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Parking in an Apartment

July 20, 2017

Hordern

Tenants should always check their lease to ensure if the building has allocated parking. If the property doesn’t they cannot park in the strata scheme. The owners may wish to control the parking lot by using signage key card system parking barriers Visitors may park if there is specific signage stating visitor parking. At no time […]

Information about Renovations in a Strata Building

July 13, 2017

Hordern

If an owner wishes to renovate their property, in most cases they must get permission before proceeding. If they do not seek permission, it may have to be changed back. Tenants are required to ask their landlord or agent for permission before making any changes to the property. There are three different types of renovations; […]

Housing Affordability

February 24, 2017

Hordern

Approaching its five year anniversary, the current upswing in housing values has shown unprecedented longevity. The past five years has seen national dwelling prices rise by 19%, while simultaneously, modeled income estimates from the ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods (ANU) suggest household incomes rose by just 9.2%. The obvious divergence between dwelling values […]

2017 is Year of the Red Fire Rooster

January 27, 2017

Hordern

2017 is Year of the Red Fire Rooster (28th January 2017 to February 15th 2018) This is the year when you will need to work hard and be patient in order to achieve your goals. This is the time to be spent in solitude and harmony with friends and family. According to Chinese astrology, the Rooster […]

2017 Chinese New Year Festivities

January 27, 2017

Hordern

Sydney is painting the town red from 27 January to 12 February as it celebrates the Year of the Rooster in one of the biggest Chinese New Year celebrations outside Asia. With more than a million expected to visit, the City will collaborate with Westpac to welcome the New Year lighting famous Sydney landmarks in red […]

New Tenancy Laws To Protect Victims of Domestic Violence

July 14, 2016

Hordern

Victims of domestic violence in NSW will receive better protection and leniency under proposed changes to residential tenancy laws.

Consumers Warned About Dodgy Property Investments

June 9, 2016

Hordern

NSW Fair Trading is urging buyers to be wary of property investment schemes that are allegedly promising big returns with low risks.

Four Ideas to Brighten your Hallway

June 2, 2016

Hordern

Turn a neglected walkway into a well organised space.