SUPER SPRING MAKEOVER – 7 SIMPLE TWEAKS TO ADD VALUE TO YOUR HOME

Now that the days are finally getting longer and winter is starting to lose its icy grip on the weather, which can only mean one thing – spring cleaning time is just around the corner. This year, while tossing out the old, why not treat your…

WHEN BUYING A HOME, DON’T FORGET TO…

Purchasing a new home is a time of excitement and anxiety about making the right choice, to help you along with the decision-making, here is a checklist of vital things to know about your prospective home, so when you move in there are no unpleasant…

DECORATING AN OUTDOOR PATIO

You’ll need to think about how often you entertain and how many people you may have over at any given time. Maybe you simply want a nice, romantic spot or a family-oriented area for everyone to enjoy. Whatever you envision for your patio,…

HOW TO BEAUTIFY A HOME: 7 INTERESTING AND WHIMSICAL LIGHTING IDEAS

For any home, appropriate lighting is about as important as the roof that covers it. And even though many people will politely disagree, the statement still holds true. Okay, maybe it’s not as important as the roof, but well, it most definitely…

AFFORDABLE STORAGE OPTIONS WHILE RENOVATING

If the idea of your upcoming home or apartment renovations has you stressing out – you’re not alone! Although going through the remodeling process is certainly hectic, there is absolutely no need for you and your family to lose your heads.…

TOP 6 PRESENTATION TIPS FOR PREPARING YOUR HOME FOR SALE

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Selling a home is definitely not an easy process. A home for sale may have many memories attached to it for the seller, but potential buyers will be less interested in the home’s history and more interested in whether or not it that has potential…

HOW TO PREPARE YOUR HOUSE FOR A QUICK SALE

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Recently my next door neighbour was informed by her employer that she was being transferred interstate and would need to move fairly quickly. She didn’t have any family here, so decided she wanted a quick private house sale so she could find…

TURMOIL PROVES A LESSON FOR BORROWERS

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Consider the potential for the cash rate to fall before settling on a fixed-rate loan. Picture: Louise Kennerley. A fixed-interest loan could be a burden if rates are cut amid the latest economic unrest. If interest rates fall significantly…

HEALTHY FOUNDATIONS

Home-building consultant Maryjane Behforouz has spent the last year and a half helping a family in her hometown of Indianapolis construct their dream house. The home will feature natural and local materials where possible, and nothing, from…