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Why Tasmania should be on your home hunting list

So you’ve been hunting for a home and nothing is quite hitting the mark? It’s either not what you’re looking for or – as many Australians are now finding – is way out of your budget. If you’re looking for a less conventional... more
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Downsizing

How to Make Good Choices When Downsizing

Whether the kids have flown the nest or you’ve binged too much of that Netflix show about tidying up, there comes a time for all of us when less is more. How many unused, or spare, or junk rooms does one home need after all? How... more
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Why landlords should consider tenants with pets

It’s a turbulent time in the Australian property market. With ongoing pessimism in the media scaring the pants off homeowners everywhere, it’s easy to see why renting is becoming a more attractive solution for many. However there... more
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Downsizing

5 ways to top up Superannuation that you might not have considered

It’s shocking that many of us are in such deep denial when it comes to our superannuation, but the reality is that two thirds of us do not currently have enough superannuation to retire on. For decades, the message has been that... more
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Downsizing

Will you downsize now for a superannuation fund tax free windfall?

A few years ago, the Social Services Minister learnt from the Productivity Commission, that older Australians were not averse to the idea of moving house. Seeing an opportunity to improve housing availability for families and... more
Top 10 places to retire in 2018

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Top 10 places to retire

Retirement means different things to different people, but one thing that is shared by all retirees is the desire for a better quality of life. This may mean relationships, lifestyle, health and fitness, more time to travel and... more
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Retirement

Top 5 activities to take up in retirement

Life after retirement is easily stereotyped, with jokes about slippers and walking frames the norm. However it’s a brave new world and today’s retirees are more often than not living the best version of their lives so far.... more