It’s been a testing time for the real estate industry as we unite with Victorians against the spread of COVID-19. The good news is the property market, on a stand-alone basis, remains resilient. We have plenty of eager buyers wanting to take advantage of record low interest rates and government grants.
In what has been an unchartered year, the Oakleigh property market has shown remarkable resilience. Initial lockdown periods changed the way open for inspections and auctions could be conducted, with campaigns moving to online auction, private sale and one on one inspections.
At Woodards we help people make their dreams a reality through property and change lives by supporting programs that give everybody a safe place to call home. Now, more than ever, a safe place to call home is critical to everyone’s wellbeing.
There is a common misconception that the saying "never let a good crisis go to waste" is a political one, often attributed to Winston Churchill. The saying itself leaves a bit to be desired in terms of helping those around you, but there is an important truth buried within this maxim that has been used time and time again by those who wish to take advantage of tumultuous times.
As a community we have come together, by doing the complete opposite - staying apart. By flattening the curve we have taken pressure off our busy healthcare system and given ourselves the opportunity to get back to a new normal, quicker than expected.