Make Sure your Mortgage is Working for you

It is often forgotten that your mortgage is the the greatest expense associated with your investment property. So it is not surprising that even a minor adjustment in the rate or conditions of your finance can make a drastic change to your overall financial position. Many investors “set … Read more »


Cyclone Debbie A Destructive Path

Michelle Delaney, General Manager, Living Here

Live report

Cyclone Debbie is making her presence felt across our North Queensland Coast. With wind gusts hitting up to 265km per hour across Hamilton Island, Airlie Beach and into Bowen there is significant property damage, tree damage and power outages.

While Cyclone Debbie is much slower (currently at only 6 km per hour) moving and more widespread … Read more »


Giving Tree – What a success!

We are so proud of all of our businesses with the time and effort that they put into collecting gifts and food for their communities, partnered with the Salvation Army Australia. Our businesses had a great response from their clients and those in their areas and a huge amount of items were collected.

The Salvation Army has been extremely impressed with our commitment to their Christmas drive and we … Read more »


Support our Christmas Charity Campaign; Giving Tree

Christmas can be a difficult time of year for kids in need, with presents being a luxury that some families cannot afford. You can donate toys to children in need and non-perishable foods for families by visiting your local Living Here and dropping in an un-wrapped gift which will be dropped into the Salvation Army center to be distributed to those less fortunate in your communities.

Find an office in your area … Read more »


Win a home makeover!

Your makeover dreams could become a reality with Living Here Concierge thanks to Insurance Market and Allianz. From now until 28th October 2016 Allianz is giving away $25,000 cash towards a home makeover of a lifetime.

For your chance to win $25,000 cash, simply take out a new Allianz Insurance policy through Insurance Market by 28 October 2016*. Plus, … Read more »


Five things to consider when moving interstate

What goes into an interstate move? From organizing your belongings to managing service providers, there are a number of tasks that must be completed before you can finally settle into your new life. While moving homes can often be associated with stress and chaos, it doesn’t have to be. By hiring the right interstate removalists, moving can be an … Read more »


Property Management Conference 2016

Living Here had the privilege of being involved in the Apmasphere Property Management Conference 2016, held at RACV Royal Pines, Gold Coast over the weekend of 16 – 19th April. An absolutely wonderful end to the 1st quarter of 2016.

During the conference we met lots of property managers and BDM’s from around the country (and internationally) when showing our fantastic merchandise and collateral at the infamous stand known as the … Read more »


Are you missing out by not claiming your depreciation correctly?

According to the latest statistics released by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO), 2.8 million property investors claimed deductions relating to their rental property in the 2012-2013 income year.

Of these investors, just over one million received an average capital works deduction of $2,113 while almost two million investors claimed an average deduction of $1,179 for depreciation of plant and equipment, making the total average depreciation claim made by property investors who … Read more »


Welcome Living Here Teneriffe

In December we were proud to welcome Haesley Cush and his team to Living Here. Haesley has spent 20 years with the White family and is continuing his journey with the group by focusing more on his brilliant property management team and building his already incredibly successful rent roll.

It is exciting for us all to … Read more »


‘Our Big Kitchen’ – Supported by Living Here Double Bay

Our wonderful Living Here Double Bay office took time out of their evening to assist with the ‘Our Big Kitchen’ event in Bondi on the 25th November.

Supported by our Living Here Chairman, Peter Camphin and John Hanby from Loan Market the Double Bay team and their clients cooked over 150 meals for the homeless around the greater bay area.

This great idea was initiated by Nicole Sirtes, a senior Property Manager at Living Here Double … Read more »