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How to easily re-fashion your favourite furniture
Whether you are an empty nester or looking to move into a smaller apartment you will inevitably face the challenge...
One state is introducing tougher laws for retirement villages
Queensland plans to introduce new laws to protest residents of retirement villages and residential parks, according to a report. The...
Co-housing works well for older people, once they get past the image problem
Housing Australia’s ageing population in homes that are affordable, accessible and sustainable presents a major challenge, particularly in a time...
Downsize with style with these clever tricks
Whether you’re hanging on to old favourites or celebrating change with new furniture, your downsized dwelling can look great....
Apartment prices are dropping, but is now the time to buy?
With an oversupply of apartments forcing down prices, now may seem like a good time to downsize to a unit. ...
Keeping your style when you downsize your home
Downsizing your home can be stressful enough as it is, let alone without worrying about what to do with a...
Preparing for one of the toughest talks you’ll ever have
Aged care can seem like a labyrinth......
Addressing your 5 biggest concerns about downsizing to an apartment
With the new measures in the Federal Budget encouraging older Australians to downsize, you may be faced with the decision...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Seniors' groups talk housing affordability ahead of the budget
You might remember the Treasurer Scott Morrison talking about the issue of housing affordability in a speech two weeks ago?...
Social impact investment can help retirees get the housing and care they need
A recent report raised concerns about the erosion of retirement income by ongoing rental or mortgage payments. The report by...
Perfect plants when living in small places
If you have had to downsize your home, chances are you might not have the yard space you once did....
The case for cutting stamp duty
Stamp duty and the cost of downsizing have been at the forefront of talk about housing affordability in recent months....
National Seniors pitches 'rightsizing' plan to government
As you would have read in recent weeks, barriers to retirees who want to downsize their homes are becoming a...
Report highlights the disincentives stopping you from downsizing
There is a lot of talk at the moment about housing affordability around Australia. But there is one issue of...
Declutter your home the easy way with these expert tips
There are many good reasons to declutter, but for people who’re forced to do it because they have to move...
How to know when to move on from the family home
The idea of selling the family home can be one of the biggest and hardest decisions to make. After all,...
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