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Tiny Homes – They May Be Small but They’re Crammed Full of BIG Ideas! Posted on the 22nd November 2017

The world is quickly grasping the tiny home concept and looking at these homes it’s no wonder!  They may be small in size but there is just so much to love about these gorgeous designs.  What’s your favourite?

 

The tiny house revolution told in pictures and floorplans

Patrick Wood, ABC News Breakfast

31 October 2017

 

The micro-home fascination is building in Australia as those driven out of the traditional housing market turn to alternative designs.

Author and researcher Catherine Foster...Read More

JUST ANNOUNCED – LOGAN CITY COUNCIL’S $23,000 INFRASTRUCTURE CHARGES Posted on the 5th November 2017

Logan City Council has announced this week that as of 1 July 2018, new granny flats and other auxiliary dwellings will be hit with a further $23,000 infrastructure charge… what are your thoughts on this, fair or unfair?  And is it really the solution to halting overcrowded developments with inadequate parking and facilities??

Logan to Charge $23k to Build ‘Rentable Granny Flat’

Quest Newspapers

November 3, 2017

Logan to charge $23K for rentable granny flats otherwise known...Read More

Watch out Boys, Women are Stepping Up in Property Investment! Posted on the 1st November 2017

It’s been a long time coming, but now the proof is out there… women are just as good (and often better!) at making smart decisions when it comes to property investment! 

It’s great to see that women are successfully taking control of their future!

 

Women’s property investments outperform men’s

Aidan Devine, The Daily Telegraph

October 13, 2017 11:00pm

Women are putting a new twist on the outdated and somewhat offensive suggestion their place is in the home — by...Read More

Pools, granny flats, views and sheds – What is it that will attract tenants or buyers to your property?? Posted on the 24th October 2017

A great article here showing what tenants and buyers are putting at the top of their wish lists!  Pools and granny flats can add so much appeal to your property, creating both lifestyle and financial attractions.  Even something as simple as adding a shed might just make your property stand out above the one down the road.  The article may be written about WA properties but our experience tells us that it’s just the same here in QLD! Have...Read More

Auxiliary Units in Logan – What You Need to Know Posted on the 20th October 2017

Just announced by Logan City Council, they too are set to tighten laws relating to rentable granny flats.  Read below to see how it may affect you…

Logan Tightens Laws for Rentable Granny Flats

Judith Kerr, Quest Newspapers

October 19, 2017

LOGAN CITY Council is set to tighten laws for rentable granny flats, planning to set the minimum lot size at 700sq?m, introduce a minimum road frontage of 18m and infrastructure charges.

It looks like a...Read More

Financial Independence – Are your children ready? Posted on the 16th October 2017

 

From the moment their cuteness wears off and is replaced by smelly socks, empty fridges and rusty old cars parked on the front lawn, we all start dreaming of the day our beloved offspring will venture out into the world on their own.  But with children now staying at home well into their 20’s or even 30’s, what can we do to help give them a gentle nudge (or in some cases an almighty push!) towards independence?

Whether they stay...Read More

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