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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Photo Credit: selva via Compfight cc Whatever your political views I think we can all agree that faster, more reliable internet, particularly with greater upload speeds, is vital to Tasmania and Australia. Tasmania needs the NBN to give our residents greater business opportunities and to attract people to come and live in Tasmania. [...]
Wineglass Bay from Mt Amos | Tourism Tasmania | Chris McLennan We have been doing a little renovating around here and have a new style for our blog. We hope you like it! The reason for this is that is was becoming clearer and clearer from conversations we were having with people planning [...]
Photo Credit: Kamal H. via Compfight cc 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 [...]
Photo Credit: mamnaimie via Compfight cc When renting property, in Tasmania or elsewhere, it is good to know your rights as a tenant. The Residential Tenancy Amendment Bill has just passed through Parliament in Tasmania. This bill changes the rights of tenants and landlords in a few key areas. The changed are summarised [...]
Photo Credit: selva via Compfight cc If you are moving to Tasmania from outside Australia, then getting your head around the options you have for phones and internet can take some time. In fact, even if you are moving from another State in Australia there are some differences in Tasmania that you need [...]