Tag: apartment living

Quality of life in high-density apartments varies. Here are 6 ways...

We’re building a lot of apartments in Australia. High-density precincts are being developed across our major cities.

Holiday apartment etiquette for renters

Christmas is right around the corner, so it's very acceptable to start putting up your festive decorations. But when is it not okay to keep them up (and flashing?)

Apartment life for families means living at close quarters, but often...

Newer high-rise developments in Australia’s inner-city areas are increasingly home to parents raising young children. In the 2016 Census, family households represented nearly half...

Beautiful rental apartment decor on a budget

An adjective that describes what renting an apartment in Australia is like is challenging. Not only is it hard to find an apartment that...

Public transport holds key to apartment buying: national survey

Western Australian Housing Minister Peter Tinley has released a national survey of 3,312 apartment owners and occupiers that revealed 50 per cent of those in WA cited proximity to public transport as the main reason for buying their homes.

City problems? A lack of car parking isn’t one of them

Parking is a fiery issue in Australian cities. That’s because cars dominate our cities, supported by decades of unbalanced planning decisions favouring space for cars over...

Easy Ways to Maximise Space in a Tiny Apartment

If you’ve encountered a tiny living area or found you have nowhere to store your belongings, you might be one of many people living...

Average home size hits 22-year low, but VIC homes still top...

Victorians are building the biggest houses in Australia, ahead of the Australian Capital Territory, Western Australia and Queensland, CommSec reports. New data analysis by CommSec shows the...

Live in a small home? Use these tips to stay organised

Organising any home can be difficult, but finding a place for all your stuff in a small house can be particularly troublesome. Guest post -...

Diversity and high density in our cities

This is a podcast discussing topics raised in our series, Australian Cities in the Asian Century. These articles draw on research, just published in a special...