When you are searching for a rental property it is good to have your documents in place so that you are ready to apply for a property as soon as you find one you like. There are some differences in what property managers will want from you, but this posts goes through what you are most likely required to provide for each adult who will be living at the property.
When you buy a property in Tasmania one of the first issues you will face is whether to use a conveyancer or a solicitor/lawyer to undertake the conveyancing/legal work for you.
Are you wanting to rent a house in Tasmania and have pets? Perhaps you are a landlord and are considering letting a tenant have pets in your property. The short answer is that in Tasmania you can't charge a pet bond. You are only entitled to charge a bond equal to 4 weeks rental regardless of whether the tenant has a pet or not.
Launceston has a population of around 100,000, so it is a regional city. I think it's greatest advantage is that if you want a rural lifestyle you can have it and still be within 15-20 minutes of the city centre if you choose. Of course you can go even further afield if proximity to the city is not as important on a regular basis. Alternatively, a city or suburban lifestyle means you are always close to everything in Launceston as it is pretty compact.
When you start to think about moving to Tasmania it is likely that you are unsure about where to live. Of course, people move to Tasmania for many reasons and being clear on the reason is often a great place to start in determining where best to base yourselves. Some people I talk to have yet to decide on the region to live in, much less narrowing it down to suburbs or towns. Others know the region or city but still have lots of questions about how to then narrow down the choices. Even though Tassie is small, there is still lots of choices of where to live and many different lifestyles you can create for yourself.
Our dog Charlie loves to run at the park or beach. If you are moving to Tasmania or buying property in Tasmania and you have a dog then you are probably interested to know how the local councils manage animals and what facilities they provide. I have linked below to the exercise areas for each council in Tasmania.
This post was written in response to a question we came across on Twitter. We have put together some thoughts on what to do on your weekend trip to Tasmania.
In this post we bring together to top 10 things you need to consider when planning a move to Tasmania. From considering where you will live, to whether you will buy or rent your new home. There are many decisions to be made.
When you are dreaming of your move to Australia or within Australia, consider if Tasmania can deliver on those dreams. This small state offers something for everyone – beautiful surroundings, top quality food and wine, a temperate climate and a wonderful, relaxed lifestyle. And to top it off, ‘Tassie’ can be one of the most affordable places to live in Australia.
Jo & Dale have launched an online social community for the disability sector worldwide based on tolerance, respect and safety. It also covers the NDIS in Australia.
The most reliable way to find the best school for your child is to visit and find out about its philosophy and programs or engage a relocation consultant to do this for you.
Tasmania is not only a beautiful place to live; rich in history, abundant in greenery and diverse in culture – it’s also one of the most affordable places to live in Australia.
[VIDEO] This video gives you a compilation of images of the Aurora Australis, or the Southern Lights, which can be seen from many locations in Tasmania.
[VIDEO] This video gives you a glimpse into what you will see on a Gordon River Cruises. One of Australia's most spectacular wilderness tours.
We continue our 'Where to Live in Tasmania' series. Focus on Richmond, an historic town about 26km from Hobart.