Affordability means different things to different people.For economists, it refers primarily to housing stress – when home buyers spend more than 30 per cent of their gross household income on housing costs.But for first-time buyers, it’s all about spending power.At its simplest, affordability is the constant juggling between your wants, needs, budget and bank balance. The […]
Being a good renter not only enhances their long-term tenancy reputation but also guarantees that they will be highly prized by landlords (residential rental providers, in Victoria). A role model tenant (or renter in Victoria) generally pays the rent on time, is respectful of the neighbours, protects property ownership and minimises maintenance costs in one. […]
With New Year’s resolutions and the summer holiday mood taking hold, it’s time to create appealing, easy-care and affordable al fresco areas. Achieving a beautiful and vibrant outdoor living space, where you can entertain family and friends in style, as well as relaxation, need not require a major overhaul. It can be as simple as […]
Born and raised in Launceston I know this city like the back of my hand. After living interstate for ten years, I keep returning to this beautiful city with its gorgeous architecture, friendly people, and relaxed style of living. They say that if you do what you love, you never have to work a day in your life. By this reasoning – I haven’t worked for a long time!