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Tenants beware!

We’ve had a few unfortunate incidents lately where, through no one’s fault, the tenants’ contents have been damaged or destroyed.  We can’t emphasize enough that contents insurance is vital if you value your belongings.There are a lot of insurance companies and policies out there but if you need help we can steer you in the right…

Rent or buy?

As the year seems to be disappearing all too quickly we are showered with articles about housing affordability across the country.  Housing affordability is measured by the ratio between the cost of housing and gross household income. There is certainly no shortage of buyers and renters in Launceston with open homes being well attended and…

Half way through 2021!

The end of the financial year is upon us and for most of us it feels that 2021 is disappearing very quickly.  With the COVID -19 rearing its ugly head yet again, we are preparing for the worst. Working from home, QR codes, virtual inspections are all part of our workday now.The good news is…

A busy time in real estate!

With sale prices exceeding vendors expectations and rental properties in high demand, the team at Living Here is being kept very busy. Typically we have several buyers for each property we list and several applicants for every rental. It’s a wonderful time to work in this industry. We meet so many people and we are…

It’s feeling a lot like Christmas

At Living Here we love this time of year. For the last month we have been collecting toys and books to help The Smith Family who distribute gifts to children who otherwise may miss out. A big ‘thank you’ to all those people who dropped in with presents for the children. Christmas can be a…

Let it snow!

We awoke to a very rare landscape this week with the whole of our beautiful city covered in snow. For those of you who don’t know, Launceston is only a short distance away from the Ben Lomond Ski Resort but to see the city covered in snow is a once in a lifetime occurrence. There…

Sell or wait?

The buying and selling of real estate is fundamental to the creation of our individual wealth as Australians. Property prices are a reflection of our confidence in the economic  stability of a region and the growth/loss potential that often flows from some of, if not the, largest purchases we are likely to make in our lifetime.…

Real estate values remain steady

Autumn is upon us and the trees have turned their lovely autumn tones. Despite the current situation the world keeps spinning! Even with all the disruptions, real estate sales are still powering on. We have noticed a drop in the number of sales but values have remained steady. In fact, an actual increase in values…

Real estate agents working from home!

Our industry is facing many new challenges including the need to adjust to working from home.  The team have been setting up their home offices in readiness for what is going to be a very busy time in real estate. For the time being, its business but not quite a usual.  We can appraise your…