Why you should have a property manager if you are an investor
February 20, 2019
As an investor, tenants can be taxing – but there is an easier solution. A property manager actually does a lot more than just advertising for new tenants. Ever wondered what else they do to make your life as a landlord easier?
Moving details that you shouldn’t forget
February 18, 2019
Packing is normally the first thing you think of when its time to move – but there’s much more than you need to take into account when changing your address.
How can you help your children cope with a big move
February 13, 2019
While exciting, big moves can be stressful – especially for children. Adapting to a new environment and not fully understanding the process can cause confusion and anxiety in your children – but there are some things that you as a parent can do to help make the transition smoother.
Get a head start on selling your home
February 11, 2019
Is selling your home on your list of things to do? Listen up! Here are 4 ways for that you to get ahead in your quest.
How to build a swimming pool
February 06, 2019
A swimming pool in your backyard is something most of us dream of. But if you don’t have a pool already, building one can be a very big project. Whether you are building an in-ground or above-ground pool, time and budgets are top considerations.
How to customise your cookie cutter apartment
February 04, 2019
Do you live in a modern apartment development? Then chances are that it’s probably a standard layout and design – developers most times will build the most cost-effective and time-efficient option than create something bespoke and unique.
Get your backyard summer ready
January 30, 2019
Summer is here! Building an outdoor entertaining area is a great way to make use of your outdoor space – here are some ideas to get your backyard in tip top shape for entertaining your friends and family.
Staging – everything you need to know
January 28, 2019
While it may have been the thing to sell homes vacant – or with tenants in them – it’s definitely all about staging today.
Investment property – what type of property is right for you?
January 23, 2019
Property is always a good long term investment option - with a wealth of options of what you can do, have you ever wondered what type of property would be best suited to you and your portfolio?
Choose the best home design for you!
January 21, 2019
Building a home can be stressful – choosing a home design that will work for you and your family while considering your budget restraints can seem daunting. Here are a few questions to ask yourself to help you choose the best home design for you!
Checklist for selling your home
January 16, 2019
Selling your home can be both exciting and daunting at the same time. You may be excited for the move ahead – but getting the right price on your current home may be a scary prospect. There is also a lot of legal jargon to get acquainted with, open houses and tricky negotiations – here’s the ultimate checklist when selling your home.
The essential home safety and security checklist
January 14, 2019
Home security can be a major concern – for most of us, it’s one of our most valuable financial assets. A break in is upsetting – broken windows and door frames, the feeling of having your personal space invaded and the concern for the safety of your loved ones. Crime statistics obviously differ between suburbs and regions, but it’s always good to do a quick security check of your home from time to time.
Tips for creating a low-maintenance home
January 10, 2019
Reducing the maintenance of your home saves time and money – if you are building a new home or are just looking for some tips to make your home more efficient, then these tips may just help.
Building? You need to know these things before you start!
January 07, 2019
Building your own home can be exciting – but it can quickly become overwhelming and scary. From finance management to understanding your builder’s lingo, building can be a very stressful time in most people’s lives.
Decorating ideas for any apartment
January 02, 2019
Apartments can be tricky when decorating – smaller spaces can mean that your big ideas don’t quite fit. Here are a few clever to use when decorating any apartment
How to make your house a home
December 31, 2018
Have you ever stayed in a house that just didn’t quite feel like home? Creating a home filled with spaces you love is easier than you may think! A home is created through bringing to life your own personal style, creating spaces you love and adding items that are sentimental to you.
Home trends for the new year
December 26, 2018
As we head into 2019, we’re seeing some great home design trends that are set to shake things up. Technology, appliances and colour are evolving and in 2019 we will start to see this brought into the home. Which of these trends are you set to fall in love with?
Is your tenant unhappy about this?
December 24, 2018
It can sometimes be tricky to know if your tenant is truly happy – but did you know that most renters are actually concerned about the consequences of requesting repairs? Some fear that such a request could end in a rent rise and others fear eviction.
Parts of your home that you’re probably forgetting to clean
December 19, 2018
There are probably nooks of your home that you are forgetting to clean – besides the usual mopping of floors and wiping of tables. In the bigger picture of home cleanliness, they probably seem minor – but what are the subsequent hygiene issues associated with skipping these areas. Next time you clean, check out these areas
Is it time to call an exterminator?
December 17, 2018
Summer is known to bring more insects and pests into the home. And while everyone has a tolerance of what they can endure, an increase in cockroaches, flees or other mites may push you over the edge.