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The Hidden Costs Of Moving House

Before moving, it’s worthwhile considering it cost the average person over $5,000!!!


Cost To Move Rental Property Case Study


“Finding a new home can be fun, sometimes … but moving house is the worst. It is one of the most disruptive, stressful and chaotic of life experiences. It can also be really expensive. I packed up my life and moved to a new apartment last week, so while the pain is still fresh in my mind, here’s a list of everything you will need to factor into your budget when planning your next move.” – By Cassandra Byrnes


Item Cost Comments
Moving Boxes -$200 Unless you have been hoarding boxes
Bond Cleaning -$660 You can clean it yourself if you can find the time
Removalists -$900 Hahaha you have to read our blog post to appreciate this cost
Take Away Food -$570 + weight gain
Time off Work -$450 you could have spent these precious days drinking G&Ts by the pool instead
Random Stuff -$200 + relationship counselling + a scratched-up car and damaged garden
New Bond* -$1,700 We know you’ll return the property cleaner than you found & get a full bond refund
2 Weeks Rent Paid Upfront -$850 Rent in advance doesn’t exist unless you pay 4 weeks upfront & always stay 2 weeks in front
Total Cost to Move $5,530
*Ideally, you’ll get your old Bond back but until then it’s a temporary out of pocket expense.


Read the full article by Cassandra Byrnes:

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Managing Director & Principal Licensee

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WARNING!!! – Cheap Property Managers Can End Up Being Very Expensive!

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