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  • 5 Way To Protect Yourself From Bad Tenants

    Over 7 million people rent their homes in Australia, according to 2016 census data. That’s close to a third of the population. The vast majority of this group are reliable and trustworthy, making for fantastic tenants. Unfortunately, there are some who are the exact opposite, presenting a huge risk to … Read more

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  • Seven renovating lessons you don’t want to learn too late

    Each renovation and extension project is different, which is what makes them both very exciting and a little scary. The key is to know where to look for trouble spots and how to identify opportunities so that you get the right result for your project. There will be dozens of … Read more

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  • Which Type of Properties Do Lenders Like (and Dislike) Most?

    The mortgage industry in Australia is worth a whopping $78 billion and employs almost 160,000 people, IBISWorld data shows. With so much money on the line, it’s no surprise that most lenders are very careful about the properties they secure loans against. For fledgling buyers, this can be challenging. With … Read more

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  • How To Get The Maximum Value Out of Your Property Manager

    Smart property investment can be your key to a better retirement and a more secure future. That’s why getting the most out of the property manager you hire to look after your investment is absolutely essential. As dramatic as it sounds your future could quite literally depend on how well … Read more

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  • How to Fit Out Your First Home

    Whether you are getting married, buying your first home or simply moving into your first real place of your own, you will likely find yourself with some shopping to do. A plan can help you stay focused and avoid unnecessary purchases, saving money and time (not to mention clutter) in the long … Read more

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  • How To Inspect a Home Before You Buy

    When you think you’ve found the one, it can be easy to overlook the finer details. However, buying a property requires a discerning eye. Even if you’ve done your fair share of rental inspections in the past, viewing a home that might be yours forever calls for a few key … Read more

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  • Homebuyer Hints: 10 Easy Fixes For That Almost-Perfect House

    From price and location to the physical structure itself, the list of things to keep in mind when shopping for a house can seem endless. But some problems you encounter don’t need to affect your final decision. Although easy is a relative term, accomplishing the 10 fixes that follow is … Read more

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  • Add Colours To Your Bedroom

    Stand out in a sea of grey, white and blush toned bedrooms with a light and bright refresh. Your bedroom is your haven – a place to relax at the end of the day and wake refreshed and ready to go. But did you know colour plays a role in … Read more

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  • How To Create A Feature Wall Using Wallpaper

    Make an artistic statement with wallpaper – from designer art to your own images on a large scale. Wallpaper has changed since the days of mustard florals and flocked prints. Modern wallpapers are created by artists, designers and even celebrities, clean and quick to install, and new technology in papers … Read more

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