Jun 5 2020

STOP PRESS – Incentives for First Home Buyers

If you’ve been thinking about building your dream home in the Adelaide Hills, there is no better time than now. The Federal Government has announced its new HomeBuilder Grant which….

Feb 27 2020

Mount Barker Property Data

The Federal Government makes housing data available via the website  https://www.housingdata.gov.au/ The site is very user friendly and provides a wealth of detailed information. By using the menu “Select Data”….

Jan 9 2020

Mount Barker eMaps

For those who live in the Mount Barker Council area & have an interest in  more detailed information, the Mount Barker Council ‘eMap’ system is a wonderful tool. The text….

Dec 11 2015

Lucky to live in the Adelaide Hills

Last week there were interesting stories about air quality from around the world. On the news everywhere, there were images of the pollution in Beijing and then, from an acquaintance….

Aug 6 2015

Littlehampton Trees

One thing I notice as I drive around Littlehampton is where substantial  trees have been left in the middle of roads. The trees have been given right of way with….

Jul 31 2015

PRICE versus VALUE ?

For many property buyers it is much easier to see and track price rather than base decisions on value. Price can be an advertised price or the actual sold for….

Jul 6 2015

MOUNT BARKER RETAINING WALLS

One of the common costs associated with building in the Mount Barker area is the cost of Retaining. It is also a part of building that is generally underestimated in….