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November 4, 2019

Depending on personal circumstances, Expats may decide to buy, lease, rent long term or car share when relocating. We run through these options, how it all works here in Australia and some considerations specific to Expats..

After setting up a bank account, acquiring a...

September 18, 2019

When choosing a suburb to live in Australia, carefully consider your budget, work commute, public transport option for the whole family, location of quality schools and areas to best suit your lifestyle preference. A local area orientation is particularly useful to fa...

July 18, 2019

Habitat Relocations understands that your 4 legged friends, be it a beloved cat or dog or both, are important members of your family.   

While most pet owners would not dream of leaving their pets behind, the cost of bringing them to Australia can be expensive and...

June 2, 2019

Securing a rental property in Australia can be more problematic with furry family members.  This often comes as an unwelcome surprise to expats and new entrants to the rental market.

Less that 20% of all listed rental properties in the greater Brisbane area allow pets a...

May 17, 2019

Anyone who has ever rented a property will agree that the process of finding a good rental home is not easy.

First, one must sift through all the property ads (often with outdated photos and/or inaccurate agent descriptions). Then, after creating a shortlist of hopefuls...

May 9, 2019

Brisbane Rental Market Update - March 2019 Quarter

May 1, 2019

Many companies will provide a relocation allowance or offer some relocation support to assist their employees with an interstate or international move. This is where Habitat Relocations can come in and partner with you and/or your employer to ensure a successful move t...

March 6, 2019

Until quite recently, it was common for Queensland residential leases to include special terms requiring tenants to pay for certain services as part of the tenancy agreement. The Queensland Residential Tenancies Authority (RTA) has recently made it quite clear that suc...

November 13, 2018

Brisbane vacancy rates are falling and are currently at their lowest level since late 2013.  So, we ask: given the market is tightening, what can you expect to pay when looking for your ideal rental property in Brisbane?

Data released...

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