Here’s what you get (near Hobart) for $400,000

I can’t tell you how many emails, texts and Facebook messages I get from friends of varying degrees mentioning that they’re either a. visiting Hobart, could you recommend some properties to look at? b. need to buy an investment property, which suburbs should we be looking at? Thus far, zero people have actually bought –…

5 reasons to ditch Sydney for Hobart

Whack weather situation in SydneyI dunno about you, but I was in Sydney over Christmas and it was too sunny for the beach, too bloody hot to leave the fan (yep, my cousin’s house where I was staying DIDN’T HAVE A/C). Basically, if global warming keeps doing it’s thing, Sydney’s going to be 55 degrees…

3 books to read over Christmas Holidays to fire you up about moving to Tasmania

Hey punk – long time, no see! This blog is going to have to be crafty from here on in. You’re going to need to figure out where to get your own donuts from and which house to buy – though I will be gently guiding you. Probs just without as many links. See, my…

A very brief and ill-informed Hobart suburb guide #1

Punk. I’ve been asked several times for a suburb run down. Where should a punk liveĀ if Paddington is their place in Sydney (Sandy Bay or Battery Point)? Where should a punk put down roots if Fitzroy is their hood in Melbs (North Hobart or West Hobart)? You need to know something about me, punk. I’ve…

3 houses under $300K

Punk. I’ve been neglecting my real duty. I’ve been carried away with cute, inner city cottages and mansions, when what you need is the ‘super cheap’. I’ve put that in quotation marks, because if we were talking about a dress for $300,000 that would be ridiculous – somehow, real estate punks have made us think…