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News Land (blog)

Sunraysia market garden farm land in demand

OVERSEAS and interstate interest in agricultural land in the Sunraysia region has increased remarkably since the start of the year according to one of Mildura’s long established real estate firms. Roccisano Property Group agribusiness specialist estate agent, Michael DePalma, says there is a growing amount of foreign investor inquiry. He...
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Living self-sufficiently in a recycled house

Kieren Lewin lives a self-sufficient lifestyle on a 26ha property at Elphinstone in central Victoria. On his property is a recycled house that is equipped with a stand alone 4.1 kilowatt solar energy electricity system, 150,000 litres of rainwater storage and an A and A worm farm septic waste treatment...
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How to make a Straw Bale house

JOEL Meadows and Cath James wanted a sustainable rammed earth home but the more they explored this option the more their research led them back to the superior thermal properties of rendered straw bales. “Originally we were interested in rammed earth and we didn’t really like the aesthetics of the...
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Going Up the Country

BUYING rural land to build a country lifestyle for yourself requires more specialised knowledge compared to purchasing a residential property. If you buy an established rural property with an existing house and other structural improvements then a thorough expert inspection of each is recommended – just as you would if...
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How to Value a Farmland Lease

THERE are no specific laws that regulate leases of rural farmland or even official data on how many farm leasehold arrangements exist in Victoria. Experienced rural valuer and former property lecturer, Simon A. De Garis, said the uncertainty that surrounds the rural leasehold and land licence property rental market stems...
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