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Beautiful minimal kitchens to be inspired by

February 13, 2019

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The kitchen is undoubtedly the heart of the home.  Minimalist kitchen design is what the modern family is looking for.   The norm for any minimalist space is pared-down styling yet these designs elements of glass, stone and wood bring your kitchen to life. Take a look and find some inspiration for your next project https://www.homestolove.com.au/modern-minimalist-kitchens-4334   […]

Almost everyone loves coastal style decorating, memories of relaxation, holidays and fun times at the beach.

February 6, 2019

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American Coastal – Think Hamptons, warm whites, lots of light and cool hues, soft furnishings, nautical. Tropical Island Coastal – Think Hawaii, Polynesia islands – tropical colourful patterns, natural elements, wood, tribal traditions. Mediterranean Coastal – Think the blue waters of the Aegean sea, sun-baked terracotta, carved details, heavy woods, elements of metal / iron. […]

Check out these 5 classic exterior colour palettes that are sure to brighten up any exterior

January 30, 2019

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Neutral Zone – Play it safe with a neutral palette Grey Area – Tone on tone to create a cool modern palette Coastal Cool – Summery look Bright Spot – Pop of citrus combined with crisp white for updates vintage charm Dark Side – Deeper colours add a sense of drama and are ideal for […]

Everything you need to know about plunge pools!

January 23, 2019

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If a swimming pool is on your wish list and you are short on space then a plunge pool could be your answer. Plunge pools are popular for their compact size and are ideal for smaller blocks.   They have all the benefits of a larger pool. https://www.homestolove.com.au/plunge-pool-19577   This article is for general informational purposes […]

New Year. New Beginnings. New You. New Home! Making a fresh start can be fun. The ideas below will get you started.

January 16, 2019

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Choose a New Theme – when choosing a colour palette choose no more than 3 colours Introduce Artwork – find a piece of artwork that you love Pairing Patterns – ensure your prints and patterns complement each other Go Green – enliven your living space with greenery Style like a Professional – accessories in odd numbers […]

Choosing the right Facade for your home is a big decision, choose carefully.

January 8, 2019

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Facades are important to your building design not only from the point of view of aesthetics, but also for structural and practical reasons. Make a great impression with the right facade and add value to your home.   5 tips to choosing the right facade for your new home   Plan a budget, shop around […]

Everything you wanted to know about Mud Rooms

December 19, 2018

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  A mudroom is an area that provides storage and ensures the main areas of the home stay clean and tidy. Ensure you have the essentials, hooks on the wall, a bench seat to sit on, hard flooring and plenty of storage.   What should a mud room include? Bench/seating – no mud room is […]

5 Home Design Myths Busted

December 12, 2018

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white does not always mean bright mixing styles does not always mean a confused home timeless does not mean safe black does not always mean bold less is not always more https://www.realestate.com.au/lifestyle/5-home-design-myths-busted/   This article is for general informational purposes only and must not be taken as legal, financial or any other professional advice.   We recommend […]

Summer outdoor entertaining

December 5, 2018

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Outdoor style tips to upgrade your summer entertaining Laughter, friendship, good times, good food and twinkling lights… how to make the most of your outdoor entertaining. ·         Set the scene – Create a theme for your outdoor space helps you define your look and your colour palette ·         Create the welcome – Twinkling lights, comfy outdoor […]

6 Renovations You probably didn’t know could add value

November 28, 2018

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·         Overhaul your windows ·         Update your skirting boards ·         Is every room being utilized? ·         Create the illusion of higher ceilings ·         Pretty-up the walls ·         Modernize your ‘wet rooms’   https://www.realestate.com.au/lifestyle/6-renovations-you-probably-didnt-know-could-add-value/   This article is for general informational purposes only and must not be taken as legal, financial or any other professional advice.   We […]

Five things to do before moving day

November 21, 2018

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https://www.domain.com.au/living/streamline-your-move-5-things-to-do-before-moving-day-776621/   Breathe Declutter Dispose of hazardous materials Label everything Care package   This article is for general informational purposes only and must not be taken as legal, financial or any other professional advice.   We recommend obtaining advice specific to your situation before making decisions relating to your investment property and financial position.

Decor that deters buyers

November 13, 2018

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You will never get a second chance at a first impression.   What buyers see from the moment they first set eyes on your property will have an impact on their overall impression.   Here are a few decor elements to steer clear of: 1.      Overly personalized spaces 2.      Wallpaper 3.      Rid your home of “work” 4.      […]

How to use tiles creatively in your home

November 7, 2018

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Your home is where you can express your personality and creativity.  Tiles are being used more these days, it’s all about embracing variation and being creative by pairing texture with patterns.   https://www.lifestyle.com.au/diy/what-bathroom-tiles-to-choose.aspx   This article is for general informational purposes only and must not be taken as legal, financial or any other professional advice.   We […]

Bee Keeping

October 31, 2018

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Bees are essential to our ecosystem as pollinators. There’s something appealing about keeping your own beehives from helping pollinate plants to sourcing honey directly from your own backyard… https://www.lifestyle.com.au/gardening/beginners-guide-to-the-art-of-beekeeping.aspx   This article is for general informational purposes only and must not be taken as legal, financial or any other professional advice.   We recommend obtaining advice specific […]

Tips on how to pass a rental inspection with flying colours

October 24, 2018

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https://www.domain.com.au/news/four-expert-tips-renters-pass-property-inspection-flying-colours-773164/   Should I stay or go during an inspection What are they looking for Cleaning your oven and cooktop is one way to pass an inspection Do I need to tidy up

11 Tips from Professional Renovators

October 17, 2018

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Notice the front door Storage Parents Retreat Luxury Touches Hire Professionals Treat your tradies like gold Don’t make emotional decisions Connect with your Agent Know your costs Realize it is hard work Learn from other people’s mistakes https://www.realestate.com.au/lifestyle/11-tips-from-professional-renovators/ This article is for general informational purposes only and must not be taken as legal, financial or […]

5 Things you need to know about having a fire pit

October 10, 2018

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Position Fuel Seating Style Ambience https://www.homebeautiful.com.au/5-things-you-need-to-know-about-having-a-fire-pit   This article is for general informational purposes only and must not be taken as legal, financial or any other professional advice.   We recommend obtaining advice specific to your situation before making decisions relating to your investment property and financial position

5 ways indoor plants improve your health at home

October 3, 2018

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Lower stress levels Easy breathing Improved sleep Temperature regulation A happier mind   https://www.realestate.com.au/lifestyle/5-ways-indoor-plants-improve-your-health-at-home/   This article is for general informational purposes only and must not be taken as legal, financial or any other professional advice.   We recommend obtaining advice specific to your situation before making decisions relating to your investment property and financial position.

Are you ready for bushfire season?

September 26, 2018

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As worsening drought conditions across NSW continue to put a strain on farmers, a long stretch of below average rainfall has the state’s rural fire service looking nervously towards the coming summer. Getting ready for a bushfire is easier than you think. By taking 20 minutes with your family to discuss what you’ll do during a […]

The golden rules: How to build an investment property portfolio that will earn you money.

September 19, 2018

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“It’s not how many properties you own but the value of those properties” Leveraging equity to build wealth – Ideally, rent from the investment property covers the bulk of loan repayments How to make a strong start – Rookie investors should consider the long-term value of a property before buying Quality over quantity – Don’t […]