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Apartments of the week

Apartments of the week

Every week, property magazines and websites promote an apartment or townhouse that they think is worth a second look.  So here is Title’s weekly roundup of our “best of the best”. From domain.com.au This 9th floor two bedroom apartment in Highgate, 907/127 Kent Street, Sydney is surrounded by history and (more…)

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Six sexy space-savers for your apartment

Six sexy space-savers for your apartment

We apartment dwellers do have to be more space conscious than our house dwelling friends with their trampolines, ride on mowers and kitchens filled with gadgets they saw on Masterchef. We like things my Uncle Ken would’ve called nifty, while being very aware that you have to sometimes take a (more…)

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Downsizing: A short guide to growing smaller

Downsizing: A short guide to growing smaller

Whether you find yourselves empty nesters, newly single or hankering after the new baby boomer lifestyle of inner city café society, there are more than a few things to bear in mind when you go from house to apartment living. 1 More than a few things It’s amazing how much (more…)

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Tall storeys: Five funny tales of flat life

Tall storeys: Five funny tales of flat life

Over the last 10 or more years our friends at Flat Chat have uncovered just about every apartment living horror story you could ever wish to read.  Here’s list of five of the funniest ones. The Litter Lady. The apartment block doesn’t allow pets, so the cat-loving owner snuck her cat in (more…)

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Calm down when it comes to cladding – insurer

Calm down when it comes to cladding – insurer

As the panic over dangerous inflammable cladding spreads like a bushfire, one of the country’s top strata insurance companies has come up with a course of action for worried owners. Check your documents, then put safety measures in place if you have flammable cladding, is the message from one of (more…)

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Apartment sales roller-coaster slows down

Apartment sales roller-coaster slows down

The apartment roller coaster continues within sight of Sydney’s Luna Park. Stage one of Blue at Lavender Bay apartments, as previously featured in Title hit the market on Saturday morning. Two hours and $200 million later, all 72 apartments had been sold, including an $8million dollar sub-penthouse. What can we (more…)

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Little things that are a big deal to renters

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Little things that are a big deal to renters

Something too many landlords, rental agents, strata managers and strata committees don’t get is that something that seems too minor for them to bother with can be a huge deal to residents. Right now on  our sister website Flat Chat there’s a very good example with readers offering advice to (more…)

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Flammable cladding – it’s time apartment owners flared up

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Flammable cladding – it’s time apartment owners flared up

If I were one of the apartment owners in New South Wales who are currently being told to brace for the expense of replacing non-compliant and combustible cladding in their apartment block, I would be close to combusting myself. “For every 10 apartment blocks in Australia with aluminium cladding, around (more…)

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Five classic errors apartment newbies make

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Five classic errors apartment newbies make

New to apartments or teetering on the brink of buying your first unit? Trusting that someone somewhere will make the right decisions for everyone? If only. You need to have your wits about you when you enter the brave new world of apartment living. Here’s a guide to the five basic (more…)

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Show us the money: Kids press parents to downsize NOW

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Show us the money: Kids press parents to downsize NOW

There was a chilling report over the weekend that more than one in four Gen Y Aussies are banking on their inheritance to help them buy a home in real estate hotspots like Sydney and Melbourne. Either that, or they are pressuring their parents to sell out of their rambling (more…)

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