Our earlier post on Choosing Where to Living in Tasmania focused on the first steps to narrow down the options by choosing a region in Tasmania. Now that you have all that in place it is time to talk about how to narrow down where to live within a particular city or region.
When you are in the market for a new home or you are just vaguely thinking of moving down the street or across to the other side of the country, the first thing many of us do is to get online to see what we can get for our money. Searching for a new home, whether to rent or buy, has changed so much now that we have the internet to help. It does help a lot as long as you keep in mind the limitations.
Heating your house adequately is a topic that arises for people considering moving to Tasmania or wanting to upgrade their house in Tasmania. As for many areas in the southern parts of Australia, the winters do get cold in Tasmania. We take you through some of the best options for heating your new home.
The Huon Valley, south of Hobart, is a beautiful part of the world. You can enjoy living here and still be only half an hour (or more if you choose) from Hobart. It has long been a popular destination for people moving to Tasmania as it provides the perfect tree-change along with proximity to good services locally in Huonville and other towns.
This is our personal moving to Tasmania story. We are both born and bred Tasmanians, but each moved away as adults and returned together in 2011. We have never regretted this decision.
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.
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.
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.
Today we continue the journey with Karen and Gene on their move to Tasmania. Read the story from the beginning. The Home Search continues By the end of the first week we wondered if we would find a new home as easily as we’d hoped. We approached the landlady about extending our stay by [...]
Today we have the third instalment of Karen and Gene's story of moving to Tasmania. Today is all about starting the search for a home to buy. Read the story from the beginning. Searching for a new home Bright and early the next day we had a house viewing lined up. We’d had the [...]
Mt Wellington | Tourism Tasmania | Nick Osborne Today we start a series of posts written by Karen, who moved to Tasmania from Perth with her husband Gene. Their story and tips for others moving provide a great insight into Tasmania and also the process of making the move. Enjoy! The Decision [...]
Photo Credit: Diana Parkhouse via Compfight cc We often hear from people thinking of moving to Tasmania, that they are worried that house prices may not increase (making their asset more valuable) or when will it be the bottom of the market and time to buy? Well we are pleased to report from [...]
When conducting rental searches for our clients recently, we have noticed that rental prices have been increasing and rental properties in popular locations or price brackets are being snapped up more quickly. If you are moving to Tasmania, then it is now more important to plan ahead, and act very quickly after you inspect properties to apply for them.
Recent data has revealed that New Town is Tasmanias most sought after suburb. New Town is close to Hobart, served well by public transport and is very close to shopping and cafe and restaurant facilities. I did live in New Town myself for approximately 6 months while renovating another house and quite enjoyed the time. [...]