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How To Improve The Street Appeal Of Your Property

How To Improve The Street Appeal Of Your Property Street appeal is the x-factor that can have would-be buyers fall instantly in love with your property. But it’s not a mystical thing. Rather, it’s a proven strategy of ensuring the front of your home is so appealing that it stops people in their tracks and […]

Summer and The Mornington Peninsula

Are you looking for something to do this weekend or during the upcoming school holidays with your family? The Mornington Peninsula overflows with natural beauty, fresh local produce and exceptional beer and wine. Grab your nearest and dearest and follow our top stops for summer on the Peninsula. 1. Coastal trails Set at the tip […]

What Buyers and Sellers can expect this Spring

Spring is typically the busiest time of year for the property market, with listings multiplying and house hunters out in force… but how will this year play out? This year it will be the first spring for three years when our property markets have not been impacted by lockdowns or restrictions of some sort, which […]

The BIG advantage to selling in winter

So many people overlook selling in Winter… Did you know that there’s less competition for both sellers and buyers. For sellers, there are fewer properties on the market to compete with. One of the benefits of buying a home in the winter months is you are generally seeing it at its coldest and most unflattering […]

Winter, EOFY & Rental Properties

With the end of the financial year fast approaching, now is the ideal time to assess your property investments, with a view to securing stable cash flows, minimising risks, and steadying property performance. We hope the upcoming financial year is more ‘normal’ and promises steady recovery. We have compiled a list of tips to assist […]

What is Conveyancing & How Does it Work?

Black Fox Real Estate recently had the pleasure of speaking with Michelle Sandys’ from Muse Conveyancing to talk all things Conveyancing. We know buying and/or selling Real Estate can be daunting, however, finding the right Conveyancer to manage your Sale Documents will make this process so much smoother, thats where Muse Conveyancing comes in. Muse […]

Inflation Impact on Interest Rates & Mortgage Finance.

Black Fox Real Estate recently had the pleasure of sitting with David Coloretti from Resolve Finance Mornington Peninsula to highlight the path of interest rates, implied by the RBA and financial markets, and explain how property buyers’ borrowing capacity will be impacted. The RBA have raised their cash rate for the first time in almost […]

A General Sense of Optimism

Talk of cooling markets, the growing sense interest rates will rise this year, and widespread outbreaks of COVID-19 have done little to dampen homebuyer and seller confidence. Two new reports released on Wednesday 9th Feb 2022 show a strong start to 2022. That’s despite expectations the Omicorn strain’s grip on large parts of the country […]

Homebuyers hone in on outer suburbs and coastal lifestyle during COVID

The allure of a sea change and the desire for more space continue to tempt buyers during the COVID-19 pandemic, with lockdowns cementing the appeal of coastal and outer suburban areas. New data from shows outer suburbs within commuting distance to CBDs and coastal areas remain popular with serious or highly-engaged buyers. The pandemic has fuelled […]

Lockdowns Delay Spring Market Activity

15th September 2021 The lockdowns in Australia’s biggest markets will delay the typical uplift in activity during the spring selling season, economist Paul Ryan said, although states free of restrictions face a more normal spring selling period. “While COVID-19 restrictions remain in place, housing market activity will continue to be subdued, but I see this […]

Record Demand From Buyers Who Face Less Choice & Rising Prices

September 2021 Buyer demand has reached record levels despite lengthy coronavirus lockdowns in the nation’s biggest property markets of Sydney and Melbourne, but purchasers have limited choice as prices continue to rise. The latest REA Insights Housing Market Indicators Report showed demand, based on the number of views per listing of properties for sale on, hit […]

What To Expect At An Open Home

Do you often wonder what actually goes on when you decide to attend an open home on a Saturday morning? Well, we’ve got all the answers! When it comes to opening up a home, you want to showcase it fully, so you can expect to see it in all its glory. The home might have […]

Suburb Report in 2020 – Mornington & Mount Martha

Two of the hottest suburbs on the Peninsula are Mount Martha and Mornington. Over the past decade they’ve shown an incredible amount of growth, population-wise and price-wise. So let’s take a deeper dive into why they’ve become so popular. Mornington has exploded over the past decade and more prominently from 2014. From an average median […]

Do I need a property manager?

There are many advantages (and disadvantages) of managing your own property, just like there are when engaging a property manager. But which option should you choose? Do I really need a property manager? Advantages of a property manager Although it will cost you to engage a property manager, they can save you a lot of […]

Favourites of Black Fox Real Estate

There are so many places with great food and activities around the Mornington Peninsula. Today I’m sharing a couple of my all-time favourite places. 1001 Nights – Mt Eliza I think I could eat at 1001 Nights in Mount Eliza for 1001 nights in a row and not be bored with the menu, atmosphere or […]

Our Partners

Black Fox Real Estate works with a variety of partners to ensure everything runs smoothly when it comes to selling your home. From conveyancers to brokers and property stylists to tradespeople. We have meaningful partnerships with many local businesses on the Peninsula. Conveyancers Parts of property transactions can be confusing, so we recommend using a […]

Spring events on the Mornington Peninsula

With the weather warming up and the sun being up later and later now if the perfect time to enjoy some wonderful events in the local area. I have picked just a few of my favourites that I think you’d like too. Mount Eliza Farmer’s Market Pick up the freshest local food and produce and […]

The benefits of selling your property in winter

Selling property in winter can be better than spring, real estate expert says ABC Radio Melbourne By Simon Leo Brown Posted 10 Aug 2016, 12:17pm PHOTO: Greville Pabst says selling in winter can often bring the best price for a vendor. (774 ABC Melbourne: Simon Leo Brown) RELATED STORY: How to avoid property pitfalls and […]

The Real Features That Increase Your Properties Value

Everyone wants to increase the value of their home, right? However, some think it will be a large expense. Well, it doesn’t have to be. Here are some features that you can add to your home to increase the value, without breaking your budget. Paint Nothing looks better than a fresh coat of paint. It […]

Summer or Winter, Autumn or Spring? When Is The Best Time To Sell?

Throughout our journey, we’ve constantly been asked the same question. When really is the best time to sell? Most think it’s spring, and naturally so. Everything is blooming, the days are getting longer and warmer, meaning more people are out looking. However, it’s not necessarily the best time! Surprised? Let us explain. When it comes […]

Who Are Black Fox Real Estate?

You may have seen a few of our signs pop up around the Peninsula of late, but who are Black Fox Real Estate? Let’s find out! Before Black Fox was born, I had begun my real estate career with a Harcourts franchise office in Mount Eliza. For 3 years I sharpened my knowledge of the […]

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