A small strata development is a way of retaining an existing house and providing a rear Block. It is an alternative to a Battle Axe Block. This plan shows a typical Small Strata Development.
With this type of development there are 3 Titles as follows:
A block title, of reduced size for the original house [read more...]
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When I saw this Billboard the other day I had turn round to drive past it again, as I didn’t believe it the first time!
They are making it appear that it’s a big deal that they are selling what are the worst blocks on the estate!
A North Facing Block mean [read more...]
Don’t forget to have a look at the Footpath and Nature Strip!
Often forgotten but what’s there can affect what you can do with the block, and general livability.
Some of the things that can affect you are:
Place of the Crossover If the driveway crossover isn’t where you want it it can cost you [read more...]
Noise pollution should be an issue to check when choosing a block.
Relatively low noise levels can affect how you enjoy your garden and allfresco areas. Bad noise can spoil your enjoyment inside as well. (We rented for a few months near a railway and would miss 3-4 lines of TV dialogue every time a [read more...]
It’s a Saturday and your partner says “Why don’t we go and look at some blocks that have been advertised in the paper?”
So you jump in the car and in no time at all you are at the Site.
“That was easy!” you say………….but how realistic is Saturday traffic compared with a weekday [read more...]
Have you seen a Battleaxe Block advertised and wondered what it is?………….Well it is a block that only has a 3-4m frontage on the street.
Often these blocks are as a result of subdividing a long block with the rear block then becoming the ‘Battleaxe block” – coloured pink as in this plan.
In [read more...]