House Painting – To DIY or Not to DIY; that is the Question

As time goes on, virtually every homeowner will be faced with the prospect of having to repaint his or her home. Over the years, much debate has ensued regarding whether this project should be undertaken in a DIY capacity or whether it will be better to hire professional painters. Below are a few pros and

By |2018-05-24T03:28:53+00:00May 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Dampness – What causes it and How to prevent it from Causing Damage in your Home

Regardless of how insignificant it may seem, any form of water damage can not only have a severe effect on your family’s overall standard of living; in many cases, it poses serious risks to a person’s health as well. Although some water- and dampness-related issues will only be detectable during a thorough property inspection, many

By |2018-05-17T05:33:30+00:00May 17th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Mastering the Bidding Process at a House Auction

Are you considering purchasing a home by means of an auction, but are unsure whether you’ll be successful or not? If so, continue reading to learn more about how to not only navigate, but also master the auction process from start to finish. Learn to Understand Body Language Once you have learned to ready specific

By |2018-05-11T05:10:57+00:00May 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Handover Inspections – Crucial Points you Need to Know

Homebuyers often believe that if they purchase new properties, they will not need to worry about having any inspections performed. However, having a complete handover inspection carried out is just as essential as ensuring that you buy a home in the right suburb at a price you can comfortably afford. Below are some crucial points

By |2018-05-04T01:58:19+00:00May 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Nipping Nosy Neighbours in the Bud with Plants, Fences and Screens

If you have a low boundary fence between you and your neighbours, you will most likely be thinking that your only option for resolving this would be to erect a higher fence. However, there are a few other options that will be able to provide sufficient privacy while also improving the aesthetic appeal of your

By |2018-04-28T10:38:47+00:00April 28th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Buying a House? Crucial Tips to Keep in Mind

Buying a home is just as exciting for seasoned buyers as it is for those who are entering the property market for the first time, and while many experienced house buyers may think they ‘know it all’ with regards to signing on the dotted line, this is not always the case. Below are some fantastic

By |2018-04-20T03:12:13+00:00April 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Beautify your Bathroom on a Tight Budget

When the words ‘bathroom upgrade’ come to mind, it tends to conjure up images of bathtubs, basins, showers and toilets being ripped out, tiles being lifted and homeowners being engulfed in clouds of dust for weeks or even months on end. However, even the smallest changes can make a tremendous difference to the appearance of

By |2018-04-12T12:00:58+00:00April 12th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Knowing when to Walk Away from a House Auction

Many potential property buyers are under the impression that the only way to win a house auction is to be lucky enough to place the winning bid. However, this is not always true because in some instances, you may actually be the winner by walking away from a particular auction – especially if the price

By |2018-04-04T13:44:02+00:00April 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|

DIY Projects to Tackle this Easter Long Weekend

With open homes being somewhat slower than usual over the long Easter weekend, it results in many homeowners wondering how they will be able to keep themselves occupied for those few days. However, there are several DIY projects that can be tackled during this time that will not only leave your home looking spotless; its

By |2018-03-29T09:41:20+00:00March 29th, 2018|Uncategorized|

What to look for when buying an apartment – Part 2

If you are considering buying an apartment in a shared block, it is essential that you have the unit as well as the surrounding building inspected thoroughly before signing any paperwork. Below are a few more aspects that must be taken into consideration when buying any type of apartment. Commonly Noted Defects to Look for

By |2018-03-22T10:10:54+00:00March 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|