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Could you retire in this house?

When it comes to building your dream home, what would you imagine it would be? For some it is to...
Property
17 May

Why the Budget’s downsizing rules are a total miss for older Aussies

National Seniors’ Rightsizing proposal was pretty straightforward. We asked that $250,000 be quarantined from the profits of the sale of...
Property
17 May

Is this the budget that forgot renters?

The measures in the 2017-18 federal budget targeting the supply of lower-cost rental housing are limited. There are no significant...
Property
16 May

Chilling story lays bare insulin murders in Australian aged care homes

A report in The Weekend Australian Magazine has laid bare stories of murder that would chill anyone with a family member...
Property
13 May

Retirement village residents call for big legal changes

As you might have read back in March, a parliamentary committee has recommended the Victorian Government make sweeping changes to...
Property
13 May

Seniors' groups give their verdict on budget measures

In the lead up to the budget, there was a lot of talk about how it might address concerns about...
Property
11 May

Australia through to the Eurovision Grand Final

Eurovision is the competition that gave life to talented acts such as ABBA, and no doubt over the years you’ve...
Property
11 May

Retired couple take daughter to court

A New Zealand couple sued their own daughter when she neglected to repay a house loan worth hundreds of thousands of...
Property
10 May

Why older Australians don’t downsize

Encouraging senior Australians to downsize their homes is one of the more popular ideas to make housing more affordable. The...
Property
9 May

What to expect from the budget for your housing situation

There has been plenty of discussion in the lead up to the budget about housing, especially when it comes to...
Property
8 May

Retirement village maintenance rules cause confusion for residents

Some elements of living in a retirement village can be confusing, especially when it comes to issues such as maintenance...
Property
6 May

It's time to end the taboo of sex and intimacy in care homes

Imagine living in an aged care home. Now imagine your needs for touch and intimacy being overlooked. More than 500,000...
Property
4 May

Rental affordability snapshot paints bleak picture for pensioners

If you’re a pensioner who rents a home, then you know just how tough it can be to find somewhere...
Property
2 May

Ageing women 'the new face' of major issue

When you think of homeless people, chances are you think of young people or some middle-aged people down on their...
Property
30 Apr

How a retirement village operator is changing contracts to address a major concern

For a lot of older Australians looking at moving to a retirement village, contracts can be one of the most...
Property
29 Apr

'Agency that approves care homes misses appalling neglect'

The federal agency that approves aged care homes had repeatedly missed horrendous cases of neglect, including some in which residents died,...
Property
29 Apr