Quick Home Invasion Statistics – Australian Bureau of Statistics

In 2017 there were 225,900 recorded burglaries in Australia, or one every 3 minutes
20.3% of Australian homes have been burgled at some point
It takes 75% of burglars less than 5 minutes to enter a property
New South Wales saw 25.5% of all burglaries that took place in Australia in 2017.

Landlords have a legal responsibility to ensure that the properties they rent out are … Read more »

Hungry for something new? Sink your teeth into these top local restaurants in Newtown.

With restaurants and cafes dotted along King Street, Enmore Road, Australia Street and in neighbouring Erskineville, Enmore and Stanmore, Newtown, a vibrant inner Sydney neighbourhood, offers some of the best gastronomic dining experiences.  
Black Star Pastry… Read more »

Mother’s Day isn’t just like any other day. Mums deserve high praise all year round but this day is the ultimate excuse to treat your mum, or the mums in your life, to a lovely time in the city.

 

Stuck on ideas for Mother’s Day? We thought you might end up in a sticky situation like this, so we’ve pulled together a list of some of the best mum-friendly ideas to treat mum to a memorable and unique experience this Mother’s Day weekend in Sydney. … Read more »

There’s no escaping trends. And let’s face it, we all love a touch of glamour, especially when it comes to furniture, don’t we? Furniture can make or break a space. From vivid, high-contrast patterns to daring choices, here are the key furniture trends to look out for in the coming months.

Luxe Headboards for A Dreamy Slumber
Let visions of upholstered headboards filter into your design dreams. A luxurious … Read more »

Whether you want to go out for some tasty gastronomical delights or for an all-out-debauchery, this list of Easter bars and restaurants in Sydney won’t disappoint. Four days of fun, but where do you start? We’ve put together a guide to all of the best cafes, chocolate shops and bars open this Easter in Sydney.
Coffee, Brunch Adventures and Some Damn Fine Dinners
The joy of being in Sydney over the Easter weekend is that it’s often much easier to get into cafes and restaurants. We’ll admit it’s not an exhaustive list – but we’ve tried to pull … Read more »

Moving into a rental property comes with a certain amount of expense, including rental bonds. Though rental bonds are optional in every state in Australia, these are usually asked for as a safeguard for the landlord.
What Is A Rental Bond?
Rental bond is a security deposit paid at the start of the tenancy. The bond is paid back to the tenant when the property is vacated, provided no money is owed for rent, damages or other costs.

The most bond you can be required to pay is an amount equal to 4 weeks of rent you agreed to pay at the start … Read more »