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Moving to Australia – Property

Moving to Australia? Get our guide!

Whether you are emigrating, taking a short term assignment or joining family in Australia we have put together the information you will need to make your move a smooth one.

Diversifying Your Portfolio With International Real Estate Investments

When you’re investing in real estate, it can be a good idea to diversify your portfolio. Diversification helps spread out the risk of any investment and keep your portfolio stable no matter what happens with any single investment. Investing internationally is one way to diversify your portfolio because there are different types of properties available…

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Cost To Build A Home In Australia

What’s The Average Cost To Build A Home In Australia In 2022?

  There were two major unexpected outcomes of the COVID-19 pandemic in the real estate industry in Australia: the intense rise in property values and the increasing cost of new home builds.  Thanks to various factors (including disruptions to global supply chains), the cost of seeing an empty lot transform into a new home is…

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expat home

How to Make Your Expat Home Feel Like Your Own

    We’ve learned that being overwhelmed by the sense of unfamiliarity that surrounds you – particularly in your new expat home overseas – is one of the most prevalent causes of ‘homesickness.’       Your surroundings have changed dramatically, and you now feel out of place no matter where you go. As you…

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sell your home abroad

7 Uncommon Tips To Sell Your Home Abroad In The Best Way

  Selling a home is not easy nowadays, especially if you need to sell it fast. Generating interest for your property is the first thing you should do, but it can be a challenge. The international market is unpredictable and risky at times.  What are the best ways to sell your home abroad?    …

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Construction Project In A Foreign Country

How To Successfully Complete A Construction Project In A Foreign Country

  Moving abroad and building a new home and life for yourself and your family is an enchanting idea. This is especially true if you have been visiting the same country for years and have always imagined yourself living there.  Here we give tips on successfully completing a construction project in a foreign country.  …

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Move Abroad And Leave Your House Behind

Time To Move Abroad And Leave Your House Behind

  Moving abroad can be a cost-intensive exercise that requires you to start over in another country. Before moving you should secure accommodation in your new environment. This arrangement means buying or renting a home abroad.  If you are moving to change your environment, then you should consider selling your house at home to boost…

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securing your home

The Expat Guide To Securing Your Home Away From Home

  Thinking about whether the house you left behind is secured can be disconcerting. More so if you do not have plans to let your property go yet.  To ease your mind, here are six ways you can secure your home while you are away:       1. Get a home monitoring system When improving…

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Renovating Real Estate Abroad

6 Tips For Renovating Real Estate Abroad

  If you own real estate abroad or you have decided to buy a property that needs a little TLC, then you are about to embark on an exciting yet challenging adventure. Whether you are looking to sell and make a profit or you want to turn it into the vacation home you have always…

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Scarborough Beach, Western Australia

Scarborough Beach, Western Australia. Find Your Place In The Sun!

Scarborough Beach, Western Australia. Whether you’re returning home to Australia, or planning a new chapter living there, Altum Living is building a dream lifestyle for your arrival. If you still call Australia home – or you’ve ever wanted to – there’s never been a better time to enjoy its safe, sunny, friendly shores. And for…

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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…

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