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Sand, Surf & Swim: Ultimate Guide To The Best Sydney Beaches


There are plenty of reasons why Sydney is the best place to relocate to. Sydney offers residents and travellers the best of everything from a grand cityscape to fantastic work opportunities. At first glance, you’ll notice its landscape, beaches, and harbour but once you get more acquainted with the city, you’ll come to see there’s a lot more than meets the eye.

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9 Best Restaurants in Perth You Need to Try in 2017


No matter where or who you are, life will always present you with an occasion to eat out. Be it a casual catch up with friends or a special life event, knowing which restaurants to go to when you are new to the neighbourhood is a sure way to get settled fast. If you are planning a move to Perth, or have already embarked on the journey, it is time to familiarise yourself with the best Perth restaurants and cafes to meet your every need for every occasion and budget. Continue Reading

Everything You Need To Know About Real Estate In Hobart


With exorbitant rental prices and significant housing price increases in both Melbourne (5.3%) and Sydney (5.3%), it’s no surprise that you may turn to more affordable real estate options in Hobart.

According to Expatistan, housing prices are approximately 40% cheaper in Hobart than in Sydney. What you may consider paying in Sydney for a small 2-bedroom apartment, could be the same cost of a 3-bedroom house with a backyard in Hobart.

If you are yet to make the decision to move interstate, it may be that you’re in the initial stage of sourcing removalists and just thinking about moving to Hobart. Regardless, it’s time to gather as much information on real estate in Hobart as possible.

You’re going to want to know which areas you can get the most bang for your buck, the most family-friendly suburbs, and where to move if you want to be where the ‘hip’ people live.

Whether you’re looking for real estate in Hobart that is close to public transport and schools, cafes and restaurants, or walking distance to shops and the CBD – we’ve got it covered. Continue Reading

20 Things To Do on the Gold Coast (You won’t regret moving here!)

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Are you looking to move to a city that ticks all the boxes? You may be starting to think that a lifestyle of scenic bike paths, shimmering beaches and trendy restaurants simply does not exist all in the one place, but we’re here to tell you, it certainly does exist on the sunny Gold Coast.

It is quite possible you overlooked the Gold Coast when on the hunt for a new home. In the past, the city’s reputation was defined by a loud nightlife and crowded theme parks. If this is your impression of the city, we would not be surprised if you were considering a move to Brisbane instead. However, this is simply not the case. The Gold Coast is home to many breathtaking natural attractions, scenic bike paths and trendy suburban cafes. Whether you are a young single or an established family, there is an enviable lifestyle awaiting in this balmy beach side town.

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Looking past the common tourist attractions, there are plenty of hidden gems just waiting to be discovered on the Gold Coast. If you are planning a move to the Gold Coast, familiarising yourself with these local hot spots will have you feeling settled in no time – and no doubt eager to get out and about. Continue Reading

Super-Affordable Sydney Suburbs For House Sharing


The first time you move out of your home is one of the most exciting times in your life. As you take concrete steps towards independence, finding a place to call your own is liberating, exciting and fun.

If you’re moving interstate to Sydney or leaving the nest for the first time, you will need to ensure you find a reputable removalists with experience moving to Sydney.  It’s no secret that Sydney rental prices are continuously on the rise, making the cost of living high and budgets tediously tight. Living comfortably in Sydney is not out of the equation if you’re open to the options available.

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Moving Interstate? This is How to Get Settled in a New Suburb

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Are you dreaming of your new life in a leafy green suburb? Maybe you’re moving to the ocean or taking on the big smoke.

Moving to a new suburb and state is like turning the page to a new chapter in your life. This may be your dream home, or it may be the next stepping-stone in your journey. Regardless, you’ve probably worked hard to make this move a success.

Even if you have everything checked and ticked off your list, the interstate removalists booked, and insurance paid for, there is still the all-important element of ‘settling’ to consider.

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Moving With Pets: 5 Ways To Help Your Pet Settle Into A New Home

Moving with pets

Ask anyone who has moved house; relocation will always take a toll, one way or another. From physical to emotional manifestations, moving interstate or across the globe has its stresses and celebrations. As pet owners, it is important to realise that your furry friend is no exception. A new house means new smells and new surroundings – this is enough to send any animal into a spiral of anxiety.

It is important to note that while humans experience our fair share of excitement and fun when contemplating our new lives, pets experience a move very differently. As territorial beings who revel in the familiar, the re-establishment of home can be more worrying for them than we may realise.

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5 Easy Steps To Moving Out For The First Time

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Is it time for you to leave the family nest? Moving out of home for the first time is an empowering experience and is one of the biggest steps towards gaining full independence. Whether you are getting your own place or sharing with friends, you will need to be prepared for this exciting new chapter in your life.

Although you are probably feeling the eagerness to embark on your journey to “adult life”, it is important not to overlook the behind the scenes planning that comes with gaining this new found independence. To ensure your transition into your first place is a smooth one, consider the following steps before you get packing.

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Cost of Living Australia: Melbourne Vs Sydney – INFOGRAPHIC

For anyone who is considering making the move to Melbourne or Sydney, it is always a good idea to weigh up the pros and cons of each location. Whether you are searching for job opportunities, a change of lifestyle, or a new climate, researching your future city beforehand will ensure it meets all of your needs. Whatever your criteria may be, it can be agreed that the ‘cost of living’ is something that almost everyone needs to consider when making the decision to move interstate.

So how does the cost of living really compare between Australia’s two most popular cities? Statistics from Numbeo highlight that these two cities have some similarities, however, there are also key differences when it comes to the cost of living.

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