Tag 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…

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…

A house and a job in one beautiful Hobart suburb

I’m always frank with you here, punks. You know that. It’s time I told you about Bellerive, the jewell of Hobart’s Eastern Shore! The greatest suburb in Hobart! The most well kept secret (have you noticed how Tasmanians like to think of Tasmania as ‘a secret’? I’m becoming local, punks, I’m becoming local). Not only…