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Put your best pet forward when you apply to rent

Put your best pet forward when you apply to rent

Making your rental application when you have pets can make a stressful time worse and have you howling at the moon – which won’t help, trust me. Some agents are upfront that pets are not allowed by the landlord, and regardless of whether the bye-laws say you can, if the (more…)

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My cat doesn’t make me laugh out loud

My cat doesn’t make me laugh out loud

Isn’t it every cat owner’s dream to make a funny cat video that goes viral on the internet? Alright, I admit it’s exploitative. But any person who shares their precious apartment space with a feline fur kid or two knows that exploitation works both ways. Like the ever more expensive (more…)

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Be smart at the dog park and avoid the cold shoulder

Be smart at the dog park and avoid the cold shoulder

We’ve given you guidance on the best dogs for apartment living, but all of them will  appreciate some time off the leash at a dog park. There are links later in this piece for parks near you in your capital city but for now, it’s worth just giving the dog (more…)

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Shake up your bathroom storage

Shake up your bathroom storage

Do you suffer from bathroom blues? You have whatever storage the architect decided would suffice but it’s not enough, not even close? More and more bottles, jars and cans burst forth from cupboards until you’re using the edge of the bath, the toilet cistern and the top of the shower (more…)

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In Brief: Brutalist block out but containers in

In Brief: Brutalist block out but containers in

The ‘so ugly it’s beautiful’ Sirius building in Sydney’s Rocks area is a step closer to demolition after the NSW government rejected heritage status for the brutalist former public housing block. NSW Environment Minister Gabrielle Upton announced on Wednesday that she had declined to grant protection for the block, opening (more…)

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Fear of flatting – how I learned to loathe living in a house

Fear of flatting – how I learned to loathe living in a house

It was my life’s desire to never live in an apartment, much like old people don’t want to move into a retirement home. I didn’t want to live so close to other people, sharing lift lobbies, stairs, gardens, balcony barbecue smoke, party noise, music noise, dog barking noise, leaf-blower noise. (more…)

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‘Wrong’ apartments put squeeze on property rents

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‘Wrong’ apartments put squeeze on property rents

Bubbles, boom and bust are all the buzzwords of the property prediction industry. They have about the same success rate as the flip of a coin. As the honest economists will admit, it’s way easy to predict things after they happen. The moment apartment dwellers have feared has arrived. For (more…)

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Shire Elegance: Sia is believing in Sutherland

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Shire Elegance: Sia is believing in Sutherland

Here’s your chance to get the best of both worlds, Sydney City and the airport to the North, the National Park to the South. Sia Sutherland is a contemporary boutique development featuring 33 one, two and three bedroom apartments situated in the heart of Sutherland, known to locals as ‘The (more…)

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Blue brings luxury to Lavendar Bay block

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Blue brings luxury to Lavendar Bay block

Lavender Bay is about to get another luxury development with the news that Aqualand as bought an 18-level commercial office building at 61 Lavender Street, Milsons Point with plans to convert it into 137 luxury residential apartments. To be known as Blue at Lavender Bay, the property is promising the (more…)

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Framed: Create your own wall of fame

Framed: Create your own wall of fame

Have you ever visited a friend’s home and found yourself admiring their wall of artistically placed prints that look so casually put together in just the right order? Maybe you then had a vision of a similar feature on the large empty wall space in your own home and how (more…)

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