News, Events, Photos & Info - An ADDREZ for 146 Gallipoli Rd, Carina Heights

Neighbours, everybody needs good neighbours…

Well, we've been here for a few months now, there are still a few minor "glitches" with the house (e.g. TV Points) but all in all we are feeling very settled. We've caught up with some of the neighbours - who are ALL very nice.  We rarely seem to cross paths (everyone has such a hectic lifestyle these days) but it's always nice to have a chat. We've also got some news on the block at the … [Read more...]

Property Maintenance Ponderings

I'm quite new to the rental game... it has been many years since I have been a tenant and I am a little bemused by the whole concept and process of rental property maintenance. In order to get the most out of any property, some level of maintenance is required.  No matter how careful you are, or how new and fresh the property is, there will always be things that break, wear out, or just don't … [Read more...]

The Dishwasher Saga – should it really be this hard?

I've never really been a great fan of dishwashers.  We tend not to use that many dishes and I usually find it quicker and easier to wash them by hand anyway.  I also think it is a good discipline for the kids, to get involved with "washing the dishes". However, as a part of the rental agreement, we were assured that a new dishwasher would be installed. We were promised this would be done before … [Read more...]

Things that go Bump in the night…

Well it's more of a scratch/scrape really than a bump... and it doesn't just happen in the night.... but we seem to have some uninvited "guests" scurrying around in the walls. We've not seen any other evidence, just a variety of scratching and scraping sounds emanating from the walls - at various times and locations. We suspect Rats because the noise is too much for mice... and probably not … [Read more...]

When it Rains…..

Upon first inspecting the property, I had noticed some odd looking plumbing fittings sticking out of the ground down one side of the house.  I figured they were something to do with the drainage system.  I've since learned that they are actually part of a "soak pit" which has been put in place to deal with the stormwater runoff.   A Soak Pit, also known as a soakaway or leach pit, is a covered, … [Read more...]

Picked up the Keys – Woo Hoo

Picked up the keys from Remax... yippeee... can start "moving in", althouguh there is no rush and expect it to take a week or so before we are "officially" in. … [Read more...]

SOLD – December 2011

Sold on December 11th 2011 … [Read more...]

Sold – Oct 2009

Sold for $537,500 (this was for the FULL Block - which has subsequently been subdivided into 2 seperate blocks) … [Read more...]

Sold – Dec 1979

Sold for $48,000 … [Read more...]