The concept of strata or unit title is relatively new. Strata title came into being around 50 years ago and, according to the Strata Community Association (SCA), and other research, there are an estimated 270,000 such schemes encompassing more than 2 million land lots (with strata and community titles potentially closer to 3 million) in Australia and 2.2 million land titles in New Zealand.
In an attempt to help individuals and businesses caught up in the economic fallout of the Coronavirus, some important temporary changes have been made to Australian Bankruptcy laws.
David and Bec Smith had a clear vision for the ultra-contemporary home renovation. It was of a modern architectural extension overlooking a backyard paradise for their young family.
Improving the value of your property doesn’t require elaborate renovations, second story extensions or the addition of a swimming pool – DIY reality TV shows have definitely proven that.
Owning a holiday home provides multiple economic benefits, whether it’s used for personal holidays, a retirement home or an investment home.
When it comes to buying property, the best time to buy can depend on a number of factors. The time of year, market conditions and what’s happening in the wider economy can all affect whether or not it’s the right time to take that leap.
Saving for a house deposit and finally purchasing a home can seem like a marathon task, but you might already be prepared enough? Here are some signs that indicate you might be closer to your own home than you thought.
The private rental sector has expanded at more than twice the rate of the increase in Australian households in the last two decades. This increasingly diverse form of tenure now houses about one in four of us.
Competitive bidding amongst prospective buyers allows the seller to drive the sales price up, maximising the sales price for the seller. However, for buyers, it can be a daunting and intimidating experience, particularly for an inexperienced bidder who does not understand the auction process.
Sometimes when you’re buying a home, you think you may as well go as big as you can. After all, this means lots of room for family and guests, and not having to stress about holding on to all that clutter that inevitably builds up over the years.