With low temperatures and some states experiencing lockdown restrictions that limit outward mobility, many householders are adopting an interior lifestyle view.
A beautiful piece of hand-crafted furniture or lighting is a joy unto itself.
Asking yourself a few crucial home truths and answering them honestly and impartially will determine if you should stay, redo or go.
With the nightly and early-morning temperatures set to plummet, particularly in southern Australia and New Zealand, The Real Estate Voice offers several energy-saving, eye-catching and heart-warming ways to stay snug and cosy this winter.
Government stimulus, such as the First Home Buyer Grant and HomeBuilder Grant, has assisted to a small degree, but the bigger financial picture looms large.
Designed primarily as the first contact point in what agents hope is a lifelong relationship, the obligation-free quote can be a positive experience for interested parties, depending on how it is handled. In effect, the appraisal should be the first step towards obtaining at least three opinions of your property’s value, with the median (or middle) value probably a more accurate indication of its worth.
Bringing up babies and toddlers is challenging enough in the outside world. Your number one asset warrants the highest level of protection in all environments, but particularly on the home front.
Vertical walls of decorative vegetation have been popular in Europe and other countries with high-density cities, where ground cover is at a premium, for years.
Prevention is always better than cure, especially in the case of potential home burglaries. Are you planning an Easter getaway or a future holiday? If you’d prefer not to use a housesitter while you’re away, you should follow our home-security checklist.
Many people can vouch for being tempted to move permanently to their favourite holiday spot. After all, what’s not to like about wonderful Marlborough?