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Moving in the Australian summer

Moving house is a hard work, especially when you are trying to relocate during the middle of Australia’s hot summer. Hot days, stormy nights and a host of other tropical conditions can wreak havoc on your moving day. Instead of waiting until the morning of your move to see what the weather will like, keep … Continued
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Pros and Cons of a Sea Change

Sea changes are often associated with retirees looking to get out of the big cities, but according to the National Sea Change Taskforce, the typical sea changer is not a retiree at all, but more likely to be a Gen-Xer with a young family. With housing prices on the rise in state and territory capitals … Continued
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Pros and Cons of a Tree Change

You’ve heard of a sea change, but with many coastal locations across the country becoming increasingly popular with holiday makers and developers, the appeal of a tree change is ever present. Swapping the big smoke for clean country air is something many Australians dream about and with more affordable housing options than those in the … Continued
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Five Weird and Wonderful Houses in Australia

When you’re on the market for a new home, there are a number of factors you need to consider. Is it located in a nice neighbourhood? How many rooms does it have? But one factor you probably haven’t considered is whether it’s weird and wonderful enough. Australia is home to some of the weirdest and … Continued
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The First Few Days in Your New Home

You’ve just moved into your new home – congratulations! There are a couple of things you can do to lay the foundations of your new home in the first few days of moving in. Prepare a survival kit On your first night in your new home, you’re likely to have a stack of boxes you … Continued
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How to Move the Big Five

What do Grace’s removalists mean when they talk about the ‘big five’? The big five refers to the following common household goods which also happen to be some of the bulkiest as most difficult to relocate and move: Lounge Fridge Bed Table Television How to pack the big five Due to their importance in the … Continued
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Keep Your Home Cooler in Summer

Summer is nearly here and there’s no better way to cope with the heat than to blast the air conditioner, all summer long. But with energy bills on the rise and the need to save money ever prominent, it’s time to look into more natural and cost effective ways to keep the house cooler, without … Continued
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Should I List My Property on Airbnb?

If you have a room or second house to spare, you could be sitting on a potential gold mine. So you should just post a rental notice and watch the money flow in, right? It’s not quite that easy, but many people are earning extra income by listing their space on peer-to-peer rental marketplaces like … Continued
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What are dangerous goods?

In Australia, the Dangerous Goods Act 1985 governs moving dangerous goods and transport of hazardous goods. Under the act, removalist companies are prohibited from moving substances that are corrosive, flammable, explosive, spontaneously combustible, toxic, oxidising or water-reactive. Whether you’re using a removalist company to take care of your move for you or not, there are going to … Continued
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5 Home Relocation Services You Didn’t Know Existed

Home relocation seems pretty straight forward, right? But there’s a lot more to packing up your existing home and moving to a new home. There are aspects of the move you might not have considered yet, or maybe you didn’t realise that there were services to help you relocate certain items like vehicles and pets. … Continued
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