Australia has one of many highest pet possession charges on the earth with 62 per cent (5.7 million) households proudly owning a pet.
38.5 per cent of those personal canine (2 in 5 households) and 29.2 per cent have cats (three in 10 households). In Queensland 39 per cent of households have canine alone.
In a current survey by Wotif.com, it revealed that 91 per cent of respondents have a pet and 49.1 per cent of them wish to take them on vacation.
Right here in Port Douglas, we’re adjusting to this demand accordingly with Airbnb’s, cafes, eating places and city planning now catering for off-leash areas, doggy snacks and pet-friendly vacation lodging.
Now with the insurgence of ‘Pandemic Pets’, the place individuals have discovered that working at house permits them to have time for a furry companion, these figures have surged.
Canberra RSPCA has seen adoption charges double over this time and that is echoed all through the nation.
This shift in work setting (with new furry work colleagues) and a pandemic push for a lot of to have the seachange they’ve promised themselves, has lured many settlers to the tropical shores of Port Douglas like a mermaid siren’s tune to drifting sailors.
And with this drift… the requirement for pet-friendly properties.
The Queensland Authorities launched main reforms in 2019 to make pet-friendly possession in rental properties simpler…. So, what about if you wish to buy a pet-friendly property?
This text has been motivated by the truth that the final three properties I’ve offered have been chosen purely by their pet-friendliness issue and I’m frequently receiving enquiries, nearly each day for pet-friendly properties right here in Port Douglas.
So, what do you do when you have a pet and are property looking out in Port Douglas?
In case your finances is beneath $500ok (indifferent homes begin from this value) you then can be greater than probably shopping for a property in a posh – both a unit or a townhouse. There are two sorts of zoned properties in Port Douglas ‘vacation’ and ‘residential’, so step one is guaranteeing that the property is ‘residential’.