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Pain relief for renters:

In 2017, the property-related tech space is a very crowded dance floor, but a spate of apps seem to be hitting the right note with a very frustrated public. for example has hit 21, 000 users in 12 months – it’s one of several emerging platforms entering a space dominated by major players in an industry ripe for disruption. Why? RealEstateTube CEO Steve Makris sees it as a mass reaction to the economic climate – the current system isn’t working. “In other words, the dance floor of property tech may be…

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House sharing is no longer “just for students”

There used to be a perception that having flatmates was reserved for teens and twenty-something students. Basically, those who don’t have enough money to rent alone or buy a place. But what if we start seeing house sharing as an opportunity, rather than a last resort? Housing affordability is a headline issue in major cities all over the world, for good reason.Along Australia’s eastern seaboard, the median house price is hovering around the million-dollar mark, rent rates are skyrocketing and finding shelter is increasingly competitive.  Average salaries have not risen…

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Extra money? Yes please!

We’re not joking, keep reading. What if we told you, you could make a minimum of $7,800 a year? No, not by working extra hours or by selling unwanted goods… What if we told you, you could make a minimum of $150 a week by doing nothing at all. Yep, we’re serious! Do you have a spare room? The median price to rent a bedroom in a sharehouse is $150 per week nationally. Studies have shown the average person in Australia moves out of home between the ages of 18-25….

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Housemates decoded: what do they really mean?

We’ve all read the emails. We’ve all heard the answers. When we’re reviewing housemate applications (whether they’re formal or otherwise) some of the terms bandied about seem like they’re OK on the surface…but what do they really mean in practice? Here are some of those magic words, decoded! “Free-spirited” The “free” in “free-spirited” means free as in beer, not free as in speech. Will likely eat your (labelled) food, leave dishes in the sink, and host compression sessions with six other mates until 2am on a Wednesday. “I don’t do…

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