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Rhodes or Macquarie Park

xiaolicoxiaolico AustraliaPosts: 844Member

Hi everyone, we are in the process of purchasing our apartment na. We narrowed it down to two places na kaya namin and of naman for us. Saan ba Mas ok, Rhodes or Macquarie park? Salamat sa sasagot.

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  • auyeahauyeah Manila
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    Congratulations! Both are good areas. For me, it depends nalang how close it is sa work place, train station, and available schools, if you have kids.

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  • xiaolicoxiaolico Australia
    Posts: 844Member
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    @auyeah said:
    Congratulations! Both are good areas. For me, it depends nalang how close it is sa work place, train station, and available schools, if you have kids.

    Thank you

    Computer Network and Systems Engineer - 263111
    Age 33-39- 25points
    English superior- 20points
    Bachelor's Degree- 15points
    Work Experience- 10pts
    Total- 70pts

    July 25, 2016- Lodged ACS
    August 2, 2016- Favorable letter from ACS
    January 10, 2017- Took PTE
    January 12, 2017- PTE exam results (L90 R86 S90 W79)
    January 12, 2017- EOI
    January 18, 2017- ITA received
    January 19, 2017- NBI (hit)
    January 23, 2017- Visa Lodge 189
    January 24, 2017- Medical bgc
    January 27, 2017- NBI clearance received
    February 2, 2017- Medical cleared (no action required)
    February 15, 2017- Grant
    October 26, 2017- Flight to Melbourne
    October 27, 2017- Landed in Melbourne
    July 14, 2018- Moved to Sydney
    October 11, 2019- Wife gave birth to a baby boy
    October 20, 2019- Applied for baby's birth certificate online
    October 23, 2019- Baby boy's birth certificate received
    October 25, 2019- Applied for baby's medicare
    October 31, 2019- Baby's medicare activated
    October 31, 2019- Applied for baby's citizenship certificate
    November 7, 2019- Received baby's citizenship certificate
    November 13, 2019- Applied for baby's passport
    November 20, 2019- Baby's AU passport received

  • LittleFingerLittleFinger Manila, Philippines
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    Joined: Apr 12, 2014

    Macquarie Park is better specially if you’ll turn it to IP. Mas marami renters sa area because of companies nearby and uni.

  • xiaolicoxiaolico Australia
    Posts: 844Member
    Joined: Aug 13, 2016

    @LittleFinger said:
    Macquarie Park is better specially if you’ll turn it to IP. Mas marami renters sa area because of companies nearby and uni.

    Thanks. I decided to go with rhodes. Thanks for the reply, appreciate it.

    Computer Network and Systems Engineer - 263111
    Age 33-39- 25points
    English superior- 20points
    Bachelor's Degree- 15points
    Work Experience- 10pts
    Total- 70pts

    July 25, 2016- Lodged ACS
    August 2, 2016- Favorable letter from ACS
    January 10, 2017- Took PTE
    January 12, 2017- PTE exam results (L90 R86 S90 W79)
    January 12, 2017- EOI
    January 18, 2017- ITA received
    January 19, 2017- NBI (hit)
    January 23, 2017- Visa Lodge 189
    January 24, 2017- Medical bgc
    January 27, 2017- NBI clearance received
    February 2, 2017- Medical cleared (no action required)
    February 15, 2017- Grant
    October 26, 2017- Flight to Melbourne
    October 27, 2017- Landed in Melbourne
    July 14, 2018- Moved to Sydney
    October 11, 2019- Wife gave birth to a baby boy
    October 20, 2019- Applied for baby's birth certificate online
    October 23, 2019- Baby boy's birth certificate received
    October 25, 2019- Applied for baby's medicare
    October 31, 2019- Baby's medicare activated
    October 31, 2019- Applied for baby's citizenship certificate
    November 7, 2019- Received baby's citizenship certificate
    November 13, 2019- Applied for baby's passport
    November 20, 2019- Baby's AU passport received

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