With high property prices in Sydney, many investors are turning their gaze to another NSW city to buy property.
Thanks to a lack of communication between the Office of Fair Trading and builders, many tradespeople were not notified of changes to building legislation for the installation of guttering, and got it so wrong.
Recently, local newspaper the Newcastle Herald listed legal tips for purchasing a property at auction. Coming in at Number 3 (of 8) on their list was the advice to organise a pre-purchase building and pest inspection.
Most people dream of living by the ocean and if you’re living in Newcastle you might be lucky enough to be close to the surf or in the historic east side. As great as living by the ocean may be few people think of the damage this salty environment can cause on your house.
Suburbs bordering Newcastle CBD like Newcastle East, The Hill and Cooks Hill are home to a fine collection of Victorian terrace houses. These three and two storey terrace houses are a powerful reminder of Newcastle’s rich history and much work has gone into maintaining their integrity. Continue reading “Common Problems With Newcastle’s Terrace Houses”