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Granny flats are self-contained living areas located on the property of another house. It’s called a granny flat because it is a popular option for families looking to house ageing parents, without crowding an existing house. 

Most common arrangements involving granny flats:

  • Housing for ageing parents or children
  • Dependent children
  • Additional rental income (this does not apply for all states)

Granny flats can be fantastic ways to house family members or receive additional rental income, whilst maintaining a sense of privacy and independence in everyone’s lives. There are, however, some...

The pros & cons of buying off the plan

Buying off the plan has become a popular choice both for investors and home buyers. It’s a very affordable way of buying property, particularly for young people wanting to enter the housing market...

Taking advantage of January's real estate lull

Ask any real estate agent, and they'll tell you that January is the quietest month in their calendar. There are a few reasons for this, but the holiday period tends to be one when society focuses...

A guide to buying a house at auction

There are a few different ways to buy a house in Australia and house auctions is one of the most common yet mysterious. 

If you've never bought a home before – or just never attended an auction –...

The ultimate guide to downsizing

If your family's left the nest and you can't afford or don't feel like maintaining a large house any more, downsizing to something smaller could be a smart decision. But selling a home and buying...