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Checking Out What’s On Offer

John Henderson from the Street Real Estate chain was pretty helpful when I told him about this book. John’s son had to move away for work and he knew exactly what we needed to know. One thing he told me to be aware of is that even though there are anti-discrimination laws in place, some […]

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Selecting a Suburb to Rent a Place and Live by Yourself Part (4)

If getting to work or uni or college ends up being a threehour trip one way there’s not going to be any time for parties or beach walks. And transport is just one thing to consider when you are thinking about which suburb to choose.

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Selecting a Suburb to Rent a Place and Live by Yourself Part (3)

Realising what we can actually afford can be a bit of a shock. That doesn’t mean we have to settle for Cockroach City, but it mightn’t be as comfy as home and it probably won’t be like it is in the movies. So before you make any rash decisions or set your heart on a […]

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Selecting a Suburb to Rent a Place and Live by Yourself Part (2)

It’s best to know what should happen when you apply for a rental property so you can have all the stuff ready. For starters you’ll need references. If you’d already rented somewhere, the landlord and agents would want previous renting references, but because you haven’t you’re going to have to have some pretty great character […]

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