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What do you call these places

Discussion in 'Property Management' started by dabbler, 14th Feb, 2017.

  1. dabbler

    dabbler Well-Known Member

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    I have a PM that insists the below are "units"

    Semi detached house

    Duplex

    In NSW many of these are torrens title, not strata, but one PM in particular says they are units and makes out that a 3 bed semi is the same as a 2 bed motel style unit.

    I consider them a house, they have no common areas or usage of land, only a common dividing wall usually, how do you advertise them or class them ?
     
  2. Perthguy

    Perthguy Well-Known Member

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    I would not call anything with a common wall a "house". I would call it a semi, duplex, unit, maisonette or townhouse (if 2 story).

    If I was searching in re.com.au and specified type: house, I would not expect such a dwelling to be listed and I get annoyed when they are. If I specified type: unit, I would expect to see a dwelling like that listed.
     
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  3. Chivaun

    Chivaun Property Manager - Logan, Brisbane, Ipswich Business Member

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  4. Marg4000

    Marg4000 Well-Known Member

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    To me, a house is stand alone on its own block of land.
    A duplex would be similar to a townhouse or villa in a complex.
    Marg
     
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