn bulb-planting should […]

Some exciting news!

September 21, 2017


We’ve just received the exciting news today that once again we have been nominated as Finalists in the prestigious REIV Industry Awards. –  Small Residential Agency of the Year –  Residential Salesperson of the Year (Executive) – Amanda Haimona We are fortunate to work with a great team at Bonaccorde and it is due to […]

Spring Clean your Wardrobe

September 15, 2017

Preparing your property Styling

With the arrival of Spring it’s the perfect time to do some spring cleaning and organising your wardrobe is the first step to organising the rest of your home. We’ve put together some key tips: First step is to empty the wardrobe completely. This will make sure you are ruthless in selecting what goes back […]

Local estate agency accepted into Australasia's leading independent real estate network

July 21, 2017

Business Sales

Mount Martha real estate agency Bonaccorde is flying ahead after it was accepted into an exclusive Australasian network of leading independent real estate agencies. Real Estate Results Network (RERN) is a progressive training and development network comprising 40 of the top independent real estate agencies across Australia and New Zealand. RER Network founder Michael Sheargold […]