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Victoria Rolls Out New Apartment Rules

Melbourne’s lockdowns has amplified concerns about urban design flaws in the inner-city, with new planning rules being enacted to hold apartment developers to higher standards. The new planning rules will aim to improve liveability for apartment dwellers. The new standards will mean that any apartment building with more than ten residences must provide communal space […]

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How COVID is Changing Apartment Living

No. 1- Changes in Apartment Gathering Places   One of the very first things that many landlords and property managers did during the onset of COVID-19 is turn gathering places into multi-purpose spaces that people could be in and safely social distance.  For instance, lounges and other areas are now being repurposed for homeschooling and […]

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Watch out for the Pitfalls in Apartments

The popularity in apartment living is growing in regional and country areas as many homebuyers look for more affordable options. But buyers and owners must understand the potential pitfalls, as well as the benefits. Australia has almost three million apartment owners, and many live in country and coastal areas. I’ve noticed a change in attitude […]

Coronavirus Protection in your Apartment Building

When you live in a public space like an apartment building or complex, protections from coronavirus become more communal. Precautions are no different than the steps you to take in your own home, but the difference is you don’t have control of everything that happens. If you’re concerned about your management’s preparation for coronavirus prevention, […]

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How much should I spend on rent?

How do you work out how much rent you can afford? And what are the signs that you could be spreading your finances too thin? Housing is a significant cost for many and can be expensive whether you are a renter or a mortgage holder. The median rent across Australia is currently $446 per week […]