5 Fast DIY Projects to Prepare your Home for Christmas

If you are having guests over to stay at your house this Christmas, chances are that you’ve taken a look around and are feeling embarrassed about the condition of your property. However, there are many quick and relatively simple DIY projects you can complete that will leave your home looking fantastic once again. 1. Give

By |2017-12-01T03:34:22+00:00December 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Benefits of Buying a Home During the Holiday Season

Many potential home buyers are under the impression that the period around Christmas and New Year is a bad time to be purchasing property. However, research has shown that this can in fact be the ideal time of year to purchase your dream home. Below are just a few of the benefits you will enjoy

By |2017-11-22T09:17:25+00:00November 22nd, 2017|Uncategorized|

When to Have an Independent Inspection Performed on your New Home

Many people are under the impression that new homes don’t need to be inspected because they have recently been built. However, this is not the case – even the newest properties can be home to some serious structural defects and other issues. As a result, it is strongly recommended that you have an independent inspection

By |2017-11-14T22:42:47+00:00November 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|

10 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Sale

If your home is for sale, chances are you want it sold as quickly as possible, especially if you require the proceeds of the sale to purchase another property. However, to ensure your home sells quickly, you will need to be willing to put in a little effort to make it as appealing as possible

By |2017-11-09T02:45:36+00:00November 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Asbestos – Signs That This Silent Killer May Be Present in a Property

Asbestos is a highly fire-resistant substance that was once put into various building materials, flame-retardant items and insulation products. Although still used in vehicle brake linings and other high-friction applications, its use was banned in water pipes, building materials and other areas in 2003 because of the serious health risks it poses. Below is more

By |2017-10-31T21:10:02+00:00October 31st, 2017|Uncategorized|

Are Your Smoke Alarms Working?

Not nearly enough tenants and property owners remember to test their smoke alarms regularly. If your home’s smoke alarms are faulty, you are 26% more likely be seriously injured in a house fire, 57% more likely to experience severe property damage and losses and four time more likely to die in the event of a

By |2017-10-25T03:46:09+00:00October 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Stopping termites in their tracks!

As warmer spring weather approaches, this not only brings with it the promise of long and lazy summer days. It also provides the ideal breeding ground for termites to make themselves right at home in any wood sections you may have on your house and cause significant amounts of damage in little to no time

By |2017-10-17T23:31:16+00:00October 17th, 2017|Uncategorized|

How to Cope with Home Buying Stress

Purchasing a house is not only stressful for first-time buyers – even the most seasoned buyers still experience enormous amounts of stress during the process. Even though the transaction may be going smoothly, there is always the worry of financing falling through, a higher offer being accepted by the seller or even having to look

By |2017-10-10T23:08:07+00:00October 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Why it’s Essential to Use a Qualified and Experienced Building Inspector

Although a property purchase is most likely the most expensive item anyone will buy in their lifetimes, many people still try and scrimp on costs by hiring the cheapest building inspector they can find to perform pre-purchase inspections. However, below are a few excellent reasons why you must ensure that your building inspector is fully

By |2017-10-03T22:57:25+00:00October 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|

10 Things to Avoid when Renovating your Bathroom

Nowadays, bathrooms are far more than just places to get clean - many home also owners want these spaces to be as tranquil and relaxing as possible. To ensure that your bathroom renovations result in convenience and relaxation instead of wasted time and money, it is essential to avoid making the following mistakes. 1. Skimping

By |2017-09-20T10:25:57+00:00September 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|