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7 day lock-down effective 11:59 pm 27 May 2021

The State Government has announced that a seven (7) day lockdown will commence from midnight tonight.
The key points for Real Estate are summarised below. 

Restrictions apply from 11:59 pm Thursday 27 May 2021 to 11:59 pm Thursday 3 June 2021
Restrictions apply to all of Victoria
Restrictions apply to all real estate – commercial … Read the full post »

Restrictions Eased in Metro Melbourne

Wonderful news announced by Hon. Premier Dan Andrew yesterday, with restrictions eased in metro Melbourne.

Real estate:

From 11.59 pm on 27 October 2020 onwards, inspections will be allowed in accordance with record keeping requirements and density quotients, up to a maximum of 10 people from two households, excluding the agent.
Outdoor auctions can be held with a limit of 10 members of the public, plus the minimum number of … Read the full post »

The Roadmap Updated – Victoria

The Hon. Premier Dan Andrews has provided an update on changes to the ‘Roadmap’ for Victoria to progress out of restrictions. 
From 28th September 2020, Private property and display inspections can resume with 1 agent and prospective purchaser or tenant under the following conditions: 

The prospective purchaser or tenant may be accompanied by 1 other person … Read the full post »

Victoria’s roadmap for reopening – How we work in Metropolitan Melbourne

Along with many Victorians, we were disappointed with the outcome of the roadmap to ease restrictions however we are still ‘open’ and here to work with you and support you during these trying times. 
You can still buy, sell, lease, arrange an appraisal or ask general property advice.  We as a team will continue to work through, innovate, connect and plan to ensure that we … Read the full post »

Covid19 – Important Notice

To All Our Valued Clients and Community,

Whilst our office currently remains Closed Due to Stage 4 Lockdown, we would like to assure you
that the team at Follett & Co. will continue to operate remotely to assist you with all your sales, leasing or general real estate requirements.

Our experienced team have expert knowledge and we are here to assist you during these unprecedented times.

Please see below our contact details:

Property Sales/General Enquiries             Justin … Read the full post »


Following the return to Stage 3 Restrictions for Metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire from 11:59pm on Wednesday 8 July 2020, we would like to reiterate our health and safety procedures to ensure the protection of our clients, staff and community.

Our working environment has been set up to create the necessary flexibility required to ensure we can connect and work with our clients in many different ways.


We have adapted our conduct … Read the full post »

Covid Update

The first stage of easing of restrictions announced by the Premier, Daniel Andrews on 11 May is a cautious step towards business as usual. The news that restrictions on auctions and open for inspections have been eased is a cause for optimism and should inspire confidence among buyers, vendors, landlords and tenants.
Up to 10 people are now permitted to attend … Read the full post »

Open for Business

Follett & Co. remain ‘open for business’ to support all of your property needs, but we do so with the health and safety of our team and clients remaining paramount.
Our working environment has been set up to create the necessary flexibility required to ensure we can connect with and work with our clients in many different ways.
We have … Read the full post »

Family Values

Justin and Rachel Follett talk about LBRE (Life Before Real Estate) in the Domain Open Home editorial this week.

Expressions of Interest or Auction?

No estate agent can say that any one method of sale is best, the best method of sale will depend on a number of factors such as the type of property and amount of demand in the market at the time.

Looking at the Bayside market over the last 6-12 months we have been able to see a slow but gradual decline in the auction clearance rate each week. Where previously … Read the full post »

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