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  • FIVE HOT AREAS PROPERTY INVESTORS SHOULD CONSIDER IN 2018

    Capital gains are the holy grail for many property investors. This makes sense, as according to BIS Oxford Economics Data, we’re in the midst of Australia’s largest ever housing upswing – property prices have increased a whopping 6,556 per cent since 1960. Sustained growth has led investors to focus on price … Read more

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  • TOP 10 AUTUMN GARDEN JOBS TO TACKLE NOW

    By Carol Bucknell in association with To keep your garden vibrant and healthy all year round, you often need to plan a season or two in advance. In Autumn, we stop feeding some plants as they prepare for dormancy but lawns and other plants need a boost of fertiliser to give … Read more

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  • 2018S COOLEST AUTUMN RENOVATION AND DESIGN IDEAS

    Is it time to freshen up your home? Autumn is the best time to get your tools out, or pop into your nearest design store and make changes to your home. To make life easier, we’ve compiled our favourite autumn renovations and design ideas below. They’re all simple things that you … Read more

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  • WONDERFUL WALLPAPER

    Make an artistic statement with wallpaper – from designer art to your own images on a large scale. Photo by Rebel Walls 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, … Read more

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  • RISE AND SHINE BRIGHT

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

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  • HOMEBUYER HINTS: 10 EASY FIXES FOR THAT ALMOST-PERFECT HOUSE

    by Laura Gaskill in association with 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 … Read more

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  • ANSWERING 4 KEY QUESTIONS ABOUT AUSTRALIA’S COOLING HOUSING MARKET

    During January 2018 the average Australian home value fell by 0.3 per cent, and Sydney’s dropped by 0.9 per cent, according to CoreLogic. With those numbers in mind it seems the housing market may in fact be cooling for now. The media coverage of this has tended towards hyperbole, with many … Read more

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  • NEW HOMEOWNERS CHECKLIST: WHAT TO LOOK FOR DURING AN INSPECTION

    How To Inspect a Home Before You Buy By Samantha van Egmond in association with 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, … Read more

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  • SELLING AT AUCTION: HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE THE BIG DAY

    In the first week of December alone 3,353 auctions occurred in Australia’s capital cities. CoreLogic’s analysis shows that there’s a reason so many properties are sold this way – in hot markets auctioned homes sell for hundreds of thousands more on average than those sold by private treaty. Despite that … Read more

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