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  • Three steps to creating a home you love

    Interior designer Frances Cosway has built a career out of helping others create beautiful homes they love to live in. The author of ‘Your Forever Home’ and principal of White Pebble Interiors says there are tricks to making your house a place which gives you great joy.. “We often move … Read more

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  • Who fixes that? A guide to rental property repairs for landlords

    Do you know how much your investment property is costing you? A common rule of thumb is that each year you should spend roughly one per cent of your property’s value maintaining it. Assuming all of Australia’s property investors are sticking to this figure, they’re spending $15.6 billion in total … Read more

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  • Are you turning off potential buyers with these five interior design trends?

    While the home is a great place to express personality and showcase your individual style preferences, your favoured decorating choices may actually affect your home’s selling prospects once on the market. Make your prospective buyer’s life easier and improve your chances of a great sale by ensuring that you avoid … Read more

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  • An inspired origami-style house in rural New Zealand

    TAKE A LOOK INSIDE THIS RURAL ORIGAMI-STYLE NEW ZEALAND HOME Scott Lawrie is a writer from Scotland who used to live in Sydney but who fell in love with the raw New Zealand landscape and resolved to build a house here. At the same time as he started his search … Read more

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  • We answer some of the most common decorating questions

    An open home is your chance to really show off your house to its full potential, so don’t let chipped paint and rushed decorating decisions impede your auction results. To ensure you feel confident completing your last-minute painting and decorating projects with ease, we’re revealing the answers to some of … Read more

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  • Here are six tips to make sure your property sale succeeds

    Despite the enormity of the task, with the right help, a flexible approach and a few tricks up your sleeve, you can achieve a great result every time. Don’t feel pressured to pick the first agent you meet. Pick the right real estate agent The one decision that could have … Read more

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  • How to winter proof your garden and outdoor living areas

    There’s no doubt we’re in for a chill this winter, which means days on end spent indoors and dark dreary evenings (if you’re not prepared). Giving your outdoor area a little love before winter could be the perfect way to brighten up your winter at home, and make the most … Read more

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  • Fixer-uppers without the downers.

    Flipping houses has become quite a trend since the rise in renovating shows hitting our TV screens. The Block, House Rules, Fixer Upper, Flip or Flop – all of them provide great inspiration and motivation to have a go at it yourself. Whether you are looking at purchasing a home … Read more

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  • Four golden rules property investors should never break.

    Property investment can be difficult and so many people underestimate the effort that success requires. Avoid common pitfalls by following these four golden rules and your next property investment could be the first of many. Adopt a more analytical approach and assess property based solely on its potential to turn … Read more

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