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The View2019-06-07T09:49:51+10:00

Why buy in Reservoir?

Reservoir, Melbourne has received a lot of attention lately from the property industry. As Melbourne’s northern suburbs continue to boom, all eyes are currently on Reservoir. Its old-world charm has traditionally only been known among the locals; its allure has been shy from the spotlight. Until now. This relaxed suburb of luscious parks and greenery is becoming notorious for its convenient, inner-city lifestyle [...]

5 Reasons Why You Should Buy Your Next Home In Preston

What was once a rural agricultural area, has grown into the thriving and vibrant suburb of Preston – the ultimate destination for any couple, family, first-home buyer or investor. Once considered a ‘hidden gem’, it is now the ultimate hotspot for buyers in the know. Here’s why you should be considering Preston as the location of your next property purchase: Preston’s growing growth [...]

By |Buying, Suburb Profiles|

The Coronavirus and the Property Market – Here’s what you need to know

The sentiment in our world today is one underpinned by uncertainty, confusion and concern. Naturally, people are scared. Lives and livelihoods are on the line. Here, at View Bank Homes, our hearts and thoughts go out to all those directly affected by the Coronavirus outbreak. There is no understating the severity this is having on our community. This blog post aims to provide [...]

Growing Up Northside

What does it mean to be Melbourne’s northside builder? For us at View Bank Homes, it means not only building homes that you can be proud of, but it’s also about creating a legacy that lasts. Over 30 years ago, we began building homes in Melbourne’s north. This was a time when European migrants were being welcomed to the area, mostly from Italy [...]

By |Living|

Preston’s Best Brunch Spots

In Melbourne, brunch isn’t so much a meal as it is a past time. For many of us, the weekend wouldn’t be complete without a poached egg atop a pile of smashed avo alongside a cup of smooth coffee. Luckily, there is no shortage of places to get your caffeine fix in Melbourne's northside suburb of Preston. Here we highlight a few of [...]

By |Living|

Here’s how first home buyers can get into the market sooner

Getting into the property market for the first time can be discouraging. For one, there’s the prospect of saving a significant deposit, while also renting and having a life. And the rising house prices in recent years have meant many younger Australians have felt priced out of the market. But there’s no need to give up your smashed avo to be able to [...]

Discover Reservoir: Old World Charm Meets Modern Lifestyle

Old-world charm meets inner-city lifestyle Reservoir is appearing frequently on the lists of top suburbs in Melbourne’s north, and it’s no accident. This established suburb melds old-world charm with cosmopolitan lifestyle, all in commuting distance to the city. Add in the convenience of transport, schools, shopping and recreation, it’s easy to see why so many people are calling Reservoir home. Still not [...]

By |Suburb Profiles|

Positive News for Melbourne’s Property Market

Melbourne’s housing market has been the target of a lot of negative talk in the first half of the year. But recent signs have indicated things are set to turnaround. Government party certainty The lead up to the election put a lot of housing activity on hold as buyers and sellers waited to see which party - and therefore policies - would come [...]

By |Market Update|