Reeling in the Ratbags

Right now (late 2004), somewhere in a State Government office, a team of bureaucrats, lawyers and politicians is trying to untangle the unholy mess that is our apartment-living strata laws.…

Renters are people too

There’s absolutely nothing wrong with living side-by-side with renters in an apartment building – as long as they’re good neighbours, who cares? But you would be wise to avoid buildings…

Who owns the view?

There are few sights more chilling to an apartment owner that the appearance of a construction crane somewhere between you and your view, for which you have paid handsomely. We…

Vertical Villages

Some people still think of apartment living as a sad sequel of Rear Window, a collection of lonely desperates with only the view from their windows offering the distant promise…