The A to Z of Building Terms: Part 3
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The A to Z of Building Terms: Part 3

Welcome to part three of our A to Z of building terms. We have chosen a selection of common terms you may come across in the process of buying, building, selling or renovating your home. A KEEPER is the metal latch plate in a door frame into which a doorknob plunger latches. A KING POST …

Should I Buy in a School Zone?
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Should I Buy in a School Zone?

In Australia, the desire to live in a desirable school zone is growing. Competition is strong for schools with reputations for academic excellence and prominent public profiles. Examples of these are well-regarded public secondary schools McKinnon Secondary School, Balwyn High School and Glen Waverley Secondary School. School catchment areas are divided sharply into boundaries which …

The Post-Covid Exodus and Suburbs to Watch in 2021
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The Post-Covid Exodus and Suburbs to Watch in 2021

There’s no denying it: 2020 brought about changes big and small to the way we live, socialise and work.  One change that is likely to last long-term is the ability for more of us to work remotely, or to significantly reduce the amount of time spent commuting to an office. This shift in work culture …