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With the rise of apartment living, what’s a nation of pet owners to do?

With a majority of households having pets and growing numbers living in apartments, a review of regulations on keeping animals in such communities is timely, writes… Emma Power, Western Sydney University Australia is a nation of pet owners.  Yet as the popularity of apartment living grows, this culture is increasingly at risk from strata regulations…


Beware of Dream Gypsies

It’s an unfortunate byproduct of pursuing a dream.  There are individuals out there who prey on dreamers. They come disguised in many forms. All forms feed into your dream. They all seem sincere in their desire to help you move forward in realizing your dream. You buy into their sincerity, believing that they are truly…


All directions point north at Melbourne’s weekend auction results

Melbourne’s market reported a clearance rate of 73.8 per cent at auction on Saturday – almost identical to the 73.6 per cent recorded last weekend. The city’s clearance rates have remained remarkably steady over autumn, however signs are emerging of a decline in the number of homes scheduled to go under the hammer. There were…

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5 things you should consider before you list your property for sale

The media is awash with reports of hot auction success stories. Tales abound of the run-down two-bedroom cottage that sailed $100,000 above the reserve, or the inner city apartment that attracted more than 100 people and at least six bidders. Then there are the reports of the ever-increasing median prices of homes in our capital…

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