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How Much Does Buying Or Renting Property Cost In Australia

In her article Swati Iyer looks at the cost of living in Australia.  Here we cover the costs related to renting and buying a home and utilities. Taken from an article written by Swati Iyer for Instarem According to some media reports, housing prices in Australia have consistently fallen between 2017 and 2018, particularly in...

property options

Property Options In Australia

When moving to Australia there are several options for where to live and in what type of accommodation.  It is often necessary to find temporary accommodation while you decide where you want to live long-term. While you find the solution there are a number of options: Traditional hotels– This can be an option if only needed...

Buying Property in Australia

Buying Property In Australia

The first thing to know about buying property in Australia is that foreigners do not have an automatic right to own property. Unless you are married to an Australian or hold a permanent resident visa or special category visa (as New Zealanders do) you will need to apply to the Foreign Investment Review Board (FIRB)....