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We are HIRING

Living Here is looking for a full-time Property Manager to join our South Yarra office.

Living Here South Yarra is a Premium Property Management company and customer service is our main focus. We are looking for a switched on individual who is eager to learn, has great communication skills and can multi task.

The successful candidate will preferably have previous experience as a … Read more »

Looking after your pets over the holiday season

Everyone loves the thought of a puppy or kitten as a present.

Impulse buying can impact the long term happiness of you and your prospective pet. It’s important to do the research when looking for a new dog or cat. Make sure you investigate breed compatibility and take into consideration your lifestyle before buying any animal. Why not consider adopting an animal from … Read more »

Christmas Trading Times

To all of our Landlords, Tenants, Trades, Suppliers and Clients, we would like to take this time to thank you for your ongoing business and support in 2017. We look forward to working with you again in 2018.

Please see below our office trading hours over the Christmas / New Year period.

Sat 23 Dec – Mon 1 Jan – Closed
Tue 2 Jan – Business … Read more »

5 Easy ways you can organise your home this Summer

Look around your home right now – how much ‘stuff’ can you see on the floor, or on benches, that just doesn’t belong there? If you’ve never decluttered your home, there are likely a few things you think could live somewhere else.

So, how should you go about organising your home this summer? Take note of the following interior design trends and tips, and you’ll have an … Read more »

Important things to do before leaving for a holiday

Excitement and emotions are all around before you leave for a trip, so it’s very easy to let some important to-dos slip through the cracks.

Read through our list of things to make sure you’re ready for your next travel adventure!

Pay off your bills before you leave or schedule automatic payments for your bills. You definitely don’t want to be responsible for … Read more »

New depreciation legislation for Australian property investors

In one of the most dramatic changes to property depreciation legislation in more than 15 years, Parliament has passed the Treasury Laws Amendment (Housing Tax Integrity) Bill 2017 as at Wednesday 15th November 2017, with the Bill now legislation.

The new legislation means owners of second-hand residential properties (where contracts exchanged after 7:30pm on the 9th of May 2017) will be ineligible to claim depreciation on plant and equipment assets, such as air … Read more »

Things to clear out of your kitchen before Christmas

You have prawns to prepare, turkeys to stuff, cheese platters to construct and don’t forget the trifle!

This is the one time of year to clear the decks and get rid of unwanted stuff from your draws, pantry, fridge, shelves and benchtops. Be ruthless and the reward will be a smooth run through your Christmas preparations and celebrations.
Throw away or donate to charity:

Broken utensils
Can openers – keep one that … Read more »

Tenant Of The Month :: November 2017 :: Som 

​Congratulations to Som (Partner Bryan pictured) on being awarded Tenant of the Month.

Som has been our tenant for 4.5 years now and is always a pleasure to deal with.

Congratulations Som and thank you.

Handy Tips for around the Home

From cleaning up broken glass to deterring pests or tackling stains on clothes and furniture, we have a few simple, natural solutions that work.

Eucalyptus oil removes the gummy residue left by shop stickers.
To remove furniture indentations from pure wool carpet place a tea towel over the area and then press with a warm iron. The heat will lift the fibres. … Read more »

Creating an Edible Garden

Imagine creating a garden you can draw your dinner from, use as waste disposal and enjoy just being in. Costa Georgiadis. Australia’s much-loved garden guru, landscape architect and champion of sustainability, shares his expert advice on creating an edible garden with The Listing, even if you only have a small space.

In his role as host of ABC’s Gardening Australia, Costa brings together his two loves – plants and people. A … Read more »