Brutal’ life for young in aged care homes

This is why we urge our SDA Smart Home investors to focus on funding the construction of High Physical Support Homes… Find out more by joining us at the next NDIS/SDA seminar. Reserve Seats here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/ndis-sda-smart-homes-invest… ‘Brutal’ life for young in aged care homes Megan Neil AAP Sunday, 8 September 2019 10:06 am Younger people should not be forced into a “brutal and wasted life” in nursing homes because they have nowhere else to go, a royal commission has been told. Advocates say long-overdue systemic changes are needed to address the problem of people aged under-65 with complex disability support needs who end up in residential aged care. “Young people shouldn’t… Read More

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Pledge to get young people out of aged care, into community

The federal government is investing in special disability accommodation and has pledged to get all young people out of the residential aged care system within four years. Paul Fletcher Families and social services minister Paul Fletcher outlined the government’s National Action Plan for Younger People in Residential Aged Care  initiative at a national specialist disability accommodation conference in Melbourne last Friday. The plan comes in response to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, which is examining young people in residential care as one of its terms of reference. “To those with disability aged 45 and under who are living in residential aged care today and wish to get out –… Read More

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Apartment values to jump up to 11 per cent in some Brisbane suburbs

Apartment values to jump up to 11 per cent in some Brisbane suburbs Elizabeth Tilley 07 JAN 2019 Brisbane’s apartment market is set for strong growth in the next two years. Image: AAP/Darren England. BRISBANE’S recovering apartment market is set to lead the nation over the next two years, with values forecast to grow more than in any other major capital city. Moody’s Analytics expects apartments to outperform houses throughout greater Brisbane in 2019, as the city continues to defy a national housing downturn led by Sydney and Melbourne. A new report reveals apartment values are set to recover by 2.8 per cent in 2019, followed by sharper growth of… Read More

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The Specialist Disability Housing Market and How Developers Can Help: NDIS

Prompted by a Four Corners’ investigation into the aged care sector, news of an aged care royal commission rocked the industry in September, shining a much-needed light on damning reports of neglect and abuse in Australia’s nursing homes. Prompted by a Four Corners’ investigation into the aged care sector, news of an aged care royal commission rocked the industry in September, shining a much-needed light on damning reports of neglect and abuse in Australia’s nursing homes. The scope of the inquiry also includes the more than 12,000 young Australians with disabilities living in unsuitable and inappropriate accommodation, with 6,200 currently living in aged care. Young people occupy more than 20 per cent of all… Read More

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“Our research has found that inner Brisbane is now struggling to keep up with the underlying demand”- Michael Matuzik, Sept 2018. 

Matuzik Missive: Inner Brisbane Apartments First a quick heads up… I have teamed up with my colleague Paul Broad to do two things: firstly, to provide a very focused project advice consultancy service and secondly to author a series of detailed new projected-related reports covering the east coast housing markets. 1. Project Advice Service Our partnership is designed to help get your project right – through advice and collaboration – as to the type of residential project best suited to the area’s population and demographic characteristics, the site’s locational attributes and prevailing market conditions. Collectively we have helped over 1,000 new housing projects.  We have been in this business for 30 years. Check out our… Read More

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PD Smart Homes Courier Mail feature 15th Sept, 2018. “More than meets the eye at this money-spinning home design…”

More than meets the eye at this money-spinning home design News Corp Australia 16 SEP 2018 Property Direct has release a new housing product designed to allow investors to draw several income streams off a single residential property. A Brisbane project marketing company has released a new housing product — and it could be a real money-spinner. The home design, which looks like an average house from the street, has one three-bedroom residence for families and a separate smaller one-bedroom unit, as well as solar systems which can be sold to both tenants and the grid. There is more than meets the eye at this money spinning project. It was… Read More

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NEXT GENERATION IN HOUSING DESIGN FOR RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY INVESTORS

Property Direct has released an innovative new housing product, designed specifically to allow investors to draw four income streams off a single residential property. The homes, which appear as a standard house from the street, consist of one three-bedroom, two-bathroom family residence plus a separate one-bedroom, one-bathroom unit. Property Direct, which specialises in townhouse and apartment projects, spent two years working with local councils, banks, renewable energy companies, architects and builders to develop the ground-breaking designs. In addition to offering investors the opportunity to draw two rents from the one house, the PD Smart Homes include innovative solar systems which allow landlords to sell power back to the grid, and… Read More

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PD Smart Homes – is this the next generation in property investment?

A great way to supply this demanding market is through the option of providing dual living properties, which make financial sense for investors. PD Smart Homes will out dual living in turbo-charge mode, offering 4 income streams from one property. Dual living properties are shinning through as one of the leading choices in property investment, so let’s have a look at the facts. Generally, we know that families still really prefer houses, and there is not a huge demand for families requiring apartments and units because they generally go for houses for the space and also the yard. If you wanted to attract a family I think you would need at least… Read More

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Gold Coast downsizers favouring dual living properties

Cashed-up empty nesters over the age of 50 are seeking out properties for dual income homes, according to Business Development Manager and Chief Auctioneer at Raine & Horne, David Bennett. And it’s not hard to see why this is such an appealing option. “Highly sought-after dual income, strata title properties will normally be located close to a beach or waterway, have wide street frontages that potentially provide extra access and aesthetic curbside appeal, and they will be well-serviced by public transport,” he said. Defined as a residential building where two homes share a central wall, dual living is a growing trend in the Queensland real estate market, as more buyers realize the… Read More

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