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Why Melbourne is the Best City to Live In

Melbourne, the cultural capital of Australia, has consistently earned its reputation as one of the world’s most liveable cities. Its unique blend of diverse cultures, vibrant arts scene, excellent healthcare, and high-quality education make it an ideal place to call home. Whether you’re a food enthusiast, sports fan, or nature lover, Melbourne has something to … More

The Role of a Property Manager: Ensuring Your Property’s Success

Melbourne’s Trusted Partner in Property Management: Melcorp Real Estate. Owning property is a significant investment, and managing it effectively is crucial for ensuring its success. In the bustling real estate market of Melbourne, property owners need a reliable partner to navigate the complexities of property management. This is where Melcorp Real Estate steps in as … More

Discover the World of Real Estate at Your Fingertips

At Melcorp Real Estate, we understand that accessibility and convenience are paramount in the fast-paced world of real estate. We take immense pride in providing seamless experiences for our valued customers. Your satisfaction is our ultimate goal, and to ensure you can effortlessly connect with us, we have established an online presence across various platforms. … More

Green Living: Sustainable Apartment Design Tips

Sustainable living practices are becoming more essential than ever. And the good news is, you can make a significant eco-friendly impact right from the comfort of your apartment. With some simple changes and mindful choices, you can transform your space into an eco-conscious haven. Let’s explore some sustainable design tips that are easy to incorporate … More

The Pros and Cons of High Rise Living

In the ever-evolving landscape of urban living, high-rise buildings have become synonymous with modernity and convenience. Rising majestically into the sky, these architectural marvels offer breathtaking views, unparalleled amenities, and a lifestyle that caters to the demands of the contemporary urban dweller. However, like any living situation, high-rise living comes with its own set of … More

Melbourne Unleashed: Your Ultimate Guide to a Sizzling Summer

Ah, Melbourne in the summertime – a city that truly comes to life under the warm Australian sun. As the temperature rises and the days get longer, there’s no shortage of fun and exciting things to do in this vibrant metropolis. So, grab your sunscreen, slip into your most comfortable summer attire, and join us … More

Prepping Your Home for a Summer Sale

If you’re planning to put your house on the market this summer, it’s time to roll up your sleeves and get ready for the perfect sale. Follow these tips to make your home shine and stand out to potential buyers during the hottest selling season of the year. Curb Appeal is King First impressions matter. … More

What’s Trending: Exciting Activities in Melbourne This July/August

Melbourne is buzzing with exciting events and activities this July/August. In this article, we’re taking a closer look at what’s trending in the city over the next few months, from cultural festivals to outdoor adventures and culinary delights. Get ready to immerse yourself in the latest happenings and make the most of your time this … More

Spotlight on Clayton: Your Gateway to the City of Monash

Offering a unique blend of residential charm, educational institutions, and a bustling commercial hub, Clayton has emerged as a sought-after destination for families, students, and professionals alike. In this article, we will explore the city’s features and standout attractions, providing you with a glimpse of what this vibrant neighbourhood has to offer. Convenient Location and … More

Exploring the Best Parks in the CBD for Urban Serenity

Melbourne, renowned for its vibrant cityscape, is also blessed with a collection of stunning parks that offer an oasis of tranquility amid the bustling CBD. Let’s delve into the enchanting green spaces that make Melbourne’s CBD so special.  Royal Botanic Gardens Nestled along the banks of the Yarra River, the Royal Botanic Gardens is a … More

Love Where You Live: Styling guide for those renting out an apartment

Just because you are a renter does not mean you should not love where you live! This is particularly true if you are committed to a long-term lease. Since you don’t have the right to tear up carpets, take down walls, or add a room, you’ll have to be creative to make the room work … More

What to consider before purchasing an investment property

Investing in real estate can offer the potential for long-term financial growth and stability. But before you take the plunge into buying an investment property, there are a few things that you should carefully consider.  Location and Demographics We’ve heard it all before location, location, location. Location is paramount. Opting for an area that you … More

Simple and Cost-Effective Ways to Add Value Back to Your Home

While you can’t control everything about your property’s market value – such as location, population growth, a fluctuating market – there are some things that you can control. Whether you want to future proof your home or are in the midst of selling, there are a number of simple and cost effective ways that you … More

To Rent or To Buy?

According to the 2021 Census of Population and Housing, 66% of Australians were homeowners compared to 30.6% who were renters. While owning a home may seem like the ultimate step to reaching your Aussie dream, not everyone is sold on the prospect of paying off a mortgage long term, opting to rent instead.  So what … More

Qualities of a Good Property Manager

Having an investment property is one of the surest ways to create and grow wealth in Australia. At Melcorp Real Estate, we understand how valuable your investment is. Therefore, letting someone else take over the management of your property can be daunting – that’s why we’ve broken down the best qualities a property manager should … More

Should I invest in marketing for my property?

Marketing is a core function of any endeavor seeking to result in profit. It’s a simple term, but a complex practice. It is informed by truth such as trends, data and valuation – and it uses those truths to drive transactions. When you’re selling property, marketing is the difference between waiting and winning. It’s opening the … More

Melbourne’s Best Design Stores: Unleashing Creativity to Transform Your Home

Melbourne is a treasure trove of design shops that cater to all tastes and aesthetics. Whether you’re seeking contemporary minimalism, vintage charm, or bohemian elegance, the city boasts an array of stores that can help you transform your home into a personal sanctuary.  In this article, we will explore some of the best design shops … More

Our top 5 tips for moving house

Whether you’ve just sold or leased out your home, you may be dreading the next stage of moving out: sorting through years of accumulated bric-à-brac, the endless packing, dealing with screaming children who refuse to donate their unused toys… But the excitement about moving into your new home shouldn’t be overshadowed by the hassle of … More

Exploring North Melbourne

On the hunt to find new local cafés and restaurants or simply like to try new places to experience. North Melbourne has several vibrant and urban cafes, with cultural restaurants with enticing menus. Top North Melbourne Cafes If you’re a coffee or pasty lover, we have you covered. Experience the aroma of roasted coffee and … More

Time for a bedroom makeover?

A bedroom is an important room in the home. It’s where you start your day, wind down, and where your day ends. This space needs to hold a sense of peace and comfort to start and end your day well. If your bedroom is feeling a little lifeless and bland, we have some suggestions and … More

Best Dog Friendly Hot-Spots in and around Melbourne

In the CBD Arbory Bar & Eatery 2 Flinders Walk, Melbourne VIC 3000 With a 100-metre long deck and endless views of the Yarra, this outdoor restaurant and bar is the perfect inner city hot-spot to bring your pup while you enjoy a few cocktails and nibbles. Dogs are only allowed to accompany their owners … More

Local Markets in Melbourne to Try

You’re not a true Melbournian until you’ve experienced the many famous local markets. The food and atmosphere at these Markets will make you fall in love with Melbourne all over again.  Queen Vic Market  If you live in Melbourne CBD this will be your new local for groceries if it already isn’t! The major landmark … More

Summer design trends for your rental property

In a competitive market it’s essential to create the perfect look and make your property stand out. When it comes to designing your space, it can be daunting not knowing where to start! Melcorp Real Estate have some expert tips and recommendations on design trends to help you style your property this summer.  Keep it … More

Post-Pandemic Crash? No Chance! Why Prices Are Surging Post COVID19

Remember those long-held predictions about a post-pandemic property crash? Well, there’s not much chance of that happening! You might be wondering how is this possible? If the COVID19 pandemic was so tough on us economically, how is it that prices can be surging so strongly? It is as simple as supply and demand. As one … More

How to: Keep your house warm this winter

Brrrr! Another freezing Melbourne winter is upon us. Between the colder than usual temperatures and the rising cost of energy prices, it’s been tricky for Melburnians to keep their houses warm! Melcorp Real Estate has put together some expert top tips to help keep your home cosy this season. Install heavy curtains on your windows. … More

Hottest home styling trends with Twostyle Interiors

Property styling is one of the most crucial factors in a quick and successful sales or leasing campaign. So, how do the pros do it? Who best to ask than the design team at Twostyle. Here are some of their tips on styling your property during the spring and summer seasons. Rustic – but make … More

Tips for Hosting a Housewarming

Congratulations on the big move! We all know that moving house, whether that be into a rental or a property you recently bought, can be stressful. But at the end of the day, it’s important to celebrate your new home and the memories you’ll make – that’s why a housewarming is a must-have. We’ve broken … More

Breaking In: The First Home Owner’s Guide to Buying Property

There’s no sugar-coating it. Breaking into the property market in Melbourne is not easy for first home buyers. But whilst prices are surging and it can be difficult to get a foot in the door, it’s not impossible and every weekend, first-home buyers are making their property dreams come true. As a leading Melbourne real … More

How To: Stage Your Home For Sale

Styling your home for buyers can be confusing for those who are not artistically inclined. With so many options to choose from, it’s tempting to just throw a few pieces of furniture together and call it a day. But if you’re trying to succeed in selling, this approach is not going to cut it. You … More

Southbank at a Glance

OVERVIEW Residing along the shimmering Yarra River and within walking distance to Melbourne’s CBD, Southbank is truly the crown of the city. This professional neighbourhood is a hub of culture, tourism, and entertainment making it a popular place for city workers and visitors. Whether you’re grabbing coffee before work, riding your bike along the Promenade, … More

Best New Restaurant and Cafe Openings in Melbourne’s CBD

Known for its thriving café culture, the City of Melbourne continues to attract people from afar to come and enjoy some serious cuisine and coffee. We’ve got the lowdown on what new restaurants and bars have opened in the CBD this year. Check out the list for a look at the tastiest dishes, scrumptious desserts, … More


Do you ever wonder how to make your home feel bigger without having to spend a fortune? Whether you live in an inner-city apartment, studio, or share house with mates, at Melcorp Real Estate we want to help you find comfort in the place you call home. That’s why we’ve put together our top five … More

North Melbourne: Suburb Profile

North Melbourne is an established suburb of Melbourne, in fact, it was one of the city’s first official suburbs. For a neighbourhood that adjoins the CBD, North Melbourne has a surprisingly traditional township feel. It’s the combination of low-rise housing, wide tree-lined streets and a charming town centre populated by a genuinely diverse range of … More

Creating an Eco-Friendly Haven: How to Make Your Home More Sustainable

In an era of increasing environmental consciousness, making our homes more sustainable and eco-friendly has become a priority for many homeowners. Creating an environmentally conscious living space not only helps reduce our carbon footprint but also promotes healthier living and saves money in the long run. In this article, we will explore various strategies and … More

Why Victoria’s New Rental Laws Are Good News For Rental Providers

The rental market has well and truly been shaken up by the new rental laws in Victoria. With over 130 new laws, much of the commentary has focused on how the new laws advantage renters over rental providers. However, there is a sound argument to be made that this is actually good news for property … More

Fresh and Uncluttered: Balcony and Garden Trends to Elevate Your Outdoor Space

In today’s fast-paced world, our outdoor spaces serve as a sanctuary, allowing us to reconnect with nature and find solace amid the chaos. Balconies and gardens have become an extension of our living spaces, offering an opportunity to create a tranquil and inviting environment. We explore some of the top balcony and garden trends that … More

Are Building Inspectors Worth It?

Before buying a home, you might be thinking about whether to hire a building inspector to check the property for defects and unseen damage. Whilst it isn’t compulsory to have a property inspected, it can provide you with further clarity about the longevity and maintenance of your future home and provide you with the reassurance … More

Discover West Melbourne’s Industrial Charm

Is this Melbourne’s new suburb-to-be? West Melbourne celebrates vibrant city living with a small-community atmosphere. It boasts a strong industrial heritage, and is rich with green spaces and well connected to shops, cafes and public transport. Have a wander through this up and coming industrial chic suburb to explore how West Melbourne checks all the … More

The Autumn Colour Palette

Green leaves turn golden and are creating a mystical feel in the streets. The cooler months are ahead which also means a new colour palette. As the seasons change, upgrading the home décor, cushions, throw rugs, and quilt covers can be refreshing to welcome a new season. For Autumn many colours are trending that can … More

Making the house a home: Renovation tips for homeowners (or soon-to-be-homeowners)

Renovating is a great way to turn a house into a home. Whether you are buying an apartment in Melbourne or a house in the suburbs, chances are you will have to make some compromises here and there. But the good news is that just because you compromise to get the deal done, does not … More