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Rory Bentham

Direct Connect is the largest moving services company in Australia, moving renters and home owners across the country. Over the last 10 years we have helped over 1 million people move house. Our expert team is Australian based, so we can help you move just about anywhere – whether it’s to the next suburb or interstate. 

Simple Energy Saving Tips For Your Home Appliances - Direct Connect. Getting Back To Normal After Moving. At what point is someone really "moved in" ?

Getting Back To Normal After Moving

Is it once all the boxes are off the truck? Or perhaps when all those boxes are finally emptied? It’s a tough question to answer, but at its core, being "moved in" is all about getting back to normal – after all, you did just uproot your entire life and move it somewhere else! For this transitional period, we have a few tips that will help you "get back to normal", and not sit in your new home without electricity and gas, at the very least! Going Offline? For some, going without the Internet is an unthinkable and disturbing concept! Most people do have a smartphone with a data connection, but that is only going to take you so far. Most Telco’s allow for you to purchase data packs that bump up your browsing ability for much less than the cost of excess charges.

The Dinner Run One certainty of a move is that lunch and dinner will usually be takeaway meals. The Difference Always-On Makes * For Terms and Conditions visit January Winner - Direct Connect. 6 Tips for a Winning Rental Application. To help maximize your chances of landing the perfect pad, here are 6 winning tips for your rental application: Have the correct documentation The number one rule for rental applications is to make sure you have every piece of required documentation.

6 Tips for a Winning Rental Application

Laura Gumbley from McGrath Property Management says partially complete applications go straight to the bottom of the pile. Most rental applications require 100 points of ID, payslips and rental references, so make sure you have copies of these ready to go. Laura also stresses the importance of checking each individual application form to make sure you haven’t missed anything, as forms can vary between properties and agencies.

Go digital These days, most agencies use online applications, so keeping digital copies of your supporting documents is essential. Laura recommends Trading Reference Australia, which allows you to create an online profile and store your documentation. Include a cover letter Personal referees are important Get a guarantor. TOP 10 THINGS YOU COULD DO IN 103 MINUTES. Everything you didn't think of about moving. This often results in scrummaging through perfectly packed boxes, frantic searching between the old house and new, and last-minute calls to suppliers to organise your utility connections like electricity, gas, and phone connections.

Everything you didn't think of about moving

Keep the stress levels to a minimum with these handy hints when you move to your new home. We only get to vote once every four years, so it’s easy to forget that your address on the electoral roll must be kept up to date! To avoid a fine, change your address online or pick up a form at any Australian Electoral Commission office, Australia Post outlet, or at any Medicare or Centrelink service centre and return to the AEC. Moving with Direct Connect and Need Insurance? Real Insurance Real Insurance is part of The Hollard Group – one of the world’s leading insurers with operations in Australia, Africa, Europe, India, China and the United States.

Moving with Direct Connect and Need Insurance?

Operating in the Australian market since 2005, Hollard now secure the lives or assets of more than 700,000 Australians. With over 7.2 million policies worldwide you know you’re in safe hands. Real Insurance for peace of mind As a Direct Connect customer you are eligible to receive: Up to 15% off Contents Insurance* Up to 15% off Home Insurance* Up to 25% off Home & Contents Insurance* Multi-policy discount of 10% off Car Insurance if Contents or Home Insurance is purchased Real Insurance is a trading name of product issuer, The Hollard Insurance Company Pty Ltd (Hollard) ABN 78 090 584 473, AFSL No. 241436.

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How To Connect Power To a New House

You need to ensure that there is clear access to any power meters; if the meter is located inside your home, you may need to be present for the connection. It will be in your best interests to organise your connection on a weekday; most power companies do not work on weekends or public holidays. If they do, they will usually charge you an extra connection fee. Once the power has been connected, you should visit your home prior to moving to make sure everything is working: check lights, electrical sockets, stoves and any other built-in appliances.

ORGANISING GAS CONNECTION. Simple Energy Saving Tips for your Home Appliances. Always On Guarantee. Moving with Direct Connect and Need Insurance? Moving Check List 170715. Mover Pack.