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Old Aug 29th 2002, 10:06 am
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Dear All

More advice needed:

Main considerations:

1. Good schools
2. Close as poss. to beach
3. In northern suburbs
4. within 25 km of CBD
5. Safe as possible ie crime etc
6. Up and coming (ie house prices on the up)
7. Near Baldbutts!!! (so Robert and Kaelan can go to the same school)

The last one aside, can anyone advise me on good suburbs to buy in. Prices we have been looking at have been around the £200-250,000 mark.

Thanks very much

PS Any other useful advice would be great (on Perth)

Nic, Dean and K
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Schools is a big research topic for us the moment. We're looking at www.aussiemove.com where you can get some good info, school types, no of pupils, actual school web sites plus some information regarding the socio-economic area the schools are taking their pupils from. We're trying to do this in line with area's of choice for living and trying to match them up. We then intend to draw up a list priority wise, as much as we can before going over to vist in October, prior to moving out in Jan.

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Brill- can i leave you guys to do all the work and then i can poach all the info off you!!!!! Which suburbs are you thinking of at the mo?

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Schools is a big research topic for us the moment. We're looking at www.aussiemove.com where you can get some good info, school types, no of pupils, actual school web sites plus some information regarding the socio-economic area the schools are taking their pupils from. We're trying to do this in line with area's of choice for living and trying to match them up. We then intend to draw up a list priority wise, as much as we can before going over to vist in October, prior to moving out in Jan.

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We've been here on a recce mission for the last 3 weeks.

Perth is as great as it has ever been (this is my 3rd visit over the last 14 years).
I've already been offered a job on a cray boat but have turned it down as I get
seasick and don't fancy cutting the dorsal fins off stil living tiger sharks.

We have been researching the same suburbs you are asking about and have come up with
the following conclusions:

Hillarys: Yes, good primary and secondary schools, although the secondary school is
private and seemed a bit "stiff" - I'm not coming out here for my 3 kids to be over
disciplined, they can join the army for that. Nice houses

Sorrento: Yes, much like Hillarys. Nice Houses. I think the secondary school is
catholic (Sacred Heart).

Ocean Reef: Yes, good primary and secondary schools although the secondary school
apparently has a reputation for drugs. It seemed OK to me.

Mullalloo: Yes, nice houses and beach.

Kallaroo: No, a bit run down.

Mindarie: No, too far out, not very good beaches (rocky to the north and
comaratively hard access to the south - still paradise compared to any beach in the
UK though), expensive houses. Just too new plus I'm not moving out here to be
surrounded by Brits!

Rule of thumb, left of Marmion Avenue OK, right of Marmion, less OK, but I guess a
lot has to do with your resources.

Have a look at our online photo album of the visit:

http://www.geocities.com/d_pet-
ty2001/australia


Cheers,

Dan





NickyTurner <[email protected]> wrote in message
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    > Dear All
    > More advice needed:
    > Main considerations:
    > 1. Good schools
    > 2. Close as poss. to beach
    > 3. In northern suburbs
    > 4. within 25 km of CBD
    > 5. Safe as possible ie crime etc
    > 6. Up and coming (ie house prices on the up)
    > 7. Near Baldbutts!!! (so Robert and Kaelan can go to the same school)
    > The last one aside, can anyone advise me on good suburbs to buy in. Prices we have
    > been looking at have been around the £200-250,000 mark.
    > Thanks very much
    > PS Any other useful advice would be great (on Perth)
    > Nic, Dean and K
 
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Originally posted by NickyTurner:
Dear All

More advice needed:

Main considerations:

1. Good schools
2. Close as poss. to beach
3. In northern suburbs
4. within 25 km of CBD
5. Safe as possible ie crime etc
6. Up and coming (ie house prices on the up)
7. Near Baldbutts!!! (so Robert and Kaelan can go to the same school)

The last one aside, can anyone advise me on good suburbs to buy in. Prices we have been looking at have been around the £200-250,000 mark.

Thanks very much

PS Any other useful advice would be great (on Perth)

Nic, Dean and K

For that price anything beach side would not be very good or that close to beach. Try older part of Joondalup big homes still cheap and good value, close to everything and will take off .See REIWA site this will show most homes for sale , you could build but cheap blocks are farther out look at blocks around $100,000 that way enough left to build and finish off ,good luck.
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Dear Dan

Those photos were fabulous. I havent been to Perth since i was 12 and i think they are the best photos i have seen, truly displaying what alot of beautiful places there are for me to look forward to seeing!
Can i suggest that you make a special thread with your photos on so that everyone can have a look? Also, please email all your details to me at [email protected] so that i can put you on our Perth spreadsheet that we are compling (up to 18 families now!).

Cheers

Nicky
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Originally posted by Dave:
We've been here on a recce mission for the last 3 weeks.

Perth is as great as it has ever been (this is my 3rd visit over the last 14 years).
I've already been offered a job on a cray boat but have turned it down as I get
seasick and don't fancy cutting the dorsal fins off stil living tiger sharks.

We have been researching the same suburbs you are asking about and have come up with
the following conclusions:

Hillarys: Yes, good primary and secondary schools, although the secondary school is
private and seemed a bit "stiff" - I'm not coming out here for my 3 kids to be over
disciplined, they can join the army for that. Nice houses

Sorrento: Yes, much like Hillarys. Nice Houses. I think the secondary school is
catholic (Sacred Heart).

Ocean Reef: Yes, good primary and secondary schools although the secondary school
apparently has a reputation for drugs. It seemed OK to me.

Mullalloo: Yes, nice houses and beach.

Kallaroo: No, a bit run down.

Mindarie: No, too far out, not very good beaches (rocky to the north and
comaratively hard access to the south - still paradise compared to any beach in the
UK though), expensive houses. Just too new plus I'm not moving out here to be
surrounded by Brits!

Rule of thumb, left of Marmion Avenue OK, right of Marmion, less OK, but I guess a
lot has to do with your resources.

Have a look at our online photo album of the visit:

http://www.geocities.com/d_pet-
ty2001/australia


Cheers,

Dan





NickyTurner <[email protected]> wrote in message
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    > Dear All
    > More advice needed:
    > Main considerations:
    > 1. Good schools
    > 2. Close as poss. to beach
    > 3. In northern suburbs
    > 4. within 25 km of CBD
    > 5. Safe as possible ie crime etc
    > 6. Up and coming (ie house prices on the up)
    > 7. Near Baldbutts!!! (so Robert and Kaelan can go to the same school)
    > The last one aside, can anyone advise me on good suburbs to buy in. Prices we have
    > been looking at have been around the £200-250,000 mark.
    > Thanks very much
    > PS Any other useful advice would be great (on Perth)
    > Nic, Dean and K
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