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Moonee Valley Market February 2018

February 8, 2018

Advice Market Update

  This month Jane & Christian got together to discuss the current market. • What has changed with Routine rental property inspections? • What is the state of the market for 2018? • Melbourne median house prices. • What suburbs are performing the best in Moonee Valley? • What are the most affordable suburbs in […]


Moonee Valley Market December 2017

December 5, 2017

Advice Market Update

    This month Jane & Christian got together to discuss the current market. • Is December a tough month to lease property? • What can a landlord do if a tenant moves out in December? • How was the sales market in November? • What are auction clearance rates doing? • Is there still […]


Moonee Valley Market November 2017

November 1, 2017

Advice Market Update

This month Jane & Christian got together to discuss the current market. • What is happening with auction clearance rates? • Is the market starting to weaken? • What sort of growth have we seen in the last 12 months? • What are the risks landlords face in the case of rent arrears? • How […]


Moonee Valley Market October 2017

October 14, 2017

Market Update

This month Jane & Christian got together to discuss the current market. • How to ensure landlords are properly insured & how to make claims. • What did the auction clearance rates do in September? • How are the new First Home Buyer Incentives affecting the market? • Hot auction at 2/19 Finchley Street, Glenroy. […]

Downsizing the home – some advice for carers

October 11, 2017


There is an added emotional stress of downsizing the home when there is an element of caretaking or loss of independence involved. In an ideal world, individuals have the autonomy to acquire the items in life that matter most to them and then let these go in a way that they are comfortable with. As […]

Leake Street Festival

October 2, 2017

Community Sponsorships

Frank Dowling Real Estate and sponsors are excited to bring you the Leake Street Festival! On December 3rd  the local Essendon community will be in for a treat, as Leake Street will be transformed into a magical place where locals and their families can celebrate the spirit of Christmas in true Essendon style! There will be […]

Festival Of Fun 2017

September 4, 2017

Community Sponsorships

This year Strathmore Primary is holding a twilight edition of its Festival of Fun with Frank Dowling being the official sponsor. So join us as the sun goes down at this awesome, inclusive Community event with thrill rides, animal farm, giant jumping castle, pony rides, sideshow alley, show bags and lots more! Enjoy the live […]


Moonee Valley Market August 2017

August 2, 2017

Advice Market Update

This month Jane & Christian got together to discuss the current market. • What are the requirements around claiming bonds on vacated properties? • What did the auction clearance rates do in July? • How are the new Residential Zoning requirements affecting the market? • Are property prices dropping? And please get behind the Live […]

St Vincents Primary School Fun Run 2017

July 25, 2017

Community Sponsorships

Fun Run A Major Success Following its huge success in 2016, Frank Dowling was again proud to support our local St Vincent De Paul Primary School’s fundraising fun run this year. This year it was held at the Keilor Athletics Track and the day was blessed with great weather and had kids of all ages […]

2017 Live for Lily Butterfly Ball

July 19, 2017

Community Sponsorships

Frank Dowling Real Estate, as a sponsor, was proud to be a part of this year’s Lily For Lily Butterfly Ball held at Crown’s Palladium Ballroom on Friday 30th July 2017. It was truly an incredible night with 595 guests all attending for a great cause. The generosity was overflowing as the auctions heated up, raffles […]

2017-2018 Federal Budget, so what does it mean for Moonee Valley?

May 10, 2017

Industry News

On Tuesday 9th May, the federal government announced in the Budget a number of policy initiatives designed to alleviate perceived housing market imbalances. These included allowing first home buyers to save home loan deposits through superannuation accounts, superannuation incentives for downsizers to sell larger homes and financial penalties for foreign investors that leave investment properties […]

2017 Federal Budget..what we know so far

May 9, 2017

Industry News

With the Federal Government due to release it’s 2017 budget tonight here is a heads up on what has already been made on some key announcements about the housing industry and how this may affect you. HOUSING • First-home buyers will benefit from a new type of savings account that allows them to salary-sacrifice contributions towards […]

Building or Developing? How will the new residential zone reforms affect you..

April 26, 2017

Industry News

The government has recently completed a review of the residential zones that were introduced into Victorian planning schemes in 2014 – the Neighbourhood Residential Zone, the General Residential Zone, and the Residential Growth Zone.  It comes as Melbourne This review comes as Melbourne experiences unprecedented population growth and by 2050 is projected to become Australia’s […]