Those buying a residence could save thousands of dollars on their new purchase simply by having a building inspector.

Written by Stephen Worthington on February 27, 2013

Buildinginspector.com.au say that a trained inspector have the skills to identify such items as corrosion, decay, cracks in masonry and concrete irregular doorways and water entry.

When the purchaser falls in love with the building there opinion sometime becomes somewhat blinded by the fancy aspects such as the kitchen and bathrooms and not being able to see the defects such as waterproof damage from the bathroom or falling ceiling to the kitchen. …Read more

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Apartment Living

Appears there is a large push to increase density on the city, rather than decentralize throughout this very large Country.  Those who have lived in apartments would know that this form of living can have its advantages but  certainly have a lot of disadvantages, 1 being the quarterly levies that are imposed and where that money goes.  Plus you still have to pay rates and taxes that would be required if you lived in a separate standalone residence, add those 2 up and you have a more expensive.  A full analysis is required in my view look at this form of living and why it is just so popular…or is it.

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