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Are you feeling a little cramped and looking to utilise some space from your backyard? Before deciding whether to build a unit, granny flat or studio on your land it is important to know the types of buildings available and what meets your needs. A planning...

With only a few minutes of your time and the cost of a telephone call you can potentially save thousands of dollars or a lot of heartache! I have seen people caught out after buying a home, either because they didn’t understand the restrictions on their...

[caption id="attachment_37" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="Researching Local Planning Policy"][/caption] Every local council in Victoria has local planning policy – and some have more than others! It is important to understand the local policies that apply to your project to make sure that your project won't become derailed. Generally...

So, you have seen an advertisement on a neighbouring property about a proposed development - what next? The Development First, you need to see the plans. You may have to go to the council office or you may be able to view something online.  Contact the council...

While doing some research for a project recently I found this really useful website called Housing In Victoria.  It has been set up to provide data on housing and housing affordability indicators.  It is an interactive website with a number of different indicators and data...