The lure of micro apartments

Rental Rant reckons there is merit in the latest modular units.
Rental Rant reckons there is merit in the latest modular units.
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AUSTRALIAN grain and oilseed production is forecast to rise over the next five years, but there are no spectacular price rises on the horizon. AUSTRALIAN grain and oilseed production is forecast to rise over the next five years, but there are no spectacular price rises on the horizon.
IN the quest for blame on Australia's latest food scare, look to the consumer – because, whether we know it or not, it is all our doing. IN the quest for blame on Australia's latest food scare, look to the consumer – because, whether we know it or not, it is all our doing.
RURAL doctors have welcomed today’s dropping of the Medicare co-payment, but it wants the patient rebate freeze removed. RURAL doctors have welcomed today’s dropping of the Medicare co-payment, but it wants the patient rebate freeze removed.
AUSTRALIA'S run of abnormally warm weather has continued with the country recording its second-hottest February since 1910. AUSTRALIA'S run of abnormally warm weather has continued with the country recording its second-hottest February since 1910.
It's the only place where ordinary blocks on Burnely Street could trump mega mansions in St Georges Road, and where apartments in a potentially oversupplied CBD market may be more sought after than those in South Yarra.
03 Mar 15 It's the only place where ordinary blocks on Burnely Street could trump mega mansions in St Georges Road, and where apartments in a potentially oversupplied CBD market may be more sought...
It was sold in contravention to the existing foreign ownership laws, he told federal parliament.
03 Mar 15 It was sold in contravention to the existing foreign ownership laws, he told federal parliament.
03 Mar 15 Mining magnate is taking another crack at the Sydney property market.
Clearance rates are sky high and a record number of homes went under the hammer.
02 Mar 15 Clearance rates are sky high and a record number of homes went under the hammer.
Melbourne's late summer auction market finished on a high at the weekend.
02 Mar 15 Melbourne's late summer auction market finished on a high at the weekend.
A couple waiting for the sale of their Melbourne house to settle arrived at the property at the weekend to find it being inspected by potential rental tenants for the new owner.
02 Mar 15 A couple waiting for the sale of their Melbourne house to settle arrived at the property at the weekend to find it being inspected by potential rental tenants for the new owner.
A piece of Melbourne's AAA real estate has blitzed its reserve by $1 million on the biggest February auction day ever. 
28 Feb 15 A piece of Melbourne's AAA real estate has blitzed its reserve by $1 million on the biggest February auction day ever. 
Bank of Melbourne chief executive officer Scott Tanner is selling out of South Yarra's six-star apartment complex.
28 Feb 15 Bank of Melbourne chief executive officer Scott Tanner is selling out of South Yarra's six-star apartment complex.
Maximum use of the living space available and the opportunity to enjoy community facilities are notable features of several new urban developments.
28 Feb 15 Maximum use of the living space available and the opportunity to enjoy community facilities are notable features of several new urban developments.
The city braces for its first super Saturday of the year with almost 1300 auctions scheduled.
28 Feb 15 The city braces for its first super Saturday of the year with almost 1300 auctions scheduled.
28 Feb 15 This elevated suburb is becoming a beacon for downsizers and overseas buyers looking for a bit of luxury and space.
28 Feb 15 This superb family home mixes period charm with a contemporary edge.
28 Feb 15 Today's Collingwood is so different from its 19th-century past, it's hard to know where to start.
Sydney's corporate types rarely sit tight for too long, which makes for good turnover at the high-end.
28 Feb 15 Sydney's corporate types rarely sit tight for too long, which makes for good turnover at the high-end.
28 Feb 15 A home fit for a Prime Minister is a stately new presence on the Toorak market.
Open home inspections and auctions we're excited about for this weekend.
27 Feb 15 Open home inspections and auctions we're excited about for this weekend.
Family pays $900,000 over reserve just days before frenzy auction weekend.
26 Feb 15 Family pays $900,000 over reserve just days before frenzy auction weekend.
25 Feb 15 Parking is one of the 'hot' topics in apartment blocks.
It's war in Castle Hill, with residents up in arms at angry meetings.
24 Feb 15 It's war in Castle Hill, with residents up in arms at angry meetings.
How safe are barbecues on unit block balconies?
24 Feb 15 How safe are barbecues on unit block balconies?
A dispute over a final cleanup on a rental property.
24 Feb 15 A dispute over a final cleanup on a rental property.
There was another solid weekend performance in Melbourne's auction market.
23 Feb 15 There was another solid weekend performance in Melbourne's auction market.
It's never too late to have a great lawn; it just takes a little know-how, a good mower and a little watering and feeding, writes Jason Hodges.
23 Feb 15 It's never too late to have a great lawn; it just takes a little know-how, a good mower and a little watering and feeding, writes Jason Hodges.
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Yes but Ted to openly admit that doesn't further their extreme events AGW cult theory now does it.
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Err excuse me Nico but Max's question is far from silly. A cooling of the temperature would be
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Usually, Malcolm, when the competition is cheaper then you have to match their price to retain
The maintenance backlog across Telstra’s 100-year-old copper network has reached crisis point over Christmas and January with no end in sight.20 Feb 15 The maintenance backlog across Telstra’s 100-year-old copper network has reached crisis point over Christmas and...
WESTPAC’S new Regional General Manager of Agribusiness for Queensland, Peta Ward, is returning to her roots after 11 years to work with the people and communities she started life with.03 Feb 15 WESTPAC’S new Regional General Manager of Agribusiness for Queensland, Peta Ward, is returning to her roots after 11...