Category Archives: real estate

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…

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…

Battery Point under $1 million

Well, punks, it’s happened. Hobart has its first million dollar suburb, and that suburb is (surprise, surprise) former domain of immigrants, artists, students, dockworkers, sex workers* Battery Point (all of whom, I’m sure, would still be living there in some variation). Same old same old, these people made the spot interesting, everyone wanted to move…