The team at Kathryn Hall Real Estate provided Sydney Moving Guide the content for this post. When my friend “M” came to Sydney, she didn’t know a soul. She was lucky enough to secure a flat before she landed, thought she was so clever and organised doing all her research online; she thought she could […]
Apartment Search Tips
Searching for a place to live in Sydney is not an easy task. The rental market is very competitive. You need to do your homework before viewing openings.
As expats living in Sydney, we moved three times in our first four years. Most expats end up moving a number of times before settling down more permanently. It never gets any easier but if you are prepared, you will beat the competition.
Reading through these posts on Sydney Moving Guide will give you the edge you will need.
The team at Kathryn Hall Real Estate provided Sydney Moving Guide the content for this post. What you need to know about Sydney’s competitive rental market. When I arrived in Sydney back in 1988, I was looking for a rental apartment in Neutral Bay. Real estate agents happily drove me around, showing all the suitable […]
I’ve got another great guest post to share with you today from an American expat family living in Sydney. John and Erin’s blog is Living EZ where they have a free, printable inspection checklist for parents looking for toddler-friendly apartments in Sydney. Definitely worth getting before you start going to inspections. Alright, I’ll now turn […]
Today’s Question Well we finally did it – we are in Sydney! Been here two weeks already and loving it for the most part. Having a tough time finding a permanent place with two kids age 10 and 8. Ideally, we want a house with a yard but now looking far out from CBD like […]
Best Sydney suburbs for expats with small children that are close to Central Station. “What neighbourhood in Sydney should we live?” has to be the single most common question I get. It’s also one of the hardest questions to answer because, well for one, Sydney is a large city with many different neighbourhoods. But also, […]
How do you decide where to live in Sydney when you’ve never been before? Well, you could spend hours Googling each suburb or going through expat forums looking for recommendations or you can ask me. Today’s Email I’m moving from NYC to Sydney on November 13th. You mentioned your struggle to find an apartment in […]
Most expats moving to Sydney on a 457 visa only have two weeks to find an apartment. In fact, I have yet to hear of someone who moved to Australia on a 457 visa that had more than two weeks in a hotel, paid for by the sponsoring company. Today’s Email I have been granted […]
This is a guest post from Ana Gusso. Ana works in Education Marketing focusing on international students and has assisted countless people to pursue their dreams overseas. Ana has graciously agreed to write about one of the most commonly asked questions I get from students moving to Sydney for school. “Where can I afford to […]
This week’s Mailbox Monday post is from someone moving to Sydney to study at the University of Sydney. Today’s Question: I plan on doing a study abroad in July at the University of Sydney and I have no plans of returning to the states afterwards. I will be done with school after my studies at […]
Finding an Apartment in Sydney Without Knowing the City When we arrived in Sydney we had no idea where to begin looking for an apartment. In fact, I didn’t even realize that rentals are listed by weekly rent, not monthly. Imagine my shock when that $650 per month was really $650 per week. Whole new […]
Once you are familiar with the different suburbs of Sydney and have given your budget some thought, do a few searches on Domain.com.au to see what’s available. After a couple of searches you will start to recognise different rental agencies like LJ Hooker and Raine & Horne. Perhaps you have even seen the same real […]