For property mad Australians, home shows and exhibitions are the ideal place to gather ideas, get expert advice and purchase essential equipment.
Enjoying lunch in the backyard or swimming in the pool is never quite as enjoyable if you spot your neighbour peeking through the fence.
With housing prices a bit stagnant in some areas at the moment, it might be better to get a personal loan and renovate than sell.
Regardless of your creative preference or design taste, there is no doubt that everyone wants to maximise the amount of light coming into their home.
Australians love Renovation TV shows. Whether it’s ‘The Block’, ‘Selling Houses Australia’ or a slightly less popular show such as ‘The Renovators’, viewing numbers are always through the roof (excuse the pun).
There are three common mistakes homeowners make before downsizing from the big family home.
Imagine balmy nights spent sipping cocktails by the pool, weekend swimming parties and quick dips to cool down in the scorching Australian summer.
Just like Australians*, our houses are also getting bigger. Despite the average household size getting smaller over the last 25 years, the average new Australian home is over 40 per cent bigger than it was over the same period.
You’ve found your dream home, the price is in the ballpark, building and pest inspections are clear – now all that needs to happen is for the vendors to accept your offer.
With an influx of renovation shows on the television, from Channel 9’s The Block to The Renovators, the new offering on Ten and a host of programs on Foxtel – once again Australians are focusing on improving what they have rather than moving.