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 Your house gives you the opportunity to make the most of your garden, turning it into a pleasant environment for you and your family to enjoy.

At the same time this comes with rules and responsibilities.

DO I OWN MY NATURE STRIP?

A nature strip – the strip of land between a residential property boundary and the roadway is owned by your Local Council and has other uses. It reduces storm water runoff and adds a touch of greenery.

Some people extend their garden onto the strip, but it does vary from Council to Council as to whether the nature strip can be converted into a garden. You should...

Understanding Transfer Duty in NSW

Transfer duty, commonly known as stamp duty, is one of the biggest upfront costs when buying a property and it has been known to catch many buyers out when they don’t factor transfer duty into the...

Current Laws Governing Retirement Villages

Australia has an aging population, which is causing retirement village popularity to skyrocket. Because of this, it's essential that the law keeps up with the market demand and the changing...

Downsizing Dos and Don'ts

There comes a time in many people's lives when they look to move from their family home into a smaller, more manageable property.